To the science guys- im trying to understand forces like angular momentum, gyroscopic tilt resistance, etc. as it may apply to the description below.

I was noticing how BB (at times) seemed to use a lot of prelaunch torque in his swing. He torques his bat behind him -- the barrel initially moving perpendicular to the pitch, and establishing a (more vertical) rotational plane for the bat which is at approx. 80-90 degrees to the hip and shoulder (more horizontal) rotational plane. (the stronger force of the hip & shoulder rotation causes the vertical plane to be converted/transitioned to a horizontal plane.

In what ways would what I described be beneficial to hitting the ball harder? (for example: would the early, short lived, vertical plane rotation's resistance to moving to horizontal, increase the stretch of the mid torso muscles? (as I understand it, separation of hips and upper torso is already causing a stretch to these same muscles)?

Some of my terminology may not be correct, so correct me where I am wrong.

I was noticing how BB (at times) seemed to use a lot of prelaunch torque in his swing. He torques his bat behind him -- the barrel initially moving perpendicular to the pitch, and establishing a (more vertical) rotational plane for the bat which is at approx. 80-90 degrees to the hip and shoulder (more horizontal) rotational plane. (the stronger force of the hip & shoulder rotation causes the vertical plane to be converted/transitioned to a horizontal plane.

In what ways would what I described be beneficial to hitting the ball harder? (for example: would the early, short lived, vertical plane rotation's resistance to moving to horizontal, increase the stretch of the mid torso muscles? (as I understand it, separation of hips and upper torso is already causing a stretch to these same muscles)?

Some of my terminology may not be correct, so correct me where I am wrong.

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