How Should Your Front Foot Land During Your Delivery?
One of the most common issues that pitchers have during their delivery is a landing foot that opens up too early. When this happens we leak energy that we need to get the most out of our arm.
When we lift our leg up in our delivery, our landing foot is in a closed position. We want to make sure that our foot stays closed. Another way of understanding this is that our foot stays relaxed and our toe stays pointed at the 3rd base dugout until right before foot strike on the mound.
When our foot strikes the mound, we should make sure that we are anywhere between 20-30 degrees closed. We do not want to point our toe towards the catcher as this usually means we have opened up our foot to early and lost energy.