# angle of release

## angle of release

the angle made between the velocity vector of a body or object (usually the centre of mass) and the ground or other fixed reference frame. Also known as angle of projection or angle of take-off.
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Donald further said that Steyn could use the tactic if there is not much in the pitch for the bowlers, adding that it is important to get the angle of release just right.
1995) The relationship between the angle of release and the velocity of release in the shot-put, and the application of a theoretical model to estimate the optimum angle of release, Ph.
Thirty were fired off, heading for the Manchester district, in the first five minutes, 11 went into the sea due to wrong angle of release.
Good pitchers establish a consistent arm angle for their fastball, curve (slider), and change-up to prevent the batters from reading the pitch by its angle of release.
Execution: The athlete assumes a power position and begins the delivery with emphasis on moving through a complete range of motion into a high angle of release.
Teaches the athlete how to move through a complete range of motion into a high angle of release.
Execution: The athlete assumes a power position and begins the delivery with emphasis on moving through a complete range of motion into a high angle of release so that his throwing arm makes contact with the coach's hand while the coach's other hand spots the athlete.
Execution: Athlete assumes a power position with a medicine ball and begins the delivery with emphasis on moving through a complete range of motion into a high angle of release, ending with the athlete releasing the ball into the sector.
Execution: Using an alternative object such as a cone, weighted ball, rod or innertube, the athlete assumes a power position and begins the delivery with emphasis on moving through a complete range of motion into a high angle of release, which ends with the athlete releasing the object into the sector.
The angle of release will largely depend on the other two factors.
But, regardless of size, each athlete must learn to transfer his/her bodyweight from the rear leg to the front leg to achieve the summation of forces that produces a high angle of release.
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