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Short arm action just means the time it takes for the ball to be released. You may see some infielders and catchers display this type of pathway style because they need to train for quick throws, keeping the arm angle tight as the arm works back into load. Your focus should be on hearing and feeling the water shift in the bottle as you make your simulated throw, keeping the water bottle close to the shoulder as you rotate to throw. This will help minimize the arm shape and make a tighter, quicker and more efficient throw!
Republished with permission from highlevelthrowing.com