Standard Grade Knowledge & Understanding. Skills & Techniques - Mechanical Principles Balance Axis of Rotation Transfer of Weight Force Resistance Friction Propulsion Levers. Balance . Balance is the ability to retain the centre of gravity over your base of support.
Skills & Techniques - Mechanical Principles
A large base allows the golfer to be balanced in preparation for his swing
Having his centre of gravity over his base allows the footballer to be balanced during his shooting action
A low centre of gravity allows a volleyball player to remain balanced when performing a dig
In order for the volleyball player to transfer his weight upwards he must push down hard on the court
By transferring his weight forward the softball player can exert a greater force on the ball, thus hitting it further
From your course describe one technique which requires a single transference of weight?
From your course describe one technique which requires a repeated transference of weight?