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BigBlue22
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Bruising at thumb

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I have some bruising at my thumb that I cant seem to ever get rid of. It is a straight line about halfway down from the first digit. I have tried more tape, less tape, and whatever I do it is still there. I dont think I am gripping to hard either. The proshop thought the edge was sharp, and fixed that and that did not help either. I know I have a reverse pitch. Could it be the pitch? Anything else I should try?
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Re: Bruising at thumb

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Try to relax your swing and not pull down from the apex.
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BigBlue22 wrote: November 20th, 2023, 8:26 pm I have some bruising at my thumb that I cant seem to ever get rid of. It is a straight line about halfway down from the first digit. I have tried more tape, less tape, and whatever I do it is still there. I dont think I am gripping to hard either. The proshop thought the edge was sharp, and fixed that and that did not help either. I know I have a reverse pitch. Could it be the pitch? Anything else I should try?
You may need a slightly tapered thumbhole and getting the taper right is something that I don't think can be done online. It could be pitch and span, hard to say without seeing your hand and how the ball sits in your hand.
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