“How so?” you ask.
Let us start with baseball? This dynamic sport’s motion employs a ‘Bat’s Sweet Spot Swing On An Horizontal Flat Plane or Orbit’. Think of the ‘Strike Zone’ … rather ‘Knees To Navel’ with a high velocity rising or sinking, level and straight or curving ball? Pretty dangerous and tricky!
OK, let’s shift to hockey. Puck on the ice struck by a ‘Descending or Inclined Path and Blow Of A Sweet Spot’. (see ‘Orbit’) With a blasted ‘Slap Shot’, the sole of the blade smashes the ice and the puck rockets off to a predetermined target. You get the picture!
Now, Golf! Also, a ‘Descending Path and Blow Of A Sweet Spot’ (‘Orbiting Center Of Mass’) down to the ‘Ballistic Point or Butt Of The Ball’. (see ‘The Bottom Inside Cheek’ – BIC – Red Dot) This circumstance is also aptly referred to as ‘Swinging On An Inclined Plane’. The Lever Line extends from the Brace Shoulder Socket directly down to the ‘BIC’, hence ‘Inclined’.
All three of the above collisions ‘Transfer or Exchange Ballistic Energy’. The greater the ‘Sweet Spot Velocity’ (see ‘Clubhead Speed’) the greater the transfer and resultant puck and ‘Ball Speed’.
Your ‘555 Team’ looks at this inclined strike’s being similar to driving a big barn spike into a fence post about 3 or 4 inches above the ground with a long-handle two-pound orbiting sledgehammer. Perhaps you might as well? (see ‘The Physics Of Rotation’)