Originally Posted by chico9166
Maybe, maybe not. I think most consider the intial ground reaction force (by pushing up) to be verticle linear momentum. Anyway, as it pertains to this subject, linear momentum is used to create greater end point angular speed. It is not a case of either/or.
I agree it is close enough for our purposes, although I could see where someone
could make a good case that the push will be up & arcing in some direction, and
rarely a straight line.
As I said, I like your statement overall and think it should be useful, but someone
can always get more technical, which is the risk of going that route with