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Hey Chad, thanks... Really not as hard as you'd think. Stopping motion isn't about shutter speed, it's about flash duration. Flashes can be infinitely quicker than any shutter out there. A normal flash at full power ranges from a 500th of a second to a 1000th of a second.
Take my 430ex flashes. I think they're about a 750th at full power. They're also the same at 1/2 power, 750th. Now, if you go down to 1/4 power you're at 1500th. 1/8th is 3000th. 1/16th is a 6000th, 1/32nd is a 12,000th of a second (which this was shot at). So, even though my shutter's at about a 250th, the light is only lasting a 12,000th of a second. That can stop just about anything accept a hummingbird and a bullet.
So, I drop with the right hand and click with the left. I've been doing this for a while so my timing is pretty good. I do miss here and there but more of the time I get what I want.
It's really not as hard as it looks. The real key is to be willing to make a mess, bust a bunch of glass and have ridiculous amounts of confidence. I love doing this stuff... Making a mess rocks...
Hope this helps a bit...