Lessons

Find Your Style On Swing

Reading Time: 3 minutes Find Your Style On Swing – Hands and arms teachers have always been “king of the hill” longer than their body counterparts. There’s a simple reason for this: Hands and arms teachers are typically dedicated to teaching the masses. And the masses slice. In fact, over 90 percent of golfers[…]

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Body position for an efficient golf swing

Reading Time: 4 minutes Body position for an efficient golf swing – Ever since man started taking an interest in finding the most efficient way to strike a little white ball around a big field with a stick, there have been disagreements about how to best achieve that end. Within those squabbles, two camps[…]

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Good waggle sets up

Reading Time: 3 minutes Good waggle sets up – I always include the waggle when I talk about the setup. A good waggle sets you up to make a good swing. It’s a mini practice swing. So it’s one of the more important parts of the swing. You are practicing your takeaway (see fig[…]

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Golf Position Aspects: Ball Positions

Reading Time: 3 minutes Golf Position Aspects: Ball Positions – Let the design of the club in your hands dictate where you position the ball within your stance. On a driver, the shaft goes straight into the head and the face progresses in front of the shaft. So your hands are going to be[…]

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Aspects of golf positions THE STANCE

Reading Time: 3 minutes Aspects of golf positions: THE STANCE – Let’s say you are hitting a 5-iron. At address, your feet should be shoulder-width apart (see fig 40). By your feet, I mean that a line drawn down from the outside of your shoulders would pass through the middle of your heels. Aspects[…]

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Lining Up Golf Position

Reading Time: 5 minutes Lining Up Golf Position – Proper alignment is easy to describe. You want to have your feet, knees, thighs, hips, arms, shoulders, and eyes all lined up parallel left of your target. That would be proper alignment. The bend in your right elbow makes up for the fact that your[…]

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Important aspects of golf positions

Reading Time: 3 minutes Important aspects of golf positions – Let’s start by clearing up a common misconception. Aim and alignment are not the same, they are two different issues. Having good alignment is not the same as having everything your feet, knees, hips, shoulders, arms, and eyes—aimed at a target. Read the previous[…]

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Four important aspects of golf positions

Reading Time: 4 minutes Four important aspects of golf positions – There are only four important aspects in your setup: posture, alignment, stance, and ball position. Posture is first because the club hits the ball, your hands hold the club, which is attached to your arms, which are attached to your shoulders. So your[…]

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Golf Out Of Position

Reading Time: 3 minutes Golf Out Of Position – Most people start off with a pretty good setup, at least in terms of their aim and body positions. But your setup evolves as you hit different shots. If you hit behind the ball a lot, it won’t be long before you push your hands[…]

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Fixing Your Swing

Reading Time: 5 minutes Fixing Your Swing – If you are a regular reader of golf instruction manuals you will probably be surprised to find this area of the game covered this far into the book. Most instruction manuals start with a chapter on “the basics.” Or “the fundamentals.” Or “the pre-swing.” Or “getting[…]

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