The follow through can be a great indicator of how well the swing functioned. There are many different styles of finish and every one of them can tell a story. Learn more here.
Swing tempos aren't necessarily based on someone's personality of being fast or in a rush or laid back or slow. It has a lot to do with how good or strong you are in a certain area of your swing.
If golf is a game of feel- we are going to feel the club through our hands- our connection to the club- more than any other region of the body. Here's a video explaining why keeping this feel right to the end of the swing can help you hit better shots more often.
Trends come and go in golf instruction. We have had one plane swing- square to square- stack and tilt- the A swing- etc etc. Most if not all of those concepts have died a slow death based on wrong information. Today the trend is to rotate- rotate- rotate. Everyone is talking in golf instruction about rotating the chest open into impact. Here's why this is not so good information.
I absolutely love this photograph of Ben Hogan. Everything is utter perfection right here in one still frame of his dynamic swing. What was Hogan's Secret? Read along and watch the video below to find out.
With the golf swing happening in such a short time frame- where should you really focus your attention to whilst swinging?
There is a huge difference between accelerating the club and velocitizing the club during the swing. One means perpetual motion and increasing force. One means force that generally reaches a crescendo and then slows down.
I love great images from great golfers. Gary Player was one of the finest golfers ever and he has several great images in his "Cartoon Instruction" booklets he produced in the 1960's.
A key to more speed and more control is to keep the body moving well beyond the strike- so the pressure of the swing is always intensified and the body is always moving faster than the release.
This video explains a version of my drill 3 where the student can train their pivot to outrace their release.
The high full finish is a trademark of the golfer who has hit through the ball and is accelerating all the way to the end of the swing.