The downswing takes the golfer onto the 4:30 path to impact. Get this part of the swing in order and golf becomes a simpler game
Learning to improve the swing path on the downswing and entry sometimes needs to be a little abstract. I changed this student below downswing path from the left to right from this one crazy awareness and feel.
Swing plane is a key way to encourage the body to move in conjunction with the release. Watch this video to learn why a "+" sign can help you sequence the swing better.
How the left arm works into impact plays a big role in how the right arm behaves at impact also. It's a two sided game. Watch as you show you how to use the impact bag correctly to strengthen the wrists and manage the right arm- all while keeping true loft and a downward strike on the ball.
There is a difference between static pressure and dynamic pressure. This understanding will help the golfer gain control of their weight shift and know that being left or forward doesn’t always suggest trying to head in that direction.
Xander Schauffele took the Gold medal in the golf section of the 2020 Olympics. His steady consistent play has resulted in numerous high finishes the past few years. What does he do so well to perform at this level?
Impact alignments are often confused with an attempt to look good rather than a full strong release that gets the correct impact alignments via force, pressure and speed.
How the clubface looks on the downswing plays a huge role in just how we can "release" the club. Watch as I explain to this student why a shut clubface was doing more harm than good to how he released the club.
Ben Hogan was a true master of correctly releasing the golf club. In this video and article I will show you how Hogan's "double release: was the key to his uncanny control and consistency even under the strongest of pressure situations.
The transition and downswing can be the make or break part of the swing for many- so just how do we find the slot for the club and allow the swing plane to be an a nice arc of entry. Watch this Monday Backyard Tip to learn more.