Ground forces- Using the ground- The swing works from the ground up- Get the inside scoop on how myself and the greatest golfers ever utilized the ground in a way few are familiar with which enabled them to be balanced and aggressive
Many people have seen my "board drill" in my social media posts. There are many uses for how the board can be used and for varying reasons- take a look inside an online lesson to see a couple that may help you.
See a student lesson utilizing the Boditrak system to learn more about how ground forces and pressures work and how using the "board"works in altering weight shift and pressure shift
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.
Pitch shots require a good setup in the right position and a stable body so that position doesn't move very much during the swing. Bad pitching is from too much motion. Learn to be stable in the lower half so the control comes from upstairs.
To use the ground properly has been talked about for some time in golf. Using the ground correctly is not just pushing down and jumping upwards. If you want to learn power and control then this video is a must watch.
Understanding weight shift can be critical to helping a golfer swing freely and on the correct path and plane. Weight shift is also without doubt the most misrepresented fact in golf instruction. Let's discuss.
To understand weight shift we also have to understand the difference between "static" weight and "dynamic" weight.
Maintaining clubface control through and beyond impact is a key to consistency and control. A lot of this control occurs from using the ground well. The better the ground connection the better the pivot activates.
Many people have tried- most have failed. Sam Snead squat move with his legs in the transition & downswing has long been praised and become like a "golden ticket' to chase.
Not every great golfer had a textbook swing. In fact there is a pretty strong argument that most of the great golfers had some kind of fault or idiosyncrasy in their swing.