Come inside and learn how "swing plane" really functions. Learn why the great ballstrikers were never on plane right throughout the swing
and how being off plane in certain areas allows you to get on plane where it matters most
Many over the top swings are from a lack of flexibility- especially in the right shoulder. Here is a quick tip to help you gain mobility in the right shoulder to help you stop coming over the top on the downswing.
When working on swing drills it is important to understand that slow motion drills often need to be exaggerated. The reason? Because force and motion will significantly alter the appearance of what you are trying to establish in the swing.
Remaining in posture- keeping the tushy line intact and how to avoid early extending the body are questions that litter golf forums searching for the answer. Here it is in this recent video.
Jim Furyk was ridiculed for his golf swing the moment he came out on tour. Funky looking swings can function better than truer looking swings because of opposite force and pressure. Here is what Furk's funky swing does better than anyone else has done over his career.
One of the tricks of the very best ballstrikers was to enter 430 approach with what seemed like an alarmingly open clubface and then also exit on the through swing with the clubface still open. It's kind of a magic trick that I introduce to students with the drill 1 and drill 3 combination. Watch as I show the cone drill to explain.
Getting the correct visuals of how the swing path functions is an overlooked facet of learning. Things look different from the golfers view. Training to see the proper visuals will help you improve.
Hooking can also be produced by the style of release. watch and learn how the release can impart hook spin and how to go about solving that problem.
Do you hook the ball? Do they often start left of target and then go farther left? Are you over the top with your swing?... NO. watch and learn
Being able to solve your own swing is the plan to my coaching. Learning to see what areas need work on will point you back to the drill you need to pay attention to solve the issue quickly. Rather than trying so many things you end up down the rabbit hole. There is a plan that works. Stick to it.