The first key movement into the slot to put the golfer on the path to impact. Find out how to do it and why it is so important
The Happy Gilmore is one of the first starting points to understand how the right leg absorbs pressure on the downswing. Watch this video of Sergio Garcia as he recently went full "Happy".
George Knudson's name was always mentioned in the circles of the "great ballstrikers" and this is an excellent article from Knudson in his own words about the transition and downswing and how it relates to lateral motion and the release.
Justin Rose has for a long time now used a pre swing rehearse where he twists and drops his arms in the downswing. Hear him explain exactly why he does it. It may not be exactly what I strive for with my students but the reason is basically the same.
Getting too aggressive with the hip action from the top of the backswing will do more harm than good for most golfers. In this student lesson I show a couple of different ways to learn to bump forward before opening up.
Bryden MacPherson totally revamped his game with our work the past 20 months and became the hottest player on the Australian PGA summer circuit. Here is what you can learn from his swing and how he made the changes.
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.
This young student had sometimes fallen into the trap of firing his hips too early in the downswing and that left his arms behind the body. Watch as I show him two drills that enabled him to feel the left hip bump forward and then open
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.
A complete shoulder turn creates power and load and also helps open up the slot for a better downswing approach. Learn the nuances of creating a nice turn that will help your game.