Monday, June 7, 2010
2010 Training Aids Buyer's Guide
Suggested Retail Price: $7.95
Description: Aim Align is a great training aid. It is a set of pressure-sensitive emblems in black, white and gray circle shapes in various sizes and with several line configurations, which make alignment and visualization much easier. The variety of shapes and line configurations allow the golfer to customize the markings to fit their needs.
Special Features: Aim Align is a customizable alignment system. It’s great for improving your swing and as a teaching aid.
Orange Whip Trainer, Golden and Hickory
Suggested Retail Price: $109.99
Description: The Orange Whip is designed to be a dynamic, interactive tool that allows the user to feel and achieve the sequencing and motion of an athletic golf swing. Simply put, it trains the user to swing on an ‘ideal’ arc, and develop dynamic balance centered in the core. As the arms and body work together, a natural rhythm takes over the swing. This is how your tempo develops – some may be fast or slow, yet always in balance with an efficient motion.
Special Features: The Orange Whip will help you find your ideal swing plane, improve your tempo and balance, perfect your sequence of motion, and provide a great core muscle workout while increasing flexibility. Watch the instructional videos online at www.OrangeWhipTrainer.com.
Use the Promo Code “TIPS” to receive $10.00 off the purchase price of Orange Whip when you order online or call the Toll-Free number.
Contact: Toll-Free (877) 505-9447 Office (864) 855-9462 www.OrangeWhipTrainer.com
Suggested Retail Price: $89.99
Description: Pivot is the engine that drives the golf swing. PivotPro’s patented design maximizes resistance by forcing you to load properly against a braced back leg. PivotPro is used by PGA Tour pros and Class A instructors. PivotPro comes with a detachable pivot guidance rod and Jim McLean Instructional DVD "The Ultimate Golf Lesson." PivotPro is the only training aid that’s specifically designed to help you work on your full, chipping and bunker shots. PivotPro is the recipient of PGA’s "New Product” Award and is endorsed by Jim McLean—world-renowned golf instructor.
Special Features: Patented design and PGA Award Winner. PivotPro accommodates shoe sizes 7-14. PivotPro can be used outdoors and indoors (home or office). PivotPro will help you maximize resistance, improve body coil, build proper swing sequence and balance.
Contact: (888) 842-8777 www.PivotPro.Net
Golf Around the World, Inc. Suggested Retail Price: $54.99
Description: One of the easiest and most effective products for increasing distance and control available. Simply pick it up and swing it 25-30 times on alternating days, and you'll be on your way to better technique, longer drives & lower scores. The Power Fan works using air resistance. The four-finned design produces maximum resistance right as you swing through impact. Unlike weighted clubs – YOU do the work!
Because the Power Fan is free-standing, it lends itself to being used and will tempt you to pick it up whenever you walk by it. No hiding in the closet for this training aid. The Fan has two sizes, men’s and ladies’ with the ladies’ fins being 2.5" narrower. The pictured men’s 6.5" blade can be used by the vast majority of players. In just 3 weeks, you will feel a difference in your swing.
Special Features: Increases power and strength using air resistance. Use right- or left-handed, indoors or out.
Contact: (800) FOR-GARY www.golfaroundtheworld.com
The Stack & Tilt Golf Swing
Medicus Golf. Suggested Retail Price: $9.95 30 Days RISK FREE
Description: The complete GetStacked DVD Collection includes comprehensive instructions for mastering the hottest swing pattern on Tour! Learn how this amazing swing pattern can transform your game and get you swinging like the pros in no time! Learn how Stack & Tilt keeps your weight stacked over the ball during your backswing for maximum power and distance; and how your weight moves forward so that your swing bottoms out in front of the ball for pure contact, shot after shot.
Special Features: The Stack & Tilt Golf Swing Improves Swing Plane, Grip, Posture, Alignment, Ball Position, and Tempo.
Contact: (800) 379-6061 www.stackandtilt6.com
Golf Around the World, Inc. / Swingyde USA. Suggested Retail Price: $29.99
Description: This simple device will ensure the hands are set properly at the top of the swing and enable you to maintain a more consistent swing arc and swing plane. Even before the first shot, the Swingyde will assist you with setup and alignment to the target. On the downswing, you are encouraged to maintain a powerful lag position. At all times during the swing, the player can easily check the clubface position by looking at the Swingyde in relation to the shaft. After impact, the player should feel the correct radial deviation of the leading wrist, which will make sure you extend out toward the target, achieving good weight transfer and balance. Swingyde is a simple but highly effective product that may be used by any level player and provides consistent, reliable feedback on key points throughout the swing.
Special Features: Lightweight, portable and may be used right- or left-handed for all ages and skill levels. Used by top players on every major Tour worldwide.
Contact: (800) FOR-GARY www.golfaroundtheworld.com
The Original SwingRite
SwingRite, LLC. Suggested Retail Price: $149.99
Description: The SwingRite is one of the game’s easiest and most effective training aids any golfer can use. Simply swing it and listen for the click. If released properly, the SwingRite will click at the bottom of your swing. You can easily pinpoint and correct an early or late hand release. Making this correction will result in farther and straighter shots. Adjust the SwingRite to work on club head speed and tempo. No golfer should be without this training aid!
Special Features: The SwingRite is easily adjustable for different swing speeds and tempos, allowing it to be used by men, women, and juniors of all ages and levels! The SwingRite helps identify and maintain the correct wrist angle (lag) throughout the swing for improved distance and greater accuracy. Also, work on increasing club head speed by turning the steel head to a lower number. If you are serious about improving your golf game and hitting more consistently, the SwingRite is for you. SwingRite makes a great gift. Enter code “GTHoliday10” for FREE shipping.
Contact: (866) 660-7387 www.SwingRite.com
Z Factor Perfect Putting Machine
Z Factor Sports, LLC. Suggested Retail Price: $199.95
Description: The Perfect Putting Machine has been purchased by over 60 players on the PGA Tour. It allows the user to feel and practice the exact three-dimensional putting stroke used by some of the best putters on the tour. The golfer will learn to roll the ball on line every time and gain consistency by learning the secrets of an on-plane putting stroke.
Special Features: The Perfect Putting Machine is adjustable between square to square and five arcing strokes so it fits every style, age and ability. The golfer’s putter attaches to the carriage and is guided through a perfect stroke every time and they can actually stroke putts using the system. The system also includes a DVD starring PGA Tour instructor and inventor of the Perfect Putting Machine, Dean Thompson, sharing theories and drills for the system.
Contact: (208) 342-4514 www.perfectputtingmachine.com