How To Develop Great Golf Footwork

Put Your Swing On The Block For Power

So, just how do you develop the most efficient power sources in a golf swing? It takes coordination between the backswing and forward swing, of course, and that takes great golf footwork. I’ve come up with a simple and straightforward training system to do just that, and the only tool you need (besides your clubs and Read more…

How To Teach Your Junior Golfer The Full Swing

It Starts With Equipment And Realistic Expectations

The last few issues I tried to point out ways to help the junior golfer in your life gain experience with developing their short game, putting, and ways to do this as a family. After all, working together is the key element. Now we move on to full swing mechanics for juniors, what to avoid, Read more…

Hitting A Draw Part 5: The Follow-Through

Extend The Arms To Close The Deal

You’ve done it! You’re down to the final piece of the puzzle of hitting a draw. You’ve gotten through the backswing by tracing the grid, you turned your hips and got those knees to change flex, you kept a nice flat left wrist at the top, you slid your hips far enough towards the target Read more…

How To Hit A Draw Part 4: Downswing

Master The Lateral Slide To Start Your Downswing

Now that the backswing is tidied up we begin our downswing, but what important things need to happen so we can trace our grid and also make a solid strike to hit a draw? We hear a lot about “clearing our hips” in the downswing,” when in fact most golfers who struggle to hit a Read more…

The Big Golf Balance Act

Five Drills For A Better Turn Through The Ball

Golf is a rotational athletic endeavor, requiring you and your body to balance an accelerated rotational force to transfer the energy you generate with the golf club to the ball at the absolute right time. At least that is what physics tells us — centrifugal force releasing inertial energy in a straight line to your Read more…

Five Ways To Golf Power And Accuracy

A Fist-Ful Of Tips From The Pacific Northwest

Editor’s Note: It’s getting more and more evident that amateur golfers should put the bulk of their practice time into the short game, from the pitching wedge in. That’s where well over half of the strokes in a round take place. But that doesn’t mean you should ignore the longer clubs. Of course not — Read more…

How To Hit a Draw, Part 3: Wrist Action

Now that we know the basics of how to hit a draw and the process to achieve it from article 1 and article 2, let’s dive in a bit deeper and talk about wrist action in the swing and how they have a dramatic effect on whether the ball will draw. The wrists are an integral Read more…

How To Hit A Draw Part 2

It Really Is All In The Hips

In our first article on how to hit a draw, we looked at the basic schematic of how the face and path of the club should move in conjunction with the hand and arm path. To help facilitate the motions of the grid we need to understand how the body work and more specifically the Read more…

Hit A Draw In 3 Basic Steps

A Quick Guide To Creating The Ball Flight You Want

Nearly every golfer develops a natural shot pattern such as a fade, draw, slice or hook. The hardest shot is to consistently hit the ball straight. The benefit of playing a natural shot pattern is you generally know what the ball will do and where it will go. However, the overwhelming percentage of players routinely Read more…

Release The Club For Great Golf

In the immortal words of the great cabaret singer Engelbert Humperdinck, “Please Release Me Let Me Go. Every day I go to the lesson tee and, with rare exception, I encounter a student if not students who for a variety of reasons do not release the club. The release, as it is commonly called, is simply Read more…

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