Category: Swing Tips

Keeping your head still

Nov 5, 2015 Swing Tips by admin
If you believe in ‘Father Christmas’, the ‘Tooth Fairy’ or ‘Genies’ then you are a candidate to believe in ‘keeping your head still’, ‘keeping your left arm straight’ or other golfing tales handed down as folk law, which, for most people are counter-productive. When we ask pupils what they believe are the most important fundamentals
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Exploding From Bunkers

Nov 5, 2015 Swing Tips by admin
I have always thought the concept of ‘exploding’ out of a bunker was another fairytale, certainly as interpreted by the average player. People tend to hit down into the sand with no thought of what should happen next. Getting out of a bunker from a half decent lie is the easiest shot in golf, getting
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The straight left arm

Nov 5, 2015 Swing Tips by admin
Talk to any top class player of a moving ball game and they will tell you that footwork is critical to good performance. In golf the ball is stationary but we take such a smack at it that footwork is just as important as in any other game. Jack Nicklaus said ‘golf is played from
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Feet Placement

Nov 5, 2015 Swing Tips by admin
Talk to any top class player of a moving ball game and they will tell you that footwork is critical to good performance. In golf the ball is stationary but we take such a smack at it that footwork is just as important as in any other game. Jack Nicklaus said ‘golf is played from
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Using Your Fingers

Nov 5, 2015 Swing Tips by admin
This is written as for a right-handed player. I have had comments from some ‘lefties’ about discrimination and sympathise, but find trying to be more ‘politically correct’ in the language confuses the message. I hope the lefties can swap left for right etc more easily than I can find neutral words  that convey the message.
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