Below is a link to my golf swing in slow motion -- advice please?

Below is a link to my golf swing in slow motion -- advice please?

Post by xy.. » Mon, 25 Mar 2013 05:11:19


My main problem has always been either hitting it fat or skinny with my irons. I know my main problem is I can't pratice enough, and it appears another issue just from comparing my videos to others is that my hands are too low on the backswing...at least they look that way to me.

Any other advice?

And skip to the 2:00 mark will save you some time. Thanks

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jH1e6ZhNuz8

 
 
 

Below is a link to my golf swing in slow motion -- advice please?

Post by Alan Bake » Mon, 25 Mar 2013 10:49:37


Quote:

> My main problem has always been either hitting it fat or skinny with my
> irons. I know my main problem is I can't pratice enough, and it appears
> another issue just from comparing my videos to others is that my hands are
> too low on the backswing...at least they look that way to me.

> Any other advice?

> And skip to the 2:00 mark will save you some time. Thanks

> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jH1e6ZhNuz8

The biggest think about your swing as far as hitting it fat or skinny is
that you're trying to have the club swinging just slightly upward when
it gets to the ball. If you get it precisely right, it can work, but the
margin for error is very slim. Come down a little too low before the
club starts back up, and you're hitting it fat, but bottom out a little
too high or too soon and the leading edge of club will strike the ball.

It's very common to feel that for the ball to go up, you have to swing
up, but all you really need to do is make solid contact on the face and
the loft of the club will take care of getting the ball in the air.

Start by going to a chipping and pitching area and focus totally on
trying to strike the ball with the clubhead still moving downward. That
means that your hands need to be closer to the target at impact than the
clubhead; the shaft leaning towards the target. Do that for short shots
until you get the absolute feel that striking down and through the ball
will work, then gradually lengthen the shot.

The sooner you can understand the way the clubhead should strike the
ball and engrain the feel of a proper strike, the sooner you can get on
to fixing other parts of your swing.

:-)

--
Alan Baker
Vancouver, British Columbia
"If you raise the ceiling four feet, move the fireplace from that wall
to that wall, you'll still only get the full stereophonic effect if you
sit in the bottom of that cupboard."

 
 
 

Below is a link to my golf swing in slow motion -- advice please?

Post by BAR » Mon, 25 Mar 2013 12:47:35



Quote:

> My main problem has always been either hitting it fat or skinny with my irons. I know my main problem is I can't pratice enough, and it appears another issue just from comparing my videos to others is that my hands are too low on the backswing...at least they look that way to me.

> Any other advice?

> And skip to the 2:00 mark will save you some time. Thanks

> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jH1e6ZhNuz8

You are too far away from the ball.

 
 
 

Below is a link to my golf swing in slow motion -- advice please?

Post by gpsma » Mon, 25 Mar 2013 21:00:25


Quote:
> My main problem has always been either hitting it fat or skinny with my irons. I know my main problem is I can't pratice enough,

Practicing bad habits isn't going to help much.

You're bent over way too far at address, your shoulders look like
they're*** a foot beyond your knees.  That puts the ball too far
from your feet, makes you reach with your arms, and flattens your
swing plane, so you're taking the club way too far behind your back
and not at all above your shoulders.

It also appears the ball is too far forward in your stance, a crutch
guys employ when they're not getting the face square and slicing or
pushing everything.

It's hard to tell but your R hand looks like it's way too far under
the club, suggesting your grip is way too strong, which will work to
reduce slicing, but it's another crutch, usually employed by guys who
swing too much with the L arm, sometimes just dragging the R arm along
for the ride.

And, your R thumb appears to be pointing straight down the club
instead of letting it wrap over.  That will stiffen your wrist and
slow the rotation of your arms, leading to slicing.

The good news is, your footwork, rotation and weight shift doesn't
look bad.  You should be able to work that baseball swing into a
decent golf swing without too much trouble.
 -----

- gpsman

 
 
 

Below is a link to my golf swing in slow motion -- advice please?

Post by xy.. » Tue, 26 Mar 2013 04:34:29

Quote:


> > My main problem has always been either hitting it fat or skinny with my irons. I know my main problem is I can't pratice enough,

> It's hard to tell but your R hand looks like it's way too far under

> the club, suggesting your grip is way too strong, which will work to

> reduce slicing, but it's another crutch, usually employed by guys who

> swing too much with the L arm, sometimes just dragging the R arm along

> for the ride.

Funny you say that because I'm left-handed in everything else I do except swinging a baseball bat and playing golf. I am right footed though.

Thanks guys.

 
 
 

Below is a link to my golf swing in slow motion -- advice please?

Post by la.. » Tue, 26 Mar 2013 09:22:34

Quote:

> My main problem has always been either hitting it fat or skinny with my irons. I know my main problem is I can't pratice enough, and it appears another issue just from comparing my videos to others is that my hands are too low on the backswing...at least they look that way to me.

> Any other advice?

> And skip to the 2:00 mark will save you some time. Thanks

> http://SportToday.org/

Have someone video your swing and draw analysis lines like these.  Indicate how your arms and club are aligned and how your body moves.  Show the path of your hands and the club during the backswing and where it arrives on top.  Where is the ***pointing?  Then what move first as you downswing.  Can you downswing on plane and accelerate the clubhead through the ball along the target line?  

Something like this

http://SportToday.org/

Larry

 
 
 

Below is a link to my golf swing in slow motion -- advice please?

Post by Alan Bake » Tue, 26 Mar 2013 14:08:59


Quote:


> > My main problem has always been either hitting it fat or skinny with my
> > irons. I know my main problem is I can't pratice enough, and it appears
> > another issue just from comparing my videos to others is that my hands are
> > too low on the backswing...at least they look that way to me.

> > Any other advice?

> > And skip to the 2:00 mark will save you some time. Thanks

> > http://SportToday.org/

> Have someone video your swing and draw analysis lines like these.  Indicate
> how your arms and club are aligned and how your body moves.  Show the path of
> your hands and the club during the backswing and where it arrives on top.  
> Where is the ***pointing?  Then what move first as you downswing.  Can you
> downswing on plane and accelerate the clubhead through the ball along the
> target line?  

> Something like this

> http://SportToday.org/

> Larry

So this week, if you're not having analysis lines drawn, you're doing it
wrong?

Do you even remember when you insisted that no good pro used video...

...AT ALL?

--
Alan Baker
Vancouver, British Columbia
"If you raise the ceiling four feet, move the fireplace from that wall
to that wall, you'll still only get the full stereophonic effect if you
sit in the bottom of that cupboard."

 
 
 

Below is a link to my golf swing in slow motion -- advice please?

Post by Silvi » Tue, 26 Mar 2013 19:17:38


Quote:
> My main problem has always been either hitting it fat or skinny with my irons. I know my main problem is I can't pratice enough, and it appears another issue just from comparing my videos to others is that my hands are too low on the backswing...at least they look that way to me.

> Any other advice?

> And skip to the 2:00 mark will save you some time. Thanks

> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jH1e6ZhNuz8

The gps mentioned the most important things:

-you bend over too much which brings your hands down too far and the
club toe up in the air
-you stand too far from the ball
-you swing on too flat a plane
-your right hand should be on the club instead of under the club

Take lessons. Too many issues to fix yourself at one.

 
 
 

Below is a link to my golf swing in slow motion -- advice please?

Post by la.. » Wed, 27 Mar 2013 08:32:34

Quote:




> > > My main problem has always been either hitting it fat or skinny with my

> > > irons. I know my main problem is I can't pratice enough, and it appears

> > > another issue just from comparing my videos to others is that my hands are

> > > too low on the backswing...at least they look that way to me.

> > > Any other advice?

> > > And skip to the 2:00 mark will save you some time. Thanks

> > > http://SportToday.org/

> > Have someone video your swing and draw analysis lines like these.  Indicate

> > how your arms and club are aligned and how your body moves.  Show the path of

> > your hands and the club during the backswing and where it arrives on top.  

> > Where is the ***pointing?  Then what move first as you downswing.  Can you

> > downswing on plane and accelerate the clubhead through the ball along the

> > target line?  

> > Something like this

> > http://SportToday.org/

> > Larry

> So this week, if you're not having analysis lines drawn, you're doing it

> wrong?

> Do you even remember when you insisted that no good pro used video...

> ...AT ALL?

> --

> Alan Baker

> Vancouver, British Columbia

> "If you raise the ceiling four feet, move the fireplace from that wall

> to that wall, you'll still only get the full stereophonic effect if you

> sit in the bottom of that cupboard."

Alan, one reason nobody replies to your posts is that you always have it wrong!!!  You tell people they can't remember what they posted when it is so obviously YOU who got it wrong, interpreted it wrong, and later regurgitating your distorted memory.  Alan YOU have the learning problem, not us.  YOU are the dropout brazenly insulting college graduates, many with advanced degrees like me.  We  have proven that we can remember and understand what we read.  Since you failed in school and dropped out, just a little introspection might tell you that you are the ***up here.  Go Away!

Larry

 
 
 

Below is a link to my golf swing in slow motion -- advice please?

Post by Alan Bake » Wed, 27 Mar 2013 12:55:18


Quote:





> > > > My main problem has always been either hitting it fat or skinny with my

> > > > irons. I know my main problem is I can't pratice enough, and it appears

> > > > another issue just from comparing my videos to others is that my hands
> > > > are

> > > > too low on the backswing...at least they look that way to me.

> > > > Any other advice?

> > > > And skip to the 2:00 mark will save you some time. Thanks

> > > > http://SportToday.org/

> > > Have someone video your swing and draw analysis lines like these.  
> > > Indicate

> > > how your arms and club are aligned and how your body moves.  Show the
> > > path of

> > > your hands and the club during the backswing and where it arrives on top.

> > > Where is the ***pointing?  Then what move first as you downswing.  Can
> > > you

> > > downswing on plane and accelerate the clubhead through the ball along the

> > > target line?  

> > > Something like this

> > > http://SportToday.org/

> > > Larry

> > So this week, if you're not having analysis lines drawn, you're doing it

> > wrong?

> > Do you even remember when you insisted that no good pro used video...

> > ...AT ALL?

> > --

> > Alan Baker

> > Vancouver, British Columbia

> > "If you raise the ceiling four feet, move the fireplace from that wall

> > to that wall, you'll still only get the full stereophonic effect if you

> > sit in the bottom of that cupboard."

> Alan, one reason nobody replies to your posts is that you always have it
> wrong!!!  You tell people they can't remember what they posted when it is so

You're replying to my post, Larry.

So your thesis is disproved before it even begins.

Quote:
> obviously YOU who got it wrong, interpreted it wrong, and later regurgitating
> your distorted memory.  Alan YOU have the learning problem, not us.  YOU are
> the dropout brazenly insulting college graduates, many with advanced degrees
> like me.  We  have proven that we can remember and understand what we read.  
> Since you failed in school and dropped out, just a little introspection might
> tell you that you are the ***up here.  Go Away!

Tell you what:

Live up to the wager you proposed--a round of golf played straight
up--and if you beat me, I'll go away.

:-)

--
Alan Baker
Vancouver, British Columbia
"If you raise the ceiling four feet, move the fireplace from that wall
to that wall, you'll still only get the full stereophonic effect if you
sit in the bottom of that cupboard."

 
 
 

Below is a link to my golf swing in slow motion -- advice please?

Post by Dene » Wed, 27 Mar 2013 15:01:06


Quote:






> > > > > My main problem has always been either hitting it fat or skinny with my

> > > > > irons. I know my main problem is I can't pratice enough, and it appears

> > > > > another issue just from comparing my videos to others is that my hands
> > > > > are

> > > > > too low on the backswing...at least they look that way to me.

> > > > > Any other advice?

> > > > > And skip to the 2:00 mark will save you some time. Thanks

> > > > >http://SportToday.org/

> > > > Have someone video your swing and draw analysis lines like these.
> > > > Indicate

> > > > how your arms and club are aligned and how your body moves. ?Show the
> > > > path of

> > > > your hands and the club during the backswing and where it arrives on top.

> > > > Where is the ***pointing? ?Then what move first as you downswing. ?Can
> > > > you

> > > > downswing on plane and accelerate the clubhead through the ball along the

> > > > target line?

> > > > Something like this

> > > >http://SportToday.org/

> > > > Larry

> > > So this week, if you're not having analysis lines drawn, you're doing it

> > > wrong?

> > > Do you even remember when you insisted that no good pro used video...

> > > ...AT ALL?

> > > --

> > > Alan Baker

> > > Vancouver, British Columbia

> > > "If you raise the ceiling four feet, move the fireplace from that wall

> > > to that wall, you'll still only get the full stereophonic effect if you

> > > sit in the bottom of that cupboard."

> > Alan, one reason nobody replies to your posts is that you always have it
> > wrong!!! ?You tell people they can't remember what they posted when it is so

> You're replying to my post, Larry.

> So your thesis is disproved before it even begins.

> > obviously YOU who got it wrong, interpreted it wrong, and later regurgitating
> > your distorted memory. ?Alan YOU have the learning problem, not us. ?YOU are
> > the dropout brazenly insulting college graduates, many with advanced degrees
> > like me. ?We ?have proven that we can remember and understand what we read.
> > Since you failed in school and dropped out, just a little introspection might
> > tell you that you are the ***up here. ?Go Away!

> Tell you what:

> Live up to the wager you proposed--a round of golf played straight
> up--and if you beat me, I'll go away.

> :-)

I've been tempted to challenge you to the same. It's practical, since
we live only 4 hours apart. Trouble is...I'd have to meet you, spend 4
hours in your company, wax your ass, and then realize the wager meant
nothing. You would never go away. On Oct. 31, you promised RSG to
cease interacting/stalking Larry, but you've broken that over and
over. Four posts and a new thread just today.

Your word means nothing.

-Greg

 
 
 

Below is a link to my golf swing in slow motion -- advice please?

Post by Alan Bake » Wed, 27 Mar 2013 23:35:35

In article

Quote:









> > > > > > My main problem has always been either hitting it fat or skinny
> > > > > > with my

> > > > > > irons. I know my main problem is I can't pratice enough, and it
> > > > > > appears

> > > > > > another issue just from comparing my videos to others is that my
> > > > > > hands
> > > > > > are

> > > > > > too low on the backswing...at least they look that way to me.

> > > > > > Any other advice?

> > > > > > And skip to the 2:00 mark will save you some time. Thanks

> > > > > >http://SportToday.org/

> > > > > Have someone video your swing and draw analysis lines like these.
> > > > > Indicate

> > > > > how your arms and club are aligned and how your body moves. ?Show the
> > > > > path of

> > > > > your hands and the club during the backswing and where it arrives on
> > > > > top.

> > > > > Where is the ***pointing? ?Then what move first as you downswing.
> > > > > ?Can
> > > > > you

> > > > > downswing on plane and accelerate the clubhead through the ball along
> > > > > the

> > > > > target line?

> > > > > Something like this

> > > > >http://SportToday.org/

> > > > > Larry

> > > > So this week, if you're not having analysis lines drawn, you're doing
> > > > it

> > > > wrong?

> > > > Do you even remember when you insisted that no good pro used video...

> > > > ...AT ALL?

> > > > --

> > > > Alan Baker

> > > > Vancouver, British Columbia

> > > > "If you raise the ceiling four feet, move the fireplace from that wall

> > > > to that wall, you'll still only get the full stereophonic effect if you

> > > > sit in the bottom of that cupboard."

> > > Alan, one reason nobody replies to your posts is that you always have it
> > > wrong!!! ?You tell people they can't remember what they posted when it is
> > > so

> > You're replying to my post, Larry.

> > So your thesis is disproved before it even begins.

> > > obviously YOU who got it wrong, interpreted it wrong, and later
> > > regurgitating
> > > your distorted memory. ?Alan YOU have the learning problem, not us. ?YOU
> > > are
> > > the dropout brazenly insulting college graduates, many with advanced
> > > degrees
> > > like me. ?We ?have proven that we can remember and understand what we
> > > read.
> > > Since you failed in school and dropped out, just a little introspection
> > > might
> > > tell you that you are the ***up here. ?Go Away!

> > Tell you what:

> > Live up to the wager you proposed--a round of golf played straight
> > up--and if you beat me, I'll go away.

> > :-)

> I've been tempted to challenge you to the same. It's practical, since
> we live only 4 hours apart. Trouble is...I'd have to meet you, spend 4
> hours in your company, wax your ass, and then realize the wager meant
> nothing. You would never go away. On Oct. 31, you promised RSG to
> cease interacting/stalking Larry, but you've broken that over and
> over. Four posts and a new thread just today.

> Your word means nothing.

> -Greg

And yet while admonishing others not to reply to me, you can't seem to
stop yourself.

--
Alan Baker
Vancouver, British Columbia
"If you raise the ceiling four feet, move the fireplace from that wall
to that wall, you'll still only get the full stereophonic effect if you
sit in the bottom of that cupboard."