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About werbemaxe

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  1. werbemaxe added a post in a topic My Swing (werbemaxe)   

    Hi there, I've been a bit at the range and tried some things. Here's a new video. I think I sway less and my release is a bit better. [VIDEO]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZuNV67LUNE[/VIDEO] thanks, marc
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  2. werbemaxe added a post in a topic My Swing (werbemaxe)   

    So guys, I went to the driving range today and pratice a bit. Here is my new swing:

    I think I am moving less to the right, turning more around my spine. I still move a bit forward in the downswing (is this bad?). I also hold the club straighter, not too much lean forward. I also think I have a bit less chicken wing. Ok, STILL a lot of work. The right hand is not rolling over enough in the follow through, the left arm still bends a bit and the knees are still a bit too straight..

    Is the flexability better? The elbow is still not tucked in, ok. But hey.. I just started to change my swing ... with the first 50 balls.. ;-)

    But I understood what you were pointing out here and it's really a great help!!

    This swing was with a 7 iron and around 140 meters and straight and high. I made about 20 shots all the same. Then... I guess I was too tired, I ended up with push shots again. But still.. I am happy that your help works!

    Thanks again!

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  3. werbemaxe added a post in a topic My Swing (werbemaxe)   

    Thanks Mike, great!

    Actually, I have been swinging with a lot less sideway movement!!! Until someone in another forum told me that I am not shifting my weight and I started to sway.

    See this swing which was half a year ago. Ok, I am going up and down, but less sideway movement:

    So, I guess I can get back there, turning more around my spine and not sideway. I think I can fix this...

    Actually, I have compared my swing to Adam Scott's swing with the iSwing app and I don't see THAT many differences. Ok, I am moving sideway, I have a chicken wing and I am not turning enough my right arm over the left arm in the follow through, but the rest (is there any???) is similar. ;-)

    So, I will now try to fix the sideway movement and then upload a new video in 1-2 months and then let's talk again.

    Thanks for your help!

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  4. werbemaxe added a post in a topic My Swing (werbemaxe)   

    ok, thanks. But which major faults do you see? How can I learn NOT to pull up my left arm to avoid topping the ball?

    I thought that I am quite flexible, because my shoulders turn more than 90° and the hips 45°.

    thanks, marc
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  5. werbemaxe added a topic in Member Swings   

    My Swing (werbemaxe)
    Hi all,

    I've been Playing Golf for: 3 years
    My current handicap index or average score is: 28
    My typical ball flight is: 60% straight, 30% push, 10% slice
    The shot I hate or the "miss" I'm trying to reduce/eliminate is: topped shots, chicken wing

    I know my swing has several faults: I have a slight chicken wing, pulling the left arm up (and also the shoulders), which is probably caused mentally, because I had a shoulder injury and I guess I am afraid of touching the ground to fat.
    I have several topped balls, I guess due to the pulled up left arm.
    I move a lot to the right, because people told me I am not changing the weight and now I am chaning it too much. :-(




    p.s.: seems not to work to embed the videos... here are the links:
    iron 7: http://youtu.be/EO-qQwDDLrQ
    driver: http://youtu.be/qZ3zZs2vW0I
    iron 7 down the line: http://youtu.be/9KWtE7PtKWs
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