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post #19 of 29

Key #1: Steady Head

My Score: 1

My head moves slightly throughout my swing, but I believe it's still considered steady. Plus, @mvmac has mentioned that it isn't a priority piece, so I'm pretty confident with this.

 

Key #2: Weight Forward

My Score: 0.75

It's definitely forward, now, but it's something I've worked on recently, so I can't say with 100% certainty that I've "mastered" it.

 

Key #3: Inline Impact

My Score: 1

I don't flip. I think I've always been pretty good at this one.

 

Key #4: Diagonal Sweetspot Path

My Score: 0

This is where all my troubles begin. It's what I am focusing on now.

 

Key #5: Clubface Control

My Score: 0

I push everything. I was going to give myself partial credit for consistency, but then I remembered that you can't play well when you set up for a push draw and hit a push fade.

 

Total: 2.75

I'm a 19, so either I'm an anomaly, or I have an inflated opinion of myself. I haven't played very much in the last couple of years, though, so I think that contributes to my high scores (I'm shaking off rust every round). I think even if I played just once a week, I'd solve some of the little problems (alignment, aim, touch or feel) that mess me up.

post #20 of 29
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by billchao View Post
 

Total: 2.75

I'm a 19, so either I'm an anomaly, or I have an inflated opinion of myself. I haven't played very much in the last couple of years, though, so I think that contributes to my high scores (I'm shaking off rust every round). I think even if I played just once a week, I'd solve some of the little problems (alignment, aim, touch or feel) that mess me up.

 

Yeah, having looked at your swing, there's more there than just your ball striking, which appears to be good enough for you to be in the single digits or at least a 12 or so.

post #21 of 29

Figured, might as well fill this out too to track progress later on.

 

Key #1: Steady Head

My Score: 0

My head movement is very bad!

 

Key #2: Weight Forward

My Score: 0.75

I think that I have good weight forward at impact while minimizing the hip movement back on the take away.

 

Key #3: Inline Impact

My Score: .75

I think that I can bet better at this for sure..

 

Key #4: Diagonal Sweetspot Path

My Score: .25

I think I have pretty good path with my irons and even with Hybrid, but once that club gets longer I just seem to have trouble flattening out my swing and bringing the path more inline of where it should be.

 

Key #5: Clubface Control

My Score: .25

I think I need work here.. more time practicing my starting lines.. I haven't got to that point yet.

 

 

So.. my score is a 2.0

 

Maybe I was too generous to my self with #2 & #3.. If I bring those down to .5 each then I'm closer to 1.5 and maybe that is where I probably am at this moment..  I'd probably shoot between 15 - 20.

post #22 of 29
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Originally Posted by iacas View Post
 

 

Yeah, having looked at your swing, there's more there than just your ball striking, which appears to be good enough for you to be in the single digits or at least a 12 or so.

Thanks, that totally made my day :beer:

post #23 of 29

Key #1: Steady Head

My Score: .75

I wonder how this might change if I were to watch video of myself.

 

Key #2: Weight Forward

My Score: 0.5

I think that I have good weight forward at impact but I have a lot of hip movement (I think).

 

Key #3: Flat Left Wrist

My Score: .25

This is just a guess  -  I think I do okay here, but I don't know.

 

Key #4: Diagonal Sweetspot Path

My Score: 0

My path is diagonal... but it is dramatically outside-in.

 

Key #5: Clubface Control

My Score: .15

Every once in a while I shape a shot the way I want to, but mostly... I don't.  And I have no feel for this at all. 

 

TOTAL: 1.65

 

My handicap (self-calculated) is about 15 right now, so my self-assessed score correlates well with Iacas' graph.

post #24 of 29

Key #1: Steady Head

My Score: 1

I have little to zero head movement, so I'm good there.

 

Key #2: Weight Forward

My Score: 1

A problem for me is I can get my weight forward too much too early.

 

Key #3: Inline Impact

My Score: 1

Good here. 

 

Key #4: Diagonal Sweetspot Path

My Score: .25

I have some difficulties controlling the amount outward I swing, but over the last few weeks I've been improving steadily.

 

Key #5: Clubface Control

My Score: .5

My miss is a push, and it's been a real pain in my ass to fix that. Still a work in progress, but a ton improved.

 

Total: 3.75

My handicap hovers around the area of 6-8, so I guess I line up pretty well. IMO, my short game holds me back substantially. 

post #25 of 29
I really have no idea what I am, tbh, but I'll give this a go. I think I'll ask next time I send a video into Evolvr even though we've been focusing mostly on my backswing and upper body rotation which I think I get now.

Key #1: Steady Head
My Score: 0.75
I have very little head movement and I think it's fairly consistent but probably doesn't always happen.

Key #2: Weight Forward
My Score: 0
Definitely need lots of help here as it's probably 50/50 in weight distribution.

Key #3: Inline Impact
My Score: 0.25
If I was better at Key #2, this might be higher but in the videos I've taken of myself, it looks like i my left wrist is straight and the shaft leans slightly forward.

Key #4: Diagonal Sweetspot Path
My Score: 0
Considering I am working on my backswing, my downswing is probably horrible. I don't think we're supposed to give ourselves negative numbers so giving myself the lowest one possible.

Key #5: Clubface Control
My score: 0
I really can see giving myself any other score here since I've not really focused on this.

Total score of 1 which, if I'm reading the graph correctly, would put my handicap at 18. Considering right now my index is at 33.9, and a person that has a total score of 0 would be at 30, I'm probably inflating my numbers. That said, anyone who wants to check out my latest video in my swing thread can certainly let me know if they think my numbers are off.
post #26 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by Abu3baid View Post
 

Figured, might as well fill this out too to track progress later on.

 

Key #1: Steady Head

My Score: 0

My head movement is very bad!

 

Key #2: Weight Forward

My Score: 0.75

I think that I have good weight forward at impact while minimizing the hip movement back on the take away.

 

Key #3: Inline Impact

My Score: .75

I think that I can bet better at this for sure..

 

Key #4: Diagonal Sweetspot Path

My Score: .25

I think I have pretty good path with my irons and even with Hybrid, but once that club gets longer I just seem to have trouble flattening out my swing and bringing the path more inline of where it should be.

 

Key #5: Clubface Control

My Score: .25

I think I need work here.. more time practicing my starting lines.. I haven't got to that point yet.

 

 

So.. my score is a 2.0

 

Maybe I was too generous to my self with #2 & #3.. If I bring those down to .5 each then I'm closer to 1.5 and maybe that is where I probably am at this moment..  I'd probably shoot between 15 - 20.

 

 

Remembered this thread, so I figured I would continue to update it when I feel there has been a significant change or improvement.

 

Key #1: Steady Head

My Score: .75

This has been where most of my improvement has come from really.. It has been a long road, but I feel like I am almost there.. If I can get it to .9 or .95 I think I can be happy with it.

 

Key #2: Weight Forward

My Score: 0.75

I have a slight sway on the backswing, and probably effecting my weight forward slightly.. I tend to really lunge forward to the point that my feet will drag.. still need slight more work.

 

Key #3: Inline Impact

My Score: .75

I think that I can bet better at this for sure..

 

Key #4: Diagonal Sweetspot Path

My Score: .25

Keeping this one the same.. My swing path is not out-in anymore, but I'm still not producing the push draws that I am looking for.. Although there is a very slight draw to my flight

 

Key #5: Clubface Control

My Score: .0

I was probably over estimating before.. ya, I have no club face control at all.. I just aim square and somehow hope that it is a push so that it can draw.. when I open it up I start having issues with contact for some reason.. Need a lot of work here.

 

 

So.. my score is a 2.5

 

I might still be a little generous with my self with 2&3, but I think I am probably between 2 and 2.5!  

post #27 of 29
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Abu3baid View Post
 

So.. my score is a 2.5

 

Then update your handicap. You're not a 36, right? :)

post #28 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by iacas View Post
 

 

Then update your handicap. You're not a 36, right? :)

 

Good Point -

 

Last time I played a real 18 I shot a 99 which was 3 weeks ago or so.

 

6,756 yards

70.2/133

 

I'm not sure what that would come out to, but that is 27 strokes over par..  I will wait until I play the course again and update accordingly :)

 

Hey I can sandbag for a while can't I?

post #29 of 29

K1 - 1

K2 - .75

K3 - 0

K4 - 0

K5 - .25

 

Total = 2

HCap Index 12.9

 

Pretty close given the fact that I haven't played much the last few years due to health issues. My index used to be 12 but has creeped up since my short game is rusty.

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