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I've started hitting some awful tee shots lately, my bad tendencies come out most with driver so i'll attach the video of my driver swing. I have been hitting it absolutely everywhere sometimes a pull slices other time a push fade. Any feedback is more than welcome.

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Just my first glance at it. It looks like your hands don't get down fast enough to allow the club head to swing out at the ball. With your amount of turn at impact, you are pulling the club path left. There is a finite distance between the club head and the left shoulder. If you are way open at impact then it will pull the club left. 

 

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Thank you for the feedback. I have 2 questions though. I was hitting a lot of hooks a while ago how come I am now slicing with what feels like roughly the same swing, what am i doing differently to not hook?. Also how can I get the feeling up getting the hands down faster? 

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15 hours ago, walshy415 said:

Thank you for the feedback. I have 2 questions though. I was hitting a lot of hooks a while ago how come I am now slicing with what feels like roughly the same swing, what am i doing differently to not hook?. Also how can I get the feeling up getting the hands down faster? 

Thanks again.

I have the same issue. You have a nice swing. I would look at doing Key 5 Clubface Control drills.There are a couple in this thread below. For me, my path is a bit inside out, so I play a push and align my feet left of target. If I align them at target, I hook or overdraw.

In your down the line video, your feet at lined up on the tree above your head. You pull your drive and it starts left. If you are playing a fade, that’s fine. This drive looks like a low hook or pull fade.

 

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