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this is the first time ive ever watched my swing on video. never had a lesson, everything is self taught through reading and tv. my typical shot is a slight draw, and after working on the wrist hinge suggestions last night, I immediately picked up 10 yards. What do you see besides a really tall dude looking like a fool. one thing that stands out to me is my left leg gets a pretty good bend. contact is very good, most shots are in the center of the club face.

First two are of a full swing.

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You're right about the left leg it's caving in and is causing you to sway back and forth. It's probably also causing a flip, but I can't really tell because it's too blurred.

Try to stay more centered over the ball. Keep the left knee stable, and turn more with the shoulders and hips.

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This may be a stupid question, but what is the proper height to record the video? Would video'ing the swing from a standard plastic outdoors chair (2' or so high) effect the angles and appearance of the swing?

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I definitly see it. My coach has been getting me to try what he calls a "single plane swing". The results have been pretty good, but looking at the swing on video, its just not appealing to the eye. The biggest thing I see is starting outside (he claims its due to breaking my left wrist twice, it compensates for my bowed wrist at top). Is this something to build on and valid, or should I start looking for a different swing?

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a bowed wrist at the top isnt really a bad thing. just look at dustin johnsons swing.

i would though try to change your backwing and get rid of that outside path. you dont have to if you dont want but i think changing it would lead to more consistent golf shots.

if you do want to fix it just get a show box and but it to the right of the ball and back a little bit. if you take the club outside you will hit the box.

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its better but your still taking it outside a little bit. i would still suggest putting a shoe bow or something there so you can take it outside.

the one other thing i see is your flipping at it. try keeping your wrists hinged for as long as possible. one thing you can do is take your backswing, take your right hand off and hook the shaft with your right index finger. then take your downswing and you can pull the shaft back with your right finger to ingrain the feeling in your mind.

look at this:


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Hey guys. Havent watched my swing on video in over a year. I have lyme disease, so I found that my flexibility has been greatly reduced. Been on antibiotics 2 weeks now, and the constant aches and pains are starting to lessen. Biggest thing I see is that my left knee flexes in a little too much, but I think it may be the extremely  baggy jeans. Left wrist may be slightly bowed, but not sure if thats a huge deal or not.

Thoughts, opinions?

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