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Originally Posted by awesome1975

man sorry about that. should be ok now



Works now.  I stand by my earlier recommendations.  Definitely need more weight forward and handle further forward.  I have a couple things to add though.

Hard for me to say this with "certainty", but your attachment (grip) looks weak.  The face on camera angle wasn't aligned perfectly so I can't say that for sure, but it appears weak.  Then from dtl your clubface is open at p4 (top of swing).

Summary:

Weak grip

Open Club Face

Throwing the club from the top (regardless what Brandel says)

Weight not forward

... All of those equal not very much power.

Hope this helps...

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Bad news

Weak grip

Open Club Face

Throwing the club from the top (regardless what Brandel says)

Weight not forward

Good news

It can be fixed and you are capable of hitting it much further then 175 yds!!!

The best advice I can give though is if it doesn't feel awkward at first you might not be doing anything different.  So practice really SLOW swings so the reps are quality.  So your progress is measurable, use mirrors, reflection in windows, and video so you know if your "feel" is real or not in your changes.  Best of luck!

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funny you say that a buddy of mine said when i do slow practice swings before my shots, that the practice shots look tons better than the real shot. i do feel like the slow reps idea is a good idea, just got to put in the time doing them.

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im not a pro by any means, but it looks like your weight at address is on your heals and your a little too far from the ball, causing you to lunge at the ball on the downswing, and your weight stays back instead of shifting to your front leg.

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Fix grip first

That will make fixing club face easier

Then after club face is square

It will be easier to get handle forward and weight forward

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Lets start with your take away. I have a few images to show you what you are doing in your back swing.

It looks like you are taking the club back with your arms and not your shoulders/upper body.

Notice how Anthony's club head is directly behind him and yours is to far outside this will cause you to get to steep and laid off at the top.

aw75 1.jpg

This image shows how steep you are. You want the shaft of the club to be pointing at the target line like it does in Anthony's image.

aw 75 2.jpg

At the top of your swing the club is pointing to the left and you want it pointing down the target line as you see in Anthony's  image.

aw 75 3.jpg

You must correct your take away so you can get into a better position at the top, this will make it much easier to make a proper down swing.

Here is a video to help you out.

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Wow I appreciate everyones advice, thanks for taking the time.. It is interesting to see my backswing plane next to a pro like Kim. (it never felt like it was that off)

Today I truly get serious about changing it. Going to get a full length mirror, put it in the yard and work on each problem everyday.

Thanks again..

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So I have been working on all the advice given here and I am seeing some progress.

Another question: I have been trying to exaggerate the weight shift on the down swing to my left side.  It seems I have the most power when I feel like my left leg is "very" firm and planted at impact as opposed to passively allowing the weight to shift to it, I feel like i am driving that left foot into the ground with the thigh feeling flexed and stiff.

Seems like it adds power to do this, but if it is not the best idea I do not want to ingrain that feel at impact

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Originally Posted by awesome1975

So I have been working on all the advice given here and I am seeing some progress.

Another question: I have been trying to exaggerate the weight shift on the down swing to my left side.  It seems I have the most power when I feel like my left leg is "very" firm and planted at impact as opposed to passively allowing the weight to shift to it, I feel like i am driving that left foot into the ground with the thigh feeling flexed and stiff.

Seems like it adds power to do this, but if it is not the best idea I do not want to ingrain that feel at impact



It probably feels exaggerated right now, but will become natural.

I was the same, I used to play rounds with friends and wondered if I looked strange. ( I felt like I was 90% on my front foot )

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Originally Posted by Kieran123

It probably feels exaggerated right now, but will become natural.

I was the same, I used to play rounds with friends and wondered if I looked strange. ( I felt like I was 90% on my front foot )



Yeah I don't think I could make my swing look anymore strange than it has been. Any change is an improvement.

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