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I've been Playing Golf for: 19 years My current handicap index or average score is: 9.8 My typical ball flight is: high fade The shot I hate or the "miss" I'm trying to reduce/eliminate is: right to right shot [rule] Videos: [VIDEO]https://youtu.be/tOfKO1zXeyU[/VIDEO]
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This is the only video of my swing I have at the moment... I'll upload a new swing video as soon as I have my wife available to do so... I did block this shot to the right...
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This is the only video of my swing I have at the moment... I'll upload a new swing video as soon as I have my wife available to do so... I did block this shot to the right...

I think it will be very helpful once you do that (upload another video)... But I also have a question if you don't mind.. Do you always end up in that end position facing the target? Or was it a one off?

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Not always, this video was from last year, I'm a little better at "turning in the barrel" now, also I had sneakers on, I don't know but it looks in that swing that my weight is too far in my heels therefore I lost my balance
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  • 6 months later...
On 4/23/2015, 11:56:38, onthehunt526 said:

I've been Playing Golf for: 19 years My current handicap index or average score is: 9.8 My typical ball flight is: high fade The shot I hate or the "miss" I'm trying to reduce/eliminate is: right to right shot [rule] Videos:

 

Got it back, DTL, new video coming coming soon

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New swing video, i need to figure out what I'm doing.

This video has a really bad swing in the middle, but has both down the line and face-on shots in one video... any constructive criticism is appreciated, and if @iacas or @mvmac have any drills to help out, it would be appreciated.

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I'd really spend some time working on this portion. Your shoulders go up a bunch, your head goes up a bunch, and your posture in general can be better. Check out the "shoulder pitch with driveway sticks" video, and note the right foot rolling out in the right frame below:

 

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35 minutes ago, iacas said:

I'd really spend some time working on this portion. Your shoulders go up a bunch, your head goes up a bunch, and your posture in general can be better. Check out the "shoulder pitch with driveway sticks" video, and note the right foot rolling out in the right frame below:

 

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Thanks Erik, I'll definitely check that video out.

 

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Tried the drill in the video, it works good, I'll do that everyday for a week and film another video to show how I'm progressing... with this issue... I might have to go back to square one.

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Erik,

I noticed something, I'm swinging past parallel (haven't been able to get the club that far back since my accident).is there a someway to feel how far back I'm taking the club back? I need to flare my feet more, and bend more from the hips.

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22 minutes ago, onthehunt526 said:

I noticed something, I'm swinging past parallel (haven't been able to get the club that far back since my accident).is there a someway to feel how far back I'm taking the club back? I need to flare my feet more, and bend more from the hips.

I think the better the pivot gets the less "need" you'll have to lift the arms/swing past parallel.

I'd also add this drill and some right foot flare to fix what's going on with the right foot on the backswing.

 

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I just wanted to thank @iacas and @mvmac for their help with my swing, and suggesting the drills, I did the drills for five to ten minutes before I hit balls today... 

I need to upload a driver swing, because though it feels more in balance, I'm still getting "weird" numbers out of the driver, I'm getting more spin than I want which is robbing me of distance.

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2 hours ago, onthehunt526 said:

I just wanted to thank @iacas and @mvmac for their help with my swing, and suggesting the drills, I did the drills for five to ten minutes before I hit balls today... 

I need to upload a driver swing, because though it feels more in balance, I'm still getting "weird" numbers out of the driver, I'm getting more spin than I want which is robbing me of distance.

What are you using to get your numbers and from where?

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I was getting like 3000+ rpm spin and 13-14° launch (my ball speed stinks), But that's on Dick's crappy launch monitor, on Flightscope it's around 2700 (That's what Greater Golf has now). 

I tried teeing it off my left little toe and teeing higher, I got a little higher launch, but the spin was the same, I might be still trying to hit down on it... My AoA on FlightScope  (Which is the one I care about) is around -3°. 

 

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55 minutes ago, onthehunt526 said:

I might be still trying to hit down on it... My AoA on FlightScope  (Which is the one I care about) is around -3°.

Yeah that's going to have to change. Keep doing those drills and monitor that right foot on the backswing.

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13 minutes ago, mvmac said:

Yeah that's going to have to change. Keep doing those drills and monitor that right foot on the backswing.

Will do, I'll upload a driver video on Thursday or Friday (Have to work 2 long days, the joys of being a cook)... It seems like the drills definitely make a difference... especially with the 7-iron.

Mike,

Should I do those drills everyday for like a month, and do an updated video?

Shane

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1 minute ago, onthehunt526 said:

Mike,

Should I do those drills everyday for like a month, and do an update?

Shane

If it was me I'd film myself doing the drills and post that and maybe some 50% speed swings.

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