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On 11/8/2016 at 1:27 PM, iacas said:

Here's another really solid way to use the Chili Wacker. This one may be one of my favorites.

I liked the idea of the CW from the start, but this one sold me. At home, I stick alignment rods in the ground as reference points to check hip position during the swing... but I can't do that at the range because it's just mats and concrete. (Plus, I now have a video of you practicing my priority piece, so big thanks for that! )

The price is definitely prohibitive. Although, I'm a true "hacker" at heart, not just in golf, and may not be the best sample. Besides the cost savings (in this instance, "uuuge"), I prefer the customization I could get from building my own. Would be a fun project for the kids, too, and then (maybe) they'd want to use it. ;-)

And just to mention, I'm not an avid photographer but I do have three tripods (for "normal" cameras and telescopes)... in my wife's eyes, it's another tripod. :-D

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10 hours ago, roamin said:

I liked the idea of the CW from the start, but this one sold me. At home, I stick alignment rods in the ground as reference points to check hip position during the swing... but I can't do that at the range because it's just mats and concrete. (Plus, I now have a video of you practicing my priority piece, so big thanks for that! )

It comes in super handy. I used it for this just last night. The wall drill is great, but when you move away from the wall it's still nice to have something students can continue to use as a reference point.

He was setting up a bit farther from it later on in the lesson when this video was recorded, but you can still see that it was useful for the trail hip motion (initial "before" on the left):

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10 hours ago, roamin said:

The price is definitely prohibitive. Although, I'm a true "hacker" at heart, not just in golf, and may not be the best sample. Besides the cost savings (in this instance, "uuuge"), I prefer the customization I could get from building my own. Would be a fun project for the kids, too, and then (maybe) they'd want to use it. ;-)

Well, I do encourage you to support the guys who come up with these ideas. You could perhaps email and ask about a tripod-less option. The top support and bar with the sliding things is really well made.

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10 hours ago, iacas said:

A great drill and another use of the Chili Wacker:

Check it out.

Thanks. Is there audio with this or is someone teaching in the next bay?

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That seems cool for an instructor or something but i dont see myself carrying that around with me. Im moving around the facility too much. I like that thing that looks like two yardsticks . It helps you with diagonal sweetspot and ball striking. That is probably the best thing ive seen for path training stuff. I have no idea where to get one. If i see it out one day, it will come home with me for sure. I think it will fold up and go in your bag even.

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2 hours ago, Strat-Pack said:

That seems cool for an instructor or something but i dont see myself carrying that around with me. Im moving around the facility too much. I like that thing that looks like two yardsticks . It helps you with diagonal sweetspot and ball striking. That is probably the best thing ive seen for path training stuff. I have no idea where to get one. If i see it out one day, it will come home with me for sure. I think it will fold up and go in your bag even.

I agree that it may be more for instructors and more serious students.

https://chiliwacker.com - That's where you can get it.

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17 hours ago, iacas said:

I agree that it may be more for instructors and more serious students.

https://chiliwacker.com - That's where you can get it.

@iacas Hey, Im a serious student !! I just cant carry around a bunch of stuff. I put alignment sticks behind me that basically does the same thing. Saying im not a serious student is crap !!!! Didnt see that coming, damn. Thanks alot

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20 hours ago, Strat-Pack said:

That seems cool for an instructor or something but i dont see myself carrying that around with me. Im moving around the facility too much. I like that thing that looks like two yardsticks . It helps you with diagonal sweetspot and ball striking. That is probably the best thing ive seen for path training stuff. I have no idea where to get one. If i see it out one day, it will come home with me for sure. I think it will fold up and go in your bag even.

The two yard sticks things is probably the VisionTrack. Pretty sure @iacas sells them or can tell you where to buy them. 

Here it is:

 

 

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11 minutes ago, Ernest Jones said:

The two yard sticks things is probably the VisionTrack. Pretty sure @iacas sells them or can tell you where to buy them. 

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Hey !!! Thanks alot. Im really interested in that thing. I saw it in some videos on you tube (with Erik using it) and ive wanted one ever since. Thanks for the hook up bud !!

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