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Day 1...I’m going to start this up again.  Had three or four ten minute breaks today where I worked on my backswing.  Hinging the club head up quicker and getting the club more vertical when left arm is parallel.  Lot of slow swings and hit some balls at a slower pace and then hit a few drivers at full speed trying to keep those feels.  

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Day 367

Did some tempo drills hitting balls into my net, and then some mirror work on backswing after that.

-Peter

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Day 64: Really cold and Nor’Easter coming tomorrow. I worked on chips in my basement and a new drill from my Evolvr instructor that I can do indoors.

Scott

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Day 13  December 16.  Warmed up on the range and then played 18 holes.  Now I am home, and will be doing a little putting down the ruler, work in my office with my shortened 7 iron and Impact Ball.  Then later this evening I will be on a 90 minute call focusing on how to take it from the range to the course.

As it relates to score..  I shot 77 today.... which continues my downward trend on that particular course.   With the practice I have been putting in, I have been hitting the ball better...maybe too good! :-)  I have focused on my wedges a little in the last month to improve my contact, so today, on the first hole, I airmail the green with a wedge!!  Into the water, then up and down, starting with a double bogey -- not how I envisioned the round going, ... so I was timid/unsure the rest of the round when I had a wedge in my hand... resulting in very poor proximity to the hole.  I still short 4 over par, with 14 GIR.  So ball striking better... lots of wedge work to do... before playing the course again.

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Day 368

Warmed up hitting some balls into my net with 7-iron, and it was light enough to get some film so I recorded a bit.

Did a superspeed workout, and then hit some foam balls with driver. Tried to record, but video wasn't great because it was getting pretty dark. Might try to send a clip to my teacher anyway to see what if there is anything glaring that she can pick up. I have not been hitting driver well at all lately.

-Peter

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Day 352 - December 16, 2020

A good 45-minute session, though I'm annoyed that my Blast data didn't sync up and save. I had a really good session.

Erik J. Barzeski —  I knock a ball. It goes in a gopher hole. 🏌🏼‍♂️
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Day 2, super speed this morning and 15 min or so of slow motion swings working mostly on backswing, getting club more vertical/umbrella feel.  

Matt          My Swing

 

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Day 3:   Worked through day 1 of covid practice plan for early backswing work.  

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Day 65: Did about 1/2 hour of chipping and pitching in my basement. Also worked on a new drill. The. I shoveled for 3 hours!🥶 We got 12-15”.

Scott

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DAY 14  December 17th    Third day of the Tour25 BluePrint Challenge.  I completed 20 different drills... each requiring me to hit 8 shots.  Between drills I hit three balls with the Swingwyde connected to my 3 wood.  Then hit a dozen drivers to finish off the session.  So 232 balls hit today.  Total time a little over 3 hours.  Wish I had gone back to the practice area after lunch -- "need better discipline" 

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Day 369

Watched Charlie Woods hitting balls with Tiger and felt profoundly shitty at golf. Went outside and worked on some tempo drills. Then did a little takeaway/backswing practice in the mirror.

-Peter

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  • :cleveland:  RTX Zipcore 54 & 58
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Day 353 - December 17, 2020

More Blast work. Some if you should get one of these things. They’re half off right now.

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Erik J. Barzeski —  I knock a ball. It goes in a gopher hole. 🏌🏼‍♂️
Director of Instructor Development, 5 Simple Keys®/Golf Evolution • Owner, The Sand Trap .com • AuthorLowest Score Wins • Golf Digest "Best Young Teachers in America" 2016-17 • "Best in State" 2017-20 • WNY Section PGA Teacher of the Year 2019 • Penn-State Behrend Head Coach • • • • • • • • • • :aimpoint: :edel: :true_linkswear:

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I get my kicks on Day 66 🎶: Worked on my new drill to reduce early extension indoors. Also worked on chips and pitches.

Scott

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Day 354 - December 18, 2020

Good 30 minutes working on the initial takeaway and getting to just about 2.7 or so. Video I took earlier in the week shows this:

Video recorded by MirrorVision (you can see my iPad on the ground).

Erik J. Barzeski —  I knock a ball. It goes in a gopher hole. 🏌🏼‍♂️
Director of Instructor Development, 5 Simple Keys®/Golf Evolution • Owner, The Sand Trap .com • AuthorLowest Score Wins • Golf Digest "Best Young Teachers in America" 2016-17 • "Best in State" 2017-20 • WNY Section PGA Teacher of the Year 2019 • Penn-State Behrend Head Coach • • • • • • • • • • :aimpoint: :edel: :true_linkswear:

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18 hours ago, iacas said:

Some if you should get one of these things. They’re half off right now.

Is there one or two main things you use it for?  I don’t know a ton about it but from looking at the site I’m still a little confused.  

Matt          My Swing

 

:touredge: C721 Driver, 3 wood and 3 hybrid    Sub 70 699 Pro 4 and 5, 639 MB Plus 6-P   :edel: 50, 55, 60        

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