Stating facts is not being negative. It is actually detrimental, in nearly all cases, to tell white lies for the sake of someone's feelings. That is what you are asking us to do.
1. A lot of people on this forum are already getting instruction from someone else. For example, I think I have a really good golf instructor and I am not interested in trying some new golf theory from Youtube. I have seen big time improvement in my golf swing, and when my game goes off the rails it is mostly my fault because I get lazy. GOLF IS HARD. To be good, and I do not mean some double digit handicap, but getting near scratch golf, it is HARD. It takes exponentially more work to drop from a 5 handicap to a scratch golfer than it does a 30 handicap to a15 handicap.
2. Like @iacas said, feel is not real. Example, and this has been proven on video and by the GEARS system (which is stupidly accurate as measuring swing movements), I have to "FEEL" like I send my hands down towards my right pocket from the top of the swing to get the clubhead and hands to line up on a good path to hit the ball. This is why some generic swing theory on YouTube does not work out well for all golfers. You might be the Unicorn of golfers since it worked for you. The best path is for a golfer to develop their own feels that produces the motions they want, that gives them the most consistent swing to take to the course.
3. There are not golf systems for one person. This is an tale old as time in the golf industry. How many infomercials has there been of people claiming. 'WE HAVE SOLVED THE GOLF SWING!!!". Yet, those people have amounted to nothing. If any of them were correct, every PGA Tour player would have that swing system.
All of this is not being negative, it's being honest and putting down constructive conversation, mostly for other people who would read this topic.
Like I posted above, there are a lot of people here with instructors, who are seeing significant results in their golf swings. If you are seeing results, why would you switch to some golf instructor on YouTube? It would be horrible rude to do so.
To say, do not knock it until you try it, is just a stupid adage anyways. That sounds like something a used car sales man would say.
Tried it, but did you actually train for it? There is a difference. I bet, if you actually worked with a video camera, you could get a feel that produces the shallowing effect in the video.
Interesting. But I would not slag it off without trying what he says. His feet line is open which I like. But when instructors talk about dropping into slots or shallowing then I switch off. Tried it but it never works for me (I'm not saying that is what he's saying).. But I'd try first.
Try it, then come back!
Thousands of years the earth was flat but then........ Someone said it wasn't.
Exactly! Don't knock it till you try it... Seems to be the ethos in every walk of life except when it comes to golf swing experts.
You’ve provided nothing of substance to the discussion so far besides, “don’t knock it until you try it,” as if somehow that invalidates other people’s knowledge and experience. You’ve stated yourself that you don’t understand the jargon which implies you don’t really have much expertise in golf swing theory.
Again, I’m happy it works for you. But it’s just golf, man. Why do you care so much if other people dismiss someone else’s swing theory?
Hilarious. Loads of replies that to be honest exactly prove my point.
Instead of putting something down, which happens on every golf forum, why can't the opposite happen?
It sounds nonsensical but you never know, I might give it a go and report back how crap it is (or good).
Would you give any credence to a new car review whereby the author states its a rubbish vehicle although I've never actually sat in it let alone drove it. 😉