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An Effortless Swing

How do you get an effortless golf swing like Ernie and Louis?

They’ve both got these smooth, fluid, effortless swings that go for miles! So, how does one develop such an effortless swing? With a ridiculously simple drill.

Take one step forward and one step back. That’s all it takes. It creates an effortless swing without you having to think about swing positions, mechanics, or a host of other thoughts that we picked up from the latest Golf Digest.

We’re developing three things that are required in an effortless swing with this simple drill: weight transfer, timing, rhythm. If you can’t keep your balance, you’re not doing one of those three.

Keep it simple folks!

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2 Responses to An Effortless Swing

  1. stuart November 19, 2019 at 9:10 am #

    awesome drill, quite the chap!

  2. Bob Pegram November 19, 2019 at 4:44 pm #

    I do essentially the same thing with a very heavy weighted ancient wood driver (lots of split shot down the shaft). You are right. It keeps swing rhythm consistent including where to cock and uncock the wrists, backswing length and timing, follow-through, everything. People comment on how easy and smooth I swing. I don’t swing easy, but it looks like I do. Same with Ernie Els, Louis Oostheisen (sp?), etc. They are smooth so it looks like they are swing easy. Anybody who hits the ball as far as they do isn’t swinging easy.
    Your exercise, whether with a weighted club or not, makes hitting the ball a long way a lot easier. The swing itself isn’t easy as far as effort, but it is so smooth the swing seems easy to do once you get used to the timing your exercise produces.
    I know a former 2-time long drive champion (Eric Jones) who looks the same way. He looks like he is swinging easy when he is practicing and competing in long drive competitions. He obviously isn’t swinging easy, but he is very smooth. He teaches people how to do that.

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