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Posts by Gene Parente

Physics: Slow to Go Fast

Physics: Slow to Go Fast

Gene Parente’s back with another Physics lesson on “angular velocity” we know you’ll enjoy. Slow to go fast! What does that mean? Most golfers first impulse when they pull the club back, just before they start the downswing, is to use all of their power. This causes you to jerk at the beginning of the […]

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Wide Narrow Wide

Wide Narrow Wide

Three simple words can lead to booming drives consistently. Wide – Narrow – Wide Gene Parente from Golf Laboratories will walk us through this drill so we can easily achieve this swing concept. Master it and you’ll experience less casting, greater lag, and a killer follow-through when you apply maximum club head speed at impact. […]

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Proper Tee Height for a New Driver

Proper Tee Height for a New Driver

In this video Gene Parente talks about the depth of your driver’s club face today versus those of “yesterday”. While the new technology is impressive and incredibly helpful, other adjustments have to be made before you start swinging. If you learned to golf on older technology, some set-up changes need to happen including your tee […]

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A Negative Angle of Attack with your Irons is Positive

A Negative Angle of Attack with your Irons is Positive

There’s a completely different approach to evaluating your attack angle with your irons compared with your driver. With your driver, you want to positive angle of attack (hitting up) creating less spin on the ball. You want a negative angle of attack (hitting down) with more spin with your irons. Creating a negative angle of […]

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Gain 35 Extra Yards with a Better Swing Path

Gain 35 Extra Yards with a Better Swing Path

Most amateurs lose unnecessary distance and direction of their drives because of an outside to inside swing path. Simply put they come over the top. The reason for this is because swing path affects not just direction but the angle of attack of the club. The average golfer can change launch and spin rates with […]

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Wrong Flex In Your Clubs

Wrong Flex In Your Clubs

What happens if you play with a club(s) that has the wrong flex? The clubhead can enter the impact area at a different angle of attack, the club face can be trailing (leaving it open), and you can be losing distance because the shaft isn’t fully loaded. These are just a few of the reasons […]

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What is Your Optimal Launch Angle

What is Your Optimal Launch Angle

Launch angle can be considered one of the critical components of your golf shots. Launch angle is measured from the loft of the club and the attack angle into the ball. Your attack angle into the ball narrates and manipulates the loft on your club and therefore your launch angle. If you hit your driver […]

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Smash Factor: What is it?

Smash Factor: What is it?

Smash Factor is the relationship of the clubhead to the golf ball velocity. Put more simply, smash factor is the relationship of the clubhead speed to ball speed. The USGA has limits on the speed a golf ball can leave a club face. In general, this limit is a ratio of 1.50. This means that […]

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How Backspin Affects Your Driving Distance

How Backspin Affects Your Driving Distance

Backspin can have a major impact on the distance of your drives, along with a handful of other factors. If you have a slower swing speed, you need more backspin to get the ball airborne, but if you have a higher swing speed you need a lower backspin rate to ensure the ball won’t ‘balloon’. […]

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Lag vs Casting In Your Golf Swing

Lag vs Casting In Your Golf Swing

Lag vs casting and the power that is delivered to the ball can be explained simply as when that power is used. Is it early in the swing or is it at impact? The longer we can store the energy in our swing (lagging) and the closer we can release it at impact, the more […]

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