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An Explosive Golf Swing Starts In The Ground

An Explosive Golf Swing Starts In The Ground

Freddy Couples has a nice smooth, languid swing, but his nick name is not ‘Smooth’ or ‘Languid’. It’s Boom Boom. Its Boom Boom because he drives the ball a mile with explosive power released at impact. An explosive golf swing starts in the ground, works its way up through the feet, and is released at […]

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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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Overspeed Training – Lighter is Faster

Overspeed Training – Lighter is Faster

We all want to hit the ball further, don’t we? We all want to hear that sound of the ball coming off there face of the club like a canon! One of the biggest problems is that we try to swing harder instead of faster. When we swing harder, we tend to get more tense […]

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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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Shaft Flex – It’s gotten complicated

Shaft Flex – It’s gotten complicated

Many people think that their shaft flex selection comes down to swing speed… but there is a lot more to consider. As always, Gene has the insight and recommendation you need to transition to the right flex. Many amateurs have it wrong.

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Selecting the correct driver loft

Selecting the correct driver loft

The loft on your driver is a key factor that helps determine the success of your tee shots, especially on those longer holes. How do you know where to start? Gene has some good advice from a study he did using the Robot. Watch as Gene explains the connection between your swing speed and the […]

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