October 6, 2014
w/ Kevin Haime @kevinhaime, PGA of Canada 2017 Junior Leader of The Year
Job one if you want a powerful and consistent golf swing is to learn how and when to move your body properly.
Years ago, I picked up a terrific concept from famed golf instructor David Leadbetter that basically said to focus on body motion and big muscles instead of the hands and club when teaching and learning the game. In supporting his idea, Leadbetter used the analogy of a dog wagging its tail. The basic premise, of course, being that the dog is in charge of the wagging, not the other way around.
Today, so much talk in the golf world is focused on the golf club. You’ll hear about the importance of the club from manufacturers and advertisers because they really want to sell you a club. But it’s not just the sellers telling you to focus on your club. Today the teaching and coaching landscape seems to be focused there too. Launch monitors and club data dominate much of the attention on the lesson tee and much of the chatter on social media and all over YouTube. Launch angles, spin rates, and club face and path…
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