DRILL CENTER: SWING CONCEPTS

DRILL CENTER: SWING CONCEPTS

The basic concepts and or tasks and skills that you take on determine how your body builds the patterns for the swing. It is critical that you have a good understanding of exactly what you are trying to do and what are the ways to develop them. Your body if given a correct task will eliminate anything and most everything not relevant to the task. That is why the base concept and or tasks are correct.

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DRILL CENTER: SWING CONCEPTS
  • ASHLEY - DIRECTING THE MOMENTUM-OF THE CLUB DRILL

    Take an alignment stick and place it on the club shaft extending it longer than the grip end. Set up to the ball with the stick touching your lead side. Make your backswing. Now make the shaft pivot behind and touch your trailside, which will work the club out into the correct arc to run into the...

  • ASHLEY - SETUP & BALANCE

    When setting up to the ball, first make sure that you are balanced. You are bending from your hips, but your toes are quiet. You need to make sure your arms have room to swing back. Set up with your lead arm on top of your left breast and your trail arm is on the side of your trail breast or on ...

  • DOT ON THE FACE

    In golf, for most shots, you want the back of the ball to hit the center of the face. Place a dot on the clubface, four grooves up from the lowest groove and in the center of the face. Put a dot on the back of the ball. The game is to connect the dots. This visual is critical to the task your bra...

  • IMPACT DRILL - PUTTING

    The trail arm works the same in most shots. It lines up with the shaft of the club you are hitting at impact. Start with your putter. Set up with just your trail arm. Your wrist is parallel to the clubface. Hit putts just using your trail arm. Your forearm should line up with the shaft. It pushes...

  • ROLL BALL

    Set three or four balls on the green with lines around the ball. Set up to the ball. Align the line on the putter, if you have one, with the line on the ball. Take a stroke and make the line roll with no wobble. Once you can do that, do the same thing making the ball go different distances and at...

  • SWING ARC

    When you set up to the ball, your trail wrist is at a 90-degree angle to your swing arc. As you swing back to waist high, your trail wrist is still at a 90-degree angle to the swing arc. As your arm swings to the top of your swing, your trail arm externally rotates in your shoulder socket. That r...

  • TEMPO DRILL

    Take your putter and set up 4 or 5 balls. Start hitting putts longer than 3 feet but shorter than 60 feet. Just find a tempo that you like. Once you find it, count it out. Using a count of one, two. Or one, two, and three. Regardless of the length of the putt or the swing, maintain the same tempo...

  • TWO ROD RELEASE DRILL

    Take the other rod and hold it on the club shaft to extend up the lead side of your body. On the backswing, point the club shaft stick at the target line or just inside it. On the downswing, the club shaft stick needs to come down in front of the hip line stick and behind, or to the right, of you...