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M-SYSTEM: M3 - HOW THE BODY WORKS

M-SYSTEM: M3 - HOW THE BODY WORKS

Your body is a very important part of your golf swing. You must understand the basic task that it is trying to accomplish. Once you know what the task is and you have drills to feel how it works, it is not that hard to allow your body to do what it is designed to do. You are making perfect body motions for your swing multiple times per day, and you are not even thinking about them.

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M-SYSTEM: M3 - HOW THE BODY WORKS
  • M3: HOW THE BODY WORKS - OVERVIEW

    So what does the body really do in the swing. How do you incorporate it. What are its basic tasks that synchronize the swing. And finally how do you practice how it moves. Once you understand its roll it becomes much easier to maximize its use in your game. Instead of well intended having it just...

  • M3: TUG OF WAR

    The golf swing is like a tug of war. You are constantly offsetting the force of the club. As it starts to swing back you are pushing forward. Once the club changes directions you are again constantly pushing away from it. So your body becomes and offsetting and stabilizing force for the club. As ...

  • M3: HAMMER THROW

    If you watch a hammer thrower. Or if you create the action with a basket and some balls. As the hammer and or weight swings around you. You are constantly offsetting the motion of the basket with an opposite force. This is what accelerates the basket and or maintains the circle and the balance. I...

  • M3: PULLY DRILL

    When you get on a pulley system with the cables on the same angle as a golf club. As you pull the cable or band back on your trail side. You will notice that your force goes into the heel and inside of your trail foot. Your hip wonÕt sway and you will not move closer to the ball. As you let the ...

  • M3: CABLE PULL

    Either place a band around your hips and connect it to the ground or a cable system connected to your belt buckle. Then create tension in the cable. It is now pulling your towards it. Then start your backswing and increase the tension in the cable or band. Notice where your force goes in your tra...

  • M3: CHAIR DRILL

    Place a chair behind you with the back of the chair at a 45 degree angle to the target line. Then set up to the ball with your lead hip touching the chair. Then as you swing back make your trail hip touch the chair. Then as you start back to the ball move force up to your lead leg and start pushi...

  • M3: SIT DOWN CHAIR DRILL

    Place a chair so that the seat of the chair touches the back or your upper leg very close to your gluteus. Then make a backswing when you start the downswing move force up to your lead leg then sit down in the chair. Then as your arms go through the ball then stand up. So you sit down to stand up...

  • M3: SHOULDER ACTION

    Place a club on your shoulders parallel to the ground. Place a ball about 3 feet farther away from you than the normal ball you would be hitting. Next make some upper body rotations. Notice how the club or your shoulders are rotating in a 90 degree angle to your spine angle. Then bend from your h...

  • M3: SLAP DRILL

    Set up like you are going to hit a ball with no club. Take your lead arm back into your backswing.You will fell your trail scapula retract. Leave your lead arm at the setup position. Then once you get your trail arm back then slap the hand of your lead arm. Notice how your trail arm is below your...

  • M3: PELVIS MOTION

    Understanding and having a correct visual of what needs to happen is critical. The main task of the pelvis is to have it rotate but not have the center move closer to the ball. To accomplish that. On the backswing the trail hip socket has to move farther away from the ball than it started. If it ...

  • M3: HOW THE BODY WORKS - CHALLENGE

    Set a chair up just behind you. The seat of the chair should almost touch your glute muscle. The lower part of your butt cheek. Then as you swing back make your trail hip touch the chair. As you change directions sit down into the chair. Then hit the ball. After you hit the ball then stand up int...

  • M3: HOW THE BODY WORKS - FITNESS

    A couple of great exercises for strength flexibility and awareness is one the Leg press and two the sitting floor twist. The leg press you just kneel down. Place your right foot out in front of you. Your left knee is directly Below your left hip. Then you just try to push your hips and upper body...

  • M3: HOW THE BODY WORKS - SPORTS CONNECT

    When you shoot a basket ball. No matter what the shot there is a slight to major down force in your legs to push up to help accelerate your arms. So if your body was facing the basket and you turned to the right to catch a pass. Then as you caught the pass your upper body starts to square up to t...

  • M3: HOW THE BODY WORKS - REVIEW

    When we look at the body it plays a very important roll in the swing. But the first and most important part is to understand the task of the pelvis or the hips. What are you really trying to do. We started with the hammer throw. That is what a golf swing is. Most people move correctly when the co...