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M-SYSTEM: M4 - COMBINING SKILLS

M-SYSTEM: M4 - COMBINING SKILLS

When it comes to combining motions there is an order in which it needs to be done. First, is set up and balance. Then, the main task is impact. Learn what that is. Then, gradually develop your swing based on the task of impact. Start with small swings and gradually build the motion until you are to full swing.

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M-SYSTEM: M4 - COMBINING SKILLS
  • M4: COMBINING SKILLS - OVERVIEW

    Being able to combine how your body works with what your hands and arms are doing puts everything together. You learn some skills and tasks serpartly then put them together. The Start to putting it all together comes in the set up, Balance Grip and impact. The Impact portion should be one of the ...

  • M4: POSTURE

    Set up is a skill. You need to be in a position where your body is ready to move. To achieve this first you need to know what balance feels liked. When you stand if you are on balance your toes are quiet. If they are grabbing or lifting you are not in balance. Then you need to push your hips back...

  • M4: BALL POSITION

    In the set up there are two positions relative to ball position. One is how far from the ball and the other is where in my stance front to back. The distance from the ball is extablised by first take your grip. Then let the club unhinge or radial deviate your lead wrist. Once the is established j...

  • M4: ALIGNMENT

    When you set up to the ball you need to make sure that your eye line and your shoulder line are parallel to your target line. You can also have hips and feet parallel but the most important is to make sure that your eyes and shoulders are parallel. This is critical because your club will tend to ...

  • M4: IMPACT

    To get into impact. Take your posture and set up. Then move just a little bit of weight or force into your lead leg. As you are doing that push your lead hip back away from the target line. This will pull your trail hip forward. It will drop your trail shoulder and your trail arm will now be no t...

  • M4: HITTING A BALL FROM IMPACT

    Get into your set up. Now go to impact. Once you have that position established then take the club back about 2 feet. This is a very small swing. Then from there hit the ball. Putting the center of the club face on the back of the ball. Lining up your trail arm with the club shaft. Now you start ...

  • M4: FORCE IN YOUR FEET

    From set up. Your force or weight is even in your feet. Your toes are quiet. As you go to impact. Force goes to the heel of your lead foot. Your toes on that foot lift. On your trail foot. As you come into impact the force in your trail foot goes first to the inside of your trail foot, then towar...

  • M4: SMALL SWING OFF-SETTING FORCES

    As you are making a small swing. As the club comes into impact the momentum of the club is moving forward. As that happens you push your lead hip back away from the target line. These apposing forces will straighten your arms and accelerate the club into the finish.

  • M4: COMBINING SKILLS - FITNESS

    Get in your set up position. Put a club across your chest. Rotate your upper body as far as you can with out moving your lower body. Do this on the backswing and on the follow through side. This is a great way to loosen up and it tells you how much you can separate upper from lower body. Then wit...

  • M4: BODY MOVEMENT WITH THE FULL SWING

    As you begin to make full swings first you only want enough speed where you can feel the momentum of the club and monitor where it is. Full speed is of no value. As the club swing into the back swing you are pushing away from the force the club is creating. Your force or weight goes into the insi...

  • M4: CLUB TRANSITION POINT

    In a golf swing like all sports there is no real top. That is a point in time where the club is transitioning from one direction to another. In your swing it works just like a forehand in tennis, hitting a baseball or throwing a ball. As your arm goes back your body starts forward. It is a natura...

  • M4: COMBINING SKILLS - CHALLENGE

    Set up two or three balls. Set up outside the first ball. Now as you take the club back you step your trail foot back. As you reach the transition point of your swing your step your lead foot back. This makes you get your trail hip out of the way. Then your lead hip moves back to meet your trail ...

  • M4: COMBINING SKILLS - REVIEW

    Learning how to blend the body and the arm and club motions. You start with posture and set up. You then go to impact. Once you identify impact you hit small shots from your impact position. You then make small swings where you feel how forces move in your feet and how pushing away from the force...