Tag: Tucson golf

Center of Mass Golf Club Toss

Physics, mechanics, etc…can play havoc with our golf game if we think about it while we play, but it happens behind the scenes during every shot. Lately I’ve been seeing golfers actively raise the handle of the club at impact.

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,

BodiTrak, Putting Rhythm, Balance, and Lateral Motion Research

During a recent putting clinic covering rhythm and tempo I wanted to examine what happens to balance during the stroke. The players all accomplished a ‘before’ 10 foot putt standing on the BodiTrak mat then we jumped into training. We

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,

Putter Grip and Face Rotation Experiment

October 2015 I studied the putter face aiming data of 43 golfers, and plotted the aim point of each on a target board. The putts were all ten feet long with an accuracy goal of one degree; 2.09 inches from

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Improve Putting with a Stabilized Swing

Want to know a way to improve your putting with a stabilized platform? Did you ever build a children’s swing set? Let’s see; you’ll need two A frames, a pole between, eye bolts, some chain, and a seat. The eye

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Mobilize Vertically: Wedges First

Over the past two years I have been writing a project which I hope will come to fruition within the next few months. Part of my task was to describe what I see happening in the golf swing. Those of you

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

What would a good shot look like?

Back in the last century I was fortunate to practice Tai Chi with Dr. Wen Zee, who was one of the most renowned masters in the world. So while living in Poland a few years back it pleased me to find

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,

Clinic with First Tee Tucson Using BLAST for Tempo

We documented data from 73 junior golfers from the Tucson First Tee program. A good resonant ratio of 2.0:1 is excellent. The kids averaged 1.9:1! Great work!  

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,

I Think I’ll Make This Putt

When we practice our game we grasp at every straw we can to improve: watch videos, beat balls for hours, putt balls arranged in a circle, go to the gym, listen to any tip from anyone, but the one thing

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

anxiety and DUCK, DUCK, GOOSE

Duck, duck, goose is a game, a pretty simple game (if you’re a kid and more mobile than most golfers). It doesn’t appear to create severe anxiety or many negative emotions, in fact, it looks like fun. Fun will make

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,

Had a BLAST at the PGA Teaching and Coaching Summit

Last week I attended the PGA Teaching and Coaching Summit (and more) in Orlando. Besides meeting and learning from some wonderful people, I had the chance to purchase the BLAST training system for teachers and players. It uses a small

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,
Top