How Much Legs Should You Use To Power Your Swing?

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  1. DominicErba, 1 year ago

    Can never hear this enough. Thanks for the reminder Paul

    • Paul Wilson

      Paul Wilson, 1 year ago


      I need to keep telling it to everyone because a lot of people want to run before they can crawl.

  2. barrybower, 1 year ago

    Hi Paul Great drills, use to slice the ball ,now only draws and hooks , ball sometimes starts off 5 ,10 yards off target line before draw or hook starts, is this do to not enough lower body,or too much roll over of wrist.I do not get many pushes to right,will it help if i try to get more tilt behind the ball as i start downswing.the draw 5-20yards very playable,and consistant ,the occassional hooks annoying. best shots when grip pressure very light 1,2 through out swing, is there any problem with keeping it this light through out swing. ( it keeps my arms from taking over)

  3. DanSebena, 1 year ago

    Paul, the thing that helps me most to do your swing method is your tip that the club should feel heavy. When I feel the weight of the club, I tend to relax my arms. Thanks for your tips!

    • Paul Wilson

      Paul Wilson, 1 year ago


      That is a great thought. If the club feels heavy you cannot be using your arms. Now, you just have to keep this feeling.

  4. chadcarpenter, 1 year ago

    This tip is just what I needed to get back on track. Lower body going faster than I was ready for and club being left behind with shots mostly pushed to the right. Thanks!

    • Paul Wilson

      Paul Wilson, 1 year ago


      Seems this was a timely tip for a few golfers. Glad I posted it.

  5. NelsKlyver, 8 months ago

    Your method has been a wonderful break though for me Paul. I have been working on the body rotation with the swing speed radar and I find this is an especially helpful feedback tool.
    Just like you have said, when I feel like I am swinging fast; swinging with my arms, my swing speed is actually lower. When I use your method and swing with my body, I feel slower, but the meter shows much faster speeds — and the ball is traveling much further. In three weeks of work I have increased my speed from 85MPH to 95MPH with my driver while maintaining straight shots. Since I’m swinging easy now I am confident I can gradually get my speed even higher while maintaining good control.

    I can’t tell you how grateful I am to you for the help. I had been trying weight training to increase my arm strength — now I realize how wrong that was. It is really great to finally be seeing real progress!

    • Paul Wilson

      Paul Wilson, 8 months ago


      That’s great news. I guess this ties into my previous answer. The more you are lagging it the more power you are starting to generate. I would think you are getting this new found power due to loosening up the arms not because of the Orange Whip. Keep up the good work.

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