How To Feel Lag In Your Downswing – 1

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Paul Wilson

Paul Wilson is the creator of Swing Machine Golf and founder of Ignition Golf. Paul's golf swing technique is based on the Iron Byron swing machine. YouTube Channels: Paul Wilson Golf and Ignition Golf Tips. Please Join me on Google+

15 Responses to “How To Feel Lag In Your Downswing – 1”

  1. February 1, 2013

    DouglasCurry

    Paul,

    Could you discuss how wrist bowing and ulnar deviation work with your swing mechanics? All the great ball strikers use wrist bowing at the point of impact. I tried to slow down some of your video but the frames per sec would not allow me to get an accurate picture. Thanks.

  2. February 2, 2013

    DouglasCurry

    Paul, Thanks. I get it now. By focusing on the point of impact I will lose the power attained by the release you discuss. From experience, I know that what you say is true. I began to think about this after viewing the lag training devise. The devise does break the swing into a disjointed segment and I find that when I do this I begin think to much about the sequence. I think I will focus more on the release point and just keep the wrists loose. In fact, what I have found is that when I stay loose and forget about my arms is when I hit the ball furthest using you methodology. The golf industry is full of garbage swing aids (I have many myself). Thanks again.

    • February 2, 2013

      DouglasCurry

      Paul, I would like to suggest that you look at the SNAG golf snapper. It is the only devise that I know of that actually gives feedback on what you are trying to teach (other than actually hitting a ball). If you do the release you describe with the devise, it has a loud snapping sound. See it at: http://youtu.be/XoGDLz_ybm8 and wrist drills at http://youtu.be/9kdoZBi1lf4 .
      The snap tools are used in a game for kids, but it’s a great teaching aid as well. Thoughts?

      • Paul Wilson

        February 3, 2013

        Paul Wilson

        Doug,

        I cannot see how this would ever fix your swing. I guarantee when someone swings this they will be doing so with their arms. Take it away and they will still be hitting at the ball. The UST ingrains the swing position this is why I recommend it. After you use it for a while and you go to hit balls you still feel like you are using it. This is why it is a great training aid.

    • Paul Wilson

      February 3, 2013

      Paul Wilson

      Doug,

      There are a ton of training aids out there. I only promote ones that work. This one really is great to feel the lag, increase turn and stop over the top. Plus, you can just use it at home.

      The release point is huge in the golf swing. So many people are working on forward shaft lean when really this occurs due to having the right fundamentals. Funny game. Just need to see it a little differently. I think you get it.

  3. February 15, 2013

    RaymondCHASTEL

    Dear Paul ,
    This question is not related directly to the lag and the release issues :what have you to say regarding the ” barstool ” position at the beginning of the downswing ! Is it a MUST to hit the ball further or is it just a gimmick ?As for myself ,I found out I Would gain 5 MPH doing so !

  4. Video for the Ultimate Swing Trainer “has been removed by the user”. Don’t understand. Also, video not working elsewhere by the Ad. . JDS

  5. December 2, 2014

    MARCMILMAN

    Hi Paul, Hope a is well. Like this slow motion shot. so this feeling would be the same as dropping it in the slot? Could you do a tip on “the slot”. I think it is important because most players want to hit and this may get them to eliminate the urge to hit.
    Thanks
    Marc (Jupiter, Fl.)

  6. January 5, 2015

    NoahShaw

    Paul,
    I notice in your downswing especially at the release point your right shoulder is much lower than your left (this is very clear if you pause the slo-mo). This seems to be different than the helicopter drill in which emphasize keeping the club parallel to ground. Can you clarify this for me? Thanks,

    Noah

    • Paul Wilson

      January 5, 2015

      Paul Wilson

      Noah,

      The helicopter drill is a warm up drill to get you lose and understand how to coil. When doing your swing you are tilted to get to the ball so there is no way the shoulders would be level going back. Coming down the right shoulder is lower due to more tilt in the downswing then when you first started at address. This tilt behind the ball occurs due to the shift and turn between the 2 pivot points (your legs). If you had 1 leg or hit it with your feet together you would turn through on the same angle you turned back because you would be swinging around 1 axis.

      So just do the helicopter drill to understand is a circular coiling motion, the coiling create torque and the coiling loosens you up before your round.

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