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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.
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January 21, 2014
Great tip Paul and the sound is not too bad. My question is wether it is possible to over-do the firing of the hips and thus get your hands and club stuck behind on the follow through. I have heard this described as a better player’s problem but would like to know if you have encountered this. Thanks.
January 23, 2014
Yes, it is possible to drive the hips too hard. I did tips on it here:
Driving Hips Too Hard – Release Progression: http://ignitiongolf.com/release-progression/
January 22, 2014
Paul, is it important to ensure the shaft of the club dissects your right forearm on the way down just before releasing the club? Would this indicate the correct path and enough lag? (When videoing swings from directly behind).
Yes, you want the club flattening in the downswing. This should be occurring due to turning your body first and having powerless arms. This way the mass (club) would move towards 90 degrees to the axis (body) in the downswing.
Flatten Plane 1: http://ignitiongolf.com/downswing-flatten-plane
Flatten Plane 2: http://ignitiongolf.com/downswing-flatten-plane-2
Why are there several pros such as this past weeks winner Patrick Reed keeping their right foot on the ground through impact?
Because they are trying anything and everything or they are sliding laterally. I really do not like this new swing. They think this is the magical move. How many of the best players of all time kept this foo flat at impact? I can’t even think of one.
You can keep the foot flat if you make sure the hips have rotated upwards of 45 degrees at impact. This does hurt the back though and causes a reverse C in the follow through. Why not let the hips pull the heel off the ground.
Keep in mind we already have the best swing of all time. Tiger in 2001-2003. At this time he was beating the best players in the world by 3 to 13 shots. If we already have the best swing why would you want to do something else?
Paul, this a tip I have been waiting for since I think I’m having problems starting my hip turn at the top of my backswing. I’ll add your drills to my homework routine and hopefully I will be comfortable with the move whenever I get back outside and to a golf course. I love your video tips , but there is only so much an amateur can work on at one time. My indoor swing tempo has definately slowed dow and I continue to try and make my arms powerless.Thanks
If you are getting overloaded you are not using this site properly. You need to work on 1 or two things. Forget the daily tips. They are added to the archive every day. When you get to that topic watch them then. Or use the tips in conjunction with my Swing Machine Golf products. I have said this in the past.
I did another tip on this a while ago. Maybe there is more info that you can learn.
Thanks Paul : )
Paul unquestionably the best tip you have ever done. I have watched so many different nuances of the downswing but you have nailed it in a simple and direct way.
Thank you and good job!
Glad you liked it. Thanks.
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