Free Golf Tip 8 – How To Release the Club

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Firstly I have to say a big thanks. I have tried a variety of lessons etc and have never had any consistency in the past. The image of the swing machine and swinging through to the follow through has transformed my golf and I have dropped 10 stokes by my third round and it would be quite a bit lower if I didn’t have the odd mishit. I have signed up for the member section as an extra thanks.

Paul Carrington


Paul’s teaching is the clearest, simplest (though not exactly easy!) that I’ve ever found. This subscription is probably the best investment that I’ve ever made in my golf game.


Steve Hartman


You are the ONE GUY I identify and like to learn from. I have gone from a 7 to a 3.4 with your instruction over the last two years. Would you update me if you have moved to another site with you tips?

Don Schwass



Thanks for assistance. Also want to express my thanks for your wonderful web site and time and effort creating all the great instruction videos and your method of teaching.

At 60 years of age, I’m just beginning my golf experience and have found your site the most beneficial for helping me hit the ball better and more consistently.

Mike Geist


Hi Paul. I had an opportunity to play a round of golf with some friends yesterday and used the recent tips for increasing club head speed. The results were almost miraculous. My drives had been consistently in the 200 to 220 yard range. With the relaxed wrists, arms, and a shorter backswing to keep my left arm straight, I had multiple drives in the 245 range and a couple at 260 yards. My friends were impressed with my balance, which has always been a problem because I try to muscle the ball out there.

Best Regards,

Ron Calabrese


You ROCK!!!

You are fantastic — you got my hips going. I hit some shots today that I’ve never hit in my life. I love your videos which I found on You Tube.

Dhruv Khanna


Hello Mr. Wilson,

I’m Jose Ballesteros, from Puerto Rico (I’m related to the later Seve Ballesteros, so when I took golf lessons, the expectations were a little high for everyone). Yet, my golf swing was very inconsistent and very far from accurate, so I got to this road block were I had no idea on how to improve my swing and got very frustrated.

I found about your golf training videos on YouTube. I stumbled across many, many instruction videos before and none of them had the effect yours had. I can’t explain how much I improved my swing just by letting my arm loose, applying lag and touching both legs together. The difference is unbelievable! And I’m not taking about going over and over to the range and applying your technique. I’m taking about an instant improvement!

Last time I went to the range, out of 50 balls, I can proudly say 35-40 were amazing shots, thanks to you! (Those were iron shots, I still need to work on my driver because when I was taught, we never got to it).

I have a friend who plays very, very good and he was in shock about how much I improved my game just by following your tips! (Actually, all my golf buddies were in awe!). At the range my friend and I were both hitting balls at the same time, using the same iron, and both balls were practically flying together in unison next to each other!

I know you must be very busy, but I just wanted to thank you for improving my swing! I really can’t thank you enough!


Jose Ballesteros

Hey, love the way Paul teaches the game. Was a Revolution Golf member until Paul left them. Found Ignition Golf and am a happy camper again.

Jim MacMillan


Dear Paul,

I want to thank you for all the help you are giving me. You have been the most wonderful coach! I have had golf lessons all my life but no one has managed to simplify things the way that you do.

I have seen most of your videos and they really are marvelous and I think that you should receive a medal for all your kindness and good work.

If you are ever in Dubai please let me know as I would love to have a lesson or two!

Best wishes

Liz Hawkins


Thanks. Still far from single digits, but I feel like there’s no reason I can’t get back there. Like I said, the good shots are really good. I’m now hitting 3 Wood where I used to hit driver when I was a 9 handicap. And, using a stiff shaft which I never used.

I’ve told lots of people about Ignition Golf. Hoping that’s generated some revenue for you.


Jay Schwarz



I most certainly have been promoting your technique. It’s been about two months now and my golfing buddies have been amazed at how accurate and consistent I’ve become. Many have become extremely interested, but are on the fence because of the cost. No worries in time they’ll come around. Competitor’s don’t like losing. Give them time…

Any-who, keep up the good work, and I really appreciate all you’ve done with my golf swing. Also, I love the profound closing on disc 4 of the ‘Swing Machine Golf’ DVD; “Thank you for trusting me with your golf swing.” That was spiritual…!


Joe Walker

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2 Responses to “Free Golf Tip 8 – How To Release the Club”

  1. The majority of my shots are dead straight. I haven’t played for 10 years and I don’t have any distance only around 175 yards. I practice swing 100 plus swings per day. I can feel the club head in the practice swings. I keep wanting to see a good shot and tend to look to early and don’t wait for the club to release towards the target. I used to feel the shoulder turn to touch my head and finish the swing. I can do this in practice swings but not when hitting a golf ball. I’m 73 at this time and need more distance to go out on the course. I always aim at the distance signs for targets and try to keep within 25 foot on either side. My body turn is getting mostly complete.

    • Richard,

      When you are doing your practice swings you have to listed to your club swing. Make it whip faster by driving your legs and hips harder. I am driving the legs hard even though I don’t look like it.

      When you go to the course you need to apply the legs and hips to power your swing. If you are looking, you are hitting. So go to the course and forget about hitting great shots. You know the positions so do them. This means slow down and make the change no matter where the ball goes. If you don’t ever change it how can you expect to do anything different. Too many people want to go to the course and play great with a swing they have just learned. It takes time to switch over. So go out and do it. If you can do it in practice swing you can do it on the course. Swing at 50% speed and hit the positions. Once you can do this regularly start driving the legs harder.

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