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  • Mastering Your Upward Swing From the Ground

    Are you one of many golfers who wonder how the right swing from the ground up  really feels? Here is a visual instruction by Randy Chang.

    Holding up his full size golf bag, Chang takes his stance, turns back, and then moves through as he transfers his weight as he tosses the golf bag to […]

  • Lesson 18: Getting a Backswing Plane That Matches Your Body

    Area: Iron Play

    Practice Site: Range or at home

    Instructions by: Mike Adams

    On the earliest parts of our improvement plan, you have learned many things, including how to get a backswing plane that matches your body as well as hit a steady position at the top. Now, here comes the fun part: you get to learn how […]

  • Lesson 17: Stay on Plane by Stretching Your Shoulders

    Area: Flexibility and Mobility

    Practice Site: Home

    Instructions by: Jon Tattersall

    It is hard to swing the club back on plane when your shoulder mobility is limited. Jon Tattersall, Top 100 Teacher, gives pointers in improving rotation and mobility when swinging the club. Here’s how to do it correctly with less impact to your body:

  • Lesson 12: Nailing Your Top Position

    Area: Iron Play

    Practice Site: Range or at home

    Instructions by: Mike Adams

    You may have already learned that you have multiple ways to swing the club and hit solid shots. However, there are some absolutes. One of these absolutes is the top position. It doesn’t matter if you are an on-top, side-on, or under golfer, you must […]

  • Lesson 11: On-Plane Backswing Check

    Area: Iron Play

    Practice Site: Range or at home

    Instructions by: Mike Adams

    As you progress with grooving, it is crucial to keep your moves in check. Are you making the right moves? It is important to match the angle of the shaft with your shoulder line midway your backswing. Take a friend with you and do the […]

  • Lesson 7: How to Involve Your Lower Body In Your Swing

    Area: Iron Play

    Practice Site: Range or at home

    Instructions by: Mike Adams

    When you swing, do you think you should rotate around your right leg? Does it mean that you are reverse-pivoting when you rotate around your left leg? It really depends on you. Golfers are built differently – each with their own unique stance and ways. […]

  • Lesson 2: How to Groove Your Natural Backswing

    Area: Iron Play

    Site: Range or at home

    Instructions by: Mike Adams

    So, you have learned the basic idea on how to backswing on your most natural shape, it is now time to groove your backswing. We have learned that it is much easier to groove an on-top, under, or side-on swing by knowing how to apply pressure […]

  • Lesson 1: Finding the Best Grip and Natural Backswing Plane

    Area: Iron play

    Site: Putting range or home

    Instructions by: Mike Adams

    There are three basic types of swings and the most adept of players know that it is best to use the techniques that suits their mechanics, naturally. It is clear: doing a swing that is not ideal for you will only cause inconsistency in terms of […]

  • Mastering The Knuckle Ball Flop Shot

    Have you seen Phil Mickelson and other top-tier pros execute those flop shots every time? What makes them pretty sure about this delicate, tricky shot?

    Whenever there’s little green to work with, the flop shot can become very useful. For example, you are off the green side with a tucked pin, then you will need a […]

  • How to Flatten a Cupped Wrist During a Backswing

    If you have “dorsiflexion” or a cupped wrist, the condition has the tendency to ruin your golf swings, regardless if it is the best swing you ever make. When you are “cupped”, your left wrist bends and creates an awkward angle during backswings. See Photo 1.

    The more cupped your left wrist is, the greater the […]