Category Archives: Irons

Hybrids vs Long Irons

Willow explains the differences and benefits in using hybrids over long irons.

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It All Starts With The Grip

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Any wear marks or holes in your golf glove is a sign of a poor grip or grip pressure. Having an incorrect grip can lead to the need to have many compensations and manipulations during the swing to attempt to deliver the club face square at impact. In this video I explain how to achieve […]

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STOP SLICING – The Path to Success

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The majority of students I see slice the ball.  The rest will hook the ball with very few knowing the correct path into the ball on the downswing. To learn to hit it straighter let’s first look at why the ball curves in the air. The main thing that we, as golfers, do to curve the […]

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Are Your Grips Costing You Distance?

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Did you know that washing your golf grips could improve consistency and distance in your shots? Poor condition grips will cause the golfer to grip the club tighter to stop it slipping or moving.  This will cause tension in the arms, which will reduce the effectiveness of the golfers levers in their swing and therefore […]

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The Perfect Golf Swing

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On practice fairways and golf ranges around the world, golfers are constantly seeking to learn the ‘perfect’ golf swing.  Many coaches who coach the one swing pattern to every student believe they have discovered the ‘perfect’ golf swing.  The reality is… the perfect golf swing is different for every golfer.  So what constitutes the PERFECT […]

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One Shot Away From Success

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I gave a very satisfying golf lesson on the range today and felt compelled to share. Harry came for his first lesson today after recently attending some lessons elsewhere.  He mentioned that the previous pro suggested he cock his wrists more on the backswing, but  was concerned this lead him to have less control in […]

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Do you take a divot?

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Good players hit down on the ball when playing a shot off the ground, NOT up.  There should be no attempt to neither scoop nor lift the ball into the air. To effectively hit down on the back of the ball, the good player ensures their hands are in front of the ball at impact […]

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Joel – Learning to Sustain Lag on the Downswing

Joel Simons recent lesson in which we worked on sustaining the angle of the left wrist on the downswing to deliver more power and clubhead speed where it is needed… Through impact and not half way on the downswing!! Learning how to do this starts by making small swings and ensuring you maintain a bent […]

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Impact must be your FIRST consideration

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If you master how to achieve the correct impact alignments, then you will start to have control over the balls flight. Consistent ball striking doesn’t happen by accident.  Anyone can learn to make a consistent strike on the ball… It is first achieved by learning the correct impact alignments in a chip shot, then the […]

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It’s not about pretty… It’s about IMPACT!!

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We’ve all seen the golf swings down the range that make us double take. Learn to impact the ball correctly and the rest just kind of happens. I like to start by teaching a student how they need to impact the ball first.  Then their body will start to move to support the motion of […]

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What Other Sport Do You Play Which Might Help Your Golf?

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If you are just taking up golf, relating a sport you have played in the past to your golf swing maybe very useful in achieving a more sound golf technique. Softball, Baseball, Tennis, Cricket are just an example of sports that have very similar biomechanics to golf.   For example: the chipping technique can be […]

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Ben Taylor Swing Plane

Here is a video lesson report from a recent lesson with Ben Taylor. Ben currently plays off 4 and has recently been working on his impact alignments.  The drill he has been using is to preview impact before he starts his swings to help him get his right forearm on shaft plane through impact.  The […]

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Luke Whitworth Swing Plane

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Luke has been steadily improving his technique and handicap but it wasn’t until a recent lesson that we made a huge breakthrough in regards to his technique.  Luke is now delivering the clubhead into the ball from the inside, attacking the inside quadrant of the ball.  You’ll notice one of the differences in the before […]

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