Golf Swing Power to Your Game

Golf Swing Power to Your Game

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Since: Dec 12


#1 Jan 9, 2013
I want to discuss how simple exercises can improve your golf swing power, and how they can be done in your home in just minutes per day, with minimal equipment. No gym required. First off, I realize time is short for many golfers, but in my opinion that is still not an excuse to skip exercise. I go to the my gym at 4:00am and see a ton of people working out, then going straight to work, so it can be done. It just depends on how serious you are about your game and your health.

Golf swing power is essentially about building proper body torque between the hips and the arms which essentially means building torque between the upper and lower body. Though many players try to add distance by using their upper body in excess or trying to speed things up overall, there's no denying that true power increases will mainly come from separation between the upper and lower body. Here's the first step to achieving more power in your golf swing with best golf clubs.

Without the swing mechanics you have no drive. It's as simple as that. If you are over the top with your swing or come inside too much, you'll end up seeing that dreaded slice or snap hook. Your drives are going to come out to short, low, high, left or right of where you are actually trying to put the ball. "It's surely not going to land on the green. To perfect your swing mechanics you need to be working day in and day out. This is not something you just learn over night, it will take some time to get your swing mechanics down to a key. 5 quick and easy positions to follow to help with your swing mechanics are as follows, stand to the ball correctly, half way in the backswing, top of the backswing with callaway diablo octane driver, halfway on the downswing, golf swing impact position and finish position. Start with perfecting these and then you can progress from there.

To achieve full power, you need to hold back those little fast joints until they've been sped up by all of the bigger joints in your body. This can take a bit of practice because the small upper body joints are so fast versus the hips that they'll want to move ahead of your lower body and get to the ball first. You have to stop them and make them wait until all of the other joints, especially the hips are moving and only then let them add a little more power at the very end of the downswing with callaway diablo octane as it nears impact. That being said, you won't need to consciously think about moving your small joints as they will partake naturally but, you can think of actively initiating your hips to start the downswing. This will get your swing on a steep and very powerful path towards the ball and will definitely add more power to your golf swing.

If you want to add more distance to your drives with effortless power, maintain your leverage position throughout your swing. Leverage allows you to make efficient use of the power in your big muscles, which in turn allows your hands and arms to remain supple enough to control the clubface and produce consistent golf shots. Your leverage point is the ball of your right foot, and that is where you should load energy at the top of your golf swing.

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#2 Dec 17, 2014
I could really use some help with my golf swing. I have the biggest issue with slicing the ball. I would have a great drive if I was able to keep the shot straight. I think the problem comes from playing baseball. It would be nice to change that swing because I would really like to play a nice game of golf without playing hide and seek with the ball.

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