Category Archives: Technique

Did It Take You 50 Years to Learn This?

Whenever I’m coaching I make an assessment of every shot the player hits.  I look at the ball’s initial direction and trajectory as well as whether or not it curves.  I listen to the sound of contact; the contact point on the clubface and how the club meets the ground (or mat).  From there I work backwards applying my understanding …

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What is Weight Shift?

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Move your arms this way

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Should your Left Arm be Straight?

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Swing Centre for your Upper Body

Swing Centre for your Upper Body from Peter Knight on Vimeo.

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Skipping Stones & the Right Arm

Skipping Stones from Peter Knight on Vimeo.

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Sand Line Drill

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Don’t just watch the shaft

When you watch a golf swing.  The thing that catches your eye most is that nice shiny silver shaft (or maybe a coloured composite shaft).  By all means watch the shaft, however, its movement is influenced by the hands and arms.  His video describes the correct path for your hands.

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Ground force: why great golf swings start from the feet

One principle that applies in sport is that when your feet are in contact with the ground is that you use the ground for stability and production of power.  This video explains how that principle works in the golf swing.

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Rule of Thirds

Practicing serves one primary purpose: to improve your competitive performance. You need to ensure you are doing whatever you can to be able to transfer your improvement to the course. You must also create balance in your practice plan to ensure you are devoting sufficient time to each area of your game. One way to achieve a balance in your …

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