Learning how to gain a more powerful swing
While the corona virus still has many of us unable to play as much golf as we would like, Mike Dero thought it would be a good idea to give you some things to do to maintain your sanity and improve your golf. In this video Mike demonstrates his top ten (or more) drills that
It goes without saying that to gain greater distance you have to increase your club head speed. Yet we know this is easier said than done, because when you try to swing faster you lose control and the ball goes just about anywhere. So, if you are wedded to your current swing, you may not
Every time I watch an LPGA event, I marvel at how far these ladies can hit the ball. It’s obviously not because they are muscular, so I just assumed that with all that practice they became super humanly synchronized. Well that may be true, but now I know there is more to it than that.
Generally speaking, as we get older we tend to lose flexibility, and in the backswing that usually leads to making adjustments in our backswing to make up for the loss of rotation. In order to compensate for our diminished rotation we tend to make, what turns out to be, negative adjustments, which in turn makes
It is obvious to all of us that the golf swing begins with the backswing. What may not be so obvious, is how much more power you can generate from a correct coil during your backswing, versus just using your arms during the backswing. In this video Aimee Cho demonstrates, and gives us a drill,
Who doesn’t want more distance? Of course, the more important question is “what do you have to do to get more distance?” Well, the obvious answer, buying the latest and greatest equipment, may not be exactly what you need. Your golf swing is like a complex machine, and if a part fails somewhere in your
In this video Mike Dero introduces us to the concept of waiting, which in turn creates lag and a more powerful swing. But what does it mean to wait, and how do you learn to wait? This is truly one of those concepts where a video is worth a thousand words, and I couldn’t find
by Mike Dero I think we all know that hitting the ball farther is not just about swinging faster, or being bigger and stronger. For example, Sung Hyun Park, who is currently the longest driver on the LPGA tour, hits the ball 277 yards and stands 5’6″ tall. That tells you that any one of
by Mike Dero If you’ve been trying to improve your golf swing so you can hit the ball farther, I’m sure you’ve heard the terms “get into the slot”, “increase your swing lag” and “delay your release.” All of these suggestions are of course good advice. However, what is missing is the “how to” that
by Mike Dero We all want more distance, and most of us know that the distance holy grail is club head speed. But what exactly is club head speed, where does it come from and are we actually capable of increasing our club head speed, or are we just genetically constrained? In this video Mike
by Golfswing HD Michelle Wie’s powerful golf swing has to be as beautiful, graceful and athletic as the ballet dancers in Swan Lake, the triple axle in ice skating or a 10 point platform dive in the Olympics. Seeing it in slow motion really helps you to appreciate every nuance that goes into her swing.