Everything about the MCS swing model, being mechanically-correct, points to one thing, over and over – efficient power & speed production using your own body’s mass and leverage rather than muscle power when swinging the club.
There’s a point in the “E = MCS” swing video in which I talk about what happens after the “Drop” in the “Drop & Pop,” which is the down swing to and through impact, and let me show you all something here.
I demonstrated in the video the “3 O’Clock To 9 O’Clock” concept where it’s important to let the leverage of the pressure shift assist in the “Drop,” whereupon the “Pop” is a natural releasing of the right arm – here it is in a couple of swings shown from the rear:
Before I continue, please remember, you don’t swing by position, it is a dynamic action and there’s no intent on my part to look any particular way during the swing – however, this is what you should look like, roughly, if performing the “Drop & Pop” correctly.
This 3 to 9 Concept is the same one in which I advise people to practice their 3 to 9 in the “cocking and releasing” action of the down swing section in the video.
There are a few things that you can see clearly in this view angle:
- At the 3 O’Clock section of the “Drop,” you’ll see how simply the hands and club have dropped to this position,
- The effortless release through the ball with both iron and driver, and notice at the 9 O’Clock position where I stop the swing again, the stable leading foot, and there is no lack of speed and power through the ball with my swing,
- How you really do “swing in place” during the entire swing from address to finish, and the only things that really shift are the pressure points in the feet,
- Everything is powered by the hips and legs.
One thing I have proven, I believe, is that this whole jumping foot phenomenon is nothing more than a fad, where players see other players not getting off the trailing foot through impact, so the leading foot has to dance or jump, and once again:
It Is A Swing Flaw
And it’s a swing flaw that will leave you unable to properly leverage the club all the way from the top through impact, and you can see how this way below is the actual method of “using the ground” to generate power and leverage:
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