Category Archives: Address Procedure

Launch Angle Looking Good (Approx. 13 Deg.)

launch angle 13 degThere’s a Mike Tyson quote that I love, regarding plans of action: “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.”

Golfers who struggle with their swing on the 1st tee or under a pressure situation will know that familiar feeling, re-phrased: “Everyone has a swing until the pressure is on.”

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Byron Nelson’s Nearly Flawless Swing Action

bn topAs per P.A.’s request:

It may be a bit harsh describing any part of Lord Byron’s swing as a “flaw,” but there is no other word to describe a part of his setup except perhaps “change this to that, and it’s virtually perfect.”

So with apologies to one of my favorite swings of all time, let’s have a look at the swing that is historic for the following reasons:

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The Dunaway “Post-Modern” Model – Putting The Pieces Together

dunaway planes dtlThe work has continued on the MCS Post-Modern Golf Swing model during this never-ending local lockdown, which I’m now hearing will be extended from its previously extended date of May 21st to the beginning of June.

It’s possible I won’t be able to actually test-drive this model until July if things continue, but I’m making the best of the down time with the work on this model.

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Flashback – DJ’s Setup & Swing 2015 vs 2019

dj drv addr 2015 - 2019It’s interesting to go back to see what was going on with the MCS Classic Golf Swing model over the years.

I found a driver swing from June 2015 that shows the changes I’ve made to the model & my own swing from 2015, when I produced the “Kinesiology Of The MCS Golf Swing” video, to the current model laid out in 2017’s “E = MCS.”

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Dunaway’s Post-Modern Model Is All About Setup

dunaway impactOf course, it’s never quite as simple as any title implies, but I’ve spent 18 months working quietly on the Dunaway model.

I can verify that while I came close to it during this time, I’ve only nailed (in my mind) the swing action from A-Z after I really got the setup measured.

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Recapping MCS Pt 2 – Optimal Doesn’t Mean Perfect

jack-nicklaus-fishingCarrying on the thread from Part 1 of the Recapping MCS, I was discussing Jack Nicklaus & one of the main reasons for his greatness.

Of course, he was a capable athlete, having also played football and basketball, and he was a keen competitor & had a very high golf IQ (knack for the game, for want of better wording).

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Recapping The MCS Classic Golf Swing – From The Ground Pt 1

tight elbow on pivotThanks to all new readers (and old) who’ve purchased your downloads of the MCS Classic Golf Swing video, your support of the blog is much appreciated!

I thought that since the lockdown in our area has shut down the local courses & driving ranges (don’t ask me how one can contract Covid-19 standing on a range ten or more paces from the nearest person in an outdoor setting, because neither I nor anyone else has a clue), I would go over the MCS model from the ground up with some refresher points & logic that either aren’t actually part of video or, if they are, bear repeating.

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New MCS Formula Was A Single-Plane Swing Setup

You’ll remember, those of you who were around the blog back in 2013, that my first post-Mike Austin group swing model was what I called “New MCS” and which featured “The Formula” setup.

Well, I never really looked at the swing model as a “single-plane” one but when I did take a look this week out of curiosity with all the “single-plane swing” talk out there, it was actually a nearly-perfect single plane action when it comes to that particular criterion.

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Square Neutral Grip At Address + Position = Square Impact

I’ve mentioned how I got around to fixing one thing in my setup that was bothering me, which was an imperfect square neutral grip, and how it instantly tightened my dispersion the very first day out this season.

I’d like to show some visual proof that, when you get the square neutral grip working with a properly measured setup & ball position, you will come to expect square impact and a straight flight or baby draw (unless you’re trying to work the ball another way).

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Personal Victory – The Neutral Grip & Why

I wanted to mention something last winter when the blog was on hiatus but it slipped my mind with everything else that was going on at the time.

Now, I’d like to share another example of when you don’t want the “do what I say, not what I do” philosophy and show why many people don’t ever improve their ball-striking, whatever they are trying to do to get there.

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