I’ve got a segment in the upcoming “E = MCS” video that proves, with just one thing (a 20lb or 9kg kettle bell), so many things about MCS and why the analysts on TV, for the most part, don’t know what they’re talking about.
I’ve said before that the “flying foot” that gets so much praise on the telecasts is something that the analysts either don’t know is wrong, or that they know it’s wrong and are being incredibly dishonest in praising it as a power move.
I mean, it sounds harsh, but is there another option when someone is praising something that is mechanically-incorrect?
It is so simple when you distill the golf swing to its most basic elements – the proper setup combined with the “perfect pivot” action that Ben Hogan used for his own swing.
Those two basic elements are the Alpha & Omega of the optimal golf swing. In fact, I can’t think of anything that would cause a problem in the swing that wouldn’t be solved by the grasping of these two elements.
I got a request from a Wax Nation reader to talk about Moe Norman’s so-called “Master Move,” which he explains, albeit in a tortured way, at the beginning of the video clip below.
He calls it his “vertical drop and horizontal tug,” and while the first part of that description is very, very correct, I would not suggest paying any attention to the second part about “horizontal tug.”
Originally Posted August 4, 2015 – Re-posted because you need this swing bottom to “drop the hammer.”
The name of the game with the golf swing is consistency. It doesn’t matter how far you can hit a ball, nor even how accurately you can hit a ball, if you can’t do it consistency.
In golf, you score when you put the ball where you want it for the next shot, more or less – and when you don’t put that ball where you want it, bad things are likely to happen – or at least things will happen that aren’t optimal.