Category Archives: E = MCS

Best Long Drive Swings EVER (8 Second Hang Time)

I always like to get a rough indicator of hang time when I launch them especially high and long (and only ever when on line, because who cares low long it flies if it’s going OB?).

So I knew something was going on today when I got home with video.

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MCS Long Drive – “Using The Ground” (Video)

You all know that one of my pet peeves on golf swing analysis is the ridiculous “using the ground” excuse the analysts use when they simply have no clue what’s going on and still want to sound knowledgeable about what you’re seeing on your screen.

Simply, launching one or both feet into the air while swinging a golf club does nothing to add speed or power, rather it is an anti-injury move because the swinger is either not using a proper weight shift to the leading foot and/or doesn’t want to damage the leading leg or hip.

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Long Drive + “Perfect Pivot” = WOW (Day 2)

OK, you can probably tell I’m having some fun working out the last little details on my long drive swing action, but today was extra fun when I got home to look at the video.

I hit some awesome balls today after struggling through the first half of the bucket, all because I got sloppy with my posture – but when I realized what I was doing and straightened back up to a taller address, it was game, set and match.

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Long Drive Swing, Day One – Not Bad!

I have to say that getting out the long drive clubs yesterday, I didn’t expect much, as I haven’t really swung them since the late summer/autumn of 2015.

However, I wanted to see if my new adjusted setup and swing visuals that I’ve developed over the winter with the SwingRite would do for the long drive swing what it did for my regular golf swing.

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The Final Step – Part Two! (Long Drive)

OK, so I said the other day that I had found my optimal setup and mechanical action for the golf swing.

Well, that’s correct, but I omitted something – I am going to do the same thing with my long drive swing, because – you guessed it – the long drive swing is slightly different from the regular driver swing that you use for playing golf.

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DJ’s 1st Swing Clip For 2017! 3 Angles

I have compiled a video clip here, showing what are finally fit-for-video swings with my updated MCS Golf Swing with the dominant “pull” action reduced and with the proper “push” action.

I was able to break down and reassemble my swing so quickly this spring (using the “3 Pillars,” formerly “Dropping The Hammer” concept) because I’ve always had the components, but I needed to really nail down the adjusted address position to accommodate my spinal deformity, and I think you’ll all agree that I finally got there.

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Close To Peak MCS – Here’s The Link

OK, I actually wrote the last posting before I went to the range this morning, and I’m really getting good at hitting balls while half-frozen – I actually had to blow into my hands today at times, between swings – but here is the good stuff.

I talked about the link between that high-heel back swing and the low-heel impact, but I’ve never put it together in my own swing in this way… follow me below the fold!

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Right Domimant + Left Side, Day 1 – Wow!

It went better than I could have hoped, because this is a very strange and different (for me) move – swinging with leading side leverage AND a right-dominant mechanical action!

I got hold of a visual concept halfway through the session that just worked so beautifully for me, I will eventually share this, because it is awesome.

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The Golf Swing = Baking A Cake

OK, based on a comment from DB Coop about “cooking” something up, I had a sudden thought about the golf swing along those lines – bear with me if you will, but it’s like baking a cake.

Now, I said yesterday that the golf ball doesn’t care how you swing, only about impact conditions. ¬†And if you want to play golf that same way (it doesn’t matter how you swing, the only thing that matters is getting the ball in the hole), then you can, but you will certainly be lacking something, especially if you’re risking injury simply because your technique is unsound.

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Let’s Break It Down – The Purpose Of The Swing

I’ve been doing more work on the 3 Pillars of a proper swing, which are simply, the Swing Point, the Swing Arc and the Hands.

You can distill the swing down to those three pillars (if you don’t want to, then don’t, but my point is that you can), because of the simple purpose of the golf swing.

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