Category Archives: Golf Swing Biomechanics

I Went Back And Looked @ My Baseball Swing From 2013

A side item in these quiet days before the new season gets underway in 2019:

Back in the summer of 2013, I was toying with the idea of putting out the “MCS Baseball” swing model, because I searched and searched and searched on Youtube for any model to which I could compare what I felt was the proper action.

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The Tight Top Position – Remember The Mallet From “MCS Kinesiology?”

I always go back and look at various videos or pictures from previous blog postings or MCS Golf Swing videos.

Just as I suspected, when I went back to the 2015  “Kinesiology Of The MCS Golf Swing” today, I found yet another thing that conforms to my “aha” moment on the “tight top position” on the back pivot.

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I Proved That My “Tighter” Pivot Was Equal To/Greater Than… Now I Know How

It’s one thing to say, “a tight pivot will give you as much power or more than one that is less tight or looser,” and it’s another thing to actually prove it, as I did

It’s another kettle of fish altogether however to know why and how the tighter pivot is greater than a looser one, and the reason or mechanism was staring me right in the face!

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Looking At The “Push” & “Throw” Aspects Of The Down Swing

I’ve been working on my pivot in the down days of the off-season and once again, because I’m always lagging behind the MCS Golf Swing theory in practice, I’m only now beginning to really get into the “tight pivot” aspects of the leveraged down swing.

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Modern Golf Strikes Again (Don’t Flare The Leading Foot) – Perhaps The Dumbest Thing I’ve Read On The Swing

I received the article from 2 people already (thanks C.R. & David D.), because once again, WAX Golf readers know more about a proper golf swing than the so-called “swing gurus” who publish things or talk about the golf swing on TV/Radio.

I can’t be polite about this, because if knowing proper golf swing mechanics required a university or college degree, these people would fail freshman year, and they’re teaching people.

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Awesome – One-Armed Kid Exposes Modern Golf “Using The Ground – Vertical Lift” Fraud

His name is Tommy and he also shows how the left arm works in a two-armed swing.

With only one arm, young Tommy uses the Primary Lever of the shoulders with the leading arm.

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Modern Golf Now Using The Shot Put As Their “Swing” Model?

I asked a rhetorical question the other day if a baseball swing is “using the ground” in the same manner the Modern Golf Swing proponents say you get power by leaving the ground.

I also used a javelin throw – but silly me, it seems the the way you’re supposed to get power is by emulating the track & field event known as the shot put!

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Save Your Knees (Proof Of My Contention Re: Tiger Woods’ Left Knee)

Thanks to Welshman for finding and forwarding the clip below.

I have said for years and years that what wrecked Tiger Woods’ left knee (he’s had at least four surgeries on it, beginning back even before he turned pro) was the planted-heel pivot method of the Modern Golf Swing.

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Even More Science On The Back & Pivot! (Video)

I know that many  people don’t delve into the comments (and I don’t blame you, from what I usually see in the comments sections of other websites), so for those of you who remember my posting on the spine and twisting from last summer (spoiler: don’t do that), here’s a great video from John Vickers, CSCS, of the Golf Swing BMI on that same subject.

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More Science On The Proper Pivot (Video)

Happy New Year everyone!  I got this video below from DK (great find as always, DK!), showing that golf science is slowly coming into play in a real way, or at least I hope.

Incredibly, this video only has 2,700 views, when it should be required viewing for anyone purporting to be a golf swing “guru,” biomechanics or kinesiology expert in golf mechanics.

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