Category Archives: Leverage Machine

Leverage Over Muscle Power – Part II

I posted yesterday about the first of the fulcrum/lever aspects of the mechanically-correct golf swing, the C7 and the shoulder assembly.

It’s the most important one, as it is the one that harnesses all of the leverage potential stored in your body mass.

Additionally for those who might askĀ “but what about the left or leading arm as a lever?” I would say, “that is absolutely correct – and the leading arm as a lever is directly connected to the leading shoulder, and that is powered by the same action as mentioned with the Kettle Bell example.”

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It’s All About Using Leverage Over Muscle Power – Part I

I would ask someone, “Could you throw someone who weights 220 lbs or has a mass of 100 kg?”

The answer would be, “I don’t think I could, in fact I couldn’t even lift someone that size, let alone throw them…”

Now, if you asked a judo expert the same question, whatever their size, you’d get a different answer – they might not know exactly how far, but if you asked Continue reading

Why The Stable Head Really Works

Other than the universally proven fact in all types of sports that a stable head or position improves accuracy and precision where they are needed (would you rather throw a ball at a target while standing still or on the back of a moving truck?).

Below you’ll see a gif. of some positions that jumped out at me while I was making stills for the upcoming video, and remember that these are static pictures of me in motion, and are not positions that I’ve tried to “hit.”

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If You Don’t See The Head Shift (Dunaway & Austin)

There are two gifs I would like you to look at, until I get video myself of the optimal MCS swing model, where you’ll see virtually the same action as the two Mikes, Dunaway and Austin.

The reason for that is, they had near-optimal models in the featured swings, and if not for the head shift to the right that you would see viewing these swings face-on, this is exactly the way you want to swing and leverage the club.

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The Optimal Model IS The Leverage Machine

I made reference to the golf swing model being a human “leverage machine” back when I was developing the “floating pivot” MCS swing model with the right-bias and the stable head.

At the time, I called it “ultimate leverage,” I haven’t seen anything in the past week that will disprove a two years-old statement.

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