Category Archives: Leverage

I’ve Found The Link (1+2+3)

I’ve been holding off saying anything until I was close to performing my personal “perfect swing” mechanical action, which means perfect for myself, and not perfect as in the machine analogy.

But, it’s probably time to give everyone the heads-up, as I’ve always said I don’t hold anything back – I did hint on it, after all, with my “E = MCS” musings during the winter months.

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FYI – I Wasn’t Planting The Heel

I have received some email inquiries about the right-dominant swing motion I posted a couple of days ago, and I suppose many of the Wax Golf readers currently visiting the site weren’t around in September of 2015, when I released the “Kinesiology of the MCS Golf Swing” video.

If you have it, then I would suggest re-viewing the portion on the so-called “modern golf” version of the MCS swing, wherein I explained the nature of the “floating heel.”

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The Floating Pivot – Think “Balancing A Tire…”

post-impactThere are two “floating” terms I use, and the “floating heel,” we know well by now, but what about the “floating pivot??”

When it comes to the “floating pivot” concept that I inserted into the MCS Swing Theory back in the summer of 2014, it may be easier to think of it in this way – what happens when one of your vehicle tires is out of balance?

You get that irritating and rather disconcerting vibration in the entire car when you reach a certain speed, don’t you?

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I’m Onto Something Big… Working On It…

feb27-mar3It’s not a new model, that ship has sailed.

The only model I will ever present is the current one, with the MCS standard right-biased address and the positions I’ve referenced within that stance.

It’s not really a mechanics change, as any pivot I perform with my golf swing is according to the mechanics I’ve laid out in the MCS Trilogy Series, so what am I working on?

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Sneak Peek – DJ’s Right-Dominant Swing

swingrite-addr-topI shot a quick video clip of the right-dominant swing action I’ve been working on for the last while, and I can’t believe how much more compact it is than what I used to consider my best action.

As you’ll see and hear, this adjustment for me has dramatically increased my speed and power as I use the SwingRite stick for feedback, and today was the first day swinging after having determined what I was doing to get to the speed setting I’m on right now.

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I Didn’t Know What Leverage Was Before Last Night

swingrite-settingsSeriously, I didn’t have any idea what optimal leverage was until last night, when I went lower on the SwingRite setting than I’d even gone the last time I went at it.

The secret to power production and speed, as I’ve said, is to use leverage over muscle power, and of course, when you combine the two, explosive results await you.

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REAL Sports Science Puts Modern Golf To Shame

zuback-6I linked to the Youtube clip on Jason Zuback the other day while talking about ball speed.

It boggles my mind that Zuback, in the early 2000’s, was around 200 mph in ball speed (Ryan Winther now holds the official record in ball speed at around 227 mph and an unofficial mark of 237 mph).

That’s because I have actually gotten into the mid-190’s without having to live in the gym because of technique over muscle power, but one thing I can tell you – the clip below puts the Modern Golf Swing industry to shame.

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Mike Dunaway’s “Stickman” Swing Slowed Down…

dunaway-impactI have figured out a way to slow down the Mike Dunaway “stickman” swing gif. that I created years ago, and I found his positions to be illuminating.

There was a lot of discussion back in the Mike Austin days of the then-named DJ Watts Golf blog (later changed to Wax Golf when my swing theory diverged from the Mike Austin model in 2013), about their impact positions.

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Trick Question On The “Dropping The Hammer” Concept

follow-throughI dug an old clip out from something I had sent to a former Remax World Champion long driver┬áback in late 2015 when we discussed swing mechanics, and I believe the same clip was posted to DJ’s Watering Hole some time around then.

Believe it or not, the “Dropping The Hammer” concept is not a new one – the only thing new is that I’ve figured out how to explain how it is I get that ball out there 350 yards and beyond when I put the club on it, whatever swing model it is I’m using.

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Searching For That Impact Position…

dj addr to impI have talked previously and in passing, about what comes after, or “beyond” the MCS “Perfect Pivot” concept.

And all I’m talking about it refining what the MCS theory provides in positional and mechanical┬áconcepts, until you reach the impact position that simply can’t be improved upon.

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