Category Archives: MCS Golf Swing

Question – How Did I Get My Swing Plane & Path To Neutral?

I would say that the things I’ve been showing you over the past few days would illustrate, if there is any such thing, a “neutral” swing plane on the down swing.

That would make sense, considering that if one’s hands are travelling a route that matches the club shaft’s impact plane, and the club itself matches that plane on the way down, that you would call this “neutral.”

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More MCS Swing Plane Neat Stuff (Swing’s Not “Perfect” But Looking Good!)

I wrote the other day about having noticed something with regards to the swing plane on a stock Driver swing of mine from the summer.

It was after I had worked on my pivot to tighten it up and improve my own swing plane.

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In-To-Out vs Out-To-In (And Something Really Neat)

I have taken two driver swings of mine, the first from back in 2011 when I was driving the ball as far as I do now, if not longer (there’s nothing like youth when you want to pound it), and one from this past summer.

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Aha – Jiu Jitsu Lesson Just Improved My Leverage Conception In MCS Golf Swing

I may have mentioned a little while back that I’ve just begun to study Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

While I’m just getting into it (I started at the behest of my good friend The Welshman, who is enthused, to say the least), I’m already getting some valuable insights on the nature of leverage and how important the hips & legs are in producing the same.

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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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Watching Other Sports Will Show You Proper MCS Technique

I’ve said since my early days in golf swing research and analysis that modern golf instructors and “gurus” seem to be trying to tell people that the rules of athletic motion are somehow different in golf as opposed to other sports.

That of course is so wrong as to be laughable, but I’m not the one trying to sell it, I’m just saying that athletic motion is athletic motion.

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No Wonder Tiger Woods Keeps Double-Crossing His Fade

This wouldn’t be the 1st thing that has Tiger Woods double-crossing himself – the whole “swing left” move where you’re coming down on plane and then trying to yank the club left at impact.

How can anyone be surprised when the ball goes left?!?

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Proper Setup & Pivot Eliminate Club Head Path Worries

I’m not talking about the down swing, of course – because if you’re worrying about your club path, then you’ve got other fish to fry.

That’s due to the fact that the down swing takes place faster than you can adjust.

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**Sigh** – As With Everything… Right There To Be Seen

Of course, I saw exactly what I figured I would see when I decided to take a look at Mike Austin’s swing down the line with regard to tight or not pivot top position.

Of course… because as with everything that you study intently, the things you need are right there to be seen – you just have to see them.

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Why The Tighter Pivot Increases Power

I’ve been going over the mechanics, not content to merely say, “based on what I’ve been researching, the tighter pivot gives you increased power.”

It’s nice to know, but the reasons for this would be helpful to those struggling with issues that they might not think has to do with a pivot that’s less than the tightest they can make it.

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