Category Archives: Posture

Jack Nicklaus Was A Hacker…

nicklaus-dj-spineStill working on “Dropping The Hammer,” but I had a thought while editing video:

If you go to any of the popular golf sites or forums on the intertoobz, you’ll likely get a lot of advice about stance and posture, and things like “slouching” or “goat-humping” and the like.

You’ll also be shocked to know that Jack Nicklaus, if you took his golf swing and somehow changed it from him to someone else, was apparently a hacker.

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The Better Swings Get…The More They Look The Same

snead-crowell-1A little comparison I whipped up from Sam Snead’s address position face-on and down the line versus that of Jerry “Big Toilet” Crowell just today as we did some work together.

The great thing for us, even thousands of miles apart from one another, is that Jerry already understands all of the MCS terminology and concepts.

Throw in the fact that he can send me instant video from Goose Creek’s Lorena Ochoa Academy and I can respond very quickly via email or Facebook pm’s.  So he’s adopting one change after another very quickly.

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Rory McIlroy Is Floating His Heel (Updated)

rory-mcilroy-bridgestone(Updated at Bottom – I was mistaken about Rory’s swing changes being brand new, it seems he changed his swing earlier than I thought…)

I had to go back and watch a few of Rory McIlroy’s swings again from yesterday’s final round at the Bridgestone Invitational.

I was seeing some stuff that I really liked, and it it seems that Rory has made some swing changes for the better.

And I mean, if this is not just an anomaly, that this would be great for Rory and for professional golf – the youngsters today are more likely to want to emulate Rory than Tiger Woods, and if Rory is going back to more mechanically-sound swinging, I would be personally delighted for 1. His back and future and 2. The generations that will follow him.

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