Category Archives: SwingRite

Million Views Monday! Thank You, WAX Nation! (And Latest SwingRite Action)

I am pleased and more than a little humbled to say that the WAX Golf blog has officially passed 1 million views as of today.

Thanks to WAX Nation, and the nearly 10,000 comments that you’ve all contributed to the discussion on mechanically-correct golf swing principles.

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More Proof On Acceleration & Peak Club Speed

I am still shaking my head about the ridiculous claim by Peter Kostis on CBS’ Masters Saturday¬†broadcast, claiming that top club head speed will occur well before impact, and if you still need proof of this, I have it below.

He showed a clip of Brooks Koepka, if you’ll remember, claiming that the analysis machine had B.K.’s top club head speed at¬†126 mph about 18″ or 45 cm before impact, and an actual club impact speed of 120 mph.

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Feel Isn’t Real – At First…

I am still waiting for conditions in this area to allow some good swinging and video-taking, but while doing so, I’ve been getting my swing muscles back into shape after a long season off (I haven’t hit a ball in about 9 months to date), and I discovered something surprising today.

I’ve been working on the speed aspect of the pivot, just trying to get raw speed with the SwingRite, and take a look at the top position of my absolute fastest swings through the bottom:

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How To Turn “Feel” Into Solid Mechanics (Or At Least How I Did It)

I’ve been talking about how I tightened up my pivot action and got a lot more pop in my down swing over the winter, and there’s a process you can follow to get the same results for those times you feel you really “got hold of one” with a swing.

I don’t like the process of trying to convey one’s “feels” to another, but for yourself, the “feels” are the key to your own swing.

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For Proper & Smooth Release, Swing Down & Through

Whether you’re swinging a Driver or wedge, the key to a proper and smooth release is to swing down and through, without trying to actually strike the ball itself (which will make you ball-oriented and prone to reacting to it instead of just swinging).

I’ve talked about how you don’t swing at the target, but you also shouldn’t swing to “hit down” on the ball with irons and wedges either – down and through in one continuous motion is the way to get your best results.

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For Leverage & Down Swing Speed, Try This “Feel” At Address

I’ve been working on my own setup and pivot mechanics all winter, as you all know, because until it’s perfect, you can always make it better, and even if you never get there, it’s a fun journey to improve over time.

I would say that this “feel” for me at address gives me a great feeling of down swing speed and the gravity factor coming down makes the actual swing feel effortless through the bottom.

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Back To Swinging Today! (Still Not 100%)

I have great personal news to report – it looks like I’m back to swinging again, even though I’m not 100% yet!

It’s another snow storm in these parts, another school day for the kids, and I was just thinking about leading side leverage when I got up to grab the SwingRite, which I haven’t touched in some time.

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Nearly As Fast One-Armed As With Two – Amazing

Well, I have been swinging with the left arm only while waiting for the ribs to heal, and something very interesting occurred yesterday.

I had lowered the setting on the SwingRite to see how low I could get it to click, and initially I got nothing.

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Wow… After A Month Of “New Feels,” Effortless Swings

Update On DJ’s Personal Swing

There is a process, I’ve found, with making lasting improvements to one’s motion in the golf swing – and of course, I’m talking about mechanically-correct motion, because anything that is not mechanically-correct is a hazard to one’s health.

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Here’s How To Use The SwingRite At The Range (Video)

I don’t always take the SwingRite out of the bag during my range sessions, but when I was investigating the John Daly/Mike Dunaway leverage aspect yesterday, I made sure to take it with me because of the “feel” I had swinging it over the weekend.

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