Tag Archives: Address Procedure

Ben Hogan’s “Pivot Pivot” Action Was Misunderstood

It is likely because of the phrasing he used to describe his pivot, where he said he didn’t want his hips to move to the right on the back swing.

From there, you likely got the Modern Golf Swing mantra of restricting the hips on the back swing, which is completely off-base when you look at Hogan’s actual swing.

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Look At Mike Dunaway’s Leg Action

If you watch Mike Dunaway down the line in the below gif, you’ll see what I’m always harping on with regards to the hips and legs powering the pivot.

I’ve been watching this gif for a different reason, because I can’t get past Dunaway’s swing.

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Next On The Menu – Position Provides Mechanics

I’ve said for a long time that swing “tips” don’t necessarily work because if someone has a swing flaw, it almost invariably comes from an incorrect setup.

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The “One Major Move” Explained In Full In “Project 2018”

I’ve been quiet lately due to the continuing work on the upcoming “MCS – Project 2018” video, but the light is at the end of the tunnel.

The basic and simplest principles presented in the “E = MCS” swing video will blow your mind when I present the full explanation behind the mechanics.

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The “One Major Move” Is Even Simpler Than I Thought

I said in last year’s video on the golf swing, “E = MCS,” that the mechanics of the back swing pivot could be broken down into a very simple concept, which I termed the “One Major Move.”

When I began to look at my own “plane” with the left arm at the top and the down swing “slot,” I discovered that not only is the “One Major Move” the best way to make your pivot, it’s also the best way to swing on plane when you do it the way the model dictates.

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The “One Major Move” Is The Key

I am pleased to see new traffic at the site in recent days, and thanks to everyone who is supporting the site and the cause with your visits and downloads of the MCS material!

On that note, for both new and old readers, let me emphasize the importance of that “One Major Move” key to the swing, while you watch the videos and perform your drills.

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Video Of My Best Ever MCS Golf Swings (Driver)

As promised, here is some video from yesterday’s session with Driver seen from 4 different angles.

After smashing some mammoth drives with baby draws, I loved what I saw on video when I got home, and one swing struck me in particular – in the face-on swing (the 3rd in the sequence), I couldn’t believe the speed in the transition from the top down to impact.

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Nailing My MCS Now (Just Getting Better & Better)

Well, I went the range today to see if my form would hold up on full-out swings using my new “Big Legs, Little Arms” pivot action with the hips and legs.

I have had a tendency to over-swing and get too long in the back swing pivot, so when I nailed the pivot action according to the model on Friday, I next wanted to see if I could repeat that action swinging for the fences.

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Some Irons Gifs – U.S. Open Sunday Thread

Well, it seems I missed quite the day on the links yesterday in day 3 of the U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills!

I will confess that I was up late Friday and early Saturday (to watch some World Cup matches), and that by the time I got around to watching the leaders tee off in the afternoon, I was more interested in watching the insides of my eyelids than the tournament.

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