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Leverage Over Muscle Power – Part II

I posted yesterday about the first of the fulcrum/lever aspects of the mechanically-correct golf swing, the C7 and the shoulder assembly.

It’s the most important one, as it is the one that harnesses all of the leverage potential stored in your body mass.

Additionally for those who might askĀ “but what about the left or leading arm as a lever?” I would say, “that is absolutely correct – and the leading arm as a lever is directly connected to the leading shoulder, and that is powered by the same action as mentioned with the Kettle Bell example.”

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It’s All About Using Leverage Over Muscle Power – Part I

I would ask someone, “Could you throw someone who weights 220 lbs or has a mass of 100 kg?”

The answer would be, “I don’t think I could, in fact I couldn’t even lift someone that size, let alone throw them…”

Now, if you asked a judo expert the same question, whatever their size, you’d get a different answer – they might not know exactly how far, but if you asked Continue reading

Have You Noticed Something About The “One Major Move” Gif?

I don’t know if anyone has noticed the very interesting thing about the “One Major Move” gif. or the “Machine Model,” as I call it.

It’s not something that will jump out at you, but once you notice it, you really can’t “unsee” it.

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The Swing Point Is The C7

I get a lot of people saying, “It’s very confusing to talk about the C7 being the swing point,” but the plain and simple issue is that if you’re struggling with stability in the pivot, then you have to make yourself understand it.

When the old instruction saw went “don’t move your head,” this is what they were talking about, whether they knew it or not – likely it was something that was instinctual to the more natural swingers, but it doesn’t mean you can’t understand it because there was a time I myself didn’t get it.

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