Tag Archives: Golf Kinesiology

Kinesiology/Biomechanics Specialists – Where Are Your Swing Models?!?

This is the thing that really aggravates me whenever I hear about a kinesiology or biomechanics specialist who is working in the field of golf – they are always looking at golfers’ swings and telling you what the swinger is doing, but they never tell you what the golfer should be doing better or what the optimal mechanical action is or should be.

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Leading Side Leverage = Pulley/Winch/Gears

Because of the nature of the difference between the body and actual machines, it’s not a perfect analogy, but you can consider this – when used properly, the leading side produces leverage for the down swing that is akin to a pulley or winch, which emulates the gear action of a machine.

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Why Golf Biomechanics/Kinesiology Is Bogus

foley-tigerThis has been bothering me to no end, for quite some time now.

I watched part of the David Leadbetter swing video from the blog posting on his new “A” Swing, and I heard that he’d done tons of work with biomechanics specialists on this swing.

That figures, I thought.

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