I also used a javelin throw – but silly me, it seems the the way you’re supposed to get power is by emulating the track & field event known as the shot put!
I have said for years and years that what wrecked Tiger Woods’ left knee (he’s had at least four surgeries on it, beginning back even before he turned pro) was the planted-heel pivot method of the Modern Golf Swing.
I know that many people don’t delve into the comments (and I don’t blame you, from what I usually see in the comments sections of other websites), so for those of you who remember my posting on the spine and twisting from last summer (spoiler: don’t do that), here’s a great video from John Vickers, CSCS, of the Golf Swing BMI on that same subject.
Incredibly, this video only has 2,700 views, when it should be required viewing for anyone purporting to be a golf swing “guru,” biomechanics or kinesiology expert in golf mechanics.
They show Trackman in the process of proving the MCS Golf Swing theory, and what we’ve been talking about for years here – that the proper impact spine angle is rightward tilting rather than the left-biased or vertical spine junk that began with the Modern Golf Swing madness.
There is a university not to far from where I live, by the name of the University of Waterloo, that is home to Dr. Stuart McGill, a professor emeritus there, about whom Welshman has been telling me over the summer.
I haven’t had time to fully investigate him, having been busy with the “E = MCS” video and now the follow-up material, but I went to check him out today at Welshman’s urging, and some of you will love this…
I don’t know any other way to put it, but I can’t wait for the Modern Golf Swing era to end.
It is harmful because it doesn’t use mechanically-sound principles.
There’s no other way to put it.
Or I can put it this way: