Some rotational golfers have a negative opinion about the vertical golf swing that I teach. As you can read below, Jim Des Londes claims that a few of the pros he knows suggest that an upright swing will cause the left arm to disconnect from the body. But, does that mean the Peak Performance Golf Swing is flawed?
Have you considered the possibility that the lifting of the club in the backswing to the vertical position can possibly disconnect the left arm from the body? This question has nothing to do with the thoughts in the reverse engineering subject. The question is raised because a few pros I know have the opinion that the upright swing promotes the left arm disconnect.
Jim Des Londes
I have actually thought about it a lot, but just because it can happen it doesn't mean the PPGS is inferior. I'll take a vertical swing any day because we swing up and down, in harmony with gravity. An argument could be made that a rotational swing causes the left arm to break down and doesn't work in harmony with gravity.
It's okay if the left arm disconnects from the body in a vertical swing. But, you have to remember that the PPGS uses a 3/4, limited turn backswing. If you over swing and get to parallel or beyond with your left arm disconnected or you turn too much, it will certainly cause some issues.
Check out the video for some demonstrations on the differences between vertical and rotational. Trust me, if you want to have longevity in the game of golf, the Peak Performance Golf Swing is it!
Finally, I'd like to wish a Happy Mother's Day to all of the mothers out there in the Surge Nation and the rest of the world. I hope that you all had a wonderful weekend celebrating with your loved ones.
Keep it vertical!
P.S. How about that finish at THE PLAYERS!
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