General Golf Instruction
I haven't talked about alignment in quite some time so I thought today would be a good day to re-visit the topic. Because 90-95% of all swing problems arise from poor alignment, it's important that you understand how to avoid it!
The Peak Performance Golf Swing advocates a limited turn, vertical swing. That means there still has to be some turn. The same concept applies to the movement of the left knee (or right knee for lefties). It shouldn't move inward very much, but it still has to move slightly. But, how much?
I would consider myself a better ball striker than putter, but that doesn't mean I can't help you improve your putting stats. Fortunately, I've got access to some of the best putting minds in the game of golf. What's even better is that you can find all the secrets I've learned over the years ... more
Today's question has to do with grip. More specifically, Keith wanted to know if the club should be held in the fingers or the palm. This is actually one of the more easier questions to answer, as pretty much all golf instructors teach the same thing.
You've probably heard golfers mention "the slot" before. This is basically the path from the top of the backswing to impact. The goal is to actually feel the club "drop" into the slot after you begin the bump.
One of the more popular questions I get asked is what professional golfers swing vertically on the PGA TOUR, LPGA TOUR, and Champions Tour. So, today I'm going to point out some of the best vertical swingers to ever play the game.
Today's daily video topic comes to us from Louie Kish. He has been using the Peak Performance Golf Swing for 3 years and has been very pleased with his results. The only thing he can't quite figure out is how to stop releasing the club early.
Have you ever thought about adding lead tape to one of your golf clubs? Many golfers consider it, but ultimately decide not to because they think it will ruin their clubs. It's definitely a process of trial and error, but the benefit is that it could give you the feeling you've been looking for... more
The bump is probably one of the most misunderstood concepts of the Peak Performance Golf Swing. In reality, it should just be part of the swing when things are flowing correctly. It starts with ringing the bell and ends with swinging up to the T-Finish before recoiling and relaxing.
I hope that everyone experienced a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday with family and friends. I'd first like to extend many thanks to all of our loyal followers. Without you, none of this would be possible. I'm thankful for all the Surgites around the world!
Our club fitters use launch monitors to measure things like clubhead speed, spin rate, and distance. They do this so that you understand the method to their madness. Without these numbers, it would be more difficult for them to build you that perfect set of golf clubs.
Would you rather be faced with a 100 yard shot from the deep rough or a 150 yard shot from the middle of the fairway? Well, if you're anything like me, you prefer to hit your approach shots from the short grass.
Recently, there was a request sent my way to see the Peak Performance Golf Swing in slow motion. Peter Bausek thinks that seeing some slow motion swings would help him understand the PPGS a little better. Unfortunately, I can't give you a true slow motion daily video because it's a one man show... more
Since you read the daily video blog, you're dedicated to becoming a better golfer and learning more about the Peak Performance Golf Swing. Actually, maybe you just really like hearing me talk! Either way, I wanted to let you all know that there's plenty of other videos available right here on... more
Do you struggle to hit your 3 wood high? Since the air obviously has less resistence than the ground, it's important to be able to get the ball up, especially if there is any sort of forced carry.
Whenever someone who has never heard of the Peak Performance Golf Swing hears the term limited turn, 3/4 backswing, they are usually skeptical and even a little confused.
I'm going to spend today discussing the location of the catcher's mitt. If you're new to the site, today's daily video will also serve as an introduction to the proper takeaway of the Peak Performance Golf Swing. When I refer to the "catcher's mitt," it's meant to describe where the clubhead... more
Today I'm going to share some stories that have been sent in over the last couple months. They all have to do with golfers who have found success after switching to the Peak Performance Golf Swing.
Your golf ball is the only piece of golf equipment that gets used on every shot. That's why it needs to compliment your game, so you can get the most out of each shot. With so many different types of golf balls being sold today, it can be difficult deciding which one to go with.
The key definition of the Peak Performance Golf Swing is that it's a little bit of turn, with a lot of lift. But, just exactly how much lift should there be? Duncan sent in a question about this topic because he felt like his hands were getting too far over his head.
Your pre-shot routine is important for a variety of different reasons, one of which is your alignment. Everyone has to walk in to the ball before they take a swing, so you must be lined up correctly or else the ball could miss your target drastically.
The ball doesn't know what club you're holding, so why would you change your swing? The same swing that works for your irons will work for your driver, your 3 wood, and on down to your hybrids and wedges.
I often get asked if the Peak Performance Golf Swing can really help golfers play pain free golf.
As long as I've been teaching the Peak Performance Golf Swing, I've had rotary golfers insist that my methods are wrong. I've always been able to handle the critics, especially because my swing is the only swing that is based entirely on the laws of physics, physiology, and anatomy.
Wedges are known as the scoring clubs in your golf bag, so it's important that you feel confident whenever you need to use one. If you can dial in your wedges, you will have a lot of putts for birdies and pars.