Preventing Casting, Gaining Power

Preventing Casting, Gaining Power

Casting results in a loss of distance and a decrease in accuracy, two attributes golfers value above nearly everything else. It makes sense, then, why casting is one of the major swing characteristics that golfers work hard to correct. For today’s post, we are going...
Sway/Slide: Eliminating the Sway

Sway/Slide: Eliminating the Sway

Sway or slide does not affect everyone, but for the golfers it does affect, the sway swing characteristic can lead to a reduction in rotational speed, stability, and power. When a golfer sways during his or her swing, they are limiting the efficiency of the swing....
Ball Speed, Club Speed and Smash Factor

Ball Speed, Club Speed and Smash Factor

You may have heard golf professionals talk about smash factor. Put simply, smash factor is the ratio between your ball speed and your club speed. You can find this ratio by taking the ball speed and dividing by the club head speed. You can think of this ratio as how...
Early Extension: How to Avoid a Common Swing Error

Early Extension: How to Avoid a Common Swing Error

One of the most common swing characteristics, early extension involves your lower body moving forward during the downswing. When your lower body thrusts forward during the downswing, your hips stop rotating, resulting in unpredictable contact with the ball and a major...
Over the Top: Common Golf Swing Problems

Over the Top: Common Golf Swing Problems

One of the most common golf swing problems, over the top causes a ton of frustration for golfers of all skill levels. Over the top causes pulled shots, slices, and fat shots, which overall reduces accuracy and control. What causes over the top and how can it be...