Straight arm and straight shot are your starting points but the goal is distance in the right fairway. Bent elbow in the back-swing is caused by your desire to swing harder for more distance. Unfortunately you need to walk before you run. Get the swing right and the power and distance will come.
GOLFSTR is just a learning device to improve muscle memory for your straight arm swing. Your swing will never improve unless you commit to change. You can take lessons at wonderful training centers like GolfTEC where some of the instructors are training their students with GOLFSTR. Golf is really fun when you learn to swing like a pro, so why don’t you commit to change right now.
Golf is a game of basics. You need to learn the grip, stance and the right way to line a ball up. The right swing gives you the mechanics to generate speed and distance. It boils down to these key components:
1/ Relaxed muscles in the shoulders, arms and grip. [if 10 is tight, 4 is where you want to be.]
2/ Leading arm straight in the backs-swing and down through impact. [GOLFSTR is just the reminder and that’s why we call it the brain trainer.]
3/ Cadence to allow a smooth transition at the top as you press your leading leg to trigger the swing. [use a moderate arm speed in the back-swing and transition BEFORE you start to accelerate – – – just think of Ernie Els]
4/ Distance comes from LAG which is delaying the release of the hinged wrists: This allows a whip action of the club head as you swing from the inside through impact. (like snapping your wrist to skip a stone across water)
5/ Finish in balance and facing your target. By not rushing the arms at the transition, you have time to rotate your body starting with your hips and then your shoulders through to a balance finish
Now watch the video on this page which shows an amazing slow motion video of Rory McIlroy’s swing. (CLICK HERE)
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