by: B. J. Hathaway
To create more distance, move the point of highest speed as close to the ball as possible. Speed is produced by the creation of angles in the back swing that must be transported as long as possible in the direction of the target through rotation. Rotation creates angular expansion and the burst of speed in the right time and place. Our job is to conserve this angular momentum through passive arms and hands and an active pivot.
The problem with creating angles and transporting them with rotation is the feel. This feels like doing nothing with the hands and arms which confuses the logical mind in its desire to create an initial burst of high speed in transition. “It feels slow therefore it won’t work”, says the mind. We feels it’s absolutely necessary to recruit body parts that feel “fast” and so we begin overriding the natural physics of the golf swing. This is however where most get it wrong, apply incorrect forces and accelerations and lose efficiency, control and distance.
Create angles and transport them through the ball.
The golf swing is a club attached to a foldable triangle attached to a rotating cylinder.
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