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A Simple Drill An Over-The-Top Steep Swing Path

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If anyone has ever given you hard time after skying a tee-shot with a comment like ‘I hope you brought your defroster’ then you’ll enjoy this next drill. Skied tee shots and chunks are often caused by the same swing fault — and over-the-top, steep downswing.  Since a large majority of the golfing population suffers from some degree of an …

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Pull Slice? Try a The Sidehill Drill

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The fault being demonstrated by the lines in this picture is called coming over-the-top. This classic fault is very common with slicers, and is most often characterized by a big looping slice that starts left of the target line (right-handers anyway). This move, of hacking down at the ball from a vertical position with the arms and upper body results …

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Extension Through Impact Drill

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Today we’re going to share with you a great drill to help fight the dreaded follow-through chicken wing, or pull-up at impact fault that plagues many people. This fault is characterized by top and thinned shots that lack distance, consistency and accuracy. This fault is surprisingly common, despite how awkward it looks in the video below. Even if you’re not …

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The Hip Coil Drill

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One of the most common power leaks in the golf swing is an over-active lower body. For some players, instead of coiling their body to generate power, they resort to sliding their hips laterally. This fault is a huge contributor to inconsistency at impact, and often big swooping block slices. If you’ve ever stepped up to a ball and let …

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Bucket in Knees Stabilization Drill

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I myself have used this drill many times to help stabilize my lower body. It’s really is amazing how easily it helps to fix an over-active lower body. By placing a bucket between your thighs, right above your knees (as shown), you can really minimize the movement allowed by your lower body (remember to pinch your knees inwards to hold …

Stop Sliding Drill ~ Cure your Push

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You reach a short par 5, you’re playing well but could really use another birdie. You address the ball and swing a little harder than normal, thinking about reaching the green in two.  You make your swing, you finish, and watch your tee-shot sail way into the trees on the right. Sound familiar? It does for me, …

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Feet Together Push Drill

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Players who tend to push the ball likely have an in to out swing path into impact. This is usually created by an over-active lower body, and a slower moving upper body.  A great drill to help reduce your lower body movement is the leg together drill:
With a 7 iron on the driving range, place your feet together …