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Alignment Sticks – 10 Drills for Improvement
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Golf Drills and Exercises for more turn, more weight shift and more power
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Fitting and F.A.Q. about the Golf Grips

Alignment Sticks – 10 Drills for Improvement

Have you seen other golfers carrying around these 4-foot long, very thin, brightly colored fiberglass sticks? These are alignment sticks, and they are extremely popular with high school, college and tour players, and now also amateur golfers.

Beyond alignment, these sticks can be utilized in dozens of ways to help you improve your swing. Use your imagination and no doubt you could find dozens of uses for this sleek training aid. I can tell you that if you are looking for a versatile training aid that is both inexpensive and effective, the alignment sticks are what you’re looking for. This particular aid is more cost effective than lessons and makes practicing more productive. Depending upon how the sticks are used, they can provide restriction and immediate feedback.

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Golf Drills and Exercises for more turn, more weight shift and more power

Are you looking to maintain what you worked on all season over the long winter months? If so, we have some drills that are guaranteed to help your game this off season. The good news is that these drills do not require you to hit balls or leave the comfort of your own home. Good drills and exercise should be practiced using your golf posture to achieve proper golf mechanics. If practiced correctly, drills should feel different from your golf swing. What you might notice is a slight stretch in the lower back and or hip area and difficulty staying in posture. To make these drills effective and to develop better muscle memory, use a tall hallway mirror to get the instant feedback you need to see how far off you really are. Practice these drills 3-5 days a week for 5-15 minutes at a crack. If you are diligent and work on these drills all winter, you will see a difference this spring. From there, I would encourage all golfers to practice these drills on the range before and during a practice session. Ultimately its easier to fix a swing fault without hitting balls. So if your diligent and work on these drills, better golf is in your future.

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Fitting and F.A.Q. about the Golf Grips

Ahhhh, golf grips. Likely the most overlooked and under appreciated part of club fitting. Most of you golfers out there think you have been through a club fitting of some sort. However, did you ever get to the grip fitting part? If so, did the club fitter ask if you had a grip preference? Did the technician measure your hand for size or ask what size glove you wear. Did you have an opportunity to see, touch, feel, test different types of grips or grips sizes? If you answered no to any of the above then you went through a basic fitting. When I say basic I mean you weren’t fitted properly. Take a few minutes to read the Q&A on grips and hopefully this you can this this information to lower your scores.

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