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    Re: Two Swings

    Sometimes I'll have a really hard practice swing on a driver if I've made a Smiffy of the previous hole. That gets the aggregation out and ensures a smooth tee shot.
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    Re: Two Swings

    Quote Originally Posted by Yant View Post
    I was chatting to teach pro friend of my mine recently. Said he had a chap come in wanting him to video all 14 of his golf swings - he said he has a different swing for each club.

    Although my friend did his best to try to explain an alternative way forward (perhaps one swing as opposed to 14) the customer was insistent. So, they filmed it.

    All 14 swings were exactly the same.
    lol - what could he have possibly thought he was doing 14 different ways?? Madness.
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    Re: Two Swings

    PNWokingham's practice swing is the 8th wonder of the world...
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    Re: Two Swings

    There is a member of this forum (you know who you are!) who would hit it much better if he used the waggle before his actual swing to hit the ball. The club goes farther back on the pre swing. I've mentioned it but he doesn't seem to be able to do it. All in the head.
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    Re: Two Swings

    I don't have that problem as I never practice swing!

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    Re: Two Swings

    Practice swing what is one of those?

    Grab club from bag, remove head cover is necessary, approach ball, swing, replace club in bag and head cover if necessary, repeat another 85 (good day) to 120 (bad day) times.
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    Re: Two Swings

    Quote Originally Posted by Khamelion View Post
    Practice swing what is one of those?

    Grab club from bag, remove head cover is necessary, approach ball, swing, replace club in bag and head cover if necessary, repeat another 85 (good day) to 120 (bad day) times.
    I can't grasp people not doing a practise swing. I think I just do it as the most basic pre-shot routine, to focus the mind a bit. If I didn't take I'd feel like I was rushing it, and therefore be more furious if I mess one up.
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    Re: Two Swings

    Quote Originally Posted by Orikoru View Post
    I can't grasp people not doing a practise swing. I think I just do it as the most basic pre-shot routine, to focus the mind a bit. If I didn't take I'd feel like I was rushing it, and therefore be more furious if I mess one up.
    Admittedly at the back end of last year I started doing the Alex Noren thing, where I take the club to about waist height and make sure it is well behind or inside accentuating to the extreme the feeling, to hopefully try and remind me to swing inside and not come over the top. It wasn't a full swing, just a couple of little half height not even half speed swings, there was no follow through, just the take away and down swing.
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    Re: Two Swings

    Played with someone I know but don't play with very often, asked him if he always paused on the top of his backswing he didn't look best pleased and ignored me, it wasn't untill after the round that my other friend who we were playing with told me he had some kind of yips on the top of his backswing and was trying hard to stop this without success.

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    Re: Two Swings

    Quote Originally Posted by Rlburnside View Post
    Played with someone I know but don't play with very often, asked him if he always paused on the top of his backswing he didn't look best pleased and ignored me, it wasn't untill after the round that my other friend who we were playing with told me he had some kind of yips on the top of his backswing and was trying hard to stop this without success.
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