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GSA Core Concepts
Learn the terminology common to the GSA Stock Tour Swing Model
Set Up Alignment For The Full Swing
This piece of the set up puzzle has a big influence on the direction of the swing path.
Finding Your Hips - How to Hinge In Set Up
Learn how to make sure you are hinging from the hips and not collapsing the spine
Arm Hang - Set Up Distance From The Ball
In this video, we learn how far away to stand from the golf ball
How To Grip The Club - Full Swing
How to make sure the grip is in the right location and the right strength for what shot you want to hit.
Left Foot Turnout - Full Swing Stance Key
If you don't have enough turn out, you are at a likelihood of standing up in the downswing.
Set Up And Ball Position
Ball position can be referenced to your feet, your upper body, and the low point of your swing.
Set Up Circuit
Here is a simple drill circuit for working on building a solid set up.
Troubleshooting - Set Up
Learn the common pitfalls that could prevent you from achieving the set up you want
Set Up Analysis - Pros Vs Ams
In this video, I walk you through the differences between professional golfers and amateurs during the set up.
Impact - Moving Through Key Points
It we took a snapshot of the body and the club as it hit the ball, what would we want to see and why?
Merry Go Round
Learn how to get in the proper body position for a strong impact
Door Jam - Training Impact Position
One of the easiest ways to figure out where impact should be for you. Find your position of STRENGTH.
The push ball is a great way to work on impact positions and getting the club to brush the ground at the same time.
Visual Impact Training
See the visual illusion of where the club face is in relation to your body at both set up and impact.
9 To 3 - Training Solid Contact and The Release
Work on establishing a solid feeling of impact with this shorter than full swing.
Troubleshooting - Impact
Learn the common pitfalls that could prevent you from achieving the impact position that you want
Impact Analysis - Pros Vs Ams
In this video, I walk you through the differences between professional golfers and amateurs during impact.
Follow Through Position
Where the swing essentially ends
Troubleshooting - Follow Through
Learn the common pitfalls that could prevent you from achieving the follow through position that you want
Follow Through Analysis - Pros Vs Ams
In this video, I walk you through the differences between professional golfers and amateurs during the follow through.
Backswing Part 1 - Takeaway
How to initiate the golf swing in a way that sets up the rest of the swing.
Backswing Part 2 - Setting The Club
How to finish the backswing and get the body and club in position to start the downswing.
Windmills - Backswing Pivot Training At Home
A simple at home drill for practicing the proper angle for the shoulders to turn around.
Backswing Shoulder Plane
Learn how to practice the combination of spine movements that create a backswing plane without losing your posture.
Horizontal Backswing Then Bend
A simple way to feel the bigger muscles control the backswing.
Backswing Analysis - Pros Vs Ams
In this video, I walk you through the differences between professional golfers and amateurs during the backswing.
The Transition Overview
How to move from the top of the swing, get in delivery position, and be prepared to release the club.
Jackson 5 Drill - Bump The Hips For Axis Tilt
A way to practice the feeling of the weight shift (or hip bump) to start the downswing.
Trail Leg Push Vs Upper Body Fall
The lateral movement during transition can be viewed in two ways by different golfers.
Delivery Position Hand Checkpoint
A good reference point for how much shaft rotation you have used
Delivery Pump Drill
A classic drill to practice transition without letting the arms get active too soon.
Rewind To Backswing - Use Delivery Position To Train Your Backswing
By going backwards from impact, you challenge the brain to connect the dots of the backswing.
Reverse Pump - Transition To Check Points
The reverse pump works on the positioning of the club during transition
Troubleshooting - Transition
Learn the common pitfalls to avoid during the transition.
Transition Analysis - Pros Vs Ams
In this video, I walk you through the differences between professional golfers and amateurs during the transition from backswing to downswing.
The Release Overview
One of the most important movements in the swing is how your hands deliver the club to the ball. Learn the proper way to do it here.
9 To 3 - Lead Arm Only
Using the lead hand to help train your release is a good way to clean up a few issues.
Brush The Ground
For a lot of golfers, focussing on where the club contacts the ground can be game changing.
Brush The Ground - Advanced
Decode the different components that go into getting the club to brush the ground in the right way.
Make Brushing Your Home Base
Follow this simple recipe anytime you are making a swing change.
L to I - Three Quarter Swing Release Training
Why "L to L" swinging can potentially mess you up and what you should do instead.
Troubleshooting - The Release
Learn the common pitfalls to avoid during the release
Release Analysis - Pros Vs Ams
In this video, I walk you through the differences between professional golfers and amateurs during the release.
Follow Through To Finish
A simple way to end your swing after you make it through the follow through position
2 Ways To Learn Using Drills
This concept video answers the member question, "how should we use the drills"
Power Sources - Pros Vs Ams
In this video, I walk you through the common ways that golfers create speed and how professionals and amateurs do it differently.
Iron Vs Driver - Pros Vs Ams
In this video, I walk you through the differences between how professional golfers and amateurs adjust for driver vs irons
Learning From Your Ball Flight Curve
Noticing your curve can help you decode your face-to-path relationship
Don't Swing Hard On Uphill Lies
Identify the common adjustments needed for successful hitting on uphill lies
Improve Or Repeat
You can't try to improve each swing, at some point, you want to try and groove the swing you have
What If I'm Not Taking A Divot
An simple method for monitoring the cause of thin iron shots.
Ribbon Path Training
Use a piece of ribbon tape to gain a better understanding of your club path.
Discussing Shaft Lean - Member Question
The how and why of "shaft lean" is explained in this GSA insight.
Back Wheels First - 3 Wood
Understand a common cause for contact issues with fairway woods.
Side Bend First
A simple and effective drill for fixing a flat shoulder plane or loss of posture.
Alignment Stick Take-Away
A great drill for training a more athletic and timing-free take-away.
Alignment - Work From Grip Backwards
A detailed and prioritized list for checking common alignment issues.
Discussing The Elbow Pattern
A multi-faceted approach for players struggling with both consistency & power.