Why is the Right Sided Swing so effective?
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Hi Gaz, Lexi Thompson impressed a lot of people at the Shriners. Her lower body and foot action looked interesting. Could you do a swing analysis? How does that that hip and leg action work?
In this Lesson Gary explains how better chippers and short iron players adjust and control power. Learning to practice and commit to the correct motion is the key to performing it under pressure.
RSS Tour Players get their speed in front of them and are top-half hitters. In this lesson Gary shows former tour winner, Richard Ball, the main ingredients in becoming a top-half player.
Learning to Coil correctly is the key to developing direct arm and shaft speed coming down. In this video Gary explains the correct arm structure and posture at set-up, RSS club-face angles, and the difference between coil and turn.
It is so important to learn how to hit it straight. The Hand Line concept is one of the most important concepts in the Right Sided Swing. In this video Gary demonstrates a drill that gives instant accuracy and power.
Gary explains the importance of mastering abbreviated swings first and then building them up. RSS Tournament winners, Brad Lamb and Jason Pavese, talk about how they change the trajectory and flight of the ball.
If your spine angle is correct at set-up and your arms are biased you can just coil around that position. The amount of turn you get is governed by how well you keep you spine angle. In this video Gary explains how to turn correctly in the RSS.
Golfers who turn turn their hips and shoulders in the same direction look like a bus driver turning the steering wheel to the left. In this video Gary talks about how to shift pressure correctly in the Right Sided Swing.
There are a lot more players on Tour now that focus on getting the correct posture and arm bias at set-up. In this video Gary talks about the routine of a couple of recent tour winners and the difference between tuck and side bend.
So many golfers have trouble with the first move. This Drill will help anyone who rolls the arm and club early and closes the club-face. This Drill also gives the feeling of the correct downswing motion in the RSS.
Hi Gary, The bump across move looks powerful. Do you have the feeling of pushing off the inside of right foot when you do this? Can you explain this feeling in more detail. Thanks Jason
Flighting the ball through the same window with all of your clubs is only possible if you have True-Loft at impact. In this video Gary talks about trajectory and the importance of the face-to-path and club-face to body relationship.
If your top and bottom half is in the correct order and you are coiling, you can swing the shaft faster with the RSS. In this video Gary compares a couple of major winning swings, and explains the different way they generate speed.
If your swing axis is correct you can coil and cover the ball coming down. In this video Gary explains swing axis and how it relates to the ball position in the RSS.
Drills for connection are often used to help with the feeling of maintaining the radius in the swing. If your body and arms are working correctly you can create more speed with less effort.
If you practice these RSS go-to shots on the range and learn to work the ball correctly, they will work under pressure and in tournament conditions. In this video Gary talks about what he learnt from practice rounds in majors with Tiger.
It is much easier to fix your impact shape at the start of your swing than in the middle of your motion. In his prime Paul Gow could go through his whole bag without looking at the ball. In this video Gary explains the many benefits of the Mirror Drill.
If you are set-up correctly and your body is coiling you can generate a lot of power with your arm swing. In this video Gary talks about how generate more efficient power with the RSS for senior players.
Training your posture and being able to hold it as your arms move is the key to learning and maintaining the Right Sided Swing. In this video Gary runs through the Indoor Drill routine he does everyday to improve his swing.
Getting the shoulders and arms moving in the right direction early allows the right arm to fold correctly.This position at the top allows you to swing the club down without having to make adjustments to the body posture.
Looking at consecutive film of Hogan’s swing on the tee through the years, it looks to me as if his swing from 1950 on wards looks more Right Sided. I think that he may have had his near fatal car accident in 1949. Wondering what your thoughts are regarding my observation ? Regards Clinton
In this video Gary talks about the fundamentals of bunker technique and demonstrates how to simplify the process of judging distance and trajectory. The secret to bunker technique is in the Body Shape at set-up and the movement of the right arm and club-face.
Maintaining Posture and Shape going back enables the club and arms to swing down without having to make any compensations with the body in transition in the RSS. In this video Gary talks about training your posture by setting up correctly and holding your positions.
Getting your posture correct at set-up allows you to swing your arms in the right direction, swing them early coming down and get more speed with the shaft. In this lesson Gary explains extreme importance of posture and path.
The direction the club swings in and the radius are mostly dictated by the bias of the arms at set-up. In this video Gary explains how his players get their impact and set-up correct with a simple drill.
Hi Gary, I really got a lot out of your video on driver spin and launch angle. What are the main things you are looking at when you choose and adjust a driver to help get these right? My miss high and right. Thanks again! Lincoln
Gavin Coles is one of the best at flighting the ball into the wind. Mastering the cut-off shot requires the correct posture and path coming into the ball. In this recent lesson Gary talks about stomping and trapping the ball correctly.
Euan Walters became one of the best in the world from 30-125 metres. In this seminar video he explains how to practice with intent, how to adjust the flight of the ball and your equipment, and why your wedge should be treated like a precision instrument.
It is very important to develop a system with your pre-shot routine and hitting that becomes instinctive when you get on the course. In this video Gary talks about doing the work before you hit, so you don’t have to think too much during your swing.
Drills that ingrain your technique and also simulate tournament pressure can help you become more confident when it matters most. In this video LPGA hall of famer, Jan Stephenson, talks about her pre and post round putting routine. She outlines her essential putting drills.
I am new to the RSS and really enjoying all the videos. I have always had trouble manipulating the club in the take-away. I used to take it way inside going back. Can you explain how you initiate the take-away correctly without changing your wrist angles? Thx Geoff
Starting at impact and working back can make it easier to get the angle of the wrists correct. Here are a couple of exercises you can do with an impact bag to get more shaft speed and ingrain the RSS power source.
The Body Posture and the Arm Structure take care of where the club goes in the Right Sided Swing. If you get into position early and maintain Radius you can focus on the motion and easily add more speed.
With the PGA champion playing a 47″ plus driver to gain more distance, what does a longer shaft do to the feel of the swing (flex, kick point, etc.)? Your swing sequence video using a 3m dowel looks like a good drill to prep for the longer driver. Your thoughts?
Players usually get in trouble in the transition when they shift or clear the body early. Having the Arms Lead is only possible if your backswing is coiled and you have Shape.Tiger had this Drill mastered and many of Gary’s players still do it to check they are in the correct position going back.
Having a stable and square club-face at impact can be difficult to achieve if you are getting your power from catch-up moves. In this video Gary explains how to get more power from Leverage and become more stable under pressure.
Mathew Cort has completely remodelled his swing and has a string of victories this year. In this video Gary talks about the work he and his coach, Luke Ringrose have done. Mathew talks about coiling and shifting laterally, and the correct lower half movement and transition.
Making a swing model is the first step to understanding your swing and how it needs to feel. Once you have a swing model you can take control of your game and start to own your swing. In this video Gary explains how his players all have a model and how you can build a swing model with a phone and a few simple exercises.
Hitting with the Right Side is only possible if you have a strong left side. In this video Gary talks about the order of movement and how maximum speed is generated at impact in the Right Sided Swing.
It is more difficult to cover and trap the ball if your shoulders go under early. Better players can still find impact but most often their bad shots can be traced back to the set-up and the first move. Peter Fowler has been one of Australia’s best golfers for over four decades and is still working hard to become more consistent.
Many Tour Players struggle with over-hinging and getting steep coming down. In the RSS the turn and right arm direction ‘void’ the wrists make it easier to get a shallow the path coming in. Gary works with RSS Champion Jason Pavese, on supporting the shaft at the top of the swing.
Great ball strikers know the feeling of covering the ball and trapping the ball at impact. Finding Impact is much easier when you set-up correctly. Gary talks to European Tour coach Luke Ringrose about some advice he gave at Morocco Champions.
Understanding the turn and how the right shoulder moves is crucial in the RSS. In this video Gary talks about the correct turn direction and how to avoid stagnation.
In this video Gary talks about the correct arm structure and recommends a couple of Drills to get the hands positioned correctly at set-up.
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