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Balance (by Tom Patri)

Balance (by Tom Patri)

Part 2 (Conclusion) Continued from blog entry – “Balance (Part 1)” . Good balance often begins with proper footwork. Can you picture a good dancer with bad footwork … I think not! When you reach both the top of your backswing, as well as impact, I like my students to be solid on both feet….
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Balance (by Tom Patri)

Balance (by Tom Patri)

Part I . The principal of balance is, I feel, extremely overlooked–almost ignored. With a hitting surface (the clubface) as small as it is in golf, as compared to tennis, and with the amount of speed we create in our swings, the ability to make centerface contact is directly linked and vital to the player’s…
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Pitching over a bunker (by Tom Patri)

Pitching over a bunker (by Tom Patri)

. For amateurs pitching or lobbing the ball over a bunker can be a scary experience. Usually, their fear is greatly increased by a lack of understanding of technique. Amateurs must understand that most short game shots are “specialty shots” and full swing technique rules “need not apply.” You’ve heard the term “one piece takeaway.”…
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