Pitching 114. Technique: Controlling Trajectory

Pitching 114. Technique: Controlling Trajectory

Developing great touch around the greens is essential if you are to play golf to the best of your ability. In putting, touch requires that you are able to use your imagination to match the line and speed of the putt.  Similarly, in pitching, great touch is all about being able to visualise the required shot and then create the perfect marriage of landing spot and trajectory to get the ball to the hole. Old school teaching would have you...

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Pitching Drill 111. Technique: Glove Drill

Pitching Drill 111. Technique: Glove Drill

This simple drill will help you to quickly learn to feel the correct arm motion in the pitching stroke – an important fundamental of great pitching that many amateurs get very wrong! Using this drill, the quality and consistency of your ball striking will quickly improve – especially if you sometimes “chunk” your pitch shots, striking the ground behind the ball or “chilli dipping”… or Log In…The result of this movement will be much...

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Pitching Drill 113. Technique: Stork Drill

Pitching Drill 113. Technique: Stork Drill

This simple drill will quickly help to improve your ball striking, especially if, like many golfers, you have a tendency to overuse your lower body in the pitching stroke. In order to strike the ball solidly and consistently, you need to swing the club back and through on-plane.  If you don’t keep your lower body very quiet in the backswing, you are likely to take the club back too far inside, causing all manner of mishits, including...

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Drill 507. Downswing: The Control Arm

Drill 507. Downswing: The Control Arm

This drill is one of our students’ favourites, and it will soon be yours, because it provides most golfers with an almost instant improvement to their ball striking! The focus of this drill is on how to use your control arm properly.  The control arm is the left arm, for a right-handed golfer, and is so named because it has primary responsibility for the bottom of the swing arc and the position of the club face through impact – for ball...

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Drill 506b. Downswing: Drive the Golf Swing with Your Lower Body

Drill 506b. Downswing: Drive the Golf Swing with Your Lower Body

This drill will probably change the way that you think about the golf swing forever, teaching you how the Tour pros move to make the golf swing look so effortless as they generate astonishing club head speed and consistently strike the ball beautifully. Most golfers know that the lower body is a key source of power in the golf swing, but they just don’t know how to use it properly. High handicap golfers often don’t use the lower body enough,...

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Drill 506a. Downswing: Sequencing Your Swing for Power

Drill 506a. Downswing: Sequencing Your Swing for Power

This simple drill will teach you how to sequence your golf swing correctly, using your big muscles for effortless power and amazing club head speed. You’ll quickly learn how to generate a tremendous amount of club head speed where it really matters – at impact!   There’s nothing mystical about the sequence of the golf swing, it’s really just a natural throwing motion, and yet sequencing is the key differentiator between the high handicap...

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Pitching Drill 105a. Technique: The Practice Station

Pitching Drill 105a. Technique: The Practice Station

The single most important factor in great pitching is delivering the club to the ball on plane – something that almost all amateur golfers fail to do correctly. This is a great pitching drill to use at the beginning of every practice session (as part of your Technical Practice) to be certain that you are delivering the club on the correct plane. By providing this certainty during practice, this drill will enable you to stop thinking and just...

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Pitching Drill 109. Technique: Left Arm Only

Pitching Drill 109. Technique: Left Arm Only

This simple drill will quickly help to improve the sequencing and timing of your short game swing, enabling you to strike the ball much more effectively and consistently with a high, controlled launch, landing it softly on your chosen spot. The Left Arm Only pitching drill will help you to feel the correct movements, quickly developing and maintaining some of the key fundamentals of a great pitching stroke – opening the club face as you take...

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Pitching Drill 108. Technique: Flow

Pitching Drill 108. Technique: Flow

The Flow pitching drill will help you to learn and maintain one of the key fundamentals of a great pitching stroke – shifting your weight properly throughout the swing. This simple drill will quickly help to improve the sequencing and timing of your short game swing, enabling you to strike the ball much more effectively and consistently, getting the golf ball up and down reliably when you miss the green.   There’s the Wrong Way… Balance...

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Pitching Drill 110. Technique: Right Arm Only

Pitching Drill 110. Technique: Right Arm Only

The Right Arm Only pitching drill is a fantastic way to develop proper sequencing and timing in your pitching swing. It will help you to build a natural, feel-based, swing that will take the club back on the correct plane and then deliver it to the ball in the most effective way possible, using the club the way it was designed and striking the ball beautifully to launch the ball high and soft from around the greens. This will free up your...

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