The Secret to Power and Distance from Your Golf Swing

Titleist Father's Day 468x60 This is a continuing link to many other articles that I have published regarding the subject of Learning to Play Golf Better .  The subject of this article I am posting now is “The Secret to Power and Distance from Your Golf Swing”.  There are going to be many more posted articles coming that you can learn from and apply in your golf game to achieve immediate success.

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So, now that I have offered you a special gift to help you develop your swing even more; What do you think is the “Secret to Power” in the golf swing?  When I ask people this question that are even single digit handicap players they reply in a myriad of ways including…

1) The wrist release

2) How strong your grip is on the club

3) (duh) How fast you swing 😀

4) How fast you swing your arms

5) How fast you turn your hips through impact

And… Many other “opinions” which may have a kernel of truth in them, but which all don’t get down to the Heart of the Issue.  The Heart of the Issue is: What Single Factor has the most direct impact upon the power and distance that you can achieve as a result of your impact with the ball?  That’s the meat and potatoes of what we are focusing in on in this discussion.

OK, are you ready?…

It's In!

The Single Most Influential Skill that affects your power and distance is TEMPO.  Now, I know what you may be thinking …. What is Tempo?  If you are taking the club back on your swing, just say “one”.  Then when you contact the ball, just say “two”.  Measuring your tempo is as easy as counting to yourself, “One,…Two”.

Now if your tempo is One……………………………………………………………………………….Two, do you think you will hit the ball farther or shorter than if your tempo is One………………………..Two?  If you answered that you would most likely hit the ball farther with the second tempo, then you are correct.

Of course, there are other factors that will have a small influence on distance (even including the type of equipment that you are using).  But, from my experience over 40 years of teaching not only as a Golf Professional but also teaching as a Tennis Professional, tempo is the MOST important concept a person must grasp and be able to control in their swing in order to get more distance and/or power.

Golfsmith - Best Brands, Best PricesSo, that’s it for now.  As I said before, there will be more information coming later.  Check out some of the other articles I have posted here on this webpage if you like.  I welcome any comments or suggestions/opinions that you may have which may contribute to the overall database of information I am publishing here.  You can just simply “Leave a Reply” below on any article you read here.

Thanks and Have a Great Day,

ROB – (admin)

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About Robert Bradshaw

Robert Bradshaw is a Teacher and he specializes in teaching sports activities to people of all ages. He is a Professional Golf Instructor as well as a former Professional Tennis Instructor and Major University Tennis Coach. He continues to research the Bible and has taught many Christian Biblical fellowships. Recently, he has been writing and teaching about important critical issues that must be addressed in our society today which can hinder our own individual success.
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