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Golf Swing


Guide to the Golf Swing [PDF] is targeted at the keen golfer interested in understanding the fundamentals of the golf swing, as the basis for improving his or her game.

The Guide outlines the key movements in the golf swing:

It outlines how to perform the individual movements and the muscles involved, the physics of the individual movements, how the movements work together in the overall swing via a golf swing model, how to practice the movements together, and exercises targeted at the key muscles controlling each movement. The exercises address how to increase both strength of the kind required for the golf swing, plus flexibility. Along the way, it address subsidiary questions such as head positions throughout the golf swing.

Golf Model [XLSX] is the spreadsheet used in the Guide to the Golf Swing to calculate the effect on minimum club head speed of the various movements in the golf swing. Through the spreadsheet, you can enter your personal information to determine your own statistics.

Guide to the Putting Stroke [PDF} applies many of the themes in the Guide to the Golf Swing to the putting stroke. It examines various ways one can stroke a putt against factors relevant to effectiveness.

Golf Swing Speed Diary provides a daily summary of practice sessions which use a radar device that measures swing speeds to test a variety of ideas in the Guide to the Golf Swing.