Swing Characteristic Articles

The Important Aspects of a Great Golf Swing Sequence

The key to great ball striking is to have a proper golf swing sequence starting at the transition of the downswing. The correct swing mechanics, proper club fitting, and good mobility & stability in the body work together to form an efficient golf swing.

Of The 12, Which Swing Characteristic Is The Most Common?

There are 12 common swing characteristics that can lead to swing inefficiencies and increase your risk of injury.  Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) stops short of calling the 12 swing characteristics, swing faults, as many successful golfers exhibit one or more of...

How to Protect Your Back by Fixing Reverse Spine Angle

At the end of the round do you have back pain or maybe it's feeling a little sore? A cause of lower back pain in golfers is a swing characteristic called reverse spine angle. The easiest way to tell if you have this swing characteristic is to record at a video or...

Do You Have C-posture? If So, Why You Need To Fix It

C-posture is a common swing & postural characteristic that limits your backswing and can cause other swing faults.  The name is self-explanatory, as the shape of your back forms a "C" postiion when viewed from the side.  Not only is C-posture detrimental to the...

What is S-Posture and How to Eliminate It For Good

When you see professional golfers on the driving range, you always see them set-up with alignment sticks. The reason for this is because, after the grip, your address position is the most important step in the golf swing. The set-up also includes your address posture....

Sway Away From an Inefficient Golf Swing

Every one of us wants a more powerful golf swing. Right? To generate your maximum power, you need to have a quiet lower body during the backswing. Lateral movement during the swing reduces power & distance. When the lower body moves away from the target during the...

My Hypocrisy with Exercise and Diet

It was if she slapped me across my face. It wasn't the question or the words that stung, it was my lack of attention towards the topic.All she said was:"So how has your golf game been lately."Sometimes simple words have a dramatic effect. My only reply...

Do You Want More Distance? Slide is a Power Killer

Slide - The Distance Killer in Your DownswingA slide in your downswing is the lateral movement of the lower body towards the target.Your lower body should be stable and not move.The hip should rotate and not slide down the line.Although you would think that any...

How to Stop Swinging Over the Top

The most common swing characteristic of high handicap golfers is Over the Top.Even golfers with mid to low handicaps can have an issue with this swing characteristic.According to TPI just under 44% of all amateur players (n=90,000) don't put the club in the slot...

Early Extension in the Golf Swing

Early extension in the golf swing is the most common swing characteristic among amateur golfers. According to TPI, over 67% of amateur players (n=90,000) have the early extension swing characteristic. To compare, less that 2% of professional golfers (LPGA, European...

The 12 Most Common Swing Faults in Golf

Every golfer has a fault in their golf swing.Yes, even the PGA & LPGA Tour pros. Don’t think so?Look at the swings of Jim Furyk or Ryan Moore. If they have swing faults how do they play at such a high level?They compensate for their swing faults by perfecting...

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