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Basement Tapes: Wayne D. In the Basement: Improved Grip

By Wayne | Videos: Basement Tapes

This is the first significant grip change I’ve made in almost 20 years, and by moving my right hand grip more up into the fingers I am feeling an increased ability to cock my wrists and open the face in the backswing. I’ve also been working consistently on loading back into my right hip while increasing pressure into the ground under the inside of my right foot and I am trying to focus on bending the left wrist down approaching impact (Hogan’s “supination” move) and all the way past the strike, as I have found that while I used to do that without thought I have not been doing that for quite some time.

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Basement Tapes: Wayne D. Back in the Basement: Adding Speed to the Swing

By Wayne | Videos: Basement Tapes

I have 5 tournament rounds under my belt in the last 3 weeks (the Middle Atlantic PGA Section Championship: 73-72-77, and the Middle Atlantic PGA Senior Section Championship: 74-73) and have put some new ideas into play so I thought I would share them with everybody. I have really needed to find a way to add speed to my swing while taking stress off my body, and I think I have found the beginnings of a solution.

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Basement Tapes: What is your Optimum Swing Length?

By Wayne | Videos: Basement Tapes

The longer I teach the more it occurs to me that for the non-tour player one of the biggest swing problems I see is the overuse of the right arm and shoulder in the attempt to produce “more turn” and a longer swing. When the right upper arm and shoulder are used to pull the left arm into the backswing further than it can naturally go the normal player will inevitably goof up the transition to the ultimate detriment of the impact area.

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