Erika Larkin: Bar Games For Golf

Practicing darts will help you hit better iron shots.

Released on 1/7/2016

Transcript

00:04
Throwing a dart well requires precise aim
00:07
and a perfect release.
00:09
Sounds like the golf swing, doesn't it?
00:11
So to get better iron shots and crisper hits,
00:14
I want you to practice throwing some darts.
00:16
And to prove my point, here I've got a dartboard
00:18
and a dart, a real dart.
00:20
We're gonna throw right at the ground,
00:21
so you're gonna take your stance.
00:23
You're gonna take your backswing,
00:25
with your right hand only,
00:26
and then you're gonna try to fire the dart down
00:28
right to where your ball position would be.
00:30
This is gonna promote the proper timing of your release,
00:33
and it's also gonna promote the correct angle
00:36
for your right arm to swing on the downswing.
00:39
If you swing and release the dart outwards,
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you'll never hit the board.
00:42
And if you release the dart late and inwards,
00:45
you're definitely not gonna hit the board.
00:46
So we want to time it up just right.
00:48
Just like this.
00:53
I know this is gonna help you hit crisper iron shots.
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