Hank Haney: Stop Losing Shots Right

One move to stop missing right and get on plane.

Released on 9/9/2015

Transcript

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One of the most common questions I get is,
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how do you start to down swing?
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Now that question usually comes from people
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who have a tendency to come over the top
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and that's a lot of people
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because about 90% of the people I estimate,
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slice the golf ball.
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Their first move down
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is more with the upper body instead of the lower body.
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This is a great little drill you can practice
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because what you have to do,
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is you have to make a lateral motion with your hips
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as you start down.
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When you get to the top of your swing,
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your weight should be on the inside of your back foot,
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and from there it should shift forward
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and out toward your toe
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because your hips are turned at an angle.
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So I'm gonna hold a club right here,
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just stops at my hip,
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I'm gonna make this move right into that club.
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That's the motion with your lower body
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and that motion will help you to come down more
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from the inside.
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If you get up to the top and you turn like that,
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it's gonna throw you out over the ball.
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So if you have a tendency to come out over it,
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cast it from the top outside,
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work on this move right here.
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You can either hold a club here and move into that club
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or you can even practice right up against a wall
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and bump those hips forward.
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The first motion startin' down,
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a bump forward with your left hip, before you start turning
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and that will get the golf club to come down more
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from the inside,
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get the path going more in the direction
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that you're looking for.
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