Hank Haney: Simple Solid Strikes

At impact try to get the back of your lead hand pointing to the target.

Released on 10/1/2013

Credits

Starring: Hank Haney

Transcript

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If your tendency is to either
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hook the ball or slice the ball,
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you've got a problem with your club face
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and its relationship to the path of your swing.
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If the path of your swing is pretty good,
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then you've got to work on your release.
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And here's what you need to focus in on.
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If you're hitting the ball to the right,
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you're hitting with the side of your hand
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instead of the back of the hand.
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If you're hitting the ball to the left,
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and you're hooking it, your hands are turned over like this
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and you're catching the outside part of the ball
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with a closed club face.
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So try to feel like the back of your left hand
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is square to the target when you hit.
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The side of your hand will slice it,
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turning your hands too much like this will hook it.
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Get the back of your left hand facing the target,
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and if you've got the path right
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and the back of the left hand facing the target,
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you're going to have a straight shot.
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