Michael Breed: Effortless Power

Michael Breed, host of "The Golf Fix" on Golf Channel, shows you how to pick up speed with your driver.

Released on 10/9/2015

Transcript

00:03
Everybody wants more speed.
00:05
And the game of golf is how far can I hit this driver.
00:08
But the question is not: can I get more speed?
00:11
The question is: can I get the speed in the right spot?
00:14
And so let me give you an analogy.
00:16
You're in your car.
00:17
You're driving to work.
00:18
You've got to got to 60 miles an hour
00:19
getting onto the highway.
00:20
You've got a cup of coffee sitting in the console
00:22
and there's no lid on it.
00:24
We need to get this car going 60 miles an hour
00:28
without spilling the coffee.
00:30
You're not slamming on the accelerator
00:31
and gunning it onto the highway.
00:33
What you're doing is you're gaining gradual speed.
00:36
And that's what you wanna do with the club.
00:38
I don't want the club going fast here.
00:40
I don't want the club going fast here.
00:43
I want the club going fast here.
00:46
And so the way you're gonna do that
00:48
is you're gonna feel this club taking time in the backswing
00:52
and then making this very loud whoosh sound
00:55
happening over on this side of the body,
00:58
on the forward side of the body.
00:59
So it's gonna look like this.
01:04
You can hear that noise happening over there.
01:06
And as you start to get this speed
01:08
happening in the right spot,
01:12
what you're gonna start to do is gain more distance,
01:14
have better balance
01:16
and hit more in the center of the club face.
01:18
All that because you've gained the right speed
01:20
at the right time.
01:22
Don't just be chasing speed,
01:24
chase speed at the right time.
01:26
Don't spill that coffee.
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