How To Improve Your Grip

Proper grip pressure is a must if you want to hit better shots.

Released on 10/7/2015

Transcript

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When I play in pro-ams or with amateurs
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and I see this.
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I know that person has too much grip pressure,
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they're gripping on to the golf club way too tightly.
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This chapter is about the proper grip pressure.
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First of all let's talk about
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where the pressure points are on the grip.
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Pressure points in the grip on the left hand
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are these last three fingers of the left hand.
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They grip the golf club like this.
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In the right hand it's the middle two fingers right here
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that hold on to the golf club in the right hand.
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It's not the forefinger and the thumb,
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but it's the middle two fingers of the right hand.
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You don't want to increase the pressure
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at all in the golf swing.
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It will increase naturally in the down swing
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with the centrifugal force,
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but it doesn't get really tight
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at any time in the golf swing.
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Especially the right hand.
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You want that right hand,
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when it's in the hitting area right there,
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to be able to be flexible
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and just fire through there like that,
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compressing the ball and creating club head speed.
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