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First lesson...

bogeymaker

Well-Known Member
Jun 22, 2005
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Well...today I took my first lesson from a pro. We spent an hour together and my swing was video'd and analyzed my him. Sems I am slightly casting and my keft wrist is scooping the ball at impact. All in all, my swing looks horrible. He did fix some things but we are going to work a lot more on it on thursday. I kind of got a deal with this pro as he needed a monitor for his swing analyzer and I just happened to have one for sale. He is giving me 5 lessons for the monitor. I came out on the good end of this one, I think.

Does anyone else hate to see themselves sing a golf club.
 

obagain

Used club guru
Mar 29, 2005
998
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Seeing yourself is the best thing you can do. What you think you swing like and then seeing what you swing like gives you the perspective to correct your swing.

I have seen people who take a lesson and then tell me, he said I was dipping my left shoulder, he doesn't know what he is talking about. I can see he dips his shoulder at least an inch but he doesn't think he does.
 

Playdead

Well-Known Member
Jun 30, 2005
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I agree, seeing yourself swing is the best thing you can to to start fixing the swing.

One quick way to see yourself swing if you don't have a camcorder is most newer digital cameras have a "movie mode" good for 20-60 seconds or more. Just set it up so you can hit play, walk over to you spot and you should have plenty of time to take 2 good swings. Repeat from a different angle, then watch yourself in horror on your computer.

I did it this way and could see a couple swing errors. However, I still plan on having a pro do a real swing analysis.
 

caddyshackgolf

Be The Ball
Feb 22, 2005
272
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Im going to the driving range in about a half an hour and Im going to have ethier my brother or dad video tape it. Then I can see how horrible it is. I'll probably post it on here.
 

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