“How to Develop More Power in Your Golf Swing”

Written by Sean Cochran

How can you develop more power in your golf swing? This is probably a question that all of us want an answer to. Most of us go to great lengths to do whatever it takes to get that “power” into our drives offrepparttar tee. I think we probably all have some ideas of where 300-yard drives come from, but I want to give yourepparttar 146575 answers without any “fluff.”

Golf swing power isrepparttar 146576 result of three specific factors. Two out ofrepparttar 146577 three are much more important, butrepparttar 146578 third does have a bearing onrepparttar 146579 outcome of how far you hit that ball.

The first and probably most evident ofrepparttar 146580 three is your swing mechanics. I bet you are not surprised by this one.

The second one is probablyrepparttar 146581 least recognized ofrepparttar 146582 three, but for many isrepparttar 146583 “key” to longer drives andrepparttar 146584 category that is givenrepparttar 146585 least amount of attention. Number two is what we term golf strength. This is defined as how well your body is conditioned (i.e. fitness) to swing a golf club with maximum power. Probablyrepparttar 146586 least understood ofrepparttar 146587 three, and mayberepparttar 146588 most needed by golfers in general. We will talk more about this later. Let us move on to number three in regards to power for your drives.

Number three is your equipment. Yes, equipment does make a difference in how far you driverepparttar 146589 ball. The equipment manufacturers have let this fact be known, and I bet we all have gone torepparttar 146590 pro shop probably more than twice to pick up a new driver that claims to give us another 20 yards on every drive. That extra 20 yards might not be downrepparttar 146591 middle ofrepparttar 146592 fairway, but it will give you an extra 20 yards… could be left, could be right, or could be inrepparttar 146593 center ofrepparttar 146594 fairway. That all depends on points one and two of this article. Equipment and technological advances have definitely lengthenedrepparttar 146595 distance of our drives. But without better swing mechanics and your body in better golf shape, new technology will not help your game. A bad swing will produce a bad result, regardless of what type of “new” driver you may have just purchased.

Swing Mechanics

I think all of us are aware of how importantrepparttar 146596 mechanics of a swing are when it comes to drivingrepparttar 146597 ball downrepparttar 146598 fairway. It is essential, if you are overrepparttar 146599 top with your swing or come inside too much, you’ll see that dreaded slice or snap hook. The drives will be short, too low, too high, left, right, or a combination of these if you are putting bad swings onrepparttar 146600 ball.

It is essential for a golfer to work onrepparttar 146601 mechanics of their swing, week in and week out, to improve their game. If it weren’t important why would all these tour players have swing coaches that work with them on a consistent basis? The golf swing is such a finite, mechanically complex movement, that requires constant work to keep it highly efficient and in check.

One ofrepparttar 146602 most common mistakes I see amateurs make is probably a lack of instruction. I see amateurs over and over atrepparttar 146603 driving ranges, week in and week out, pounding balls without any improvement. This, I feel, is a result of one of two things: 1) a lack of instruction or 2) low levels of golf strength. A lack of instruction leads torepparttar 146604 development and ingraining of improper swing mechanics. This only results in slices, hooks, toppingrepparttar 146605 ball, and hitting it fat onrepparttar 146606 course. And we all know that those types of swings lead to frustration and bad rounds of golf. I would suggest to most anyone to find a good instructor and take lessons on a consistent basis. This can only help your game inrepparttar 146607 long run. Now moving onrepparttar 146608 second point of how to achieve powerful drives and that is golf strength.

Golf Strength (Golf Fitness)

Golf strength is a term we use to describerepparttar 146609 golf fitness level of an individual pertaining to swinging a club. This is much different than how much you can bench press or squat, which I like to refer to as “weight room strength.” Understand that these two terms, golf strength and weight room strength, are very different. If you do not quite understandrepparttar 146610 difference, ask yourself one question: How many bodybuilders do you see teeing it up on Tour? The answer to that question is quite obvious, none!

Robotic Vacuum Cleaners Work Great on Pool Tables

Written by Terry Weadock

A friend of mine bought a robotic vaccum cleaner as a gag. It's actually pretty fun to watch it semi randomly roaming aroundrepparttar room. It seems to have about 15 different direction change sequences, which allow it to eventually cover about 98% of a small area beforerepparttar 146542 battery runs out. Well, this friend has a pool table and one day whenrepparttar 146543 table was looking a little shabby, we decided to try usingrepparttar 146544 robotic vacuum cleaner on it. The thing did an absolutely awesome job. Fun to watch too, or did I already mention that? Well pretty soon we started seeing how good an 8 ball playerrepparttar 146545 unit was. We set up a rack, and letrepparttar 146546 robot do its thing.

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