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When Cameron Champ describes his action, he uses one word: slingshot. This is a great description of what his action is. See in this video how his backswing is a gorgeous gathering and loading of the arm-club unit that positions itself to be collected by the kinetic chain that is the Cameron Champ Catapulting Slingshot! Enjoy!

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Shawn Clement is the new Director of Development at the Royal Quebec Golf Academy in Quebec City, Canada and a class A PGA teaching professional. Shawn was a 2011 and 2015 Ontario PGA Teacher of the Year nominee while Directing at the Richmond Hill Golf Learning Centre. He was also voted in the top 10 (tied with Martin Hall at No. 9) as most sought after teacher on the internet in 2016 with 83 000 subscribers on YouTube and 36 millions natural views. Shawn has been writing for numerous publications since 2001 including Golf Tips Magazine and Score Golf Magazine. He also appeared of the Golf Channel’s Academy Live in July 2001 with Jerry Foltz and Mike Ritz. Shawn Clement has the distinction of being one of the only professionals fit by Ping’s Tour fitting centre where he was fitted with left and right handed clubs including 2 drivers with 115 plus miles per hour and 300 plus yard drives from both sides.

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  1. Don Toth

    Dec 20, 2018 at 11:15 pm

    Good video…more focus should be put into proper arm and hand function.

    Nicely done looking forward to more videos in the future!

  2. stevek

    Dec 15, 2018 at 11:51 am

    Nice video Shawn, and aimed at the average recreational golfer… who can only relate to imagery and feel. However when you are talking about “catapulting the arm unit” you can only explain it scientifically to be accurate.
    Have you studied the work of Dr. Steven Nesbitt on his alpha-beta-gamma torque analysis to better explain yourself? Here’s an interesting scientific paper that might help you:
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3899668/

  3. Jeff Williams

    Dec 14, 2018 at 8:44 pm

    I suggest you look at a Moe Norman swing at the finish. Nice and high. Considered one of the best ball strikers ever.

  4. Golfer

    Dec 14, 2018 at 3:01 pm

    Shaw,

    Great video! You really should contact Bobby Greenwood. He has been teaching this type of movement for 30 plus years. You would enjoy speaking with him. Greenwood is a retired PGA pro who not only teaches a solid fundamental, he also plays to it and with success. Check him out and give him a call.

    Golfer

  5. geohogan

    Dec 13, 2018 at 9:28 pm

    Muscles contract ie pull.
    Position ourselves ahead of the ball during the BS
    and we are in position to pull from both sides through impact.

    Is it really any more complicated.

    • Dan

      Dec 14, 2018 at 1:00 pm

      Excellent visualization for the down swing. My inconsistency has been diagnosed by your slingshot video. Before impact my rt. elbow stops leading and quits moving where the forearm and hands throw the club at the ball. Great job. keep them coming.

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