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#1 kippjr23

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Posted 12 October 2017 - 06:27 PM

Looking to take an online lesson.

I really like George Gankas GGswingTips but its only videos.
or anyone have his subscription?


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Posted 12 October 2017 - 07:34 PM

Lots of good options out there. I'd start with any of the following:

Monte Scheinblum

Dan Carraher (iteachgolf)

Jim Waldron

Dan Whittaker (DFW1500)

Chris Ryan

I can only vouch for Dan W. myself as he's the only one I've worked with, but a cursory search on this forum will show that other guys have had stellar results with both Monte, Dan C and Jim. I'm sure George Gankas is very good too.

Honestly, if you're committed to improving, I don't think you can go wrong with any of these guys. Take a look at their stuff, see which one chimes with you best and throw yourself in head first.

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Posted 12 October 2017 - 08:36 PM

took in person lessons with Monte and he was awesome so I would recommend him for online lessons

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Posted 12 October 2017 - 09:31 PM

Monte and Mike Malaska (a lot of the rest are blowhards).

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Posted 12 October 2017 - 10:02 PM

View PostPetunia Sprinkle, on 12 October 2017 - 09:31 PM, said:

Monte and Mike Malaska (a lot of the rest are blowhards).

Personal experiences ?


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Posted 12 October 2017 - 10:14 PM

OP, an easy way to approach this is to sign up for a lesson with a couple (I'd suggest Monte and iTeach...no disrespect to the other names above who are probably also good choices) and see which style you like.  Small outlay, and online lessons aren't long term commitments (unless you sign up for something more extensive off the bat which I wouldn't recommend).  Chances are, both Monte and iTeach (Dan) will make similar observations but they may present it differently...and the only one who can decide which is better for you is YOU.

Edited by carrera, 12 October 2017 - 10:14 PM.


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Posted 13 October 2017 - 02:11 AM

Try them out. Cheap as chips, but can be priceless in other ways.

Grinding away aimlessly on the range, struggling, frustrated versus following some good guidance, seeing and feeling some improvements is priceless.

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Posted 17 October 2017 - 12:14 PM

Check out Matt Christian

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 10:27 AM

I have used RotarySwing. Very detailed. Top Speed Golf - very detailed.
I like GG and Athletic Motion Golf

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 10:52 AM

I can't say enough good things about Monte, great guy, great instructor and keeps it very simple, plus he does clinics all over the country so depending on where you live you may be able to squeeze in some in person time as well.

However, I have been following GG as well and he does offer some great information and has a slightly different take on the swing.  I find him very informative but he is a little too hyper for my learning style.  

1 more name I would throw out there is Andrew Rice.  I have been watching his stuff on instagram and youtube lately and he has a lot of good info as well.  

I know there is a lot of love for the others wolf listed but I tend to gravitate towards Monte and GG.  Not saying they others aren't good as I know they are just personal preference.  Bottom line is you have to find someone who you can understand and communicate's well with you.  Might be Dan, might be Monte, GG, whomever.  But if you go with one of these guys, you will definitely be seeing a top notch instructor.  Just don't be foolish and tweet Hank Haney a swing video lol.

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 11:15 AM

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Fantastic approach to teaching golf!
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Posted 13 February 2018 - 05:13 PM

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 05:15 PM

You can get a free partial online lesson from Bobby Lopez.... He is pretty good at diagnosing problems, but not so much at how to fix them. Worth a try to see if you like the free one and pay from there if it helps.

Just google quick fix golf bobby lopez.

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 05:46 PM

My favourites are Chris Ryan, Dan Whittaker, Monte, Clay Ballard.

More recently GG after seeing him on Me & My golf.

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 06:34 PM

Right now I'm following Dan Whittaker and some ben hogan stuff that I can read or watch....but........

I am going to set up a series of lessons with a local PGA pro in the coming weeks and go from there...I need someone to physically be there during my lessons.

In the past, I followed Shawn Clement, around 2007/9... then I left the game for the next 8 years.


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Posted 13 February 2018 - 07:00 PM

I haven't taken a video lesson or in-person lesson from any online personalities.

But from the YouTubers, I'll second Shawn Clement. He is just a great teacher and communicator even if he does beat a dead horse sometimes and seems like a swell guy.

Can he take a 3-5 cap WRXer down to scratch like some of the other guys? Probably not. But I'm pretty confident he could turn a 15-20 cap weekend duffer who knows nothing about club positions and ideal launch conditions to high singles.

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 07:27 PM

View PostDLev45, on 13 February 2018 - 07:00 PM, said:

I haven't taken a video lesson or in-person lesson from any online personalities.

But from the YouTubers, I'll second Shawn Clement. He is just a great teacher and communicator even if he does beat a dead horse sometimes and seems like a swell guy.

Can he take a 3-5 cap WRXer down to scratch like some of the other guys? Probably not. But I'm pretty confident he could turn a 15-20 cap weekend duffer who knows nothing about club positions and ideal launch conditions to high singles.

Anyone can turn a 15-20 cap into single digits. It's literally about practice and not shooting yourself in foot at that level
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Posted 14 February 2018 - 12:18 AM

Jim Hardy sells videos on his site. Get the first plane truth video series and the latest one on the release.

The Josh Zander stuff on Youtube is great too
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Posted 14 February 2018 - 12:29 AM

I’m a fan of Monte and his method.  

Monte Method:  

1.  find the main swing flaw that corrupts the rest of your swing.  
2.  Give you a simple way to correct that issue
3.  Watch that correction radiate to the rest of your swing

Here’s an informal example of him explaining the golf release.  


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Posted 14 February 2018 - 12:33 AM


Iím a fan of Monte and his method.  

Monte Method:  

1.  find the main swing flaw that corrupts the rest of your swing.  
2.  Give you a simple way to correct that issue
3.  Watch that correction radiate to the rest of your swing

Hereís an informal example of him explaining the golf release.  



View Postkippjr23, on 12 October 2017 - 06:27 PM, said:

Looking to take an online lesson.

I really like George Gankas GGswingTips but its only videos.
or anyone have his subscription?

I have a subscription to his site* for informational purposes.  I like his idea for the pivot action vs lateral slide.


*technically it isnít his site anymore

Edited by Gamble Gamble, 14 February 2018 - 12:34 AM.

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