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#1 Flatstick77

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 10:02 AM

I'm a right handed player, I've noticed that my right hand does not stay secure on the club once I start my down swing, meaning my fingers and thumb stay connected but the palm or part of the hand below my thumb doesn't stay on top of my left thumb.  Does this make a difference or cause any flaws?

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 02:44 PM

hummm, very interesting.  Hold onto the triangle. The kinetics of it might suggest the right elbow flying but let's see what the full swing gurus have to say.

BTW you double tapped the post button and threw this question up twice.

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 03:58 PM

Yeah, I saw I posted twice, don't know how to erase other post.

I have been working on my swing plane and making a lot of half speed swings and noticed I was doing this when I saw myself on video


View PostPuttingDoctor, on 25 November 2012 - 02:44 PM, said:

hummm, very interesting.  Hold onto the triangle. The kinetics of it might suggest the right elbow flying but let's see what the full swing gurus have to say.

BTW you double tapped the post button and threw this question up twice.

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 01:51 PM

View PostFlatstick77, on 25 November 2012 - 03:58 PM, said:

Yeah, I saw I posted twice, don't know how to erase other post.

I have been working on my swing plane and making a lot of half speed swings and noticed I was doing this when I saw myself on video


View PostPuttingDoctor, on 25 November 2012 - 02:44 PM, said:

hummm, very interesting.  Hold onto the triangle. The kinetics of it might suggest the right elbow flying but let's see what the full swing gurus have to say.

BTW you double tapped the post button and threw this question up twice.

go to the duplicate post and right beside the "quote" button hit Delete.

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 02:05 PM

This is the classic "regrip"! Work on 9-3 drills while keeping the pad of your right thumb over and in contact with the top of the left  thumb. Don't do this with gripping tightly but rather paying attention to feeling the right thumb pad in contact with top of left thumb. I agree with the Doc here, tis is typical of a flying right elbow or one wher you allow the right ebow to get behind you. this normally leeads to casting as well.

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 06:26 PM

Thanks , my typical flaw is coming over the top slightly with a closed face



View PostMDP1555, on 26 November 2012 - 02:05 PM, said:

This is the classic "regrip"! Work on 9-3 drills while keeping the pad of your right thumb over and in contact with the top of the left  thumb. Don't do this with gripping tightly but rather paying attention to feeling the right thumb pad in contact with top of left thumb. I agree with the Doc here, tis is typical of a flying right elbow or one wher you allow the right ebow to get behind you. this normally leeads to casting as well.

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