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Use launch monitors to rediscover the lost art of shot making
I’m always amazed at what I learn about my own game every time I hit a few shots on my Trackman. As a full-time golf teacher, I don’t get to practice like I used to in college,...
- Posted 176 days ago
To use video, Trackman or both?
Video analysis has indeed changed the way we practice, play and view our golf swings. With the advent of Doppler radar launch monitors like Trackman and FlightScope, teachers now understand that “position golf” isn’t the way to...
- Posted 260 days ago
Using Trackman has made me LESS technical as a teacher
Early in my teaching career, I was told that in order to a successful instructor I had to have great communication skills and possess a talent to describe a highly complex motion in an understandable way to...
- Posted 302 days ago
What Flightscope and Trackman can tell you (and me)
I have worked with all the technologies that have come along in my 20 years as a golf instructor in an effort to make my job much easier. In the beginning I only used my eyes. Then digital...
- Posted 317 days ago
True or False: Golf radar systems are ruining golf?
Last week, Golf Channel analyst Brandel Chamblee went on the offensive against radar launch monitors, claiming that they were “ruining golf.” Chamblee said that radar systems (like Trackman and Flightscope) were promoting two different swings, one for...
- Posted 395 days ago
TrackMan/FlightScope are more than teaching tools
Are golf radar systems like Trackman and FlightScope just for club fitting and working on swing mechanics? To me, they’re much more than that. They’re amazing tools for developing players. There’s a belief that Trackman and FlightScope...
- Posted 404 days ago
The Dan Plan: Keep your gear in line with your skill set
My last post was about my experience at Titleist’s Oceanside Test Facility, and what it means to get fit by some of the best in the industry. The fitting process was very informative and positive, so I was excited...
- Posted 497 days ago
Understanding “open-faced hooks”
At the Hyundai Tournament of Champions, Dustin Johnson hit an ugly quacker (read snap hook) off the tee on Tuesday afternoon that was headed in the general direction of Haleakala. After the shot, NBC’s broadcast team, Johnny...
- Posted 628 days ago