Daily Video Blog
Today's question has to do with tempo and timing. These are actually two different aspects that must work together to build consistency. Whether you are an aggressive player who likes to play fast or a slower player who grinds on every shot, your routine must remain the same.
John Williams went as far as to time himself because he felt his backswing was very slow. He wants to know if there is a general rule of thumb that can apply to all golfers when it comes to tempo or whether it is based on each individuals' swing.
Recently I was having a not so stellar day on the course and a friend commented that I did not have consistent tempo in my swing and that my backswing was very slow compared to my forward upswing. I took note of that and realized that no matter what club, my backswings are very slow, in the 2.5 second range before I transition to the forward upswing and that (for me) is too much time which can induce unnecessary brain and muscle activity.... Read More
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