Daily Video Blog | Swing Surgeon - Don Trahan Peak Performance Golf Swing

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Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 21 April 2018
Comments: 5

You probably have heard instructors and people on TV talk about maximum width of arc in the golf swing. Well it is bad. Why is it bad? Because it requires you to stretch and pull your body out of balance. Your swing should be natural for your body.

Just because you see it on TV does not mean it is right. Attempting to get the maximum width of arc in your backswing will cause you to stretch your muscles and start to create strain in your body. Your backswing should be natural and balanced.

Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 31 March 2018
Comments: 5
A question arrived from a Surgite about shoulder position at address. How should you position your shoulders at address in the PPGS? The answer, your natural shoulder position is the best. Whatever... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 6 February 2018
Comments: 9
No one that plays this game is immune to having problems in their golf swing and anyone that says otherwise is crazy. As issues can creep into our golf swing, your body can be your best friend in... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 20 January 2018
Comments: 4
Today we break from our normal programming and talk about an amusing poem someone sent in about golf balls. I decided to extend it with my own words to add a splash of PPGS. Do you know we have... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 2 January 2018
An effortless golf swing is created on the foundation of a vertical three-quarter turn golf swing. Stress on your body is reduced by limiting the rotation in your golf swing and using a vertical... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 14 December 2017
Comments: 5
Do not blindly trust the source of advice. Today I talk about something a tour pro said as advice in a magazine, it was so bad I had to record this video about it. You have to remember that most golf... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 23 November 2017
Very often, I hear amateur golfers on golf courses and in classes hurt their game by getting "wrapped around the axle" of the bad shot they just made. But the truth is, who cares - do the next shot... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 28 October 2017
Comments: 6
Today's video is a great discussion on staying structurally sound at address. And it is spurred by an email asking me about the players on the Senior Tour that appear to not be slowing down in their... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 7 September 2017
Comments: 18
I have yet another article from a golf publication talking about driving distance and club head speed.  Their answer is rotation, wrong. Rotation does not produce club head speed and we (PPGS players... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 5 September 2017
Comments: 5
A great question arrived asking about when do you need to change the stiffness of your golf clubs. This is a fact of life, we age and our swing speeds start to change. We do not hit the ball as far... Read More
Authored by: Don Trahan
Posted on: 30 August 2017
Comments: 2
"Do we clear our hips like a rotational swinger," asks a reader? No, not exactly. The key to starting the swing is the Bump. You have read it in our books, watched it in our videos, and maybe looked... Read More