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I've been teaching golf for a long time and can honestly say I've never had someone ask me about how to help a blind golfer...until now. Yes, that's right, even people who are blind enjoy playing golf, and with the Peak Performance Golf Swing, it's actually quite simple to find consistency.

Published on: Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 14:00

Using your knees in the transition is critical for having a good impact position. Move them too much or too little and you'll never find the consistency you need to shoot lower scores.

Published on: Saturday, November 21, 2015 - 14:00

The Peak Performance Golf Swing is the only swing that is based entirely on science. The physics of a golf swing and the physiology of the human body must be in harmony. If they are, you're left with the most body-friendly swing being taught today.

Published on: Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 12:00

Today I'm going to go over some of the most common mistakes I see from PPGS golfers. Many students who show up at golf schools or private lessons don't even realize that they're doing anything wrong. That's when having a second set of eyes comes in handy.

Published on: Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 14:00

The setup determines the motion. I've said that for years, and it's absolutely true. But, the takeaway determines the backswing, so it's important to understand exactly how to start your swing once you're ready to pull the trigger. By now, you should know that you need to take the club back toe... more

Published on: Friday, August 22, 2014 - 12:00

If you don't keep your knees relatively level, you're going to fall out of dynamic balance and start hitting bad shots. The key to staying level is being in an athletically ready position and resisting the front knee from kicking in during your backswing. The knee can move slightly, but it ... more

Published on: Friday, March 14, 2014 - 12:00

If you've all been watching the WGC Match Play championship duel between Jason Day and Victor Dubuisson today, you've seen some incredible recovery shots. Being able to get up and down like the pros can be tough, but if you hold your knees steady and maintain proper balance, you set yourself up... more

Published on: Sunday, February 23, 2014 - 14:00

The Peak Performance Golf Swing is all about lift. But, if you lift too much, you could throw yourself out of dynamic balance and start chopping and topping the ball. Your head has to stay still. If it starts lifting up, that means your hands are getting too far above your head. So, how do you... more

Published on: Saturday, February 8, 2014 - 14:00

The Peak Performance Golf Swing advocates a limited turn, vertical swing. That means there still has to be some turn. The same concept applies to the movement of the left knee (or right knee for lefties). It shouldn't move inward very much, but it still has to move slightly. But, how much?

Published on: Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 12:00
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