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Vertical Backswing

Because vertical swingers are in the minority, many times other golfers will supply advice that doesn't conform to the teachings of the Peak Performance Golf Swing. To someone that has never heard of or seen the PPGS, your swing may have an unfinished look. So, they'll tell you that you need to... more

Published on: Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 12:00

The key definition of the Peak Performance Golf Swing is that it's a little bit of turn, with a lot of lift. But, just exactly how much lift should there be? Duncan sent in a question about this topic because he felt like his hands were getting too far over his head.

Published on: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 12:00

Today, I'm going to issue a challenge to anyone who plays golf with pain. It's just not necessary and it probably inhibits you from playing as much golf as you'd like to. If any Surgites have friends that insist on using a rotational swing, make sure you send them to the blog to watch today's... more

Published on: Friday, September 27, 2013 - 19:16

9/11/01 - "We will never forget"

Published on: Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 12:00

The Peak Performance Golf Swing uses a limited turn. This is one aspect of the swing that I think gets overlooked. We don't want to have a big, rotational swing that gets us deep into the sacred burial ground, but there has to be a turn.

Published on: Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 14:00

If you're a true vertical swinger, your backswing should follow the path of in the mitt and up the tree. If you aren't sure if you're in the right positions, I've got a checkpoint test for you to use. It should really help you understand the relationship between the toe line and your backswing... more

Published on: Friday, June 14, 2013 - 12:00

Some rotational golfers have a negative opinion about the vertical golf swing that I teach. As you can read below, Jim Des Londes claims that a few of the pros he knows suggest that an upright swing will cause the left arm to disconnect from the body.

Published on: Monday, May 13, 2013 - 14:00
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