Golf Tip – Secret to Ben Hogan’s Waggle

Hey fellow golf nuts, Doc here with a short but sweet tip for you this week.

As you probably know a good pre-shot routine is crucial if you want to play great golf, all the golfers on the tour have a pre-shot routine and so should you. But I’ve noticed a lot of guys omit one very important part of the pre-shot routine, the waggle.

The waggle does some amazing things for your golf swing and skipping it is just plain madness. Once you realize all the good stuff the waggle does for your golf game you’ll never skip it again.

As Bill McKinney explains in the video the waggle does 5 important things for your golf swing. First, it rehearses you swing path. By moving the club along the proper path you are reminding yourself seconds before you swing where the right path is.

Next, it reminds your wrists how to cock at the top of the swing. A good waggle also reminds your wrists how to release into impact.

The waggle also helps you feel the right amount of tension in your arms and wrists, remember your arms and wrists should be loose and your grip just tight enough to hang onto the club. If you have too much tension you’ll quickly realize it when you waggle and be able to correct it before it ruins a shot.

Lastly, a good waggle gives you some rhythm, and keeps you from stiffening while standing over the ball. As Bill McKinney explains in the video, the rhythm aspect to the waggle is very similar to a baseball player rhythmically moving the bat before each swing. Starting a swing from a stagnant position nearly always results in a jerking motion, it’s just how our muscles work, but if we are already moving we can be incredibly precise and smooth.

How can something as simple as a waggle help so much? The simple answer is that it force feeds your brain very detailed information about where the ball is. That’s why it’s so important to waggle with precision. A sloppy waggle can be worse that no waggle at all.

How does the waggle force feed your brain information? Our brains have two ways of knowing where something is, sight and feel. Sight is pretty simple, look down at the ball. The feel however is a bit different. You can’t reach down and touch the ball with your hand in golf, instead you have to learn to use the club as an extension of your hand.

This is obviously a bit more difficult, that’s where the waggle comes in. Instead of putting the club head right behind the ball once (which tells the feeling part of your brain where that ball is), the waggle allows you to send that message to your brain two or three times in a row, really cementing the feeling of where the ball is into your mind. When you have both sight and feeling working properly you’re much more likely to hit the ball crisp and clean. That’s how something as simple and easy as a waggle can help eliminate fat and thin shots, without actually changing you natural swing.

I’ve got another great free golf video tip from Bill McKinney waiting for you, just Click Here.

For Better Golf,
Doc O’Leary
Head Golf Nut, OHP

Hit Longer Drives By Tricking Your Subsconcious Mind

Hey it’s Doc again with another free golf tip for you…this one’s about hitting the ball longer and straighter so listen up.

Many golfers have a hard time developing the kind of raw power from their lower body that would help them hit the long drives they dream about. For most of them the problem has nothing to do with any lack of ability, instead the problem is in their head.

As you saw Darrell explain in the video the subconscious mind can play tricks on us in the golf swing. We put so much focus into the little white golf ball at our feet that we unknowingly slow or halt our pivoting action once we reach the object of our focus, the golf ball. As you can imagine this has devastating consequences not only for the distance of your golf shots, but their accuracy as well.

How can you fix this distance robbing problem? As you saw in the video it’s pretty darn simple. It’s time to turn the tables on your subconscious mind. Instead of it playing tricks on you, you are going to fool it into focusing on something beyond the golf ball. That’s where the cardboard box comes in.

Having an object to focus on that is well beyond the golf ball will teach you to accelerate beyond the golf ball. This in turn will prevent you from decelerating at impact or stopping your rotation too early. All you need to do is place an old empty cardboard box 18 to 24 inches in front of where your golf ball would normally be. The box should now be the focus of your swing. Put all your energy into smashing it to pieces. Keep in mind you’ll be hitting the box with the toe of your club, don’t try to hit it with a square club face.

The best part is, this golf club head speed boosting trick is easy as pie. There are no tricky concepts, no tedious techniques; all you need to do is spend 20 or 30 minutes beating an empty cardboard box to pieces. Do this once a month or so, just to remind yourself how it feels. If you want to you can buy a special bag that’s made for this purpose.

The result will be longer drives without a whole lot of effort. Just remember to use an old club with a steel shaft for this drill. You don’t want to accidentally snap an expensive club.

For more no nonsense golf tips that’ll boost your drives and slash your scores check out Darrell’s Signature Package. You’ll be glad you did.

For Better Golf,
Doc O’Leary, Head Golf Nut at OHP

Simple Mistakes Spell Death For Your Tee Shots

Doc O’Leary here with another free golf tip for you. This week its all about hitting longer drives.

It’s practically impossible to hit long consistent golf drives without having a setup routine you follow each time you walk up to a tee shot. Even more important, you’re routine should be simple, quick, and get you in the optimum position to fire off long drives time after time. In the clip above, Bobby Schaeffer showed you how his simple routine prevents several common mistakes and prevents you from over-thinking the shot.

Proper Alignment is the first goal of any setup routine for you golf shots. Setting up too close or too far from the ball is a guaranteed way to send a tee shot into the trees. The best way to prevent this is to align the club to the ball and the target, then setup your stance based on where the handle of the club is.

One important thing to remember is that the higher you tee up any golf shot, the more you have to align the golf ball toward the toe of the club, when the club is resting on the ground.

Aligning the ball off center, toward the toe of the club, allows for the extra inch or two of arm extension at impact. Making this small adjustment ensures that you are striking the ball on the sweet spot instead of the heel of the club face.

Okay now that the golf club is lined up properly to the ball it’s time to get your feet set up.

As Bobby shows in the video above, using a few clubs to create a line perpendicular to the target is a great way to help you visualize your setup when practicing. Use this perpendicular line as a guide when you step into the shot. It will ensure that you are placing your left foot in the right spot, then you can choose a placement for your right foot based on comfort.

It’s the alignment of your left foot that needs to be precise. Many golfers walk up to a tee shot and then take some shimmy steps to get comfortable.

This may work sometimes, but it often leads to shifting your left foot out of position, all for the sake of getting comfortable. Using Bobby’s method you can still get comfortable, while maintaining proper alignment.

The final aspect of a good tee shot routine is pace. It shouldn’t be rushed, but it should be brief and to the point.

Don’t waste time standing over the golf ball. It will only get you thinking too much and throw your mental game off. As Bobby said in the video it’s best to think of it like riding a bike, you know what to do, there is very little to think about after the setup.

Now that you have proper alignment nailed down your tee shots will wind up in the fairway a lot more often. All that’s left is adding some serious “umph” to your swing, so you can start nailing those monster tee shots, you know…the kind that make you smile from ear to ear.

I personally can’t think of a better Christmas present for any golfer to give to himself than the gift of ridiculously long and accurate tee shots.

That’s why I’m running a killer deal on one of my hottest “long drive” packages, Bobby Schaeffer’s Beyond Long. Just use coupon code [XMAS2015] without the brackets at checkout to get 20% off the Beyond Long DVD Package.

For Better Golf,
Doc O’Leary
Head Golf Nut, OHP

Tee Box Control Drill

Dear Fellow Golf Nut,

Doc here with another Golf Tip for you.

This one comes from my good friend Billy McKinney.

I call it The Tee Box Control Drill, and this drill will give you a confidence boost like no other right from the start of each hole!

I’ll tell you what, when I first learned about this drill I tried it out on the driving range by taking my time with each shot I took.

Visualizing everything from a dog leg left with water hugging the left side of the bend, to a dog leg right with a bunker lying right in front of my targeted flag stick.

After only one bucket of balls, I went out and had my best round of golf in months, my golfing pals were all left stunned in amazement on how low my score was.

It was all they could talk about back at the clubhouse!

Anyways in this tip, Billy shows you how ball placement at the start of every tee shot can effectively help your game and boost your confidence by providing you with the best shot possible down the fairway.

Simple and VERY effective.

Check it out.

If you would like to purchase Billys’s Avalanche of Power Video Package, which this tip was taken from, simply click on the link below.

Bill McKinney’s Avalanche of Power

Till next time… for better golf.

Doc O’Leary
Head Golf Nut, OHP Golf

Understanding Club Release

Dear Hellow Golf Nut,

Doc here, I’ve been so busy the past few months working on a secret little project of mine that I completely lost track of time. I can’t get into much detail about it just yet, but once this thing is completed I will definitely be letting you know about it.

So in the mean time, here’s a quick tip from golf instructor Marc Minier on understanding the release of your club swing. In this video he quickly covers the basics of understanding how and where the build-up of energy is being delivered through the club shaft into the ball. Creating massive drives with little to no effort at all…

Check it out.

For more info
Click Here

Till next time… for better golf.

Head Golf Nut, OHP

Golf Tip – Harnessing Physical Forces

Hello again, it’s Doc…Good News — another golf video tip for you.
Understand this… and your golf swing will NEVER be the same…

This one is from golf pro Gregg McHatton – it’s solid advice,from one
of the games most respected teachers.

Tapping into your hidden power can start with a simple step
like this…look, you want to harness the power you generate
in your golf swing.You’re simply dead-in-the-water if you try
and over-power it…Get this down and you’ll learn to hit it hard.

…you can either avoid it…over power it…or harness it.

Try this cool tip -find out where you stand

I’ll keep you in the loop with more golf tips.

For better golf…

Doc O’Leary
Head Golf Nut, OHP

Shaft Tilt Drill

Alright, here’s a simple video tip from golf pro Les Johnson
that’ll show you how to add more power and distance to all your
shots…by simply focusing on ‘ONE-FINGER’. That’s right…

Okay…Your club has a payload of power already
waiting inside of it.

It’s just that most golfers ‘un-load’ their power
waay before they get to the ball…Simple to fix!

The key is not to allow this’ONE-FINGER’ to “disconnect” from
the shaft by activating the arms and hands during the down-stroke.
Look…”speeding up your hands” and throwing the clubhead at the
ball is killing all your power and distance.

Forget it… it doesn’t work.

Watch this cool video tip to stop killing all your power…

If you would like to purchase Les Johnson’s High Thrust Power Video Package, simply click on the link below.

Les Johnson’s High Thrust Power

Til next time… for better golf.

Doc O’Leary
Head Golf Nut, OHP Golf

Impact Zone Training

Hello again, it’s Doc…Good News — another golf video tip for you
from golf pro Bill McKinney to tap greater distance & power from your
swing — and learn to consistently find the “sweet-spot” at impact…

What Bill has for you is (1) the easiest secret to hitting longer
and straighter drives you’ve ever seen.

Well, guess what?

All great ‘ball-strikers’ have one thing in COMMON…
…perfect impact alignments — forward lean at the moment of truth.

You see, most handicap golfers on the other hand get too eager to hit
the ball with the clubhead, Closing the club face too early. The result
is that the wrists breakdown before impact (something called “throw-away”). The “Hackers” trademark…

Okay…focus on cleaning up your impact conditions — and you’ll
see your swing improve quickly.

Do yourself a favor…Try It Out!

Simply train your hands where they need to be at impact
with Bill’s “Impact Zone Training” drill. Pre set the club at release
point, move through impact into follow-through. As you make contact
the clubhead will naturally “lag” behind your hands. This is a
great drill to do in the back yard with plastic practice balls
and it forces you to keep you right wrist bent at impact.

To discover more: Click On This Link

Till next time… for better golf.

Head Golf Nut, OHP

The Walkthrough Power Swing

Let’s discuss your feelings.

I’m talking about what “feels” right and what “feels” wrong
in the golf swing. Too many golfers start their swings from
a static postion (this feels like “control”)…don’t be afraid
of motion -it might be just the thing that allows you to become
a better player.

Because that’s where a LOT of high-handicappers need to start.
They need to overcome this idea that if it “feels” right, then
it must be a good swing –(your current game isn’t reflecting that)
and if it feels weird or awkward,then it must be wrong. I think
this is where your problem lies, because…

That’s just plain nonsense. Check out this cool tip now:

Forget about what feels right and what feels wrong. Listen, you need
to incorporate proper mechanics and let that create your new feels -like
this suggestion from Bobby Schaeffer, try it on the driving range,
then on the course. Stick with it, even if it seems strange.

Because most of the time a minor adjustment feels like a Big Deal. But as the old
saying goes — “To move an inch– feels like a mile”. That’s your brain tricking
you (evil brain).Don’t allow that. You need to turn it around and trick your
brain instead.

Sounds crazy but it works. You might even start looking like some of the
“Greats” of the past…who knows.

It’s really that simple.

To learn more Click On This Link

Til next time… for better golf…


Rock & Drop

Hello again, it’s Doc…Good News — another golf video tip for you.
This one is from Bobby Schaeffer on how to create more motion in your swing to generate more power and greater distance off the tee.

In an effort to get more control, most average golfers restrict or limit
their motion…this will ultimately cause your distance to suffer. You
need to stay soft in your arms and shoulders to allow this chain reaction of power to flow. So, let more motion occur, just let it happen-you’ll love the results.
All you you gotta do is turn and slide your hips with a tilt of your spine…
If your arms are tight they won’t drop or fall freely and you’ll end up throwing
your arms at the ball hitting weak shots with no power. To see how this can work for you…

Check out this video clip of Bobby and learn to ‘Rock & Drop’ for more distance.

To learn more about Schaeffer’s incredible “Rock & Drop” power golf swing
Click On This Link

Thanks – for better golf!


Soft Wrists

Doc here, I’ve got yet another cool video tip for you. This one is from Gregg McHatton, on how to tap into that “advanced power” already hiding in your swing.

Gregg shows you how to get your body to do the work and simply allow your wrists to remain soft during your golf swing. If your wrists try to do the work, well you’re pretty much “up-a-creek” if you’re looking for power – because when your wrists do the work your body or your “swing engine” will simply shut off… So, let your arms hang from your shoulders and allow your wrists to remain soft and remember… The wrists don’t provide speed, they allow speed.

Just check out this video clip:

For more great golf instruction from Gregg McHatton check out his Perfect Results Training Package.

Thanks – for better golf!


Understanding Release…

Here’s another valuable video tip for you from Re-Max
Long Drive Hall of Famer Mike Gorton, check it out and
read the tip below too, it’s about how to stop”yanking”
your golf club from the top…

A BIG problem for most high handicappers and goes
something like this:

You’re on the tee box staring down a 550 yard par 5. You need a
good long drive here. So you take a couple easy practice swings
with your driver… line up your shot… take the club back…
then — somewhere in the back of your mind — a little voice
whispers to unload with everything you have.

And that’s where the problem lies -You need to understand Release
and how to maintain that stored power and deliver it to the golf ball.

You should NOT be thinking about “unloading” anything at the
top of your swing. This leads to one of the biggest
power-robbers ever conceived by man or beast — the dreaded
“yank” from the top. It activates your left shoulder, arms and
hands (ALL of which should remain loose and tension free) and
promotes a poor pivot (because your brain thinks your power is
coming from the “yank” — which is doesn’t. It comes from the
PIVOT). You ultimately waste all your before you even get to the ball
and end up slapping at it…weak shot -not good.

The classic “yank” also results in your arms and hands coming
“over-the-top”, pulling the club off-plane, and eratic shots
that spray the course like buck shot.

Okay… so here’s the big tip of the day.

You must think “slower” and allow your pivot to take over your
swing. Let the club accelerate near the ball instead of
“blowing your wad” at the top. Think to yourself “I’m just
gonna hit a nice easy shot about 180 yards”. Do that and “whap”
— suddenly your shots are longer, straighter, and a heck of a
lot more consistent.

Don’t worry about how long you need to hit it, or “hitting it
hard”, or getting the club to the ball quickly, or anything
like that. This is what prompts your brain into activating the
“yank”.Don’t think Hit –Think Wait! – and since the driver is
a longer club it’s going to take that much longer get back to the
ball…It should almost feel like slo-motion…it should’t feel
quick at all.

Instead be patient and concentrate on keeping your left
shoulder, your arms and wrists loose and limber. No tension.

Do this and you’ll instantly have a slower, smoother,
effortless looking power swing (your buddies will swear
you’re just coasting).

If it feels fast, it’s not. If it feels slow and easy, it’s
fast. How’s that for irony.

If you want to learn more about adding massive power to your
drives by “keeping it slow and easy” Click On This Link

Thanks – for better golf!


The Power Swing Trigger

Ready for something really easy to gain more distance off the tee?
I thought you would be…

Okay…you need to find a way to stay really loose, because tension
is the #1 killer of power in the golf swing…

The best way to stay loose is to create a “Swing-Trigger” for yourself.
The key is to create some motion…to help start your swing. (It’s
like dribbling a basketball before you shoot a free-throw -it helps
to stay loose and gives you some rhythm.)

So if you want to see an easy way to tap into more distance, watch this video clip:

Til next time… for better golf.

Doc O’Leary

Releasing Power at Impact…

Here’s a great video tip from one of our pro instructors, Marc Minier -showing the proper release of the golf club at impact…if you want more distance from your shots, you need to stop the power leaks….

For more great tips like this check out Marc Minier’s Power Punch Golf DVD