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It really does make it much easier to learn to play golf the right way from the beginning. Learn the best practice and the right etiquette as you march confidently up to the tee for the for the first time. When you take the time to read the 10 part email course offered above you will become somewhat familiar with the game. Then by investing in the eBook, you will become more informed on the game.
Here are some tips to get you started:
1. Always be aware of the position or angle of your head relative to your arms and legs. This will help you to improve your overall swing technique. Also, know that your whole body has an effect on your swing. The power and accuracy of your swing is not just as a result from your arms and hands. Your your entire body influences how well you will swing.
Energy is generated and transferred to every swing through your whole body. Think of your body as a long kinetic chain that generates this power. The position of your body determines the direction of your swing is. Small changes in your shoulder, head and leg positions can change the outcome of a swing.
The biggest impact on the direction of your downswing is your head position. When you lean to your right and you angle your head in the same direction, your club will move to the right during the downswing.
The same thing happens when you shift most of your weigh to the left and angle your head to the opposite side – your downswing will have a tendency to go left. Your head is like the rudder of the boat – it directs the rest of the body.
You have to be strategic when moving your head. If you move it around just you want to during a swing (e.g. to feel more comfortable) then you are not maximizing your chances of having a powerful, accurate swing because the ‘rudder’ is moving about.
2. Are you having trouble with slicing your shots? Everyone does – even pro golfers hate it when they end up slicing a shot. There is a technique that you can use to avoid slicing the ball.
The first thing that you should do is to determine the target line or the imaginary line that will help you position your body in relation to the ball. The target line exists to guide your body and your swing so you can hit the ball toward the target (and not away from it).
Once you find the target line, rotate your upper body so that it moves a few degrees to your left. Your shot will be coming in from the left. Like a spring, your body was able to amass a lot of potential energy when you rotated your trunk.
You now have power – now you need accuracy. Accuracy will come from your hands and arms. Notice that you won’t be able to make any unnecessary movements when you have already rotated your upper body to the left.
Use your arms and hands to position your swing accurately. The mark of a good shot is that the spot near the heel of the golf club was able to make contact with the ball. This particular spot offers the golfer plenty of control and the impact of the club will be spectacular, trust me.
Other great golf sites:
Fantastic definition of golf here at wikipedia