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This will help improve your game
on May 7, 2013
I've been playing this silly game for decades and up to now the only feedback I could get (besides a teacher watching my swing) is how far does the ball go on the range or course. I know that hitting it farther depends on solid contact and club head speed. This product gives you an accurate assessment of the latter. In the first two weeks I had it, my results were pretty dismal, 85-89 mph. I have a relatively low handicap so not a duffer by any means and these results were discouraging as I had imagined by speed was somewhere in the high 90's. But hitting whiffle balls in the backyard virtually every day for a half-hour has helped me find the secret ingredient to where I am now in the mid 90's consistently with an occasional 97 mph. Still a long way to go to get to 100 but I can now make a swing change and get instant results. GREAT! What I have found works remarkably well is loose wrists, full shoulder turn, and moving my lower body as quickly as I can on the downswing and just letting the club be pulled by the lower body. It is almost as if you aren't swinging with your arms. Now I know I have been doing this wrong for 20 years. A couple of 18 hole rounds confirms the changes as I am hitting the ball a good 240 yrds now with a little draw. Hope springs eternal. If you are serious about wanting to improve, this is a terrific device but don't give up on it. Any change takes time. Even the great Tiger Woods took a year before his swing changes took hold so we hackers have a bigger challenge. Watch some U-tube videos of Hogan, Johnny Miller and others and see what works for you. It will take time but this little device will help you improve.