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Understanding the Golf Swing

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Understanding the Golf Swing will show you a different, simpler approach to the golf swing. Manuel de la Torre, twice named by Golf Magazine as one of the top 100 golf instructors in America is the leading modern day proponent of Ernest Jones' Swing Principles method of golf instruction. The Jones and de la Torre concept is quite simple: "If the club is used properly, the body movements take care of themselves." This simple statement has the power to bring abut profound ...
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Overview

Understanding the Golf Swing will show you a different, simpler approach to the golf swing. Manuel de la Torre, twice named by Golf Magazine as one of the top 100 golf instructors in America is the leading modern day proponent of Ernest Jones' Swing Principles method of golf instruction. The Jones and de la Torre concept is quite simple: "If the club is used properly, the body movements take care of themselves." This simple statement has the power to bring abut profound improvements in your game!

While presenting a simpler approach to the golf swing, the book is also a comprehensive resource for all levels of golfer, from the beginner to the professional. It includes:

  • The most thorough analysis of ball flights found in any golf instructional book.
  • Detailed discussion of special shot play, including sand play, pitching, chipping, putting, and playing unusual shots.
  • Coverage of the mental site of golf, effective course management, and a formula for taking your best practice tee shots to the golf course.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781886346512
  • Publisher: Warde Publishers, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/28/2001
  • Pages: 238
  • Sales rank: 973,480
  • Product dimensions: 7.60 (w) x 9.64 (h) x 0.86 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 17, 2001

    KISS...

    Keep It Simple Stupid. If you filled the heads of tour pros with as much information as many of the top instructors fill ours and then had them contort every part of their body into uncomfortable positions, they would struggle to hit the ball well, too. Then, those same top instructors wonder why players try to play with dozens of swing thoughts. Umm, maybe because you filled their heads with them. I have read hundreds of golf books and the information always sounds like it will help. Then, I have experimented with many of them but time and time again they ask me to do things that I am simply unable to do or I end up over-cooking the good thing and end up with another problem. I was fortunate enough to work with Manuel de la Torre and he is a man who understands just how much the average human can handle and understands their physical limitations. Most of us don't have the strength, flexibility, hand-eye coordination, and time to do as the pros do. In addition, many of the moves the pros make are not necessary, helpful actions, but rather quirks that only work for them because they are world-class athletes. Manuel understands this and provides a simple, but profound, method to help all players enjoy this otherwise brutal game we love so much.

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