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Hi - I'm assuming that when practicing with shorter 9 to 3 style swings, that keeping your pressure left is preferable? With my full swing i'm trying to shift initially then re-center early but obviously hard to do with shorter swings? Does this lack of pressure shift cause any issues when trying to us P3 swings to ingrain a move? Thoughts ?

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24 minutes ago, Bandonhacker said:

Hi - I'm assuming that when practicing with shorter 9 to 3 style swings, that keeping your pressure left is preferable? With my full swing i'm trying to shift initially then re-center early but obviously hard to do with shorter swings? Does this lack of pressure shift cause any issues when trying to us P3 swings to ingrain a move? Thoughts ?

Jusy my two cents - but yes, when doing 9-3 swings, I always think of the 'end of the backswing' as P5 and not P3 (if that makes sense); I'm practising the hitting zone and not the takeaway per se... the fun comes from connecting the 9-3 swings to full ones; where lots of Ams (me included) gets out of sync - sequence issues

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the shorter the swing the more pressure on your lead side 

 

though if you play the ball back in your stance ... I would guard against having to much pressure on your lead side 

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1 hour ago, Bandonhacker said:

Hi - I'm assuming that when practicing with shorter 9 to 3 style swings, that keeping your pressure left is preferable? With my full swing i'm trying to shift initially then re-center early but obviously hard to do with shorter swings? Does this lack of pressure shift cause any issues when trying to us P3 swings to ingrain a move? Thoughts ?

 

Follow Kenny's idea here using a shorter 9-3 station and you can start 50-50 and won't need to worry about weight shift, it will be there unless you're all hands.  Don't flip that puppy and you should be good. 

 

 

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The more the movement in the golf swing , the greater the chance for errors.And  the greater the chance for errors the more compensations are required

The purpose of Short irons and even shorter swings is precision. If you set up with weight on your front foot , you eliminate the need for movement to your front foot in the downswing. This will result in fewer chances of errors and more precision.

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Pressure shifts in pretty much all swings.   A matter of degrees with more shift in full swings and less in short game.

Been measured.    The direction the pressure shifts is important.      Pressure moving and staying towards toes can be problematic.    

 

 

 

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