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I have switched to a one plane swing using the Setup4Impact system under Kirk Junge. That may seem like a drastic change, but it hasn't been a difficult transition for me. 

 

 

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Fairway Woods:titelist-small: TSi2 3 wood, 5 wood - Aldila Ascent 60 S
Irons:titelist-small: T300 5 to SW - LAGP AXS Red 85 Stiff double soft stepped
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54 minutes ago, dlow206 said:

I have switched to a one plane swing using the Setup4Impact system under Kirk Junge. That may seem like a drastic change, but it hasn't been a difficult transition for me. 

 

 

Swings looking good. Is that style of swing facilitating any equipment changes or future changes?

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49 minutes ago, DPattGolf said:

Swings looking good. Is that style of swing facilitating any equipment changes or future changes?

With the Kirk Junge version of the one plane swing, there are typically no changes to equipment required, except for considering using larger grips, but that is also not required. At setup, the wrist are cocked downwards, so the larger grip helps get a better hold in that position with death gripping. So I now use Jumbo Max XS grips.

Some versions of the one plane swing recommend more upright lie angles, etc., but not with the Kirk Junge one plane. His philosophy is to stand the same distance as you normally would with your normal two plane setup, but raise the hands, so you are setting up in a position that mimics many aspects of the impact position. 

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Tester for the Titleist TSi Driver

Spring 2020 MGS Tester for the Fujikura Motore X Shaft

Updated 11/13/2021
Driver:titelist-small: TSi 2 - Autoflex
Fairway Woods:titelist-small: TSi2 3 wood, 5 wood - Aldila Ascent 60 S
Irons:titelist-small: T300 5 to SW - LAGP AXS Red 85 Stiff double soft stepped
Wedges:Miura: K-grind 2.0 58 wedge - Xcaliber RT Spin Wedge 100
Putter:  SIK DW Armlock - LAGP 180 armlock shaft

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On 9/24/2021 at 4:29 PM, dlow206 said:

With the Kirk Junge version of the one plane swing, there are typically no changes to equipment required, except for considering using larger grips, but that is also not required. At setup, the wrist are cocked downwards, so the larger grip helps get a better hold in that position with death gripping. So I now use Jumbo Max XS grips.

Some versions of the one plane swing recommend more upright lie angles, etc., but not with the Kirk Junge one plane. His philosophy is to stand the same distance as you normally would with your normal two plane setup, but raise the hands, so you are setting up in a position that mimics many aspects of the impact position. 

Really interesting! I didn't realize there were different versions of the one plane swing, thanks for sharing.

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2 Hybrid: 18° :tour-edge: Exotics EXS Pro (Evenflow Black 6.5) (2020 MGS Official Review here)

3/Driving Iron: 18° :Hogan: UiHi Iron (KBS Tour V 110g shaft)

Irons: 4-GW :titelist-small: T100 irons (Nippon Modus 120 X-Stiff shafts) (2021 MGS Official Review here)

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Back has allowed me to practice this week for the first time all year. I am more open at impact than I used to be however I still have a ways to go before I get where I want. 

 

 

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3 hours ago, THEZIPR23 said:

Back has allowed me to practice this week for the first time all year. I am more open at impact than I used to be however I still have a ways to go before I get where I want. 

 

 

I’ve played with Ryan… That noise in the video is not because it’s slow motion, it’s because he’s the Bionic Man!!!

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22 hours ago, THEZIPR23 said:

Back has allowed me to practice this week for the first time all year. I am more open at impact than I used to be however I still have a ways to go before I get where I want. 

 

... A really good swing with "flaws". So many hall of fame golfers had "flaws" before high speed video created cookie cutter swings. Your shaft gets too far inside going back and for 99% of golfers that is a death move. But you get it to a good position at the top and the downswing is pretty close to perfect. The back swing is merely a device to get us in the proper position for the downswing and your backswing reminds me a little of Raymond Floyd who brought it back much more to the inside and parallel to the ground, which is just about impossible to recover from for most players. Floyd managed to use that "flawed" swing for 48 wins worldwide. Fwiw, I taught a few really good players that agonized over their "flaws" and I managed to convince them their excellent shots and their index didn't care about what their backswings looked like. I wish I had a Matthew Wolff video to show them back then. 🤪

... I love your swing. 

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Things were getting funky with my swing for a bit. And usually when that happens, I need to look at the setup fundamentals including grip. Cleaned up my grip and swing is feeling better.

 

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Spring 2020 MGS Tester for the Fujikura Motore X Shaft

Updated 11/13/2021
Driver:titelist-small: TSi 2 - Autoflex
Fairway Woods:titelist-small: TSi2 3 wood, 5 wood - Aldila Ascent 60 S
Irons:titelist-small: T300 5 to SW - LAGP AXS Red 85 Stiff double soft stepped
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Have played well this year and trying to play golf and less golf-swing.

 

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Feeling like my offseason work is getting some results. Really feeling like I'm standing taller at setup. Lots more swings like this during today's session.

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1 hour ago, edingc said:

Feeling like my offseason work is getting some results. Really feeling like I'm standing taller at setup. Lots more swings like this during today's session.

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Man that is some serious speed. Wow. I’d kill to have my 6i carry that much. I’m stuck at 175ish, maybe 180 with my speed training

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1 hour ago, Vegan_Golfer_PNW said:

Man that is some serious speed. Wow. I’d kill to have my 6i carry that much. I’m stuck at 175ish, maybe 180 with my speed training

Thanks. That one specifically was probably a low spin flier. Over 11 shots, averaged 4,300 spin. Would hope to see closer to 5,000 off grass. 

Mostly interested in swing and ball speeds. Over those 11 shots, averaged 95.4 MPH club speed and 134.4 ball speed. 

Some small progress this off-season there. I'm not positive my swing speed has increased too much, but my ball striking has improved a lot.

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2 hours ago, edingc said:

Thanks. That one specifically was probably a low spin flier. Over 11 shots, averaged 4,300 spin. Would hope to see closer to 5,000 off grass. 

Mostly interested in swing and ball speeds. Over those 11 shots, averaged 95.4 MPH club speed and 134.4 ball speed. 

Some small progress this off-season there. I'm not positive my swing speed has increased too much, but my ball striking has improved a lot.

Man, your swing is looking really tight!!

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Driver: 9° :cobra-small: Speedzone (HZRDUS Smoke Green 70g X-Stiff shaft)

2 Hybrid: 18° :tour-edge: Exotics EXS Pro (Evenflow Black 6.5) (2020 MGS Official Review here)

3/Driving Iron: 18° :Hogan: UiHi Iron (KBS Tour V 110g shaft)

Irons: 4-GW :titelist-small: T100 irons (Nippon Modus 120 X-Stiff shafts) (2021 MGS Official Review here)

Wedges: 54° & 58° post-76102-0-38507100-1525284411_thumb.jpg TSW Forged (Dynamic Gold S300)

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7 minutes ago, ncwoz said:

Man, your swing is looking really tight!!

Lol don't mean tight in a literal sense, it's looking super good!! And showing some serious speed along with it!

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Driver: 9° :cobra-small: Speedzone (HZRDUS Smoke Green 70g X-Stiff shaft)

2 Hybrid: 18° :tour-edge: Exotics EXS Pro (Evenflow Black 6.5) (2020 MGS Official Review here)

3/Driving Iron: 18° :Hogan: UiHi Iron (KBS Tour V 110g shaft)

Irons: 4-GW :titelist-small: T100 irons (Nippon Modus 120 X-Stiff shafts) (2021 MGS Official Review here)

Wedges: 54° & 58° post-76102-0-38507100-1525284411_thumb.jpg TSW Forged (Dynamic Gold S300)

Putter: :EVNROLL: ER2B (2019 MGS Official Review here)

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17 hours ago, ncwoz said:

Lol don't mean tight in a literal sense, it's looking super good!! And showing some serious speed along with it!

Haha, funny you mention this. Been fighting urges to guide the club instead of swinging it - really just getting too tight in my hands, wrists and shoulders. Today I went back out there and focused more on being loose and saw a slight uptick in speed up to 97.6 average over 14 swings.

I do have a power leak as the clubs get longer though. Not sure if that's just from indoor swing syndrome or if I'm just too tight there too. Will be interesting to get out in the spring and see!

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17° Hybrid:
callaway_logo.png.3dd18aa65544000dd0ea3901697a8261.png Callaway Super Hybrid, 41.5", Mitsubishi MMT Hybrid 80 TX
21° Hybrid: callaway_logo.png.3dd18aa65544000dd0ea3901697a8261.png Callaway Epic Flash, 40", Mitsubishi MMT Hybrid 80 TX
4 Utility: 
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231036130_Edel_Golf_Logo_v2_grandecopy.png.13cc76b963f8dd59f06d04b1e8df2827.png Edel SMS, V Grind, Nippon Modus 125 Wedge| Official Review Thread
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The back end of this past golf season saw me practicing almost none and playing very little. I slowly reverted back to a long back swing that got across the line pretty far, and subsequently my ball contact was really poor.

I've been getting some more swings in the last few weeks to clean it up a bit, and was pretty pleased with my most recent range session over the weekend. Curious to hear any of your thoughts:

Something I've always struggled with to some degree is early extension, which I believe I still have in the swing above. Another thing that (I believe) results from that is my exit tends to be "high and right-ish" instead of "low and left". I'm probably going to try to diagnose a little more thoroughly and work on that, unless anyone has a good reason they don't think I should 😉  Always something to work on!

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2 Hybrid: 18° :tour-edge: Exotics EXS Pro (Evenflow Black 6.5) (2020 MGS Official Review here)

3/Driving Iron: 18° :Hogan: UiHi Iron (KBS Tour V 110g shaft)

Irons: 4-GW :titelist-small: T100 irons (Nippon Modus 120 X-Stiff shafts) (2021 MGS Official Review here)

Wedges: 54° & 58° post-76102-0-38507100-1525284411_thumb.jpg TSW Forged (Dynamic Gold S300)

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1 hour ago, ncwoz said:

The back end of this past golf season saw me practicing almost none and playing very little. I slowly reverted back to a long back swing that got across the line pretty far, and subsequently my ball contact was really poor.

I've been getting some more swings in the last few weeks to clean it up a bit, and was pretty pleased with my most recent range session over the weekend. Curious to hear any of your thoughts:

Something I've always struggled with to some degree is early extension, which I believe I still have in the swing above. Another thing that (I believe) results from that is my exit tends to be "high and right-ish" instead of "low and left". I'm probably going to try to diagnose a little more thoroughly and work on that, unless anyone has a good reason they don't think I should 😉  Always something to work on!

You rotate the hips early, have what looks like a little lift of the arms to the top. Not really an issue. Your issue is you pull down on the shaft/club so you are steep in transition and have no choice but to early extend to shallow the club and make contact with the ball

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2 hours ago, RickyBobby_PR said:

You rotate the hips early, have what looks like a little lift of the arms to the top. Not really an issue. Your issue is you pull down on the shaft/club so you are steep in transition and have no choice but to early extend to shallow the club and make contact with the ball

https://youtube.com/shorts/gnyjNnfRP_8?feature=share

To your eye is this better, worse or the same? This is from last winter.

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Driver: 9° :cobra-small: Speedzone (HZRDUS Smoke Green 70g X-Stiff shaft)

2 Hybrid: 18° :tour-edge: Exotics EXS Pro (Evenflow Black 6.5) (2020 MGS Official Review here)

3/Driving Iron: 18° :Hogan: UiHi Iron (KBS Tour V 110g shaft)

Irons: 4-GW :titelist-small: T100 irons (Nippon Modus 120 X-Stiff shafts) (2021 MGS Official Review here)

Wedges: 54° & 58° post-76102-0-38507100-1525284411_thumb.jpg TSW Forged (Dynamic Gold S300)

Putter: :EVNROLL: ER2B (2019 MGS Official Review here)

Ball: :Snell: MTB-Black OR MAXFLI Tour OR TP5X

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8 hours ago, ncwoz said:

https://youtube.com/shorts/gnyjNnfRP_8?feature=share

To your eye is this better, worse or the same? This is from last winter.

It’s not as drastic but you still early extend. In this one it’s more about balance points and your butt being too far behind your heels.  The posture in the first video is a lot better than this one. 
 

Your hip joint should be stacked over your ankles. The back of your armpits should should be inline with the balls Of your feet. If you draw a straight line from the back of your armpits it should run straight into your knees and the balls of your feet. 
 

Pretty much every instructor I’ve seen or watched the hips don’t start to rotate until the club goes from what GG refers to as p1.5.  This is where I’m between the setup and club parallel to the ground and even then it’s only a small amount. 

Here’s a good video 

Based on your swing and your handicap you are like me in that we have this shaft steeping but have worked at our swings enough that we can time them up pretty consistently and get around the course with some good scores. If you are trying to improve I would recommend seeing a coach to have him or her get you going with the right drills.

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Wood: TaylorMade M5 5W w/Accra TZ5 +1/2”, TaylorMade Sim 3W w/Aldila rogue white

Hybrid: PXG Gen2 22* w/AD hybrid

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2 hours ago, RickyBobby_PR said:

It’s not as drastic but you still early extend. In this one it’s more about balance points and your butt being too far behind your heels.  The posture in the first video is a lot better than this one. 
 

Your hip joint should be stacked over your ankles. The back of your armpits should should be inline with the balls Of your feet. If you draw a straight line from the back of your armpits it should run straight into your knees and the balls of your feet. 
 

Pretty much every instructor I’ve seen or watched the hips don’t start to rotate until the club goes from what GG refers to as p1.5.  This is where I’m between the setup and club parallel to the ground and even then it’s only a small amount. 

Here’s a good video 

Based on your swing and your handicap you are like me in that we have this shaft steeping but have worked at our swings enough that we can time them up pretty consistently and get around the course with some good scores. If you are trying to improve I would recommend seeing a coach to have him or her get you going with the right drills.

You've got a good eye! One of the things I worked on this year from last winter was my setup, but in the process I regressed some on the early extension.

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Driver: 9° :cobra-small: Speedzone (HZRDUS Smoke Green 70g X-Stiff shaft)

2 Hybrid: 18° :tour-edge: Exotics EXS Pro (Evenflow Black 6.5) (2020 MGS Official Review here)

3/Driving Iron: 18° :Hogan: UiHi Iron (KBS Tour V 110g shaft)

Irons: 4-GW :titelist-small: T100 irons (Nippon Modus 120 X-Stiff shafts) (2021 MGS Official Review here)

Wedges: 54° & 58° post-76102-0-38507100-1525284411_thumb.jpg TSW Forged (Dynamic Gold S300)

Putter: :EVNROLL: ER2B (2019 MGS Official Review here)

Ball: :Snell: MTB-Black OR MAXFLI Tour OR TP5X

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