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14 minutes ago, ChasingScratch said:

What type of radar does it come with?

It doesn't come with a radar, but it does recommend a few of the most popular ones out there on the market. And then in the app, you input which radar you are using. 

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It doesn't come with a radar, but it does recommend a few of the most popular ones out there on the market. And then in the app, you input which radar you are using. 


So you have to have a radar to use it?


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So you have to have a radar to use it?


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Yes, you need a radar. 

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To get the most out of it, you need a radar. You input your speeds in the app as you go through a baseline session so that the algorithm can develop a training protocol tailored to you to get the most optimal speed gains. Continuing to add your speeds in as you go will help the algorithm continue to develop the training protocol for the best speed gains.



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3mph slower today compared to baselining. Was hungry after a light lunch but did the same stack warmup. 
Consciously thinking about “full” on course swing effort versus all out “max” is confusing when you are swinging a weight on stick. Definitely could swing harder...

Sad my grit was 97%, I guess I shouldn’t have waited 2 days after baseline test since it didn’t tell me to take rest days... either that or it was based on my speed throughout the session. 
I will likely add full driver swings to finish the stack warmup protocol prior to the foundations swings with the stack. If for no other reason than to get a feel for full driver effort versus just going into stack swings which you would want to swing as hard as possible. Again found that I am on the verge of yelling for the app to pickup the speed number. 

Narrowed my stance for last couple swings with the lightest weight and picked up 5mph. Going to experiment with that moving forward. 
 

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15 hours ago, dlow206 said:

It doesn't come with a radar, but it does recommend a few of the most popular ones out there on the market. And then in the app, you input which radar you are using. 

Wow, so it's $350 sans radar.  Interesting. 

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Pre training max driver speed: 124mph

Current: 130mph

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Woods: :taylormade-small: 2007 Burner TP 3 wood and 5 wood

Irons:  :srixon-small: Z765 4-PW (1 degree flat) with KBS $-130 shafts

Wedges:  Vokey SM7 50/12/F, 54/10/S and 58/12/D

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Got a couple MPH back today compared to session 1. 2 stack sessions plus baselining and 2 fit for golf workouts in the past 6 days... Probably a bit too much activity for speed training. I don’t see 3 weekly FFG sessions and 3 stack sessions as sustainable and FFG will likely go down to 2x per week. 
Didn’t do much warmup today, did the stack about an hour after a Callaway demo. Epic Max LS is legit and the fitter put me in the Smoke 60X to keep spin down with a 9 deg head turned down to 8 🥴. The SC200 radar seemed to match up close to CHS on trackman, which was mostly around 95 mph today. 😞 
Found another feeling late in the session: waiting for wrists to fully set at the top and picked up a couple MPH. Have started keeping notes on these different feels through out the sessions that add speed  

110 is a ways off...

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2 hours ago, BMart519 said:

Got a couple MPH back today compared to session 1. 2 stack sessions plus baselining and 2 fit for golf workouts in the past 6 days... Probably a bit too much activity for speed training. I don’t see 3 weekly FFG sessions and 3 stack sessions as sustainable and FFG will likely go down to 2x per week. 
Didn’t do much warmup today, did the stack about an hour after a Callaway demo. Epic Max LS is legit and the fitter put me in the Smoke 60X to keep spin down with a 9 deg head turned down to 8 🥴. The SC200 radar seemed to match up close to CHS on trackman, which was mostly around 95 mph today. 😞 
Found another feeling late in the session: waiting for wrists to fully set at the top and picked up a couple MPH. Have started keeping notes on these different feels through out the sessions that add speed  

110 is a ways off...

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Do you know what your swing speed is on a trackman or other launch monitor with a ball, just curious.

edit: never mind i needed to read your post closer

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About how many swings are you making in a session and does this one exclude non-dominant swings?

I’m coming to a point where I think three things on this topic.

1. Some sort of speed training will increase swing speed if you’re doing none - sounds obvious but most people do none.

2. Flexibility core training golf specific type workouts should be incorporated.

3. It needs to continue at some level to maintain gains.

I have the trackman sheet from just at the end of the G400 driver test. That was 3 years ago. My game had really taken a nose dive due to being out of shape and significant weight game. Driver SS had dropped from mid 90’s to mid 80’s. Handicap had gone from 1 to 9.

Average SS that day was 84, carry distance 194.

I had already started a fitness program where I lost 40lbs - I’ve kept most of that off even through COVID. Started SuperSpeed that fall as a MGS tester. By the Spring I was consistently in the low 90’s and carrying driver close to 220. Handicap started to drop and has gotten as low as 4.4. It’s currently at 5.3, swing speed averages 93, carry right around 220. I hit overspeed training hard the end of last year and in reviewing data had a session where I averaged 96 for 20 drives - hit several that carried over 230 and one with a swing speed of 101.

I doubt that I would be able to maintain that level of workout activity.

Good luck with this one guys and stick with it.




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38 minutes ago, revkev said:

About how many swings are you making in a session and does this one exclude non-dominant swings?

I’m coming to a point where I think three things on this topic.

1. Some sort of speed training will increase swing speed if you’re doing none - sounds obvious but most people do none.

2. Flexibility core training golf specific type workouts should be incorporated.

3. It needs to continue at some level to maintain gains.

I have the trackman sheet from just at the end of the G400 driver test. That was 3 years ago. My game had really taken a nose dive due to being out of shape and significant weight game. Driver SS had dropped from mid 90’s to mid 80’s. Handicap had gone from 1 to 9.

Average SS that day was 84, carry distance 194.

I had already started a fitness program where I lost 40lbs - I’ve kept most of that off even through COVID. Started SuperSpeed that fall as a MGS tester. By the Spring I was consistently in the low 90’s and carrying driver close to 220. Handicap started to drop and has gotten as low as 4.4. It’s currently at 5.3, swing speed averages 93, carry right around 220. I hit overspeed training hard the end of last year and in reviewing data had a session where I averaged 96 for 20 drives - hit several that carried over 230 and one with a swing speed of 101.

I doubt that I would be able to maintain that level of workout activity.

Good luck with this one guys and stick with it.




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The sessions i have done so far are 24 swings total, three sets of 8, each set with a different weight. All swings (at least in the foundation program) have been dominant side swings. All have been “regular” style swings, no step swings, etc.

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Finally surpassed my espeed from baselining today. Yesterday’s fit for golf workout was the easiest of phase 1 and I was feeling pretty good after sleeping in. 

The golf specific mobility work in FFG is going to be a big help with rotational range of motion.

Focusing on the feeling of waiting for the wrists to set at the top and exaggerating using the ground is working. First driver swing after my stack session read 106 which is up 11 MPH from Friday (a slow day). So it seems the distance potential may be on the low side for me.

Definitely need to ignore speed variation session to session and look at the long term trends. 
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I guess I’ve reached the end of the noobie  gains phase... First plateau of sessions with equal speed. New set and rep splits today could have had an effect. 
 

Did a 5 ball set with driver after speed training: 250-230-250-240-250 (carry). Driver speed was between 99-101 which lines up well with today’s espeed. Contact was solid except for a high toe on the 230 shot. 
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2 minutes ago, BMart519 said:

I guess I’ve reached the end of the noobie  gains phase... First plateau of sessions with equal speed. New set and rep splits today could have had an effect. 
 

Did a 5 ball set with driver after speed training: 250-230-250-240-250 (carry). Driver speed was between 99-101 which lines up well with today’s espeed. Contact was solid except for a high toe on the 230 shot. 
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Just curious, what length driver do you play? Trying to figure out how much speed is added on betweek stack speed and eSpeed, and one of the main factors is driver length. 

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2 hours ago, dlow206 said:

Just curious, what length driver do you play? Trying to figure out how much speed is added on betweek stack speed and eSpeed, and one of the main factors is driver length. 

Cobra lists the F9 as 45.25" without Arccos grips. That is what I entered in the App, but have never measured. 

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I’m backkkkkkk, and I knocked out Foundation session 4 today. Hyped to keep the training going after a week off!

 

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Another day down! I think my radar placement was out the last set, but it’s all good. Very happy with the system so far and I’m excited to see how it translates to the course!

 

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What i find interesting in looking at results between different folks in this thread is the difference between Stack Speed and eSpeed. Looks like for @BMart519 and @mr.hicksta, the difference is 8 mph. For me, it is 3 mph. I wonder if this is purely due to driver length difference (the driver length you play is an input you enter before starting) or other factors. 

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Irons:srixon-small: ZX5 5 - PW - Accra 95 icwt S
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1 hour ago, dlow206 said:

What i find interesting in looking at results between different folks in this thread is the difference between Stack Speed and eSpeed. Looks like for @BMart519 and @mr.hicksta, the difference is 8 mph. For me, it is 3 mph. I wonder if this is purely due to driver length difference (the driver length you play is an input you enter before starting) or other factors. 

 

Pretty sure it is just a ratio of length between the stack club and length of your driver. My driver was entered at 45.25"

I like that the App now shows your max speed at each weight during the session to give you a target to beat. Another nice to have detail to keep intention high with each set of swings. 

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One aspect of the Stack protocols I like compared to Superspeed is having a larger number of "normal" swings that mimic the actual golf swing but lower total volume. This gives additional chances to experiment with different "feels" or movements and how that impacts swing speed. For example: narrowing my stance, amount of foot flare, loose wrists, "waiting" for a full wrist hinge, and squatting at the top in transition (followed by pressing the lead leg up coming into the ball). 

I've slowly added pieces over my first six sessions which seem to carry over to the course well. Shot Scope had me at -2.65 SG OTT last round and down nearly 1 full shot in 2021 compared to 2020 (3.91). 

I think SuperSpeed accomplishes some of this through the various swings their system employs, especially when it comes to lower body utilization. But, the feels on the step change swings or two-step is not something you can copy over to the golf course. 

I still hate the threads on the Stack end cap and drop it multiple times per session which is my biggest gripe with the product. I change weights at a table so the cap isn't bouncing around on the ground. I could easily cross thread it once or twice each session putting it back together even when starting it counter clockwise to get the threads to engage. 

I want to work through the Foundations program ASAP to see what program the algorithm spits out next and see how that compares to other users. Definitely an engaging system. 

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