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I like it!

Seeing and feeling are where it's at.  

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27 minutes ago, bens197 said:

I like it!

Seeing and feeling are where it's at.  

Not much room in there! DEFINITE “feels”!!!

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1 hour ago, PMookie said:

My coach in New Orleans, Rob Noel (Top 100 in USA), always has contraptions made out of PVC pipe and has had me inside them at various times during lessons. Well, I decided to build my own to have at the house. It’s called “Alcatraz”. It’s designed to keep me in proper alignment, make sure my knees don’t go out toward the ball in the downswing, and to keep my butt back throughout the swing. It’s not built for full swing use, just short 1/2 swings, or slow full-motion swings. 
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... I was a member of a golf forum that came up with stuff like this all the time. It eventually degraded into a snarky, politically driven forum and home made golf products became extinct. So I am delighted to see forum ingenuity alive and well. You Da Man! 🤗

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6 minutes ago, chisag said:

 

 

... I was a member of a golf forum that came up with stuff like this all the time. It eventually degraded into a snarky, politically driven forum and home made golf products became extinct. So I am delighted to see forum ingenuity alive and well. You Da Man! 🤗

Ha! Took me two sets of PVC to get it right! I didn’t realize that the dimensions given to me weren’t to my size and height, but it finally worked. My Pro has one just for a foot to fit in, and some others. Good stuff.

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Nice work, if you made it a little wider could you do full swings? Do you think there is to much risk hitting the hands if you wind up to far inside? 

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37 minutes ago, Tom the Golf Nut said:

Nice work, if you made it a little wider could you do full swings? Do you think there is to much risk hitting the hands if you wind up to far inside? 

It could be made for a full swing, I’m sure, and it’s not “glued” so I’m likely to take just the front part to the range to help give me a barrier for my knees on full shots. One could easily make the “parts” narrower and independent of each other for full swings.

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Irons: :honma:TR20 Tour P 4-10, :Nippon: Modus 130 stiff, +1”

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Here’s a pic of Charley Hoffman using the Alcatraz as well.

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Hybrid: :callaway-small: X2 Hot Pro, 20*, Graphite Design Tour AD-DI 105X

Irons: :honma:TR20 Tour P 4-10, :Nippon: Modus 130 stiff, +1”

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9 hours ago, PMookie said:

Here’s a pic of Charley Hoffman using the Alcatraz as well.

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This is Charley in timeout after ripping the rules committee apart last week 🙂

 

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11 hours ago, PMookie said:

My coach in New Orleans, Rob Noel (Top 100 in USA), always has contraptions made out of PVC pipe and has had me inside them at various times during lessons. Well, I decided to build my own to have at the house. It’s called “Alcatraz”. It’s designed to keep me in proper alignment, make sure my knees don’t go out toward the ball in the downswing, and to keep my butt back throughout the swing. It’s not built for full swing use, just short 1/2 swings, or slow full-motion swings. 
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You called it "Alcatraz"? 

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Nice - I've been going for the same feel with my butt on the downswing and it's really helped me to get inside on the ball on the way down.  I haven't really thought about my knees much though.  

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1 hour ago, tony@CIC said:

You called it "Alcatraz"? 

I didn’t name it, it’s what someone else named it. 

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1 hour ago, juspoole said:

Nice - I've been going for the same feel with my butt on the downswing and it's really helped me to get inside on the ball on the way down.  I haven't really thought about my knees much though.  

You may not need to worry about your knees, so just a heads-up. My legs and rear move around a ton giving me a horrible base, so keeping my right knee from going toward the ball is huge for me. 

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Hybrid: :callaway-small: X2 Hot Pro, 20*, Graphite Design Tour AD-DI 105X

Irons: :honma:TR20 Tour P 4-10, :Nippon: Modus 130 stiff, +1”

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This is a video of Jacob Bergeron, one of Rob’s students who’s been playing on the KFT this year, and the PGA Latin America Tour. This is the leg/lower body action I’m trying to get.

 

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Irons: :honma:TR20 Tour P 4-10, :Nippon: Modus 130 stiff, +1”

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