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Date Posted: 22:05:48 02/22/17 Wed
Author: Roy Reed (R2)
Subject: Re: Lessons For Single Length Play
In reply to: Brent Sanders 's message, "Lessons For Single Length Play" on 11:05:10 02/21/17 Tue

Brent: I've taught several students that play 1-Irons and I play them myself. As Mr. Lake indicated, the real key to success is using a "center-of-stance" ball position. Other than that, I've found that the basic golf fundamentals apply to whatever club you're using. I teach my students to focus on these basics, which I call GBSAPS, or GRIP, BALL POSITION, STANCE, ALIGNMENT and SWING. Once you learn these basics and gain an understanding of your personal golf swing, you will be able to improve your game. We all have different swings, and I teach each of my students to play using the parameters of their individual swing. This great game of Golf is interesting, always challenging, and it takes a LOT of practice to get these "basics" locked into our brains so we can use them to help us learn and improve! Take care and hit 'em straight! R2

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[> [> Re: Lessons For Single Length Play -- Brent Sanders, 06:24:24 03/03/17 Fri

Mr Lake & Mr Reed .... thanks for the replies. I may have downplayed my game a bit; I'll get some pars, maybe one birdie, lots of bogeys, and some doubles. I just haven't been able to eliminate miss-hit iron shots (usually fat or toed off) from my game yet. In general, I still have a 'right problem'. My friends have been playing golf since they were teens .... I STARTED at age 45 .... and I can keep up, and win a hole now & then. So, I'm not suffering too badly ;). Anyway, thanks for the input. Any tips on how to correct the problems I mentioned would be welcomed.

Brent Sanders
Colorado Springs

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[> [> [> Re: Lessons For Single Length Play -- Mark, 16:06:36 04/06/18 Fri

Check out Kirk Junge's "Setup 4 Impact" teaching method to simplify your swing.

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[> [> [> Re: Lessons For Single Length Play -- john patton (learning), 18:02:39 04/06/18 Fri

hi brent, download david lake's book on the golf swing. its the best instuction you will ever get. best clubs too

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