RETURN TO INDEX  

Stance and Grip Strength

December 25 2006 at 1:00 AM
  (Login Snakedoc)
Blake Moderator Emeritus


Response to Thumb Placement?

I can do the Blake swing from a square or open stance. I actually have a tendency to "regress" to a square stance, but I believe an open stance is best. Rationale: With an open stance, in the backswing the hips turn to about square, so in the downswing they are not "in the way" of the arms. You don't have to "clear" the hips to allow the arms to come through. Additionally, I think you achieve a better feeling of "getting the upper body behind the trail hip" if you start from an open stance. I also think a four knuckle grip (thumb at 3 o'clock) is a bit too strong. I seem to attain a better lead wrist position at the top with a two to three knuckle grip. Jim

 
 Respond to this message   
Upload picture, Copy the Shareable code, Paste it in your message.

Here is a free (with ads) Spell Check page

 Search:   for    


Translate This Forum

 Â»


Need a free spelling checker add-on for Internet Explorer ? ieSpell ;After installing, just Right-Click on your message word and select Check Spelling. BobKy.

Hit Counter
Hit Counters

Mindy Blake Bio

Please visit our other golf forums. Bonar Swing Forum, Chazman Swing Forum and Haddix Swing Forum

Also, visit the Single-Axis Golf Forum