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How To: Waggle before you swing in golf

A common move in golf is the 'waggle'. The waggle during the set up is a very important part of the swing because it keeps your muscles relaxed so that you can start your swing smoothly. Waggling is similar to the shake a baseball player does before he gets up to bat. So, check out this tutorial for information and tips on waggling and make sure you are loose enough to sink that ball.

How To: Arrange a golf bag

Keeping your golf bag neat can save you a ton of time on the course. If you aren't quite Tiger Woods and don't have your own caddy, check out this tutorial. In it, you will learn the best way to organize your bag and keep the game flowing. When arranging a golf bag, it's important to separate the clubs into three sets, including the woods, the middle clubs and the short irons. Find out how to arrange golf clubs in a descending order with the short irons in front in this helpful clip.

How To: Repair golf club grips

When the grip on a golf club gets worn out there is no way to repair them - not effectively any way. So, if your grip is wearing down, follow this tutorial and learn how to remove and replace it.

How To: Increase golf club head speed

This is a Sports category video tutorial where you will learn how to increase golf club head speed. The video tutorial is from Golf Link. If you want to move your body faster, thereby creating more club head speed and longer shots, one of the best ways of doing that is through the use of torque. Torque means, as you make your back swing, you wind up your upper body while avoiding turning your lower body. This makes your body to unwind much faster. To practice this, put a box between your legs...

How To: Correct shoulder tilted golf push shots

This Sports video tutorial will show you how to correct shoulder tilted golf push shots. This video is from Golf Link. One of the common problems is that people tend to push the shots too much to the right. This is because when they set up, they are tilted too much to the right. So, you need to raise your right shoulder so that the spine is more or less vertical. A good drill to correct this is to follow the tripod drill. Stand up with both legs at the same angle. Then take the club right in ...

How To: Draw the ball in golf

This involves a golf tip in how to draw a ball. He is on a golf course and is explaining that a draw is different then a hook. He explains that when you draw the ball you don't change the swing you change the way you align your feet. To make the proper draw is to simply drop the right foot back which causes the person to get behind the ball so the ball can be released down the line. A draw can be controlled, he reminds us, because it only falls to the left. A hook cannot be controlled because...

How To: Use the punch drill to cure a hook shot in golf

Golf Link with Chuck Cook demonstrates how to use the punch drill to cure a hook shot in golf. A common cause to closing the golf club face and making the ball hook is the release of the head of the club early on the downswing. This is called casting the head of the club which makes the head of the club arrive at the point of impact before your hands. At the moment of impact you want the back of your left hand flat and the back of your right hand bent so that you can compress the ball. Use th...

How To: Use the baseball chipping drill for better chip shots

Steven Bann shows a chipping drill that teaches distance control through the air. Golf clubs are arranged into "zones" which represent the plates of a baseball field, so golf clubs arranged horizontally and evenly distanced apart from the next golf club. This represents "first base," "second base," "third base" and home plate. This is a landing drill where the object of the drill is to land in the designated "first base" zone and then subsequent bases until you get three-in-a-row for each zon...

How To: Use your left arm properly in a golf swing

This is a Sports category video tutorial where you will learn how to use your left arm properly in a golf swing. The video tutorial is from Golf Link and is presented by Jim Ballard. Keep the left elbow always pointed down to the ground. The club face is controlled by the left elbow. When the left elbow rotates, it also changes your radius and the arch. This can be achieved by connecting the left arm to the shoulder, feeling that you are holding a handkerchief under the left shoulder. Always...

How To: Avoid a poor release that creates a golf push shot

Professional golf instructor Chuck Cook demonstrates one way to avoid a push shot by making sure that the right side does not hang back. If a golfer is allowing the right side of their body it causes the club to swing away from the body creating a push shot. He demonstrates a good swing where the right side of his body follows through and ends up past his left foot. In order to practice this correct swing he puts an umbrella in the ground in line with his left foot and shows how a good swing ...

How To: Do the golf ladder chipping drill

Golfing drills are the only way you will get better. Sometimes chipping practice can be tedious, especially with no goals in mind. Pam Wright teaches her clever technique for making the art of chipping more exciting. Pam Wright, LPGA, shows you how to do the golf ladder chipping drill.

How To: Slow your golf swing down for more power

Slow down? What!?! You've got to love the simplicity when it comes to long drive tips from long drive competitors. The long hitting Jamie Sadlowski shares his simple tip for more power, and it's not what you might think. See how to slow your golf swing down for more power.

How To: Chip and pitch in a golf game

Chipping and pitching are important golfing techniques that are vital to lowering scores and improving your overall golf game. Learn to pitch and chip like the pros from a professional golf instructor in this free golfing video.

How To: Perform a walk-through golf drill

In this video golf lesson golf instructor Steve Bishop explains and demonstrates his walk-through-drill. This drill and tip help you with your tempo, staying together, balance, weight shift, follow through, and the finish of your full swing.

How To: Hit chip shots

Take a lesson from CPGA Professional and Director of the Richmond Hill Golf Learning Centre, Shawn Clement, who shows you how to get the feel for the short chip shot close to the green.

How To: Choose the right shot in World Golf Tour

In this tutorial, we learn how to choose the right shot in World Golf Tour. The game will automatically choose the shot for you. You can find the different shots by clicking on the current swing selection on the bottom left hand corner. A full swing is the most common type of shot that delivers the most power. A punch shot is a flatter and shorter swing that causes the ball to fly lower during high wind. A pitch shot is a controlled swing that is used around the greens. A chip shot is compact...

How To: Use the pump drill to help improve your swing

Golf is a sport that people of all ages, races, and gender can enjoy. It doesn't require too much equipment and isn't as stressful as playing basketball, baseball, etc. Even though it can be very relaxing, some people can get so frustrated when it comes to their technique or delivery.

How To: Apply proper backswing in golf

You ready to give your backswing some practice? Thanks to this video by expert golf site Golf Link, learn how to improve that backswing on the green! When doing the backswing, the arms do not move back but rather hinge upwards according to golf expert, Steven Bann.

How To: Keep score in golf games

Not sure how to keep score in a golf? Then you've found your video. In this video presented by expert golf site, Golf Link, learn how to read and keep a golf scorecard. A golf scorecard will list 18 holes, and it will have blue, white, gold and red tee markers to indicate the level of play. Use a scorecard to find out how many yards a given hole is with help from this free lesson.

How To: Improve driving distance in golf

Once you start playing golf and have mastered the basics, you will need to improve your driving distance. Driving a golf ball for distance means having sound fundamentals, good swing mechanics and a great deal of personal core strength. Find out how to turn the shoulders 90 or more degrees to hit a long shot in golf in this helpful clip. As your game keeps improving with practice, you will be finding the hard shots easier and easier.

How To: Avoid creating angles when putting

Looking to work on your form? Try this free video golfing lesson for size. In short: When putting, to be able to release the putter down the line to your target, the club must travel slightly inside the target line. For a complete overview of how to become a better putter, watch this video guide.

How To: Hit longer shots with fairway woods when golfing

Does your long shot need a little bit of work? With golf, as with all things, it often pays to seek the advice of an expert. Happily, with the Internet, it's easy thing to do. In this free video golfing lesson, PGA Golf pro Brad Hauer teaches you how to to hit longer shots with fairway wood golf clubs. For a complete breakdown of the process, watch this free golfing how-to.

How To: Calculate a handicap in golf

This video presentation details the process of calculating a handicap in golf, in this presentation the handicap will be calculated on the USGA handicap system which is the official handicap system to be used in the United States. On each score card, there is a designation for the handicap and slope, these numbers do not vary frequently between sixty-eight and seventy-four, and one-fifteen, and one-thirty, respectively. The 'Slope' is a new calibration that is used to help make a handicap fai...

How To: Hit golf irons with no offset

This is a demonstration of golf, how to hit irons that have no offset. Offset is the small kink at bottom of the vertical straight shaft. If there is an offset then the hand is held in line with the ball so that when the hit is given the head strikes the ball with maximum force at an angle which gives the ball a back spin. When you have no offset then the hand is held little ahead of the ball to give the same effect of maximum force and a back spin.

How To: Hit a golf ball with an iron

PGA golf professional Frank Ganley explains how to hit a golf ball with an iron. In golf, a player has a variety of clubs to choose from, but should only have one type of swing. Frank emphasizes that in order to learn how to hit a golf ball with an iron, the player needs to use the same swing that he uses when hitting the ball with a wooden club. The key to a successful hit is in the players ability to adjust for the difference in the lengths of shafts of the clubs. This because a wooden golf...

How To: Grip your golf club

In this video, Mick Backer from Bogies To Birdies will teach you the basics of golf and he will also teach you how to grip your golf club. In order to do that just follow these easy and quick steps and instructions: The first thing that you need to do is to buy a golf club that is suitable for your hand. Now but your thumb on the golf club and select your preferred type of grip from the video. You have the Overlap Grip, the Interlock Grip and the Baseball Grip. Choose one type and practice ve...

How To: Use the variable tee drill to cure a pull shot in golf

This video is on Golf and will show you how to use the variable tee drill to cure a pull shot in golf. This video is from Golf Link. A typical problem for somebody who tends to pull the ball is they position the ball too far forward. So, when they are setting up, the shoulders are actually looking left. By the time the club head reaches the ball during the swing, they are swinging around to the left producing the pull. The variable ball position drill will cure this problem. Place a club on t...

How To: Avoid a bad finish to cure golf push shots

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to avoid a bad finish to cure a golf push shot. Usually, when players make a swing for the ball, their arm separates from their body. This will take the club to the right of the target and as a result, pushes the shot. To correct this, connect your left arm to your left side as you make a swing. This will allow the club to stay with your turn and go down the target line. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy playing golf and would like to le...

How To: Cure a push shot in golf with proper ball position

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to cure a push shot in golf with a proper ball position. If the ball is too far from your stance, you will not be able to make full contact. You will hit the ball to the right instead of hitting it straight ahead. Have the ball positioned so that as your body makes it's rotation, you'll catch the ball the moment the club goes down the target line. This video also provides a drill that will help viewers to properly position the ball. This video will be...

How To: Fix your golf grip to cure a hook shot

Golf Link demonstrates how to fix your golf grip to cure a hook shot. A hook shot often occurs because a player has a grip which promotes the hook. In a hook-promoting grip, the player has his hands too far to the right of the club. When carrying through with their swing, the club face closes and causes the hook. To align your grip, put a golf tee in between your left thumb and the first knuckle of your left hand. Repeat the process with your right hand. Adjust your grip so that both of the t...

How To: Hit down on a golf ball

This video shows the viewer how to ‘hit down on a golf swing’. The idea of hitting down on a gold swing is that when you take your club back you do not move backwards. You stay ‘over the ball’ and simply rotate back using your hips. You then rotate forwards with your hips as you hit the ball and extend your arms. The club should connect with the lower half of the ball. This seems counter intuitive but the angle of the club should appear to be ‘down’ on the ball – this is where the term comes ...

How To: Practice the takeaway golf drill

Takeaway practice in golf is important. The takeaway position is only about three feet away from the golf ball when you lift to swing. The club shaft should be parallel to the ground. With the club shaft at your toe line, you want the club you're swinging to line up with the club on the ground (at your feet). The club's face should be pointing at the horizon in what is called the 'toe-up' position. Getting into this position correctly will insure more accurate and longer shots, so it is very ...