100 Cardiogolf Drills and Exercises with the Shortee Club-Stop Coming Over the Top

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Stop the Over the Top

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Practice something about your game everyday. #CardioGolfChallenge

In my opinion, daily practice is the key to success towards any goal.  Making 10 practice swings a day or exercising  for 5 minutes everyday will get you playing better and in better shape than  exercising or practicing for two or three hours once a week. First of all, it is always hard to find big chunks of time to do massive workouts or beat balls on the driving range.  Secondly, the long workouts or practice sessions usually lead to fatigued swings, injuries and ingrained bad habits.

There is something to be said about the momentum of taking small daily steps towards a goal that is cumulatively better than taking big steps with less frequency.

Use the Cardiogolf ‘Shortee’ Club to practice everyday.  If you don’t have room to swing a regular golf indoors or you can’t make it to the golf course or driving range, use the Cardiogolf ‘Shortee’ Club to practice anywhere and at anytime.

100 Cardiogolf Drills and Exercises

  1. Set-Up Practice
  2. Grip Practice
  3. Back Arm Only Drill
  4. Impact Drill
  5. Forward Lunge with Arm Extension
  6. Front Arm Only Drill
  7. Back Arm Only Drill on an Uphill Slope
  8. Hand Placement 
  9. Squats with Arm Extension
  10. Back Arm Only Drill on a Downhill Slope
  11. Overhead Arm Reach
  12. Front Arm Only Drill on a Downhill Slope
  13. Alignment Drill
  14. Lunge and Twist 
  15. Y to L Drill 
  16. Side Flexion
  17. Wide Takeaway Drill
  18. Feet Together Drill
  19. Step and Swing Drill
  20. Wrist Hinge Drill Variation
  21. Posture Drill
  22. Shake Hands Drill 
  23. Learn to Coil and Uncoil 
  24. Elbows Together Drill 
  25. Wrist Hinge Drill 
  26. Single Leg Balance Drill 
  27. Squat Transition Drill 
  28. Baseball Swing Drill
  29. Pump Drill
  30. Takeaway Drill with GolfGym PowerSWING Plus
  31. Backswing Drill with the GolfGym PowerSWNG Plus

Today we focus on how to stop coming over the top with an anti-slice drill.

Slicers and people that pull shots, tend to come over the top on the downswing. The results is that the club swings from the outside to in path. If the clubface is open on this path, the ball will fly left to right. If the clubface is closed on this path, the will ball go straight to the left. You will want to learn how to sequence your swing so that you learn to swing the club on the correct plane, so the path is more inside to out. This drill will help you learn to swing the club on the on the correct path.

Stop Coming Over the Top Drill-
  • Set up in your golf stance holding a club just with your back hand (right hand for right-handed golfers).
  • Extend your front arm out in front of you as shown in photo 1.
  • Swing the club back to the top of your swing just with your back arm as shown in photo 2.
  • Initiate your downswing with your lower body so that the back arm swings under the front arm as shown in photo 3. Note how the shoulders are still square to the target line, not open, where the right arm has come over the top.
  • Do this slowly at first, then pick up the pace when you feel comfortable with the move.
  • ·Repeat for 8 to 10 repetitions.

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Karen Palacios-Jansenis a LPGA Class A Teaching Professional and a Certified Personal Trainer specializing in Golf Fitness. Karen serves as the National Vice President of the LPGA Teaching And Club Professionals Membership and has been voted as one of America’s  “Top 50 Golf-Fitness Professionals” by Golf Digest Magazine and  “Top 50 Instructor”by LPGA.  Karen received the prestigious LPGA National Teacher of the Year award in 2008.

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