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Key Concepts Attack Angle Ball Speed Launch Angle Smash Factor Ball Spin Efficiency
Proper Tee Height
Proper Arm Angle
Weight Distribution Spine Angle
Breaking of Wrists
Weight Shift Creating Width
Importance of Lag
How to Create Lag
Relaxed vs. Hard Swing
The Follow Through
Club Path After Impact
Arm & Hand Rotation
Club Path and Finish
Drills Club Across Shoulders Ball Dot Drill Woosh Drill
In this series of videos, Matt Hanger discusses the Key Factors that determine how far you hit the ball.
The 3 Possible Attack Angles - Matt explains the 3 different types of attack angles.
The How to Create Maximum Ball Speed off the Club Face Matt explains ball speed and shows where the true "sweet spot" is located on the club face. Save Save Save Save Save Save Save
Launch Angle Explained
Matt explains how launch angle is determined.
Smash Factor Explained
Matt explains the concept of "Smash Factor".
Impact of Ball Spin on Distance
Matt explains why ball spin is one of the most critical factors contributing to a player's distance off the tee.
The Importance of Efficiency
Matt talks about how efficiency, not club head speed, is the most important factor in hitting the ball further and shows how to achieve better efficiency.
In this series of videos, Matt Hanger provides step-by-step instruction (from setup to follow through) on how to create the optimal swing for generating maximum distance.
Introduction to the Setup Matt introduces the setup and it's importance to hitting the ball far.
Proper Tee Height (Caddie View)
Matt demonstrates proper tee height at address along with why incorrect tee height limits your distance.
Proper Tee Height (Down the Line View)
Matt explains why proper tee height is so important at address and how high the ball should be teed up.
Proper Stance Width at Setup
Matt explains how wide your legs should be positioned at address.
The Proper Arm Angle at Setup
Matt talks about how and what you need to do with your arms at address to be in the proper position to maximize your distance.
Proper Setup at Address
Matt explains why you need to address the Driver different than any other club and how to setup properly at address.
Weight Distribution and Spine Angle (Caddie View)
Matt discusses the proper distribution of weight at the setup and the reason for tilting your spine.
Weight Distribution and Spine Angle (Down the Line View)
Matt explains the proper weight distribution and how it contributes to the proper spine tilt.
The Power Grip -
Matt shares the secret to his powerful grip which allows him to swing the club with maximum velocity.
Introduction to the Backswing
Matt introduces the key backswing moves necessary to set yourself in the most powerful position to begin the downswing.
Weight Distribution Part 1
Matt discusses the initial weight distribution at address and how you want to load up your power into the backswing by shifting your weight properly.
Weight Distribution Part 2 - Matt gets into further details about the distribution of weight on the backswing and how to use that weight distribution to generate more power.
Weight Distribution (Down the Line View)
Matt explains in further detail proper weight distribution and how that translates into hitting the ball further (Down The Line View).
Hand Movement and Wrist Hinge
Matt explains how to properly rotate and set your hands and wrists on the backswing.
Head Positioning and Weight Shift
Matt talks about how the head moves in relation to the weight shift on the backswing.
Proper Way to Get Width on Your Backswing
Matt breaks the backswing into a few key moves which will allow you to set yourself in the most powerful position to begin the downswing.
Lengthening Your Backswing the Right Way
Matt explains how to properly lengthen your swing without losing power.
Relation of Your Shoulders to the Swing Path -
Matt explains how the shoulders move during the backswing in relation to the swing arc as well as where the hands need to be at the top of the backswing.
Importance of Lag in the Golf Swing
Matt explains what lag is, why it is important to hitting the ball far and how to work on creating lag.
How to Create Lag in Your Golf Swing
Matt explains how to create lag in your swing.
Swinging Relaxed vs. Swinging Hard
Matt explains why swinging the club relaxed helps create more lag, and allows for you to swing faster than when you swing hard.
Introduction to the Downswing
Matt introduces the Downswing.
Matt dives deeper into the downswing and explains step by step with check points the proper sequence of moves to execute the most effective downswing.
Step-by-step in Fluid Motion (Caddie View)
Matt walks through the steps of the downswing (Caddie View).
Step-by-step in Fluid Motion (Down the Line)
Matt walks through the steps of the downswing (Down The Line View).
Sequencing the Downswing
Matt walks through the proper sequence of moves to execute a powerful downswing.
Demonstration of Full Swing -
Matt makes a full speed swing demonstrating all the aspects and sequences of the downswing.
Swinging Relaxed vs. Swinging Hard
Matt explains why swinging the club relaxed allows for you to swing faster than when you swing hard.
Improper Breaking of Wrists at Impact
Matt explains the importance of proper rotation of the wrists and hands at and after impact as well as what the golfer should feel during the swing in order to achieve the proper rotation.
Shoulder Angle and Attack Angle at Impact
Matt shares the secret to attaining proper impact position by utilizing the shoulders properly and swinging the club head on the proper arc.
Club Path After Impact -
Matt gives a more in depth explanation of what the hands and arms are doing during the follow through while showing it from a different view point.
Rotation of Forearms and Hands (Caddie View)
Matt explains and demonstrates how to achieve proper rotation of the forearms and hands during the follow through (Caddie View).
Rotation of Forearms and Hands (Down the Line View)
Matt explains how the arms and hands rotate and pronate during the downswing, impact and follow through to create proper launch and low spin (Down The Line View).
Club Path and Finish
Matt demonstrates how the club head moves on an arc through impact and what the golfer should think about to achieve the proper swing path and arc.
In this series of videos, Matt Hanger demonstrates practice drills you can use to help optimize your swing for maximum distance.
The Ball Dot Drill
Matt demonstrates a drill that will help you to attain better attack angle through impact.
Club Across Shoulders Drill - Matt demonstrates a drill that will help you learn proper shoulder rotation, downswing sequence and weight transfer.
The Woosh Drill
Matt demonstrates a drill that will help to increase lag.
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