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Whoosh Drill


Description: The Whoosh Drill helps train you to build acceleration gradually in your downswing and increasing your club speed through the ball and up into your finish to maximize your distance.

Summary:
  1. Start by gripping your club upside down and listening to the grip end make a whoosh sound right after impact.
  2. Keep swinging until you are hearing it whoosh and accelerate at the right time. If you are hearing it before impact you are accelerating too early and thus decelerating into the ball.
  3. After a few practice swings and becoming confident with this try it with the club turned around. The head end of the club won't make as much noise, but you should still be able to hear the sound.
  4. Finally start hitting balls and trying to make your club "whoosh" at the correct acceleration point. This will not only help maximize your distance, but it will keep the swing from breaking down and releasing early.
  5. Practice the Whoosh Drill to make sure that you are accelerating through the ball and up into your finish. Your downswing should build acceleration gradually not fire from the top. As your club starts down and begins increasing it's speed through the ball you should be able to hear and feel your club moving it's fastest right after impact on the target side of your body.
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