Fix Your Slice
Click here to join now and get full access.
Using a foam roller can help train your club face awareness by learning to rotate the shaft. When gripping a foam roller your hands are further apart and you will feel an exaggerated feeling of what each arm must do.
Playlists: Fix Your Cast, Fix Your Flip, Squaring The Club Face Explained, Fix Your Slice, Motorcycle Move Training
Tags: Not Straight Enough, Cast, Draw vs Fade, Transition, Drill, Intermediate
00:00:00,000 --> 00:00:04,000
This drill is training the motorcycle with a foam roller.
00:00:04,000 --> 00:00:12,000
So the motorcycle movement or feeling the shaft rotation can be a subtle experience for many golfers.
00:00:12,000 --> 00:00:15,000
Your hands are really close together and the object is pretty light.
00:00:15,000 --> 00:00:21,000
So sometimes it can help to separate your hands and use something that's a little bit bigger.
00:00:21,000 --> 00:00:23,000
So a foam roller works pretty well for this.
00:00:23,000 --> 00:00:30,000
I've got a green piece tape just to help you visualize kind of a cup face or an alignment.
00:00:30,000 --> 00:00:35,000
Right? Because otherwise you might not see how much rotation is actually taking place.
00:00:35,000 --> 00:00:39,000
But what you'll do is you'll put what would be your normal grip.
00:00:39,000 --> 00:00:44,000
So you're not going to grip with your hands perfectly parallel to each other.
00:00:44,000 --> 00:00:47,000
You're going to have them turn in slightly.
00:00:47,000 --> 00:00:52,000
So hands are turned in slightly or a little bit on top kind of like this.
00:00:52,000 --> 00:00:57,000
And then we can do it in either the 9-3 or we can practice in the full version.
00:00:57,000 --> 00:01:01,000
And by holding the foam roller you can train it at home.
00:01:01,000 --> 00:01:09,000
You can work on the big global patterns and you'll have to exaggerate the individual parts from either the left side or the right side.
00:01:09,000 --> 00:01:14,000
So here I am in my setup posture. I'm going to do the 9-3 version first.
00:01:14,000 --> 00:01:18,000
So I'm going to take it back until the green line is pointing pretty much up towards the sky.
00:01:18,000 --> 00:01:24,000
And then I'm going to flex my lead wrist and extend the trail wrist without letting the foam roller move.
00:01:24,000 --> 00:01:32,000
So this doubles as helping me make sure that I get my path, same consistent while I'm working on this face awareness.
00:01:32,000 --> 00:01:39,000
So I'm going to implement that motorcycle and then I can practice bringing that all the way through.
00:01:39,000 --> 00:01:42,000
Next we'll do the full swing version.
00:01:42,000 --> 00:01:46,000
Or let me show the down line before we do the full swing version.
00:01:46,000 --> 00:01:54,000
So now I can go to that waist tight position, get into a good little body delivery, and then implement that motorcycle movement.
00:01:54,000 --> 00:02:00,000
So you can see I'm turning it somewhere around 20 degrees, flexing that lead wrist, extending that trail wrist.
00:02:00,000 --> 00:02:05,000
And now I can kind of pay attention to which of the two feels weirder to me.
00:02:05,000 --> 00:02:13,000
For me, the lead wrist feels very comfortable. The trail wrist feels like I'm forcing it a little bit or feels abnormal.
00:02:13,000 --> 00:02:18,000
So that would be something I could use when I'm doing these practice drills on the range.
00:02:18,000 --> 00:02:28,000
Also again, making sure that when I flex the wrist, I'm not doing it like that, because that would be changing both face and the path.
00:02:28,000 --> 00:02:30,000
I just want to change the face.
00:02:30,000 --> 00:02:39,000
So now I can go up to full swing and I can do that movement, getting into that good delivery position.
00:02:39,000 --> 00:02:43,000
So up as I'm starting now with my lower body.
00:02:43,000 --> 00:02:52,000
So it's a very versatile tool, and it can help with a lot of the awareness of either the lead wrist or the trail wrist,
00:02:52,000 --> 00:02:55,000
especially when you're training the motorcycle movement at home.
00:02:55,000 --> 00:03:00,000
It may help you uncover which side to focus on more when you're working on this shifter rotation,
00:03:00,000 --> 00:03:06,000
and that shifter rotation is ultimately helpful for working on your sequencing and getting your body open at impact.