Golf Instruction: Swing release and ball striking secrets | School of Golf | Golf Channel

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  • Published on:  Tuesday, November 5, 2019
  • Martin Hall and Blair O’Neal are joined by world-renowned teacher Jim McLean to discuss misconceptions about release in the swing and ball striking secrets from Sam Snead. #GolfChannel #GolfInstruction #SchoolofGolf
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  • Smith john

    Smith john

     2 hours ago +1

    Free entry ticket for Golf Club 2020 join this program

  • Tcooper


     7 days ago

    Is she expecting?

  • Tony Alonso

    Tony Alonso

     7 days ago

    You could also think about covering the ball w/ your right palm as your hands come back into the slot. Not literally, as you still want to be able to see the ball obviously. But, facing your right palm to the ball in the slot helps someone understand how the right wrist plays a huge role in holding lag. It also means your left wrist is flexed or "bowed" in the slot, and your right shoulder has to be externally rotated in this same moment of facing your right palm to the ball. This will also help them improve their ability to compress the ball instead of scooping the ball.

  • Honor Bean

    Honor Bean

     7 days ago

    Be nice if he let the guy talk instead of interrupting.

  • Chong Kf

    Chong Kf

     7 days ago

    Talk too much.

  • EFIL 高尔夫

    EFIL 高尔夫

     14 days ago +1

    They’re all wrong, they have no idea how to teach adults

  • Mil Sneler

    Mil Sneler

     14 days ago

    I wonder what the right pinky toe does in a takeaway and at the impact. I am sure the answer would just cause my game to improve immensely

  • TrojanMars1


     14 days ago

    Too much animation Martin!

  • RB M

    RB M

     21 days ago +1

    I've heard a lot of teachers say the left hand/arm should be the dominant in the swing. Basically using the right hand is a big no no for right handed players. Here they're saying use the right arm and don't even mention the left. No wonder average golfers get confused trying to figure out how to swing the club.

  • Toni Robinson

    Toni Robinson

     21 days ago

    Tiger Woods is the greatest golfer I've ever watched⛳🏌

  • Johnny Nonny

    Johnny Nonny

     1 months ago +1

    Amazing free tips. People just have to put aside the ego.

    I think in my time teaching, too many people are ego driven, or not motivated/positive enough.

    I used this same theory of "throwing something". I compared it to a clementine being gripped in the right hand and throwing it down a hallway.

    Thanks for the tips, for the ones who will truly appreciate their value.

    Cheers -Johnny

  • Catherine Chase

    Catherine Chase

     1 months ago +1

    I wish the instructor used the term "back arm" instead of "right arm." I'm a lefty, so when he said right arm, I knew it meant left arm for me. I do this translating with most golf videos all the time. But he said right arm so often, it became distracting and I had to stop watching. Disappointing.

  • Bobby S

    Bobby S

     1 months ago

    Blaire looking preggers

  • Thomas Fraser

    Thomas Fraser

     1 months ago

    Just flick your magic trail elbow at the transitional part of your downswing. Everything else falls into place.

  • brian menendez

    brian menendez

     1 months ago +5

    geez, i thought the left arm was supposed to lead

  • Ray Chau

    Ray Chau

     1 months ago +1

    This type of short instruction does more harm than good. Telling u stuffs but leaving out a bunch of other crucial info. U will try this at the range and will find out it doesn't work.

  • johno 1978

    johno 1978

     1 months ago

    Don't think about this. Just play golf and have fun. Play with better players to get better.

  • e james

    e james

     1 months ago


  • Jano Van Niekerk

    Jano Van Niekerk

     1 months ago +1

    Thanks for this video, the one thing i struggle with is my release and this will hopefully assist.

  • MJB7322


     1 months ago +2

    Was this supposed to be Jim giving the lesson or Martin? Seems Martin couldn't be patient and had to jump in and take over.  He moves in at 3:48 and that's it for Jim!  Jim becomes the spectator!