While posting a previous lesson, i saw a photo of Matt’s swing and thought to myself not bad, which lead me to look into the vault and pull out some old videos and grab some screen shots of his previous years swing positions. 4 years old through this past summer. Enjoy.
Matt had his weekly lesson today. Coach Martin always watches his tournaments and we picked out a couple things to work on from last weekends tournaments. Good shoulder turn and keeping his swing at 3/4 when needed. Matt then proceeded to get in his 300 5 foot putts that he does daily.
Matthew working with his coach on his swing plane. Still trying to get the club a bit more upright.
Matt and his swing coach hitting balls in the simulator, it has been raining everyday this week, so great time for some green hitting practice. Whoever misses the green does 5 push-ups. All about feeling comfortable with the club in your hand from any distance.
Matthew working with his coach on ball striking. He is at the point in his swing were most things are technically correct, time for fine tuning. Doing drills to promote a good turn away from the ball which leads to everything else.
Matthew had his weekly lesson today and his coach saw a few things from the Fort Sam tournament that he wanted to address with Matt’s swing. They got on the V1 system and broke down the faults and worked to correct them. After the works was done, Matthew and Coach had a chipping duel on […]
Matt in preparation for the 2016 Starburst Junior Classic starting Monday. They worked on his swing plane, tightening everything up.
Matthew having his weekly lesson. His coach making a few minor changes to his setup routine to keep his putter closer to the ground through impact. In his last tournament he left several birdie putts just short and after viewing the video each of those short putts had Matt raising his putter pretty high during […]
Matthew had his weekly lesson today and after watching his tournament footage from the previous weekend, his coach was not happy with his putting pre-shot routine. He gave Matt some very specific steps and had him drill it over and over. We will see if it sticks, it can only benefit his putting to have […]
Weekly Lesson time once again. Matthew preparing for the Texas Open. Him and his coach are tightening up the swing and setup.
Matt having his weekly lesson, working a bit on setup, but mostly on finishing his shot and getting to his left side better. The simulator allows him to see the immediate result of changes he is making.
Matthew had his weekly lesson today. His coach had him on the simulator working on his setup and swinging towards his target. The sim allows him to see instant results to his swing and being a child of the digital world he likes it a lot as well.
Matt having his weekly lesson. Working on dropping the club in the slot and his setup. Constant refinement of his game. The learning never ends.
Matt headed out at Republic Golf Course today with his coach for a couple of holes. Just a quick couple of holes where he as +1 and played pretty good.
Matthew having his weekly lesson. Re-enforcing his setup and alignment.
Matthew has begun taking short game lessons from one of the premiere coaches in the country, Bryan Gathright. We have know Bryan for many years and were looking for a way for Matt to become a bit more focused in his short game. “Bryan learned the game of golf from the legend Harvey Penick and has incorporated […]
Matthew taking his weekly lesson. Working with his coach on ball striking and keeping his head still during the swing. Added a step to his setup to ensure that it does.
Matt getting his weekly lesson and working on his follow through. After his coach watches his holiday tournaments deemed it was the first step. Matt was really striking the ball well after some work.
Matt and his swing coach are continually working on his ball striking. We have been working on his complete preshot routine for the past couple weeks. Everything from imaging to grip to alignment. It is coming along. Working on his focus is a tough thing, in that, he just turned 9 and getting him to […]