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  • Leverage Wrist Angles for Power and Control - Leverage Wrist Angles for Power and Control Your wrists are a hinge that moves in multiple directions (vs your elbow that moves in just one direction). This makes them extremely powerful, but also really difficult to control. Your wrists are reflected in the face of the club. So if the ball isn’t going where you […]
  • Hit Longer Drives with the Rope Drill - Hit Longer Drives with the Rope Drill We all want to hit longer drives. (Especially as we get older and start to lose distance.) My assistant, good friend, and great coach Big Jim Waldron made it to the Semi-Finals of the World Long Drive Competition in Las Vegas this week with a drive of 386 […]
  • Brilliant Little Wrist Monitor - Brilliant Little Wrist Monitor One of my all time favorite inventions is the Tour Striker Educator… because it teaches players how to use their hands and wrists. However, a lot of people struggle to understand how to get the results they want. As a simple device, it tells you when you’re doing it wrong, but […]
  • London Golf School in September - Special London Golf School in September Join me for a special Golf School in London, England. September 25 & 26, 2018. It’ll be a school to remember. Reserve Your Spot Now »
  • Hit Great Bunker Shots with Increased Bounce and Loft - Hit Great Bunker Shots with the Educator Do you struggle with green side bunkers? Especially ones with a high lip where you can barely see the flag? Do you feel anxious just thinking about it? The Tour Striker Educator can be used to help you hit great bunker shots. Most people struggle in bunkers because […]
  • A Star is Born with the SAMI - You don't always know or realize how much you are bending your elbows in your swing. When someone first clips on the SAMI and practices a few chip shot swings, the first reaction is them hearing how much the SAMI winds (the audible noise when the SAMI extends and retracts) on both the back swing […]
  • Pitch Shot Refinement using the SAMI - One of the first things I do at the golf school is clip on a SAMI (Structural Awareness Motion Instrument). The reason is because it's so easy to forget what the arms are doing that we end up compensating for a poor shot with our hands. When was the last time you thought about taking […]
  • Quality Practice Sessions with the Tour Striker Training Club - We all have to put in the work to get better. I had some time before heading home so I put in some practice with the Tour Striker 7 Iron and recorded it for you. There's some great tips about what you're trying to do with your irons and even a couple mishits 😉 It's […]
  • Tour Level Ball Control - Do you remember when Tiger Woods sliced the ball around a corner and onto the green at the 2003 U.S. Open? Most of us are still working on being able to hit the ball straight… but there is a higher level, where you can control the ball and hit different flight patterns on demand. I'm […]
  • The Cornerstone Drill - A lot of people ask me what they can practice before they come to a Golf School. My answer is always the same… The Cornerstone Drill. The Cornerstone Drill is great because it's a drill that you can practice on your own and with a couple of checkpoints make sure that you're doing it correctly. […]
  • Effective use of your Wrists in the Golf Swing - I caught Rory McIlroy putting in some range work with the Tour Striker Smart Ball at the Travelers Championship. I'm honored to have multiple PGA and LPGA players using the Smart Ball. In the clip above I explain how to use the Smart Ball to maintain structure with your arms and effectively use your wrists […]
  • Swing Shape – Stop Coming Over The Top - This simple drill with a couple of aim sticks will help you understand swing shape and the delivery of an inside to out swing path.  Start off with half speed swings and work your way up to full speed. Best of luck and happy golfing, Martin
  • Catch The Fly, Danielson - Learning how to stabilize your golf swing is critical to becoming a high level ball striker. This drill will teach you how to pass along energy from one segment to the other for effective precision. Everyone wants “Consistency.” Well, to have consistency, you need Kinetion, Stabilization and Precision. Work this drill into your training and […]
  • Understanding Body Motion - In this simple golf drill, you’ll learn about 3D body motion and how the body is in a constant state of motion during a golf swing. Blending these motions, creates the “steady head” most people find desirable and helpful for a reliable swing.