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  • Shallowing the Club into the SlotAs you begin your backswing, you don’t want to whip the club inside. Using an aim stick across your chest, you get a great visual reference for the relationship between your club and your body. As you begin your turn, you want to maintain that dimension and distance from the aim stick. Then, as you […]
  • Flick the Gum OffWe all hear talk about hitting down on the ball with our irons. The goal isn’t to swing down and stick the club in the ground. The goal is to manage the bottom of your swing, letting your club collect the ball just before it bottoms out and changes direction. If you are struggling with […]
  • Teach Your Wife to Play GolfThis weekend is the official start of the 2019-20 Tour Striker Golf Academy Golf Season… AND it’s Mamma Striker’s Birthday! So of course, she’s celebrating by participating in the Golf School! What better time than now to announce Martin’s first book, Teach Your Wife to Play Golf: The Simple Secrets of a Great Swing. It’s […]
  • Feel the Resistance of the Club to Create LagCome to a Golf School. Call Martin for details! 541-948-2480 Lag is the hidden move in the golf swing where powerful hitters, turn a seemingly smooth and rhythmic movement into impressive distance. It looks like wrist cock or hinging is the key to a powerful swing… However, wrist hinge is the result of lag, not […]
  • The Start of Golf Season!Come to a Golf School. Call Martin for details! 541-948-2480 Fall is the START of Golf Season in Phoenix. In fact, right now, golf courses all across Arizona are overseeding with winter grass in preparation for a great season. The weather in Phoenix averages a beautiful high in the mid 70’s, perfect for golf. The […]
  • Golfcation (Golf + Vacation)Fall is here. Colder weather is on it’s way. Pumpkins are out. People are making plans for the holidays. It’s the perfect time for a Golfcation (Golf + Vacation). The Tour Striker Golf Academy is the perfect Golfcation. Not only does Arizona boast some of the most beautiful desert scenery and courses, it also has […]
  • Required Drill for an Effortless, Beautiful, Crisp Short GameThe great George Knudson had a drill that he required all his juniors to perfect. You place one end of a small piece of string under your belt on your lead hip and hold the other end against the grip of your club. The goal is to be able to make a semi-follow through without […]
  • Rotate and Relocate for Power and DistanceThe Tour Striker Smart Ball has been used by countless players and professionals to help maintain the structure in their arms, inspiring them to rotate and relocate to collect a golf ball. This video features Martin Chuck at a Golf School demonstrating the use and intent of practicing with the Smart Ball. Whether you tend […]
  • Power Click Before and After Manage Your Wrists to Control Your BodyIf you have a tendency to overswing your arms, it makes it really difficult to be consistent and robs you of distance. It takes effort to learn to use your body correctly, using your pivot and rotation to help control the clubface and collect the ball. The Tour Striker Power Click is a great awareness device, that, when […]
  • Smart Ball Trail Arm Manage Your Trail Arm to Strike it SolidWhen you come to a golf school, you get lots of one-on-one time with the coaches, including Martin Chuck. This video shows Martin working with a student to better understand and control the relationship between the trail hand and lead hand coming into impact, his swing path, and consistently making contact with the ground in […]