Ben Hogan and The Lateral Shift in the Downswing

In 1957, a golf instruction book was released that would change the way the world viewed the golf swing.  In Ben Hogan's Five Lessons: The Modern Fundamentals of Golf, Hogan, along with illustrator Anthony Ravielli, explored the golf in detail that had never previously been attempted. […]

Dufner's Criss-Cross Drill For Covering The Ball

Today in Secret Instruction, we will be covering an easy drill to assure that you are "covering the ball" with your upper body in the downswing.  Secret Golf's own Jason Dufner shares his "criss-cross" drill that ensures that he maintains his posture through impact.

Henry Cotton and "Painting a Picasso" With Your Downswing

Today in Secret Instruction, we will be covering the movements of the clubhead in the backswing and downswing, and how the consistency of this movement can be likened to "painting a picture."  The great Henry Cotton viewed the golf swing as a work of art, and viewed every swing as his own […]

Jackie Burke and Throwing the Club in The Downswing

This week in Secret Instruction, we will be taking a look at the downswing and how the body, hands, and arms should work to return the club to a a consistent, powerful impact position.  Today, we get an exclusive lesson from Jackie Burke, Jr. on how the downswing is not a series of […]

Elk and the Importance of the Pivot in Transition

According to Elk, the pivot is perhaps the most important- and overlooked- aspects of the golf swing.  While a proper pivot can pave the way for a swing that is both powerful and repeatable, a poor pivot will result in inconsistent impact positions that will cripple your chances of playing […]

Ryan Palmer's Transition and How It Builds Massive Clubhead Speed

As we have said before, Ryan Palmer is one of the longest players on tour.  Having averaged over 300 yards off the tee for the last 5 years, he knows a thing or two about distance off the tee.  

What You Can Learn About Your Transition Using Your Shadow

This week in Secret Instruction, we are taking a look at the transition and how it facilitates an efficient downswing.  Having discussed the the twirl and how it can increase your clubhead speed, today we will be talking about an easy way to get immediate feedback about your transition. […]

"The Twirl" and How it Can Help You Gain Clubhead Speed

This week in Secret Instruction, we will be taking a look at the transition from backswing to downswing, and how your body and the club should behave to facilitate consistent, powerful impact positions.  Today, we will be taking a look at what Elk calls "the twirl" and how it helps you […]

Elk Breaks Down World #1 Dustin Johnson's UNORTHODOX Backswing and How He Pulls it Off

Dustin Johnson has had quite the year on the golf course.  Since the beginning of the 2016 season, he has won 5 times on tour including his first major at the US Open, while making over $13,000,000 in official earnings.  Last year, he led the tour in scoring average, birdie average, and […]

Mr. Burke and the Backswings of the Game's Greats

Mr. Burke has lived to see more of the game's greats than most likely anyone alive today.  Having been born in 1923, he grew up playing with the likes of Ben Hogan, Sam Snead, Bobby Jones, Mickey Wright, and Patty Berg, he has played with- and against- many of the most revered swings in the […]

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