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Weedon’s Way and How It Can Help You with Reeves Weedon
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Reeves Weedon is a Fellow of the PGA, a published author and researcher. He’s also an authorized Master of the Golfing Machine, a TPI Certified coach and a presenter for the Nick Faldo series of golf. Reeves specialises in Biomechanics and the Prevention of Lower Back Injuries in golf. Recently his three-year research project (on prevention of lower back injuries – conducted at Michigan State University) was presented to the 37th International Society of Biomechanics in Sports Conference.
Reeves joinsto discuss “Weedon’s Way” – his method of swinging a golf club. His “Lower Body Swing” is based on a fundamental fact of physics – all power ultimately comes from Ground Force and from pushing on the ground. His golf swing involves a whole body motion, powered by the appropriate use of the legs, hat does not require any compensatory moves to get the club on plane, or preserve loft, or create lag. Weedon’s approach to using the legs to initiate the correct Kinematic Sequence promotes maximum clubhead speed for minimum effort by way of an efficient, timely transmission of force to the club. Unlike other golf swing methods, Weedon’s “Lower Body Swing” directs the golfer’s attention to the movements that Physics prove powers the golf shot.
This approach to swinging the golf-club makes use of two of the three largest muscles sets in the body – the Gluteus Maximus and the Quadriceps. Activating these muscles when swinging the club enhances power, consistency and most importantly reduces back injury and pain by enhancing the pivot and reducing tilts.