What's A Metronome?
It's all about tempo
When you watch a pro tournament and
see all the different golf swings that
work, do some stand out more than
others? Do you notice the really
smooth ones like Couples or Els?
Grooving a smooth tempo can be very
hard but you can get some help, even
without going to the driving range.
It's a metronome.
"What the heck is that?" you
Piano players and musicians use them
to keep time while they are playing
music. It's like a ticking clock but
the "ticks" can be adjusted so they
can occur at key points in your swing,
at the start of your takeaway, at the
top of your swing, then again at the
bottom of your swing, and at the end
of your finish.
The metronome can be used indoors as
well on the driving range, especially
if you are too embarassed to use it on
the range. Working together with a
teaching professional to develop the
tempo that's right for you, could be
the start to a more consistent swing.
It sets a timer in your head and helps
you to quickly identify when you're
off in your timing.
Give it a try !
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