The Eight-Step Swing, 3rd Edition

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Harper Collins, Apr 7, 2009 - Sports & Recreation - 288 pages

This fully updated edition of the classic Eight-Step Swing reveals the best advice from the top golf school in America, offering a detailed explanation of the true fundamentals of the golf swing. PGA Master Instructor Jim McLean, who has coached many of the game's greatest professionals, has incorporated his latest research into the art and science of the golf swing, breaking it down into a new building block approach.

In this indispensable instructional manual, McLean presents the innovative swing system that has helped championship winners like Tom Kite, Alexis Thompson, Cristie Kerr, and Bernhard Langer elevate their game. With characteristic clarity and expertise, McLean breaks down the swing action into the eight key checkpoint positions that will build a grooved, repeatable, and mechanically sound swing. Helpful practice tips, drills, and mental exercises supplemented with technically accurate photographs and more than 50 new illustrations keep you on track. McLean also presents brilliant strategies and advice for the long game, the short game, the mental game, and overall game management to boost your performance to the next level no matter how long you've been playing.

 

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Contents

THE FUNDAMENTALS AND ANTIFUNDAMENTALS OF GOLF
1
THE JIM MCLEAN SYSTEM
17
DEATH MOVES
43
PREPARATION AND PRESHOT ROUTINE
63
THE EIGHTSTEP SWING
77
THE TWOSTEP AND THE FOURSTEP SWING
153
CLUB CONTROL
169
DRIVING GREATNESS
189
THE RIGHT MINDSET
203
TEACHING GEMS
235
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
255
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Jim McLean, owner of the #1-ranked Jim McLean Golf Schools, has been rated one of the top five instructors in America for more than a decade. He has worked with more than 100 tour professionals and has written many books and DVDs, including The Golf Digest Book of Drills and The X Factor Swing. The coach of some of the game's greatest professionals, he lives in Miami, Florida.

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