By Jaacob Bowden

I do want to clarify one thing about swing speed training.

I’m not suggesting that you should swing at max speeds on the golf course. That’s not really a good idea. Rather, we want to raise your max speed so that your playing speed also goes up.

This is another cool thing you can use your radar to quickly test.

  • Go out to the range and start hitting drives at a speed at which you feel like you can keep your drives under control and hit pretty straight. Note the average speed.
  • Hit a few drives in which you swing all out without any care for where the ball goes. Note the average speed.

From the golfers that I’ve checked, it’s fairly normal to be able to keep control and go about 90-95% of your max speed. For me personally, I can control roughly 92% of my max. When I was testing PGA Tour player David Gossett, he was also at 92%.

As an example, let’s say your max speed is 100 mph and your controlled speed is 90 mph…or 90% of your max. After a month of swing speed training, you can now get your max up to 112 mph. That means that you can now control…

Read the rest of what Jaacob has to say about Raising the Speed of What Feels Accurate in the April 2014 Monthly Handicap Improver here:

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How to increase golf swing Speed Golf Swing Speed Pro Pablo Martin

"Jaacob's work is great. It's pretty straight forward. There are no magical tricks and it doesn't mess with your golf swing. If you follow his advices, you will drive it further."

Pablo Martin, 3-Time European Tour Winner, Increased Max Swing Speed from 119 mph to 128 mph


Swing Man Golf Premier Member Gary S

"Working with Jaacob's swing speed training programs I increased my speed by 12 miles per hour in one month. The game is a lot more fun with the driving distances I'm hitting them. Now I'm reaching greens in two more often. Swing speed training really works."

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Premier Member increased Golf Swing Speed to 130 Mph

"When I first started the swing speed training I was very skeptical it would do anything for me because I was already swinging at speeds close to 130 mph. But I wanted to get to the next level and be able to compete in Long Drive Events. So I gave it a try. I gained 13 mph in just one month of the basic swing speed training."

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