The Tiger Woods Way
Secrets of Tiger Woods' Power-swing TechniqueBook - 1997
Tiger Woods is electrifying golf the way Michael Jordan did basketball and Wayne Gretzky did hockey. Woods' breathtaking drives off the tee are the basis of his game, and in The Tiger Woods Way John Andrisani gives you the one guide that golfers need to make Tiger's dynamic and powerful swing their own. John Andrisani, a regular contributor to GOLF Magazine, reveals the fundamentals of Tiger's technique in easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions. Andrisani explains the key elements of Tiger's: Unique setup position, outlining his ball position, grip style, stance style, clubface aim, and shoulder alignment Tremendous backswing, with tips on how to maximize the turn and swing on a wide arc like Tiger Powerful downswing, with suggestions on how to accelerate the club in the impact zone to achieve more power Also included are simple drills to help you put these elements together, exercises for developing the muscles involved in the swing, and instruction on Tiger's iron-swing technique to give your approach shots more punch. Complete with full-color photographs of Tiger in action and detailed illustrations of his key techniques, along with commentaries by top professional golfers and instructors, John Andrisani's The Tiger Woods Way will enable golfers to transform their game by learning from the man who transformed the game. Tiger Woods's swing mechanics--superefficient, fundamentally sound, and built from the best elements of such legendary golfers as Ben Hogan, Jack Nicklaus, and Arnold Palmer--enable him to generate the power to consistently drive the ball well over 300 yards, farther than anyone currently on the Tour. In The Tiger Woods Way, John Andrisani, GOLF Magazine's senior instruction editor, shares the secrets of Tiger's flawless swing technique to help golfers of all levels learn how to increase their driving distance and improve their game. Drawing from his own observations and personal insights shared by Claude "Butch Harmon, Jr., Tiger's teacher, John Andrisani offers detailed, easy-to-follow instructions on Tiger Woods's swing in four simple chapters: Getting Ready for Action-Explains Tiger's unique setup position, which borrows key elements from Jack Nicklaus's and Ben Hogan's own techniques. Building Power-Shows you how to increase the resistance between your upper and lower body to help you make Tiger's powerful takeaway action your own. Unleashing Power-Outlines Tiger's ideal impact body-and-club position to enable you to hit solid shots consistently. Iron Power-Reveals the fundamentals of Tiger's iron swing to allow you to hit the ball stiff to the flag.
Publisher: New York : Crown, c1997.
Characteristics: 153 p.,  p. of plates :,ill. (some col.) ;,21 cm.