Vital Facts About Swing Plane...
Your swing plane is determined by the angle of the club shaft in relation to the ball and the ground. When your swing is on plane, an extension from the butt end of the club would intersect (an imaginary line) drawn through the ball, or target line.
With the Golf Swing Aligner, the yellow slide will make it very obvious where the butt end of the club is pointing. The swing plane also directly affects the balls trajectory. If there is a steep approach into the ball, this will produce higher ball flights. While a flatter approach will produce a lower ball flight. When the Golf Swing Aligner helps your swing plane, it will also improve your swing path.
The swing path is the direction the club is travelling in relation to the target. It is the initial direction of the golf ball’s flight.
If the swing path is along the target line, the ball will start straight. If the path is inside-out the target line (swing to the right), the ball will start right. This means the yellow slide will be point outside the target line. If the swing path is outside-in the target line (swinging to the left), the ball will start left. This means the yellow slide will point inside the target line on the downswing. (The target line is an imaginary line through the golf ball, extending towards your target).
While the Golf Swing Aligner will help correct your swing plane and swing path, it will also help improve your club face position at impact. (see diagram left). Note in the diagram, there are 3 swing paths, and 3 clubface angles for each swing path, square, open, and closed.
The clubface angle is the position of the clubface at impact (clubface angle can have an even bigger impact on the direction of ball flight). This affects the way the golf ball spins after it is hit.
If the club face is square (straight) to the swing path, the ball will go straight. If the clubface is open to the swing path the ball will curve to the right. If the clubface is closed to the swing path the ball will curve to the left.
The Golf Swing Aligner is imperative to any golfer who wants to improve their golf game. With the use of this teaching aid, you can practice these necessary fundamentals of the swing in the comfort of your home or at the local practice range.