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1.
Improve clubhead speed
I need a good drill for developing a better lag with "the move" toward the ball and complementary improvement in clubhead speed.
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2.
Wrist and legs in backswing
I purchased your swing plane cd set and found it to be very helpful (at least swining clubs in my livingroom - I live in Boston, course opens next week). I can never get comfortable in the following two areas:
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3.
Hooks and Slices/Pushes and Pulls
I have just returned to playing golf after a six year layoff. I am having issues with pushing my irons left or right of the hole when I feel I am correctly aiming at my target.
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4.
Finding a target
I have tried to get into a routine where I stand behind the ball, locate a target, visualize the ball flight towards the target, setup and swing. The problem is, when I address the ball, I can never get my ball to go straight towards the target.
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5.
Shorten your swing
My inconsistency costs me at least 6 strokes per round. I would like to have a 3/4 swing but trying to shorten my swing throws off my tempo. How can I shorten my swing?
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6.
Overcome mental obstacles
Im not a beginner I consistently shoot in the mid 80's but am trying to take my mental game to the next level. I feel I am physically capable of shooting in the 70's but cannot overcome the mental aspect of the game.
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7.
Out-to-in swing
With my driver and fairway woods I have an outside to inside swing causing a severe slice. Im fine with my irons only happens with woods. what can I do to correct this???
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8.
Too far forward in your stance
I know it is hard to tell a person the reason their ball is doing what it is doing without seeing them hit in person but my question is what might be making me pull hook a ball off the tee. Could I possibly be playing the ball to far forward in my stance?
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9.
Clear your hips
I'm now approaching seventy years of age. I find it harder and harder to clear my hips. To help this I try to square up my shoulders when I set up, but I set up with a slightly open stance.
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10.
One plane swing
How can I tell if I have a one plane swing?  
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11.
Play it foward
What is the best ball position in the stance to play a hybrid club to get best height? I have heard to play the ball just inside the front foot, and some say to play the ball back in the stance with the club shaft pressed forward.
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12.
Tempo
What role does tempo play in your 1 plane swing?
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13.
Hitting different clubs
What would cause me to lose over a club in distance with my irons, while I conversely have started to hit my drives 15-25 yards longer.  
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14.
Swing consistency
How can I get consistency in my swing, when I travel alot and and can play golf only twice a month?
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15.
Hitting shots off the back foot
I am hitting my shots off the back foot. Whar are some drills to help transfer to the left side?  
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16.
Boring ball flight
I would like to have a more boring ball flight. What can I do without totally changing my swing.  
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17.
Elbow placement
When I address the ball, my left arm is straight. Should my elbow face the target? My arm tries to twist, pointing my elbow towards my left hip.
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18.
Pressure on the grip
Please please tell me the mystery of the pressure on the grip. I heard left hand only hits the ball. How much does the right hand play through the swing . I tried to keep equal pressure with both hands. Is this correct?
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19.
Grip drill
During the swing, my right hand (right handed) tends to open off of the grip during the back swing (my palm tends to open up on the back swing uncovering the thumb of my left hand). Is that correct or is that a flaw? How do I fix?  
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20.
Posture while addressing the ball
I constantly struggle with my posture at address. Would you offer any advice/tips on how tall/straight I should stand while addressing the ball?
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