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Default Elephant Walk Drill

Drill to help make weightshift and swinging as easy as walking. This drill really helps on uphill tees or lies like this hole where walking targetward makes it hard to get forward balanced on front leg. If you are walking sideways along with the hill then it is easier to shift forward and balance on to front leg.

You should be planting the leg that you are swinging into before you start swinging. So going into backswing plant rear leg and then swing back, then as swing transitions/pauses slightly at the top, plant front leg and then swing forward. The momentum of the backswing should help your front leg step forward and vice versa with forward swing help rear leg step forward.





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I am doing both Reverse and Forward Elephant Walk here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7IFO7J3AV5Y#t=5m30s





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Old 05-05-2020, 09:57 AM
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This looks like it can really help with my setup. It almost looks as if the arm swing is similar to a sprinter pump when he runs, or arms swinging when walking in a straight line-is that a fair analogy?

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Old 05-05-2020, 10:39 AM
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This drill has helped my timing so much. Especially if Im throwing from a closed stance. Also, that reverse elephant walk is really helpful for the backswing. Combining the reverse elephant walk with the inside swing drill has allowed me to get a really consistent backswing.


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Do we get a peanut once we master how to walk like an elephant?
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Woah, i swing way to fast when comparing to this. Its like you plant and take a breather and then swing.

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Old 05-05-2020, 06:56 PM
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Woah, i swing way to fast when comparing to this. Its like you plant and take a breather and then swing.
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Elephant walk from a 6 foot 3 giraffe with a pony tail....

https://youtu.be/HHfjXcFexzk?t=1295

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Great stuff as always, but I think you missed an opportunity with the soundtrack:


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