Chicago Jacobs 3D Class

The transition from 2017 to 2018 saw a world wide circuit of Jacobs 3D Classes. From Finland to Maryland we hosted 8 classes and presented to over 100 golf professionals worldwide. In January we offered a 6 person Chicago class hosted by teaching...

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The Alpha Kid qualifies for a tour event

About 3.5 years ago I got an email from a parent in China of a junior golfer asking if I would consider taking on their junior player as a student for the summer. He had been to the US before and had taken instruction but they wanted something different. I remember a...

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Alpha Man Parameter of a ‘Caster’s Swing’

In the spirit of casting, here is a treat. Here is an Alpha Man parameter of a 25 handicap caster. What you are looking at is the mass center of every segment of the body and their relative kinetic energies. The stick figure model on the left shows the mass centers...

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Technology in Teaching

A year removed form this Golf World article on teaching with technology and it is still at the forefront of golf instruction....

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January Golf Digest Article

Golf club kinetics are a hot topic in golf instruction, the January 2018 Golf Digest article from Michael Jacobs "Pick Up Driver Speed" explains and demonstrates the misconceptions of how to push and pull on the club.

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Finland – PGA Teaching Summit

Helsinki Finland December 2017 After arriving in Helsinki on December 12th, 2017 with very little sleep on the plane, I started immediately teaching at an indoor golf center. We had a series of students ranging from amateurs to Fininish PGA Members and I...

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Force and Torque in a Nutshell

I am often told that my Jacobs 3D Analysis seems complicated. Well let's face it, the golf swing is the most difficult movement in all of sports therefore the mechanical explanation may be complicated on the surface. The research and analytics that Dr Steven Nesbit...

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Postive vs Negative Alpha Torque Near Impact

Here is a cool graphic. Dr. Nesbit described the Scratch Golfer's driver swing in his papers. Here I superimposed that swing over top a current tour player's 6 iron. The scratch player in Dr Nesbit's paper had negative applied alpha torque at time impact and the tour...

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Jacobs 3D Global Webinar

The 2017 Fall 2 Day Classes have all been filled. This leaves the Global Webinar as the final Jacobs 3D specific event of 2017. The 4 hour webinar will cover the tenets of our golf swing analysis system and is at a time and date that is accessible to golf enthusiasts...

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Squaring the Face in PGA Magazine

June 2017 Instructional Article - Elements of Face Squaring In this 4 page article, Michael Jacobs discusses the elements of club face control. Hitting a golf shot solid and straight requires the club face to be consistently lined up for impact. Until Jacobs 3D, the...

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1st Master Presentation

The Elements of the Swing Fundamental Edition introduced the basic tenets of the new mechanics of golf. For the first time in the history of the sport, a golf professional published the kinetics of how a golfer moves and loads the club. The golf world was able to see...

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Jacobs joins Golf Wrx as a pro contributor

Michael Jacobs is looking forward to sharing his world renown swing analysis system with the golfers of www.golfwrx.com Golfwrx is one of the biggest golf websites in the world and contributions from the Jacobs 3D swing analysis system will be a nice addition to their...

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Jacobs answers Tom Stickney’s Questions

My good friend Tom Stickney, Top 100 Teacher, asked me answer some of his questions regarding the research we have been doing on the golf swing and how it applies to our everyday teaching style. Instead of writing out long winded responses I made an 8 minute video...

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