To all experienced golf players,
when putting, the Yip is a well known concept and much feared
opponent who seldom can be consciously defeated. The most
prominent victim was Bernhard Langer, well-known German golfer.
Earlier, holding the club with both hands always presented
the risk of an uncoordinated move of the hands, resulting
in the danger of hitting the ball with a lack of precision.
The broomstick, a putter reaching up to and being held at
the upper chest of the player and moved through pendulum motion,
brought Mr. Langer back into the top international rankings.
The putter is hereby held with the left hand under the players
chin and with the right hand moved in the rhythm of the pendulum.
The Yip was everywhere!
EVEN WHEN CHIPPING
What is good for the broomstick, is also good for the iron!
These thoughts came to the mind of the developer of Carvinggolf
- the birth of the
STEP WEDGE -. The
STEP WEDGE IRONs are
special PWs, 9 and 8 iron and optionally also the SW and 7
iron, all having equally long shafts, which, however, are
The upper end of the shaft reaches to the upper part of the
player’s chest and is held like the broomstick putter,
with the player’s left hand. The hand, chest and body
reach a static unity, thereby creating optimal conditions
for a stable center of swing, the prerequisite for an undisturbed
pendulum motion swing. The right hand is only responsible
for the pendulum motion of the swing and should not contribute
to a rotation movement. A long shaft significantly reduces
swing errors, which can occur through the movement of major
joints like shoulder, elbow and wrist, and creates a stable
unity of movement.
The unstable wrist is hereby switched off. A precise approach
technique was discovered!
THE STEP WEDGE TECHNIQUE
YIP FREE WITH
STEP WEDGE TECHNIQUE
more forward lean of the upper body,
more pronounced bending of the knees.
The STEP WEDGE TECHNIQUE is
a special swing technique using the
WEDGE IRON on the basis of physical pendulum motion,
without active body rotation. At the take away, the player
partially transfers the center of swing toward the goal by
stretching the back leg. The upper body shows a minimal forward
tilt similar to STACK and TILT
without active rotation.
Within this stabilized body position, the player starts the
During the down swing. he stretches his left leg and the club
head moves like a pendulum without the use of active hand
pressure toward the ball.
The center of swing remains above, in other words, in front
of the ball.
When hitting for distance, the player achieves the swing momentum
primarily through stretching the left leg. The rhythm of the
power input is similar to that of a “swing”.
STEP WEDGE IRON - STEP WEDGE TECHNIQUE
At the start of pendulum motion,
tthe right leg is actively straightened. Weight transfer
and tilting toward the goal is passive.
(red arrows: actions
yellow arrows: reactions)
IDuring the follow-through, the left leg is actively stretched.
Then a passive step toward the goal is made, and through
a “straightening” of the body
allows the pendulum to be freed.
is blocked when using the traditional chipping technique.
Pendulum motion does not take place and long distance
shots can seldom be achieved. The STEP
WEDGE TECHNIQUE solves this problem. With the STEP
WEDGE TECHNIQUE, the player, using the loading
impulse of the left leg, begins to straighten up at ball
contact and simultaneously makes a first step in the direction
of the goal. Using a stronger swing energy results in
one or more steps being needed to play the ball.
>> Swinging through step
by step, not blocking. A harmony of movement and fulfillment!
Uniform geometric, rhythmic and dynamic conditions are
prerequisites for an optimal golf swing. These are the
advantages of the
STEP WEDGE IRON, which
have shafts of equal length. In addition, a simplification
of the swing is achieved through the elimination of wrist
activity. The swing technique is learned through the pro,
the STEP WEDGE IRON can
be ordered through Carvinggolf.
Buy your success for €
170 net, plus shipping costs and:
ONCE UPON A TIME, THE YIP AND OTHER CHIPPING PROBLEMS
STEP WEDGE IRON in length
comparison with a classical iron 8.
STEP WEDGE IRON correspond
to the rules of golf by R&A.
STEP WEDGE IRON is invented
by Jürgen Bechler (innovator), developed by SCT (institute
for biomechanics) and produced by Komperdell.
Munich, 28.1.2010 /Be, Tu, Kr
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