The human movements are, in regard
to their possibilities and markedness, often traced back to
basic simple principles. Such is also the case with the golf
swing. The basic element of the golf swing ist the physical
pendulum motion. In order for the pendulum motion to function
correctly, certain prerequisites are required. These also include,
next to rhythmic and dynamic conditions, the geometric conditions
of the swing pattern. If these former conditions are disturbed,
thereby causing the pendulum motion system to become unstable,
the built up energies cannot fully be transferred to the ball
at contact. They are partially lost.
System Stability and Pendulum Dynamics
Imagine looking at a Cookoo clock. It has a small pendulum
with a high pendulum motion frequency. What happens if the casing
is moved or turned? The pendulum loses it’s rhythm and
the clock stops. This shows that a small disturbance of the
casing, the Cookoo clock’s static system, can cause a
severe change in the dynamic system of the pendulum motion.
The golfer,however does not hang on a wall and the arm pendulum
motion system does not move vertically. It moves on a swing
pattern. Hereby, forces are created which the player has to
counter in a stabilizing manner, in order to maintain his swing
rhythm and keep his balance. In addition to stabilizing the
static system, another solution on how to stabilize the dynamic
system, in order to achieve optimal hitting precision, must
be reached. To Juergen Bechler, the inventor of CARVINGGOLF,
this problem could be solved. Being a professional construction
engineer, Juergens approach was clear:
Forces which influence the static system
negatively, must be countered with activities from within the
static system. Forces which influence the dynamic system must
be countered with activities from within the dynamic system.
With the golf swing based upon the physical pendulum motion,
the arm-club pendulum motion is described as the dynamic system.
The legs, the body, the shoulders – the suspension of
the dynamic system – belong to the static system.
Stabilizing the Static System Through
During the upswing, the active stretching of the right leg prevents
a backward weight transfer (fig. 1) away from the goal. During
the downswing, the active stretching of the left leg prevents
a forward weight transfer (fig. 2) toward the goal. Hereby
the position of the body’s center of gravity must be noted.
In order to stabilize the system, the triggering of the legs
must always be directed toward the position of the body’s
center of gravity, the addressing position being in front of
the body, approx. at the height of the navel (fig. 3 and 4).
1: frontal backswing
the right leg
3: downswing from the side
the right leg toward
the body’s center
4: downswing from the side
left leg toward
the body’s center
Stabilizing the dynamic system
through stretching of the arms
Through the use of gravity and inertial forces, one mainly leaves
the coordination of the pendulum swing motion up to the forces
of nature and relys upon the physics of pendulum dynamics. It
is very hard for a golfer, however, to remain in a passive position
during the downswing phase up to the point of ball contact. It
is very tempting for him to try to heighten the acceleration of
the club head by using his physical strength. Therefore it seems
reasonable and Juergen Bechlers idea, to stabilize dynamically.
The trick is to stabilize dynamically, which is achieved by stretching
the right arm during the downswing. In the sense of „action
equals reaction“, the stretching of the arm is a simultaneous
counter movement of the active stretching of the left leg. If
this leg stretching is oriented toward the body’s center
of gravity the counterforce then experiences a constant direction.
This is how constant system stabilizations develop, both statical
and dynamical and through using CARVINGGOLF clubs. CARVINGGOLF
clubs have equally long shaft lengths, ideal geometric conditions
for the optimal golf swing.
5: dynamic stabilizing:
arm stretched, in a counter movement left leg stretched.
1 star pro Thomas Thoeni
at the Institute of Sport Science.
Carvinggolf technique at the CARVINGGOLF
Dynamic stabilization can be carried out directly, from
zero up to the maximum use of physical strength.This concept
has been tested on the basis of sport science analysis at
the above-named institute. The results
By the Way: CARVINGGOLF Clubs and
CARVINGGOLF clubs are irons with equally long shafts. No
matter which iron you use, they always react the same way.
This repetition gives you a higher playing consistency and
provides an additional basis for greater playing precision
and more joy playing the game.
6: system stability
and CARVINGGOLF clubs
– ideal geometric
conditions for an optimal golf swing.
Experienced players using the CARVINGGOLF technique and
using the CARVINGGOLF 4 iron, can hit the ball a distance
of 200 meters, with high precision and down the line. System
stability and CARVINGGOLF clubs are fundamental for a successful
The CARVINGGOLF technique provides
the secret to successful golf.
Carvinggolf clubs from the CARVINGGOLF
drawn up 05.11.2013
Dr. Ferdinand Tusker, Dr. Florian Kreuzpointner, PGA professional
and golf business director
Thomas Thöni, DI (TH) Jürgen Bechler
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