14 thoughts on “JH Fit Again Powers Up Moe Mechanics No1.

  1. cooljakes says:

    I saw an earlier video of yours. titled JH and the denominators. a Mike
    Austin/ Shauger swing, this swing is completely different, What happened?

    • 1atomicgolf says:

      Nothing happened…this is just for people that want to pursue the Moe
      Norman mechanics approach…..my whole approach to the Golf swing is to
      explore every variable to enable people to get something that works for
      ‘their’ physical makeup and capabilities, the ‘Non Negotiable s’ are still
      supposed to be inherent in this swing and all other types.
      regards JH

    • Jayen Menon says:

      +1atomicgolf Tks, for your reply. Do you have anymore videos of the Austin
      swing? The last video was very helpful.. Regards.

    • 1atomicgolf says:

      Hi Jayen, I haven’t done any other videos on the Mike Austin method, but
      there are some that Mike did himself on You Tube… the one where he is in
      a Skeleton suit on a Television show is good to watch because he really
      shows the action in with great motion.
      regards JH

  2. Bjarke Lauridsen says:

    Thanks for the video John. Your enthusiasm is contagious ;-D Simple and
    effective. Wonderful!!

    • 1atomicgolf says:

      Hi Bjarke,
      This is the one game that can take us to the absolute highs or low’s…I
      have played many sports at high levels and nothing comes close to the
      feeling of a perfectly struck shot and watching it rocket off into the
      distance as straight as you can point.
      I remember watching the psychology feel good guru Depak Chopra hitting
      balls one day and watched him reduced to a ground banging mortal like us
      all, he is supposed to have total control over emotions, he probably has
      ……when he isn’t trying to hit a golf ball properly.
      regards JH

  3. rick lamb says:

    glad to see you back JH — can you take a moment to describe further the
    tricep under-the-bar motion?

  4. 1atomicgolf says:

    Hi Rick,
    If you have a std weight rack/frame at your gym set weight bar if you are
    standing straight up at below the bottom of your pecs , step back from the
    bar and extend your arms towards the bar gripping it with your hands about
    6-8 inches apart , then extend your legs/feet back until you are bent over
    with your back extending forward from the hips, the drive your head under
    the bar and as far forward as you can which compresses the arms like a
    triceps exercise.
    The secret is to get your head as far under/forward of the bar as you can,
    its a great triceps burn, i do reps of 50x 3 sets, I do them straight after
    my Bicep curls so as to work both front and back of the upper arms in
    immediate succession.
    If you send me your email address I will send you a video of the exercise
    and the range of motion I apply for best results, I lost a lot of my email
    addresses recently and I think you gave me yours before but it has been
    lost.
    regards JH

  5. robert finney says:

    Hi JH , really enjoying your videos, I noticed the ball is really tee,d up
    high, and you don’t put the club back roughly a couple of feet behind the
    ball, could you please explain the reason for that. Many thats

    • 1atomicgolf says:

      Hi Robert,
      Moe teed the ball up quite high because he pulled the club head ‘Up’ and
      through the ball with his left hand/arm as well as driving his right
      shoulder down which pushed his left shoulder up high through the ball as
      well, all those things necessitated a high tee for that approach angle.
      I don’t put the club as far behind the ball as Moe did purely because I
      didn’t start out my golfing life doing that as Moe did and it is not as
      intuitive as it was with Moe, I can start it way back from the ball and I
      still get good contact but I really have to have a conscious thought
      process to do it which tends to slow my ignition move down to much for a
      spontaneous start to my back swing.
      Glad you like the videos.
      regards JH.

    • 1atomicgolf says:

      +dan man I am going to do some Golf Course stuff soon…its about getting
      the free space on the course where you can hit the shot take the time to
      explain the shot and the technique that is required and not get in people’s
      way when doing it.

  6. Chip Satterly says:

    Hi JH!

    This was an interesting video.
    I am an ENT surgeon but was interested in the fact that you seemed to “fix”
    your own shoulder problem.
    It was probably some scar tissue in your rotator cuff from a previous
    injury.
    Your new practice routine somehow “released” the scar tissue.
    Pun intended.
    I had an interest in shoulder issues and have seen orthopedic docs do
    surgery on the shoulder to release adhesions or scar in the rotator cuff
    area.
    An amazing story!!

    Today’s question: In some of your earlier videos you seem have recommended
    an “open” stance. Now you seem to have a “closed” stance in relationship to
    the aim line. Is this just a camera deception??
    Is your toe line open, parallel or closed to your target line??

    Many thanks!!

    Chip

    • 1atomicgolf says:

      +Chip Satterly Hi Chip,
      I think you hit the nail right on the head with your diagnosis of what
      happened with my shoulder, it was an amazing feeling at the time.
      When I am talking about Moe Norman and his mechanics I do set up with a
      closed foot line because I am wanting to get the club head going straight
      back inside towards the rear of me as quick as I can, generally speaking I
      set up mostly square to a bit closed because I am not flexible in my left
      hip ex tensor and I find it hard to get my left hip moving on the back
      swing if I set up open .
      As well in most of my videos I never seem to get the camera at 90 degs to
      my set up position, but overall I think foot line doesn’t matter that much
      because the shoulder line is what actually tracks the swings path for you,
      people Like Sam Snead set up closed foot line and open shoulder line, as
      did Tiger when he was at his top, so just experiment and see what ‘works’
      for you, there is no absolute ‘open/closed’ stance line requirements for
      everyone, it what you can get to work best for your body capabilities.
      regards JH

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