The Picture-Perfect Golf Swing

The Complete Guide to Golf Swing Video Analysis

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About The Book

Acclaimed golf teaching professional Michael Breed offers the first ever complete guide to using a video camera to analyze, develop and improve your golf swing.

Video swing analysis revolutionized the way golf is taught, but players have had to rely on teaching professionals to analyze their swing videos—until now. The Picture-Perfect Golf Swing is the first-ever complete guide to using a digital video camera to develop the perfect golf swing, on your own.

One of Golf Magazine's Top 100 Teachers, Michael Breed has long used video analysis to correct the swings of his students. At the core of Breed's teaching approach is the idea that seeing is believing: when you actually see the flaws of your swing, you can truly understand what you are doing wrong, and you can fix the problem more quickly and effectively. By using this book, golfers won't have to rely on professionals to tell them what they're doing wrong—they can see it for themselves. The Picture-Perfect Golf Swing offers practical guidance for analyzing, assessing, and correcting your mistakes just like a professional—but without paying a professional rate.

Whether as a complement to swing analysis software or on its own, The Picture-Perfect Golf Swing is a must-have tool for everyone using digital video to master their swing. Fully illustrated with photographs showing fundamentally sound swing mechanics, the book also includes instructions on setting up a camera, choosing the best accessories for filming, selecting the correct shutter speed, using a remote control, and much, much more.

About The Author

Michael Breed is Head PGA Professional at Sunningdale Country Club in Scarsdale, New York. A frequent analyst on the Golf Channel, he was named the 2000 Metropolitan Section PGA Teacher of the Year, received the Metropolitan Section Horton Smith Award in 2006 and 2007, and is one of Golf Magazine's Top 100 Teachers. He lives in Greenwich, Connecticut.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atria Books (May 13, 2008)
  • Length: 192 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780743290272

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Raves and Reviews

"Michael Breed's teaching with video swing analysis was instrumental in my development as a Tour Professional. This is more than just another instructional book -- it will become your teacher." -- Darron Stiles, PGA Tour Professional and five-time Nationwide Tour winner

"Michael Breed has pioneered the use of video swing analysis in golf instruction. From beginner to professional, players of all levels will benefit from this comprehensive, revolutionary guide." -- Mike Summa, Head Golf Professional, Stanwich Club, ranked #1 in Golf Digest Best Teachers in Connecticut 2005-2008

"With key insights into how to film and interpret your swing, The Picture-Perfect Golf Swing has instantly become the most important instructional guide on the market." -- Dave Allen, senior editor, Golf for Women

"As a fellow analyst on the Golf Channel, I have gotten to know firsthand Michael Breed's passion and deep knowledge about using video swing analysis to significantly improve your game. If lowering your score is important to you, this is a must-read!" -- Curt Byrum, PGA Tour winner and Golf Channel analyst

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