"It is highly desirable that we have all the hand strength it is possible for us to acquire. The reason why many players "slice" is because they either do not have strong hands or they fail to use their hand strength at the critical moment when the power of the stroke is to be transmitted to the ball." Dunns of Musselburgh Scotland
"A sort of a shot backwards" By Sir Henry Cotton 1986
The Henry Cotton Celebrity Golf Lesson With Sandy Gall 1986 VHS Available on Amazon "In other words, there was in his swing a sort of left hand against the right, a resistance to the right hand somewhere, and I think people overlooked that, and still do" in THANKS FOR THE GAME The Best of Golf with HENRY COTTON Page 169 1980
Download : 'USE YOUR HANDS, i. e. Prevent Leverage Collapse' "The left hand must bear back against the right." DUNNS' Original Golf Fundamentals, Musselburgh, Scotland.
"If the hands and arms are the transmission of the swing, in that they transmit power to the clubhead, then the source of that power, the engine, is body action.
And the fuel for the engine is torque, the turning of the body around the axis of the spine under a steady head. I like to compare body action in the golf swing to the winding and unwinding of a spring.
Henry Cotton says "use the hands" - that therein lies the key to golf.
I would agree with him if...
"Good timing of the golf stroke is the secret of both distance and direction. The most common fault in golf is slicing. This is caused by bad timing of the stroke, the wrists failing to snap the club head thru on time." Dunns of Musselburgh Scotland