Z-School: Driving School

Driving School

ZachAllenGolf.com features hundreds of tutorials, drills, videos, and articles — all designed to improve every aspect of your game. But aspiring golfers often find the depth and breadth of material overwhelming.

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Welcome to Z-School! This online curriculum provides direction for your studies. Follow the recommended lesson plans — diligently and in order — to improve specific aspects of your game.

This syllabus addresses driving — how to improve technique, improve accuracy, and increase distance.

Lesson #1 — The Mystery Of Impact Solved
– Novice-level tutorial
– Proper head position at impact and its effect on the golf swing

Lesson #2 — Loading Power In Your Takeaway
– Novice-level tutorial
– Drill to generate more power during backswing

Lesson #3 — Best Drill Ever For Coming Over The Top
– Novice-level tutorial
– Drill to cure coming over the top

Lesson #4 — Range Of Motion And Extension
– Novice-level tutorial
– Explores why “keeping your head down” undercuts maximum power

Lesson #5 — Free Wheeling Release For Power
– Novice-level tutorial
– Relationship between “free wheeling” release and increased power
– Drill to improve release mechanics

Lesson #6 — Happy Gilmore Power
– Intermediate-level tutorial
– “Happy Gilmore drill” for improving power-generating technique
– Padraig Harrington and Rory McIlroy examples

Lesson #7 — The Running Start
– Intermediate-level tutorial
– “Running start drill” to improve takeaway and connection

Lesson #8 — Rory Mcilroy Iron Vs. Driver
– Intermediate-level tutorial
– Compares swinging driver versus pitching wedge
– Rory McIlroy example

Lesson #9 — Free Flow For Distance
– Intermediate-level tutorial
– Pre-shot routines to eliminate tension and improve results

Lesson #10 — Tiger Woods Vs. Rory Mcilroy
– Intermediate-level tutorial
– Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy examples

Lesson #11 — Slow Down To Speed Up
– Intermediate-level tutorial
– Drill to avoid overusing upper body and keep the head still

Lesson #12 — Gaining Clubhead Speed
– Intermediate-level tutorial
– Discusses parametric acceleration — using more legs and hips — to increase clubhead speed and improve trajectory
– Tiger Woods example

Lesson #13 — SCGA Swing Tip Taking The Club Around The Corner
– Intermediate-level tutorial
– Training arm muscles to properly transfer club from one side of body to other

Lesson #14 — The Magic Of The Right Arm
– Intermediate-level tutorial
– “Water bottle drill”

Lesson #15 — Never Get Stuck Again
– Advanced-level tutorial
– Techniques to avoid pushes and hooks

Lesson #16 — Right Side Under
– Intermediate-level tutorial
– Training right foot and ankle to plant and move properly

Lesson #17 — Kinematic Start
– Intermediate-level tutorial
– Analyzes left knee’s role in powerful golf swings
– Fred Couples and Mac O’Grady examples

Lesson #18 — Bring Your Game From The Range To The Course
– Intermediate-level tutorial
– Examines pre-shot routine
– Rory McIlroy example

Lesson #19 — Kinematic Chain For Power
– Intermediate-level tutorial
– Addresses sequencing
– “Step-through drill” to train proper kinematic chain

Lesson #20 — Building Power Golf Power Analysis
– Intermediate-level tutorial
– Proper takeaway for drivers
– Gathering and loading power during backswing
– Drill to improve technique

Lesson #21 — Quick Lessons: Better Driving Sequence
– Intermediate-level tutorial
– Drill to improve driver takeaway and sequencing

Lesson #22 — Quick Lessons: Release Impact
– Advanced-level tutorial

Lesson #23 — Pump Up The Distance
– Advanced-level tutorial

Lesson #24 — Proper Sequence For Massive Power
– Advanced-level tutorial
– Proper sequencing and transition

Lesson #25 — Impact Adjustments For Different Clubs
– Advanced-level tutorial
– Compares hitting a driver, 6-iron, and sand wedge
— Adjustments for better striking

Lesson #26 — Driver Accuracy And Trajectory Control
– Advanced-level tutorial

Lesson #27 — Tiger Woods Vs. Stack And Tilt
– Advanced-level tutorial

Lesson #28 — Torque And Coil For Maximum Power
– Advanced-level tutorial
– Using resistance and torque to increase driving distance

Lesson #29 — Gripping The Club For Maximum Power
– Advanced-level tutorial
– Grip fundamentals

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