Z-School: Iron Compression

Jordan Spieth

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 iron compression — how to hone technique, improve accuracy, and increase distance.

Lesson #1 — Better Footwork For Iron Distance
– Novice-level tutorial
– Drill to improve footwork and increase iron distance
– Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth examples

Lesson #2 — Taking The Club Around The Corner
– Novice-level tutorial
– Proper club transfer

Lesson #3 — Posture for Power and Compression
– Novice-level tutorial
– Posture at address and impact to achieve better compression
– Tiger Woods example

Lesson #4 — The Delayed Hit
– Novice-level tutorial
– “Waggle drill” to improve impact position and promote lag

Lesson #5 — Counterfall for Iron Compression
– Novice-level tutorial
– “Counterfall drill” to improve club head lag and ball compression

Lesson #6 — Staying on the Circle
– Novice-level tutorial
– “Walkthrough drill” to help maintain spine angle and avoid early extension

Lesson #7 — Bent Right Wrist For More Compression
– Intermediate-level tutorial
– Maintaining bend in right wrist to square the club face and achieve more lag

Lesson #8 — The Magic of the Right Arm
– Intermediate-level tutorial
– “Water bottle drill” to improve contact

Lesson #9 — Why You Top The Ball
– Intermediate-level tutorial
– Eliminating topping the ball

Lesson #10 — Hit and Hold
– Intermediate-level tutorial
– “Hit and hold drill” to improve swing mechanics and impact position
– Mac O’Grady example

Lesson #11 — Powerful Impact Geometry
– Intermediate-level tutorial
– Proper impact geometry
– Drill to improve impact position

Lesson #12 — The Biggest Myth in Golf
– Intermediate-level tutorial
– Dispels “keeping your head down” myth
– Tiger Woods, Luke Donald, and Bubba Watson examples

Lesson #13 — Maximize Your Iron Distance
– Intermediate-level tutorial
– Drill to improve iron compression and increase distance

Lesson #14 — Rory McIlroy Iron vs. Driver
– Advanced-level tutorial
– Compares swinging driver versus pitching wedge
– Rory McIlroy example

Lesson #15 — More Iron Distance
– Advanced-level tutorial
– Drill to improve iron compression and increase distance

Lesson #16 — Release Impact
– Advanced-level tutorial

Lesson #17 — Hitting Down For Iron Distance
– Advanced-level tutorial
– Drill to improve proper impact

Lesson #18 — Impact Adjustments For Different Clubs
– Advanced-level tutorial
– Compares hitting driver, 6-iron and sand wedge

Lesson #19 — Find The Perfect Low Point
– Advanced-level tutorial

Lesson #20 — Shoulder Plane Gets Everything On Plane
– Advanced-level tutorial
– Shoulder plane’s effect on swing mechanics
– Drill to improve shoulder plane technique

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