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The Fix: Record your golf swing and then perfect it
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The Fix: Record your golf swing and then perfect it

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If you have limited time but enjoy getting out on the green, this app will help improve your golf swing by comparing it to those of the pros.

[MUSIC] So I don't get to golf very often but I would love to get better. So I was looking for something that would be efficient with my time but really effective as far as helping me improve my golf game. Now there are plenty of apps out there, but one I found that really works for me is called Ubersense. Ubersense is an app that allows you to record video of your golf swing and then directly compare that to professionals or just a community of people that are way better than me. [MUSIC] So first off I'm gonna start the app, tap record. Alright now I can use this kind of outline of a figure to line up this shot. I'm gonna do a face on shot so this is perfect for me. I can also choose to do a down the line shot, but face on allows me to analyze the video a little bit closer in my opinion. So I get a few more options here, I can start it with a 10 second delay and when that countdown ends [MUSIC] I get a nice flash that lets me know it's time to swing. Also, I can choose to trim after recording. That allows me to immediately edit the shot right after I'm done. Alright, let's get it set up. [MUSIC] Choose the start of my swing, probably about right here, and choose where I end it, right there. Then I can choose trim, there it is, there's my video. Choose done. And not faked. I can compare my swings to many of swings, and some professionals, but since I have an expert here now, I'm gonna film him, compare my swing directly, and maybe pick up a few pointers. So now we recorded my video and we recorded your video. We're going to compare the two to see just how bad I am really [LAUGH]. And see how good you are. Maybe you can give me some pointers. Maybe I can improve. Absolutely. All right. So I can look at em, side by side or one on top of the other. Okay. Or I can super impose them. I'm gonna do this. The side by side first. So I'm gonna go ahead and play it here. Super slow-mo. Look at me. I look like a Barbarian trying to chop off someone head. Look how your body rocks. Yeah, yeah, totally. And then you have to go back down. I have to do so much work. And look at you in comparison. You're so efficient with your swing. Looks like you're doing, looks like no effort at all. Proficiency is the name of the game, in a good golf swing. Yeah. This is where you're really see how much your body moves, up and. Look at my legs, look at my legs. Oh, my gosh. See the raise up, and the drop down. And you can see how level everything looks with me. [MUSIC] So what you're gonna try and do. Yes. Is to keep your chin up a little bit. Tilt forward. And then just make that great swing. All right. [MUSIC] There you go. [MUSIC] Gonna hit play. So have me up there and me down. Down here. If you look at the difference at how much left you rose up on the top one. Definitely. So that center of your body didn't move up and down nearly as much as the one on the bottom. Yeah. When I look at those two, just the idea of having your upper body not lifting up and down so much, I can see a real improvement. And you're able to get the clubhead back to the ball more easily. And then if I want even more pointers, I can upload my video to the community. And get even more feedback. If you want to get better at something thinking about what you're doing while you're doing it. That can definitely lead to improvement. But having an app that can record you. And then you can go back and you can analyze your performance. That can be even better. [MUSIC]

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