There are very few golf coaches better placed to offer expert insight how to improve your game than David Leadbetter.

NCG’s James Savage joined the world-renowned instructor at his new academy at Stoke Park to work on how to make the most of his driver.

You can either watch the full video above, or the various segments of Leadbetter’s ultimate guide to driving the ball below…

Part 1: Easing the tension

Did you know that tension in your jaw can affect your swing? We’ll let the expert explain in the first part of the video…

Part 2: Using the tee box

The second part of this video is all about why it’s important to make sure you tee up on the correct side of the tee box depending on your shot shape…

Part 3: Creating a consistent pre-shot routine

In the third and final part, Leadbetter explains why you should have the discipline to practice and execute a consistent pre-shot routine.

About David Leadbetter

Born in Worthing, West Sussex, David Leadbetter moved into coaching after a relatively unsuccessful playing career on the European Tour.

With a passion for the technique and mechanics of the golf swing, Leadbetter became a household name in the 1980s when he worked with Nick Faldo, who went on to win six major championships under his stewardship.

Other Leadbetter students include Greg Norman, Ernie Els, Nick Price, Charles Howell III, Michelle Wie, Lydia Ko and Byeong Hun An.

Leadbetter also runs a chain of golf academies across North America, Europe and Asia, headquartered at Champions Gate Golf Club near Orlando, Florida.

More information can be found on his website.

Want more?

There are two more videos in David Leadbetter’s Ultimate Coaching Guide series with NCG:

David Leadbetter’s Ultimate Coaching Guide: Irons

David Leadbetter’s Ultimate Coaching Guide: Short Game