I and many others believe that a human can be more accurate with only one moving body part. All tests show that the cue stays level for the required amount of time and at the correct time using a pendulum stroke.
Rick states that the tests prove nothing because machines and math were used instead of a human. He states that no human can be that accurate. But, yet, he claims that while no human can be that accurate while only having to control ONE moving body part, somehow, with no evidence at all, he claims that a human can be MORE accurate with at least THREE moving body parts!
If a person can't control one body part, surely they can't control three body parts at the same time. Yet, somehow, you think he is being logical about it all???? I also wonder just how much of the two threads going on the pendulum stroke you have actually read?
I wish you would mature & stop misstating what others actually say & hence misleading by setting false premises & conclusions, as well as, your completely false statements in your attempts to 'WIN'.
What 'test'... & what machine that actually replicates a human beings physiology.
Even if there was such, it would not take into account the control factors.
Do you think that trying to keep a body part still is not controlling it?
It seems that you would rather have an individual focus on that rather than simply allow what happens naturally when focusing on the task at hand which is to hit a specific part of the ball with a small piece of leather on the end of straight stick.
How one connects to the cue has more to do to dictate what should happen than any conscious decision or contrivance & that is almost always neglected in these types of conversations, Also the shape of an implement rather dictates how it is more naturally used. If the cue was curved on the end then perhaps an arcing movement would be better. But it's not, it's straight.
The human body & mind are amazing & can do amazing things IF... no road blocks are set up to LIMIT such.
There is a natural method to doing things & then there are contrived methods. For the most part, almost all, in fact, I can not think of one time where we have have contrived to do something better than 'Mother Nature' or God that we have been successful.
I said that I was not looking for nor did I want to argue or discuss this with anyone but your incorrect portrayals & statements pulled me in to make this post. (As they usually do)
As I said before, I've made my points, as have others, & each individual can make their own determinations as well that they should.
Pro Golfers go to swing gurus, etc. but the bottom line is that they are responsible for the method & the swings that they make & when something does not work well for them they don't 'blame' the guru, but instead blame themselves for accepting what the guru offered.
Like butch Harmon has said, 'I may not be able to BUILD a Championship Swing... but if I am NOT VERY CAREFUL... I KNOW I can RUIN one.'.
Best Wishes to ALL
PS The Full Pendulum SWING is an easy concept to teach the as it is a very simple machine propelled by gravity. The Human Body & Mind are very complex & they are so for reasons. To limit them is usually a 'band aid' approach & normally the result of doing so results in mediocrity compare to equal performance levels of the natural manner.
PPS Look at what Tiger Woods did in winning his First Masters Tournament before he limited his 'natural swing'. Some will say look at what he did after. Check out his margin of victory after that Masters win & also his injury history.