Deciding which distance-learning system will work best for you is a lot like picking a golf instructor: It depends on what you want to work on, your level of commitment, how much money you want to spend, and which system "clicks" with you (and your computer). The best approach may be to do some online comparison shopping, starting with the major players listed below. Most give free trials or a good look at what they offer. See for yourself by visiting golfdigest.com/distancelearning. If you work with a golf pro who is allied with a particular distance-learning system, ask for advice on how to get started. We've included the basic technical requirements and some specific product recommendations, based on gear commonly used by distance-learning practitioners. Most golf teachers recommend using a tripod when filming your swing. By S.S.