I will show you and discuss the real truths about the backswing. It may not be what you have been led to believe....
The backswing and downswing are two forces moving in different directions. One is backwards that becomes forwards. The other is away that becomes downwards and then ends up forwards. Make sense? Probably not...but watch this video & also understand the role of each in great ball striking.
This student is a very good striker of the ball, but her hip action caused some inconsistency from time to time with start line and shaping.
Lag- Loading- Angles.....Creating the loading of the shaft is crucial to keep the lag angle well into the downswing. Lag is your friend- IF you know how to do it correctly.
Using the legs correctly in the downswing is a sure-fire way to help improve to a better swing path and overall better balance throughout the swing. This video combines many ideas previously shown about the legwork on the backswing and a drill to help make it all happen.
While there are many ways to get the clubhead away from the ball on the backswing- sometimes a golfer needs a checkpoint to help them get things started correctly.
A completed shoulder turn plays a huge role in a golfer's ability to swing the club on the correct path. Watch this drill to learn to turn.
Space on the takeaway and backswing works wonders for loading the club onto the proper plane on the way down. Listen to two of the game's best explain why it is a key of their swing.
Getting the first part of the downswing correct is crucial to helping you hit the ball squarer and straighter. The photo of Ben Hogan has confounded golfers and instructors alike for over 50 years now- BUT I am going to show you how and why to do it.
This is a hot topic in golf instruction so there will be several videos on this new "fad". I will discuss in future videos this obsession even more- but here is a follow up to the previous video lesson titled 'Clubface and Swing Path"