I will show you and discuss the real truths about the backswing. It may not be what you have been led to believe....
Turning the hips is a great way to complete a backswing but can you overturn the hips? In this video I discuss a recent online lesson with a student and show you the results.
The one piece takeaway offers a selection of choices in how the clubface should look on it's way back from the ball. Here I discuss my preference and why it can help improve the swing plane also.
How much should the hips turn relative to the shoulders at the end of the backswing?. This simple drill can give you a great feel for just how much rotation of each area you are aiming to have on the backswing.
This part 1 video explains the mobility of the hips in comparison to the shoulders when making the backswing. This is also a great stretch to get your body in shape to be able to coil the backswing correctly.
There are options for the takeaway. This 13 year old had a great swing but because her swing path was so excellent she had trouble returning the clubface to square on several shots because of her takeaway. Watch to learn a takeaway drill to help keep the club squarer.
Every golfer has tendencies that long carry over from their "younger" swing. In this video I show a rehearsal practice swing one of my PGA players is using to slowly but surely alter his tendencies.
The plane of the left arm- whilst having a few options is best served to line up in a particular manner at the top of the backswing. This helps keep a synchronization of the shoulder turn and arm travel.
A complete shoulder turn creates power and load and also helps open up the slot for a better downswing approach. Learn the nuances of creating a nice turn that will help your game.
Backswing extension or a one piece takeaway has been muttered over and over by the greatest players of the game for decades. So why do poor golfers not adhere to this necessary feeling?