Tag: backswing

Were you told to make a Wide Backswing?

September 16, 2015
Were you told to make a Wide Backswing?

At the real risk of dating myself, when I was learning golf, one of the key swing thoughts was to make a backswing as wide as possible.  The justification was that Jack Nicklaus did that and he was the best player in the world.  Now of course, we understand a sample size of one isn’t […]

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Discover your Ideal Hand Path

August 27, 2015
Discover your Ideal Hand Path

The idea that your hands and arms swing on the same path sounds pretty simple, right?  Problem is, it doesn’t work.  Your hand path and the path of the club should be different. In a previous post I’ve explained an easy way to monitor whether your club path is correct.  The video below explains your […]

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What’s this about wrist hinge?

July 29, 2015 0 Comments
What’s this about wrist hinge?

Depending when you first started golf, you would have been told either to “swing the club back as wide as possible” or “hinge your wrists early in the backswing”.  I was taught the wide version and while players like Jack Nicklaus and Greg Norman were two players whose ‘wide’ golf swings worked really successfully for […]

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Backswing Position drill

March 10, 2014
Backswing Position drill

This simple drill will help you achieve a great position at the top of your backswing every time.  Find a mirror and check your swing against the ideas in this video.. Install this web app on your Android: Tap menu, more options, and then Add Shortcut To Homescreen.×

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