Get Your Balance for the Golf Game

Get Your Balance for the Golf Game

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Since: Dec 12


#1 Dec 19, 2012
Proper balance in the golf swing is imperative and it's why the PGA Tour Players look like their swing is effortless, all while producing awesome power and accuracy. Think about it next time you're watching golfers at your local golf course hitting shots on the range. I'll bet you the majority of them appear off-balance while swinging or practically fall over after hitting their shot.

When I play alone, I make a special effort to take each shot and concentrate on all the factors necessary to make a great shot with best golf clubs. Approaching the ball from behind, picking out my long distance target, my intermediate target and then beginning my setup routine. The main thing I want to emphasize today is the whole question of balance. How many times on the course have you seen someone take a swing and almost fall over?

Basically, if your body becomes more powerful and you are unable to utilize this increased energy efficiently within the mechanics of the golf swing, your swing will be compromised. In order to assure this situation does not occur with your golf swing we must increase the stabilization components of the body.

Being the correct distance away from the golf ball will also contribute to having a balanced swing. If a golfer stands too close to the ball, it will cause them to get jammed up at impact and mis-hits can happen much more easily. And if the golfer is too far away, they can tend to lose their balance also. It's important to maintain good posture throughout the entire swing with rbz driver. Any time a golfer stands up or dips down with their body, the relationship between where the club is and how it comes back through the ball will be different and this will inhibit consistent ball striking.

If you can manage to get in a comfortable balanced position before you start your swing, you will have a much better chance of finishing your swing in a balanced position. So remember to always keep your head down focused on the ball and swing smoothly. If you are falling over after your swing, you are likely swinging too hard. Although the ball is already hit when you fall off balance, not finishing balanced usually comes from a bad swing, so you definitely did not hit the ball as accurately and powerfully as possible.

Practicing balance with callaway diablo edge irons is also something that you can do to improve balance. Get into your golf stance (as if you were standing at address over the ball, but with your hands folded across your chest instead of out in front of you) and then shift the weight over to one foot while you lift the other foot off the ground. Work up to a solid 10 seconds on each foot without losing your balance. It'll take time, be patient and it will get better. If you have extreme difficulty with this, you may want to check with your physician, as there are other factors that can influence balance.

Don't take balance for granted. Take steps to improve your balance and you'll improve not only the quality of life, but the quality of your golf game as well.

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