Tips of Backswing Shot for Golfers
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Since: Dec 12
#1 Jan 4, 2013
Your golf backswing is a critical part of the golf swing that needs to be correct if you want to play your best. Because many golf instructors overcomplicate things, I have tried to make the golf swing simpler to understand for the average amateur golfer. Here I have narrowed the backswing down to the 3 most important keys that can really get you in a great position to have a good downswing and hit better golf shots. A good backswing will tend to lead to a good downswing. Everything tends to work better if your backswing is in order.
First and foremost with regards to the backswing you need to realize why it is important. Good tempo in the backswing takes care of many issues that can occur causing you to hit the ball offline or inconsistently. What I want you to do is focus your efforts on a smooth backswing that feels natural with no jerking motions. A "low and slow" mentality when taking the club back will really help improve your golf swing with best golf clubs.
Once you get the proper grip, you take the club back in "one-piece", with the shoulders taking the club back, not your hands. Continue to turn your shoulders until the club is parallel to both the ground and your toeline. This is where you slowly begin to let your right elbow bend, which now brings the club up to the top of the backswing. This whole time, you are not consciously doing anything with your hands and wrists. Thing of them as almost frozen; they can't move.
Before practicing the golf backswing, special attention should be paid to the proper way to hold the club. If during practice the taylor made r11 irons is held wrong, you will be more likely to do so while actually golfing. Holding a club wrong could look weird at best and ruin your game at worst. The club should be held mostly by the fingers and not entirely in the palm of the hand. The lead hand should be the dominant hand, with the exception of a few people. There are several different ways to hold a club, each for a different purpose. Be sure to get comfortable or reacquainted with several before practicing incorrectly ruins your game. Gripping the club should take less than a week to get familiar with when practiced. Now the backswing can be practiced.
Something to be done regardless of skill level or playing frequency are stretching and exercising. When done correctly and often these stretches will help maintain the back muscles necessary for a good swing with rbz irons. Using a club or a similarly shaped object such as a broom, grip both ends and raises it above the head. After this, lower the object until it is behind the head. Repeat this motion for a couple seconds to a minute. Next, lower the club or similar object until it is resting on the shoulders. Keep it in this position, gently lean to the left, then to the right. It is recommended to hold stretches for a couple seconds, but stop immediately if any of these exercises or stretches is painful or uncomfortable.
Lastly, good tempo is critical in your backswing. The backswing leads the way and many amateur golfers rush this part. This usually leads to deceleration on the downswing and through the golf ball. We want the club to be speeding up through the impact zone for best results. A backswing that is smooth will naturally allow a good downswing sequence and tempo to occur and things will work out better for the golfer. Also, good tempo helps to keep the club on a good swing path and swing plane.
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