I see alignment issues all the time. Poor alignment tends to be one of the biggest contributors to a bad swing when out on the course.
Correct alignment will help reduce slices and hooks.
• You will need two alignment sticks, a club and one golf ball.
• Pick a target and setup to the golf ball.
• Place the alignment stick in line with the tip of your shoes.
• Take a step back and place the second alignment stick behind the ball and run it parallel to your foot one.
• Now you can check your alignment.
• Adjust if necessary and retake your stance.
This drill will help you develop a better understanding of where you're actually aiming.
Over time, you will get used to the visual of god alignment.
This is a great drill to help keep you connected through the swing and prevents you coming up to early.
The old adage of down and through really applies here.
Drill: You need a club and alignment stick.
Setup the alignment stick so that it is close to your hands, and get the alignment stick to run parallel with the shaft of your club.
Keep those hands low!
Head down bum back. Make sure you keep rotating through the ball.
Clients tend to stand up if they quit on the shot to early.
Visually and physically work those hands under the alignment stick.
Look out for our next early extension drill.
Now from the top you want to fell the hands working down as viewed in the attached picture.
This simple drill will help you get into a better position leading into impact, resulting in more solid ball striking.
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This drill will help you from casting the club and unhinging to early on the way down which is a serious power leak.
You want to imagine you are waist high in water, on your down swing you want your hands to break through the water first and not the club head.
This drill should encourage a better lower body movement through the ball.
This is a easily replicated drill for practice at home.
Drill: setup yourself up in a door frame no club required.
Make a few swings with the feeling of trying to get your hands into the top corner of the door frame.
This drill will help you getting to flat in your backswing.
Note - don't stand up, to achieve this feeling.
This is a easy drill to practice at home and while on the range, all you need is a club a mirror or a camera.
At the top of your swing pause you then want to crate the feeling of the hands working down into the left hand side of the box and not across to the right hand side of the box.
Check out part two.
Watch this space!
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