How To Create Effortless Power In Your Backswing
With These 3 Moves
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There are three parts to creating effortless power during the downswing.
Creating speed and power in any sport or activity as a human being is transferring pressure in your feet and utilizing the ground. If I go up to the top of the swing, where I get to about 80% pressure in my right foot. From there I need to shift that pressure from my right side into my left side as I turn. The act of shifting the pressure and my body floating a little bit forward is a speed generator.
The second part during the downswing is the shoulder tilt – and specifically right-side bend.. Just like the backswing video where we said left-side bend goes along with extension and extension is a speed and power move. Guess what? Right side bend goes along with extension, and extension still is a power move and speed move. So, if I can get my right shoulder a little bit lower as I go around as I’m turning, it’s easier for me to create extension into the follow through and create more speed effortlessly.
I set up a drill to practice feels for you guys. I have my golf ball and I have an alignment rod representing the ball target line. The I put a second ball about a foot outside the golf ball. This is my safety zone for my right shoulder. I’ll put my club across my shoulders and take my setup. During my downswing, by the time I get to impact, I want to feel it’s a little exaggerated. The butt of the club is about halfway between those two golf balls.
The last piece of creating effortless speed during our downswing is how the shaft works. In the backswing video we said getting the shaft more vertical during the backswing allows you to get it more horizontal during the downswing, which creates effortless speed and power. You can use the same practice station we’ve used in MANY of our videos to train this in. I set up a stick/pool noodle so that when I make a backswing, if I go to first parallel, I have the edge of the noodle just above and on the same line as where the shaft is. The point of that is so that during my down, I want to be just inside that noodle as I deliver the club. I will hit balls and I try and miss the noodle and gather feels just like all of the other things and drills and then I give myself feedback and check it.
Those are three different feels – three different drills – couple this with those backswing pieces you guys should be in business in terms of creating speed.
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