Yep, thats right, millions of golfers swing over the top typically for one of two reasons, or often both together. This usually happens when you fail to maintain your posture or spine angle. To hone the rotation of the oneplane swing, use this drill. The threestep beginner golf swing drill rather than letting golfers just starting out swing and swing to eventually develop a comfortable swing that sends the ball straight, we recommend starting with beginner golf swing plane training.
Aug 15, 2017 jim roy shows us what hes done throughout his golf career to keep his swing plane in check, and a few drills and feels you can start using to fix your swing plane. A lot of golfers really struggle with their swing plane, but most of the struggles are because they get in their own way. While there may be some hard work needed to cure your nemesis shot for good, a great starting place to iron out your path issues is a drill using the headcover from your driver. Jun 07, 2019 the first move in the backswing we call the golf swing takeaway. Sep 19, 2016 the golf swing plane dowel drill this drill is intended to help players who tend to slice the ball or come over the top. Lift the club into a twothirds backswing position, with your left arm in front of your chest a. Best driver distance drill for golfers top speed golf. While no golfer is going to hit every fairway they face, the ability to hit most of your fairways will put you way ahead of the game. Heres one very important swing plane drill that we use almost every day. You can think of your swing plane as the path which is traced by the shaft of the club throughout the swinging motion. This worry usually ends with a trip to the driving range where they tinker with their swing, see terrible. Oct, 2015 thank you for the drill, i see you are using a driver, should a person practice this drill with an iron as well. Most golfers who dont hit it consistently have a divot that is behind it or nonexistent. As chris explains in the video above, in this drill you want to compress the golf ball and not hit directly at the ball.
The simple swing plane drill thats going to make you a good iron. Johnny millers golf swing drill for proper impact golf. Forgetting for now the complex coordination required to create a powerful and accurate golf swing, theres really only one aspect of the stroke that dictates if the ball goes straight. The noodle will train you to swing back and through on the same plane, and will make your swing more efficient. Jun 09, 2017 hitting your driver, fairway woods and long irons off the tee and hitting them straight and long is not easybut with this very simple practice drill it just got much, much easier. Thank you for the drill, i see you are using a driver, should a person practice this drill with an iron as well. Keeping your regular posture, place the butt end of the club against your body where it naturally touches. To hit your driver accurately, you need to swing the club on a consistent, appropriate plane. Pga professional trent wearner shows you the ribbon drill to help you have the right swing plane. The simple swing plane drill thats going to make you a good iron player a lot of amateurs struggle hitting consistent, solid iron shots especially under pressure. Driver backswing the complete driver golf swing guide youtube. Perfect golf swing takeaway drill for driver youtube. It may sound like a dumb question but i am with great thanks to you, relearning my golf swing and the old outside to in swing path is hard to overcome, especially with my irons however with your lessons i am making progress.
Driver how to swing more intoout simple drill youtube. How to fix a slice in 5 minutes instruction golf digest. You let the swing unwind and unfold without you trying to force it from the top. Lets get really wound up and then come down on plane and through impact what i want you to do is feel like a hockey shot. The golf fixs michael breed shows how a coat hanger can help get your swing on plane. However, recently i have been toying with a much shorter backswing on my driver where the backswing is what i consider about a half swing. Mar 29, 2019 while there may be some hard work needed to cure your nemesis shot for good, a great starting place to iron out your path issues is a drill using the headcover from your driver. The first swing plane drill well talk about is the lie board drill. Twotime major champion johnny miller teaches his secrets to having the proper impact position that helped him become one of the greatest ball strikers of.
Apr 27, 2016 the golf fixs michael breed shows how a coat hanger can help get your swing on plane. This is the easiest backyard driver drill weve ever seen. Basically, swing plane is the invisible flat surface that a players golf club head travels along throughout their golf swing. Oct, 2017 twotime major champion johnny miller teaches his secrets to having the proper impact position that helped him become one of the greatest ball strikers of alltime. This is a great drill to help you to develop an on plane swing. The last step of the process is the transition from practice drill to real golf swing. In the video below, golftec director of instruction, patrick nuber, explains how using your headcover as an obstacle to change your current swing path can help you hit. One of the greatest skills you can have on the golf course is the ability to hit your driver down the middle of the fairway time after time. If you like this drill and want more tips, check out our full video series with kyle. Simple solution to get the correct golf swing plane. So the reality is, iron swing, driver swing, i want you to try and feel the exact same body speed. Driver backswing the complete driver golf swing guide pga golf coach, rick shiels guides you step by step on how to hit your golf driver, better, longer, straighter and more consistent than ever.
Want to learn one drill that will teach you all 10 consistency keys of the pros. Its impossible to swing the golf club consistently onplane if your body moves up and down while swinging. Most amateur golfers struggle with golf drills to stop coming over the top. Backtowall drill video by pete styles one of the things thats difficult about the swing plane position is its very dynamic, and it moves a lot, and its very difficult to work out where you are in open space, and whether youre on plane. Heres a drill to help you learn the correct swing plane once and for all. Another important aspect of the one plane swing is keeping the arms passive or connected to the body, allowing the body to control the golf club rather than relying on the arms and hands to do so. Place some masking tape on the mirror at the same angle and position as i. Eliminate the outside to in golf swing perfect impact system. The driver has a longer shaft than the wedge and a flatter lie the angle at which the shaft emerges from the clubhead, so. In this video tg elite teaching professional adrian fryer looks at how the majority of amateur golfers start their downswing with the upper body.
Hitting your driver, fairway woods and long irons off the tee and hitting them straight and long is not easybut with this very simple practice drillit just got much, much easier. Luckily for you, thats what were doing today with longbomber, rickie fowler. Driver downswing drill september 09, 20 martin hall shows a drill he learned from tom watson to level out his downswing plane that allowed him to make a free and flowing move through. Jul 23, 2019 luckily for you, thats what were doing today with longbomber, rickie fowler. Well, because he averages over 300 yards every single time he picks up his driver. Perfect golf swing takeaway drill for driver published. The grass in your lawn is the perfect swing aide for working on your. Take a club, put it across your chest, up at your shoulders, or across your shoulder sockets up here so that the butt of the club is on your left shoulder. If you make square contact with the ball at impact, your ball will, without a doubt, fly straight. For many golfers learning to get a great backswing takeaway feeling can transform the overall look and simplicity of your golf swing. Aug 03, 2015 simple solution to get the correct golf swing plane.
The simple guide to getting your swing on plane the left. Brian mogg gives advice on finding the proper swing plane for your driver in this 30 seconds to know. Piers ward and andy proudman analyse one of their followers golf swing ad help fix his backswing plane. The concept of the swing plane is one that tends to be very confusing to most golfers, so here is a drill that we hope will shed some light on this mystery. Video by pete styles now if you want to try and improve your swing plane with your driver, first things first lets understand what swing plane is and now ill give you some tips on how you can improve it or change it if its not quite right. Take your driver and prepare as if you were going to hit a golf ball. Jim roy shows us what hes done throughout his golf career to keep his swing plane in check, and a few drills and feels you can start using to. But the point is, to fix a poor golf swing plane, we only need to address these two things the first one is a lack of weight shift in the golf downswing. The swingplane is a frequently misunderstood, and frequently misused, term that has entered the golf intructional worlds lexicon in recent years, and there are endless debates in golf discussion forums on what represents the correct swingplane. Get your driver on plane with this easy drill adrian fryer todays. However, dont be afraid to consult your local pga member for further assistance. If you struggle to hit solid iron shots, this swing plane drill will teach you how to swing on plane and make your swing more efficient. The first move in the backswing we call the golf swing takeaway.
Heres a simple way to check with just a club and a full length reflective surface. Im glad you asked, because i have a simple drill for you. Hit your driver like rickie fowler with this simple drill. A very simple way to start to correct overactive arms in the swing is to stick a headcover under your arm the left arm for a right handed golfer. Take the club back slowly and watch yourself in the mirror. Beginner golf swing drill to improve swing plane pga. This is a simple drill that will quickly teach you what a correct shoulder turn should feel like in a great golf swing. Oct 23, 2017 driver backswing the complete driver golf swing guide pga golf coach, rick shiels guides you step by step on how to hit your golf driver, better, longer, straighter and more consistent than ever. Meaning, you want to feel like you are swinging to create a divot that is ahead of the golf ball. How to swing more intoout todays video is all about how to fix your excessive outtoin path with one simple drill if you enjoyed this weeks tip on alexelliottgolf, then please. On the opposite end of the spectrum, a high, upright swing is a lot. You can use this tool to make sure you are coming through impact with a golf club that is flush to the ground as well. Place some masking tape on the mirror at the same angle and position as i have. A flatter golf swing isnt necessarily as every player has natural tendencies but in general, a flatter swing is easier to keep on plane.
We use a simple alignment aid to help you visualize the different spaces in the golf swing. Hit straighter drives with this golf swing path drill. Jim roy shows us what hes done throughout his golf career to keep his swing plane in check, and a few drills and feels you can start using to fix your swing plane. I learnt a very simple way of creating your own perfect swing plane from the team at rotary swing follow these 3 steps and you will create your very own professional golf swing plane and hit the ball longer and straighter than ever before. From what ive seen, nerves typically make the backswing fast and short.
So why are we choosing rickies swing in particular. Aug 17, 2015 this is a simple drill that will quickly teach you what a correct shoulder turn should feel like in a great golf swing. Director of instruction at the trugolf academy jon watts talks you through how to ensure your backswing and downswing are perfectly on plane with this simple drill. What others are saying in one week of watching the videos in your system, my swing is better than ever.
With a shortiron, grip down on the shaft so that the butt end of the club almost touches your belly button. The golf swing plane dowel drill this drill is intended to help players who tend to slice the ball or come over the top. If youre someone who gets nervous on the tee box, that mental state is affecting how you physically swing your driver. Hit straighter drives with this golf swing path drill the. Jason gusss drill will show you how to hit up on the ball. You must have a slow and complete swing in order to complete this drill successfully. If you have a balanced swing that is in the correct plane, you should be able to take a practice swing without the quarter falling off your shoe.
In this video youll learn how to maximize the distance of your driver. Viewed from the opposite side of the ball, the shafts path will describe an arc. In a great swing, your shoulders should turn back on a plane that is perpendicular to your spine at address. Johnny millers golf swing drill for proper impact golf channel. Many amateur golfers, and even pros from time to time, suffer from a shoulder plane that is too flat in the backswing. He explains that for maximum distance you need the ideal swing plane so you hit the ball in the center of the club face every time. Ideally, if the shaft created a dotted line in the air during the backswing, youd see it reverse course and follow the same path or very close to it during the downswing. A lie board is a piece of plastic that golf club fitters use to check and make sure a golfers lie angles are correct. The plane of your swing is dictated to a large extent by the shafts angle at address.
There are multiple factors that encourage rickies monster drives, but were going to look at one. As you swing back, maintain the triangle formed by your hands and forearms by keeping the butt end of the club pointing at your belly until the clubhead is just. That doesnt mean with the driver, when everythings clicking, you cant ramp it up and make it pick up another five, six, seven miles an hour by swinging harder. And if you can keep your golf swing on plane more often, you will typically hit it more consistently. The swing plane is the path traveled by the club shaft throughout the golf swing. This seems to be working fairly well over 3 rounds but is not a large enough sample size for my liking. Coat hanger drill to improve golf swing plane golf channel.
Brian mogg shows how a water bottle can help you swing the driver on the proper path for better results. The swing you make with a wedge in your hands is naturally more upright or should be than the swing you make with a driver. Dont bend over, but let the clubhead hover above the ground. You can hit full shots with this drill, but i would suggest starting with very small swings and progressing to larger swings slowly. The simple guide to getting your swing on plane the left rough. Golf swing plane made easy tips and drills for a perfect swing plane today ive got a video for you titled golf swing plane made easy which includes some great golf swing plane drills. So, how do we know, whats a good drill, to help us figure out what plane our shoulders should rotate on during the backswing. Maintain spine angle its impossible to swing the golf club consistently on plane if your body moves up and down while swinging. Get an on plane golf swing with the 4 square drill. Rather than letting golfers just starting out swing and swing to eventually develop a comfortable swing that sends the ball straight, we recommend starting with beginner golf swing plane training. Hitting your driver, fairway woods and long irons off the tee and hitting them straight and long is not easybut with this very simple practice drill it just got much, much easier.744 1159 795 1172 804 959 181 1400 1504 363 559 512 910 889 325 360 915 695 1340 1441 1212 189 242 1161 1412 1034 1527 377 437 1385 1379 1043 245 731 148 288 438 598 995 583 138 719 1109 1073 1108 427 673 740