When In Doubt, Shorten Your Backswing To Stay Connected

Most golf swing problems are the hands and arms ruining the backswing. You then try to recover by “doing things” during the downswing to fix it. My method uses the Large Muscles to control the hands and arms so we can be consistent. This one simple thought will help you… if you start struggling, SHORTEN YOUR BACKSWING TO STAY CONNECTED.

I call it your safety net… your fall back. The easiest way to get your golf swing back immediately is to shorten the backswing so everything has a chance to gel on the downswing.

Use this drill for warmup every time you hit balls. Start with 30 yd. shots and then lengthen little by little. If you start to lose it, shorten your backswing. Straight Arm Drill