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Foot Back Drill


Description: The Foot Back Drill serves two purposes. First, it is a great drill for helping you to swing on a more inside out path coming into impact. This is useful for those who slice or pull the golf ball. Second, it is a great drill for slowing down your hips and getting them to put on the breaks before impact. This is helpful for players who slide or spin their hips into the ball and can't get their arms through in time.

Summary:
  1. Take your set up with your normal stance. As always start your drill with a mid to short iron. Next, drop your back foot back about a foot behind your front heel.
  2. Starting with a practice swing without a ball try to make some swings keeping both feet planted firmly on the ground (even your back heel).
  3. Once you get the feel for swinging through without so much lower body go ahead and try to hit some balls. You will feel your hips start in the downswing, but you will feel them suddenly stop so that your arms can accelerate through the hit. If you have been sliding, swaying or spinning your hips into the ball this drill will slow them down. Because you have an excessively closed stance if you have been coming outside in through impact and pulling or slicing, this drill will help you to swing more inside out.
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