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L Drill


Description: The L Drill focuses on the amount of wrist set you have on the back swing to get you hitting down on your pitches to get the ball popping up in the air properly.

Summary:
  1. Practice forming an L on each side of your swing (the back swing and follow through). This is typically about a half swing for most players. On the back swing form an L with your arms and the club. This will require you to cock your wrists to get a good 90 degree angle on your back swing.
  2. Your follow through should be a mirror image of your back swing and you should form the L on your follow through.
  3. Hit pitch shots focusing on making the L on both your back swing and forward swing. This type of swing usually results in a 40-60 yard pitch shot.
  4. Practice the L Drill to train you to get your wrists set properly to enable you to pop the ball up in the air properly on your pitch shots.
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