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Elbow Plane

The Elbow Plane is a line drawn from the ball through your rear elbow. In a sound swing the rear elbow will slide up and down on this line. Getting the elbow under it's original plane line makes the swing too flat and can result in miss hits such as a block. Swinging the elbow above the original plane line steepens the golf swing and can also result in miss hits such as a pull.

Elbow Plane Drills

Elbow Plane Tips

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  • Your Left Elbow Should Point at the Target Line at Half Way

    To help check your swing plane, when you are half way back in your swing, your left elbow (for right handers) should point back at the target line. If your elbow points too much in front of you (outside the target line) your club will lay back on a flat plane. If your elbow points inside the target line the shaft will tip over the swing plane.

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