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Reverse Pivot

A Reverse Pivot or Reverse Weight Shift is when a player's weight moves in the opposite direction to which it should during the backswing and/or downswing. A player's weight should move onto their back foot during the backswing and then onto their front foot during the downswing. With a reverse pivot the opposite is true. There are 3 reverse pivots in the golf swing, but the most common is when a golfer's weight moves towards the target onto their front foot on the backswing and then it falls away from the target onto their back foot during the dowswing.

Reverse Pivot Drills

Reverse Pivot Tips

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  • Don't Ignore Your Glutes and Obliques

    Two muscles that are so important to the golf swing, but not exercised by a lot of people are the glutes and the obliques. In fact, most people don't even know that their glutes are used much in the swing. We all use them so infrequently in day to day life that they can quickly get weak without us even realizing it. When the glutes and obliques lack strength it's easy to reverse pivot, change our posture and lose our stability that we established at address.

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