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Wrist Hinge

Wrist Hinge refers to the cocking motion of the wrists during the golf swing. A players' wrists will hinge on both the backswing and the downswing. Hinging the wrists adds a second lever to the golf swing and thus helps create more clubhead speed and distance. Without wrist hinge a player would only have their shoulders and arms to generate speed. Adding wrist hinge also makes the golf swing feel less stiff and more natural.

Wrist Hinge Drills

  • L Drill
    The L Drill focuses on the amount of wrist set you have…
  • Indoor Takeaway Drill
    The Indoor Takeaway Drill teaches you how to hinge your wrists more…

Wrist Hinge Tips

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  • Use More Wrists and Less Arms on the Hinge & Hold

    For a Hinge and Hold shot barely allow your arms to swing on the backswing. The backswing should be made mostly by hinging your wrists. Simply set your wrists, make as little arm swing as you need for the distance at hand and pivot forward dropping the club on the ball. The angle that you set in your wrists helps to pop the ball up unlike the bump and run shot which is a low running shot.

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