Golfers train day and night to achieve a good enough golf swing. Those who have actually played the sport would agree that executing this seemingly simple task is not so simple in reality. Contrary to what we see in television, it is not so easy to be consistently accomplished.
One can find an array of articles regarding how to achieve a proper golf swing on textbooks or better yet the internet. Like many other things on the internet, if you do not spend enough time on researching that the topic deserves, you will probably fail on your quest. The importance of knowing how to swing that golf club to hit the ball towards the hole is so basic that moving further into any other lesson without cementing this skill as foundation will be futile. It would waste any future efforts if your swing has some problems. Not paying enough attention to this detail would mean that all other skill would fall like dominoes right on top of each other.
Every seasoned golfer knows that the first step on achieving the golf swing that so many desires is with the bottom requirement on the list. Power is what needs to be learned before any golfer even attempts to swing that club. The process of producing power and how to transfer that into the club is almost an art form in itself. It takes great skill and consistency because the power that needs to be produced should come from the body and not from the arm. Without this knowledge all shots would all be flawed attempt that might not be detectable with the naked eyes but would certainly be highlighted on the results, especially once you have come across a good golfer.
Today we’ll provide you with the most basic of fundamental of what makes a golf swing worthy enough even to the eyes of a champion.
Wrist hinge – understanding how the wrist hinge should work on a proper golf swing requires precision. You have to look at how the pros do it multiple times to get it. It would be much better to take the time and review videos at close up of how the wrist naturally hinges at certain points of the swing to gain power. Doing it wrongly would not guarantee your swing enough power.
Relaxed shoulder turn – your shoulders has great significance on how to perfect your golf swing. A golf swing requires someone to bend his body, especially on the waist, and this puts much stress to your shoulders. Your shoulders though should not give in with the movements of the other parts of your body; thus it should remain leveled and straight.
Lower body rotation – lower body rotation should create the descending motion of the club to hit the golf and never should it occur on the arms.
Weight shift – not having the correct technique in weight shifting is the leading cause of slicing the ball. This principle ensures proper follow through.
You might see another golfers swing different from yours, but remember, as long as you stay true with the principles of the sport the look should not matter.