Tom’s Bonus Tip:
Hinging – Unhinging
For the sake of simplicity, all advice on swings and drills is provided from a right handed perspective; lefties …. well, you know what to do!
On shots that require full compression, most amateurs unhinge their wrists too early in the downswing.
You need to train your wrists to transport your impact angles through the ball to enable dynamic loft at impact that produces strong shots that can bore through the wind.
This can be accomplished through hinging exercises and concentration, a great drill to practice this position is the Inverted Praying Hands Drill
Some players find it easier to think about holding the angle of the right wrist through impact (Homer Kelly’s “Flying Wedge”), for others it’s holding the flat left wrist through impact.
Another image that seems to resonate well with my students is visualizing the shaft leaning forward (forward shaft lean towards the target) through impact.
Find a thought, feeling, or image that works for you and practice this position.
Love your practice, enjoy your golf,