The No-Backswing Swing: What it Fixes
The NBS eliminates the backswing errors shown in this gallery. Taken as a whole, these errors, which are evident in the swings of 90 percent of all amateur players, make up almost 70 percent of all mistakes.
Left: Thin shots Backswing sway
Too much slide, not enough turn.
Right: Fat Shots/Slices Reverse pivot
Weight stranded over left foot.
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Left: No Power Collapsed arms
Elbows break down.
Right: Pull/Over the Top Inside takeaway
Club moves off plane and behind your body.
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Left: Steep Swing/Slice Outside takeaway
Club moves off plane and in front of your body.
Right: Slice Fanned clubface
Hands over-rotate and open the clubface.
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Left: Hook Shut clubface
Hands don't rotate and keep the clubface closed.
Right: Steep Swing/Pull-Slice Across the line
Shaft points way right of the target.
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Left: Flat Swing/Hook/Push Laid off
Shaft points way left of target.
Right: Early Release Over-hinged
Wrists break down at the top.
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Left: Late Release Under-hinged
Wrists hinge too late.
Right: No Power Turning/No coil
Upper and lower body turn the same amount.
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