06 Jan '18, 12pm

The overall motion of a good swing is push-pull.

The overall motion of a good swing is push-pull.

So much of golf instruction is this position, that position, it's sometimes good to clear your head and think in broader terms. Put simply, the overall motion of a good swing is push-pull: You push the club back, and you pull it through. The opposite move—a pull-push—is a common amateur fault. So a lot of golfers have the fundamental motion of the swing reversed. With the help of tour player Gary Woodland here, let's take a look. —With Peter Morrice Facebook Pinterest Push back with the left hand. HOW TO START BACK The motion you want off the ball is a pushing back by the left hand (pictured above ). This creates a basically straight start to the swing and wide extension. It also gets the left shoulder turning so the upper body starts to coil against a stable lower body. The left hand is a good focal point because the hands are the only parts of the body on the club. In fa...

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