Try An Athletic Golf Posture

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Try An Athletic Golf Posture
Category: Posture
Sub-Category: Practice

Video Transcript

Video Golf Tip | Try An Athletic Golf Posture

One of the secrets to helping you make a rotary golf swing is to start with some athletic posture. The best way to do this is to get used to bowing and flexing. Now what I mean by that is that you simply stand, say, feet shoulder-distance apart and get used to bowing from your hip sockets. Now your hip sockets are located way down here, not up here at your waist. Many people make a mistake and they get set up where they bend from the waist and you can see how unnatural this posture looks. I want you to bow from your hip sockets way down here and then simply just add some knee flex. When you’re in this posture, you can see how I can almost bounce. My weight is on the balls of my feet and it’s pretty evenly distributed. You can practice this posture bowing over a golf club, it really helps. Bow and flex. Do this in front of a mirror at home so your posture gets grooved and you don’t have to think about it when it goes to the course. Now, when I’m in this posture, look how easy it is for me to make that rotary golf swing. It makes it much easier for me to a powerful motion coming through when I start in a posture that works. So work on that posture, bow, then flex.

About the Instructor
Sandy LaBauve
Sandy LaBauve
Kierland Golf Club
15636 N. Clubgate Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Tel: 480-922-9283

Sandy LaBauve is one of the world's best beginner, junior and women's instructors. She is listed as one of Golf Magazine's Top 100 Teachers and is Founder and Creative Consultant for the LPGA Junior Girls Golf Club.


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