Becoming a Natural Golfer
One of the things that I noticed is that when people take a lot of golf lessons they become very concerned about the backswing. They want to hit just the right points as they take their club back. I realize that it is very important to have a good backswing because it sets the tone for the downswing, but if you become very perfectionistic about getting your club in the right positions you loose your rhythm, you lose your tempo and many times it gets off plane anyway because you are trying to be too perfect.
Fluid Backswing Drill
If you watch people on the range you will see them checking all the points in their backswing a lot. One of the things that I found to be very helpful to get the backswing to be a truly swinging motion as opposed to a placing motion is a little drill where we start the club a foot in front of the ball and swing it all the way back into a full backswing position and then go ahead and hit the shot. Once you get comfortable with that drill you can alternate by hitting three balls that way and then a couple with the club starting behind the ball in the normal set up position but experiencing the same swinging motion. This way you allow the club to swing into position at the top rather than placing it into position. This will make you a much more natural golfer, it will add clubhead speed to your shots and both of these things are very good things to have.