What causes an Overswing?
The two main causes of an overswing I see are 1) the left arm bends, allowing the club to travel too far at the top of the backswing; and 2) the right elbow folds behind the body.
What happens if you overswing in golf?
Average golfers who overswing don’t have the hands to save things on the way down. The result is poor contact and all kinds of bad shots. Here we’ll look at the two ways golfers overswing: (1) the arms swing too long, and (2) the body turns too much.
Why does Jon Rahm take a short backswing?
Back to Rahm: “He loads his system with more force and that creates more speed,” Novosel says. “Even though he has a short backswing, he’s able to produce a ton of speed and part of that is because of his fast backswing.”
Why does Jon Rahm have such a short swing?
“I was born with a club foot on my right leg which meant my ankle was straight but my foot was 90 degrees turned inside,” explained Rahm. This resulted in doctors breaking his ankle and placing it into a cast within 20 minutes of him being born to realign his bones.
Why does my backswing take so long?
Because of the significant range of motion the arms have at the shoulder socket, this typically leads to an extremely long backswing – or “overswing”. The key to the golf swing is always about sequencing, and I’m going to show you exactly how to sequence the backswing so that you can never overswing again in a way that you’ve NEVER heard before.
How do I Stop my golf swing from overswinging?
Properly loading the right leg for stability and rotary power in the golf swing has a side benefit – it will also stop your overswinging instantly! When you load the way I teach you in this golf instruction video, you’ll feel like your golf swing won ‘t be able to go back any farther than this!
What is the key to the golf backswing?
The key to the golf swing is always about sequencing, and I’m going to show you exactly how to sequence the backswing so that you can never overswing again in a way that you’ve NEVER heard before. During the initial stages of the golf backswing, the big muscles should do a lot of the “heavy lifting”.
Is it possible to overswing during move 2?
It would be impossible for you to overswing unless your hips go crazy, but even there, it will still limit it dramatically. So, during Move 2 is when that little bit of rotation—and I’ve talked to people who need a visual for it, like flipping a coin over your shoulder, that’s kind of the feeling.