Almost every golf lesson golf begins with a lesson on the "GRIP." However, the fact of the matter is, none of these lessons will teach you how the grip should feel in relationship to the whole left arm; from the wrists, elbows and through the shoulders. The secret to feeling a connected trunk rotation and light grip pressure is not only in how your hands hold the club, but also how your arms hold your hand. If your arms are not holding your hands correctly, you will never ever be able to play consistent golf. I repeat, If your arms are not holding you hands correctly, you will never ever be able to play consistent golf!
That's right, your hands hold the club yes, but what holds your hands? Your arms do! I know what you're thinking, that it can't be so hard to learn how to hold the club correctly. But, what if I told you that less than 5% of all the lessons who come to me are not holding the club correctly because of the way their wrists, elbows and shoulders are positioned? You would be surprised at how many swing flaws will self-correct just by getting your club held properly, not only by your hands, but your arms as well. For example, one of the most common backswing flaws of swinging the club back inside the line is fixed with having the proper grip, wrist and arm orientation and address. Also, as stated above, you will be inclined to have a lighter grip pressure as a result of your larger muscles being engaged in your golf swing.
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