One of the biggest detriments to a good golf swing is tension, which when it creeps into the swing robs players of rhythm, tempo and timing.
And that’s one of the reasons why you see many great players stay in constant motion before they take the club back, as being too static before starting the takeaway can create unwanted tension.
In this video segment, six-time major winner Sir Nick Faldo talks about different types of “triggers” that you can use to more effectively start your swing, and he explains that the key is to experiment and find something that’s comfortable for you.
But if you can find a trigger that works and not get locked up over the ball before starting the club back, you’ll develop a smoother golf swing in no time.
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