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Golf Impact Position Face On
After all your hard work on the backswing, it's time for the big payoff! Getting into the proper impact alignments is the final step to hitting the best golf shots of your life and this video tells all from the face on view, even which muscles to use!
- Everything in the golf swing - setup, takeaway, reps and drills - is designed to create the ideal impact
- Coming down, stack the left hip socket over the left ankle to create a safe position to pivot
- The left shoulder is over the left ankle (or slightly outside) and the spine feels very vertical
- The head is also in neutral - left ear on the back of the ball
- Contract the glutes at impact for stability
- The right foot bears little weight, but is still anchored to the ground
- Drill with a mirror, video camera & impact bag
- The RotaryConnect helps maintain width down into impact
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What is the proper impact position in golf?
At the end of the day, the most important thing in golf is impact. Everything that we do going back, doing drills on the backswing, getting the takeaway right, the grip right, the setup right - all of that has everything to do with just getting impact right, to make sure that when we strike this ball, everything is in perfect alignment.
How can I improve my impact position in golf?
Because impact is one of the points in the golf swing where there is a tremendous amount of force, the proper alignment of the joints is critical, especially for protecting the elbow from injury.
In order to align the joints properly, there is a specific sequence of movements and sequence of muscular contractions that you MUST be aware of and be able to execute to ensure a safe and powerful impact position.
What should impact position look like?
· Coming down, stack the left hip socket over the left ankle to create a safe position to pivot
· The left shoulder is over the left ankle (or slightly outside) and the spine feels very vertical
· The head is also in neutral - left ear on the back of the ball
· Contract the glutes at impact for stability
· The right foot bears little weight, but is still anchored to the ground
What should golf swing feel like at impact?
As we come into impact, what we want to feel is that our hips are very square in relationship to the target line, so they would be parallel - if you put a club across your upper thighs here - basically parallel to the target line. You want to come into impact and literally squeeze your glutes so that you have a lot of stability and support to release the golf club at the bottom