David Leadbetter: Perfect Pivots

Building a great golf swing starts with these keys.

Released on 4/8/2015

Transcript

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As I say in my new book, The A Swing, which is
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a revolutionary way to actually swing the club
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and a more simple fashion which helps
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every level of play.
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We talk about the pivot motion
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being the lifeblood of the swing.
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The way your body actually moves it provides the power
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and the balance and the consistency to a good golf swing.
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Here are four steps for you
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to develop the perfect pivot motion.
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Step one, adopt a good posture with your hands
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down on your thighs, your right hand lower than the left.
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Step two, in making your back swing in a piston-like fashion
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lower your left side and raise your right side
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as you wind up your upper torso.
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Now, your left hand is lower than your right hand.
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Step three, as you move into your down swing
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move your weight into the front of your left foot
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before you unwind your upper body.
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Step four, fully rotate your body towards the target
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so your weight moves into your left heel.
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Your right hand is now lower than your left again.
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This drill is part of the A Swing approach
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but whatever technique you use,
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work on this pivot drill
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will improve your power and consistency.
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