Back Leg Keys a Powerful Golf Swing Video
So, I’m sure you’ve heard loads about the golf swing, how when you turn into your right side you’ve got to create loads of power, you’ve got to shift your body weight across, but that only works if your right leg and right knee are supporting your upper body really nicely. So, as you rotate your shoulders around trying to create the 90-degree shoulder rotation, just be careful about what your right side is doing to help and support that.
If we look at the golf swing here returning into the right leg now, the right knee is staying relatively stable from its address position; it doesn’t do much, it stays quite still. The body weight shifts across and loads up, but it should load nicely onto the inside of the right foot, trying to avoid too much body weight going outside towards the little toe. This would be a problem. Particularly if the knee starts to go out across your shoelaces, that’s a big problem. So, turning into your right side nice and supported here, pressing onto the instep there. If I just rotate around for you now, you’ll see how that actually looks in the backswing; turning back, the right sides doing very little.
The big thing that I see a lot of golfers getting guilty of, locking up right knee out, taking that right hip back, away from its address position. So it starts here, try and keep it here and load up and avoid this happening. Anything where this happens now makes it very difficult to get back off that leg; it’s very difficult to create power. So feel that you press into your right side, load it up, and then push back off to get back across to the golf ball and that’s where you’re going to generate the power. So, press into the right big toe, push off the right big toe to generate power, and hopefully that will give you more consistency and longer golf shots.