- How to Stop an over Swing Method 1 of 3: Practicing Rotating Back with 1 Arm. Hold your golf club like normal, then remove your non-dominant hand. Method 2 of 3: Doing a Ball Toss Drill. Hold a golf ball in your dominant hand. Stand in a golf stance, but don’t hold a Method 3 of 3: Maximizing
What causes an Overswing in golf?
An overswing is when the club shaft goes beyond the point where it is parallel with the ground at the top of the backswing. The two main causes of an overswing I see are 1) the left arm bends, allowing the club to travel too far at the top of the backswing; and 2) the right elbow folds behind the body.
Are short backswings better?
The shorter the arc of your backswing, the less power you can get. As long as you don’t shorten your golf swing too much, you likely won’t notice too much of a difference in power, and you will very often find much more accuracy.
Should I shorten my backswing?
Some players can handle a longer backswing, while others can’t. That being said, in general, most amateur golfers over-swing in their backswing, especially with their driver. This means they let their backswing get longer than they can handle. So, shortening of the backswing is needed to improve their overall game.