Both arms should be hanging down straight Put your feet close together, no more than 1 foot apart. This is strength in terms of force, not torque. But Tim who is similar height is 1. The lower body golf swing is the model that I use in this website's review papers - and I have arbitrarily labelled it the modern, total body golf swing. Watch others peoples chip shots and putts to see which way they break. The perfect arm position.
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You should externally rotate your right arm, so that the front of your right elbow points directly away from you, and slightly to your right — see Figure 1. You have created stretch in you big muscles lower back and inside your upper right leg. First check your posture and ball position Second try and feel if your right leg is straightening in the backswing or you have lifted your arms off your chest. Do not initiate the forward swing with your hands. While staying there, do you feel you can turn your shoulders much more to the right.
Why do tall golfers hit it farther?
If you pick the club up too abruptly, the handle will point at the ground and you will have to compensate to get the club on plane. So much for that theory! Volume and mass proportional to cube of height. Turn your body and gradually rotate your left arm about a quarter turn as you reach the top of your backswing. But with any other scaling, it has to be dealt with explicitly.
I'm not practicing for power, I'm practicing for balance. All other things being equal, force should go up with the cross-sectional area of the muscle, which would be proportional to the square of the height. My average clubhead speed with a driver is mph. I think that there is a much better way of understanding and teaching a pivot-driven golf swing, and the first part of this learning process is understanding that the pivot-drive only initiates the downswing swing action. I think that it is very important that all golfers fully understand the " complete mechanical details " with respect to the "mechanism" of how the pivot-drive action eventually translates into a fast clubhead speed at impact. Maintaining the knee flex set at address is the master move here.