Build your one piece takeaway
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Here is a chance to practice the movement of the takeaway with a club. Grip up on the club so that the grip end is just touching the bottom of your sternum. Make a takeaway movement, both right and left handed, to where you get the club parallel to the ground without breaking your arms too much or letting your left arm reach across your chest more than the right arm pulls back.
Playlists: Build your one piece takeaway
Tags: Backswing, Drill, Intermediate
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The Stural is practicing your takeaway with the club in the bottom of your sternum or just above your belly button somewhere around here.
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So if you remember the majority of the movement from the takeaway should be a rotation of your upper body,
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what I typically see is pulling with the arms or pulling more with the left arm or pulling more with the right arm.
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But typically I see more of a push with the left arm and disconnecting the arms from the body during this takeaway phase.
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So what you're going to do is you're going to place it just below kind of your sternum and above your belly button.
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And then you're going to grip the shaft the way that you would normally grip the club.
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And you're going to practice making a takeaway movement so that you keep and maintain the same relationship that you had at setup.
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If you pull with your arms you can see that the club would actually pivot off of my body. You want it still sticking almost 90 degrees to your body.
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Just like so. And we'll get into this in other videos.
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But I don't want you to feel like you have to restrict your lower body.
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I don't want you to feel like you have to move your lower body.
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Just focus on where how the club stays here.
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And then try and turn your shoulders so that you can get the club to 90 degrees parallel whatever you want to call this relationship.
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Okay, so this is simple as real.
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Just to give you kind of some quick feedback as to if you're using your spine to rotate the club away or if you're just pulling with your arms and your shoulders.