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Creating power with the backswing

August 10, 2014
By RICK MUSSELMAN (For The Sun-Gazette) , Williamsport Sun-Gazette

The backswing consists of coiling the upper body around the spine without swaying; similar to turning in a tube or barrel. The shoulders turn around the body without allowing the spine to move out over the hip line. The left shoulder must turn back to the ball or to the stop position. The left shoulder blade should move back to the ball, with the right leg holding the brace. It is similar to a baseball pitcher on the mound. Remember not to sway. If coiled properly the body will feel like a loaded spring, waiting to spring into action on the downswing.

 
 
 

 

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