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In part 1 of this series I discussed the grip as being one of the 3 most common setup faults. In this post I am going to talk about the other two. That is, posture and alignment.

Fault 2 – Posture
Proper posture is important because it ensures good balance throughout the swing and allows one to achieve maximum power during the downswing. The most common fault that I see with posture is when the hands are set too far away from the body with the arms extending out from the shoulders at an angle other than vertical. With the arms in this position it is difficult to create and maintain a proper swing plane which may cause the arms to reroute on the downswing. Secondly, if the arms are not allowed to hang down naturally then one must make an effort (tension) to hold them up. This can lead…

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