Flexible Shoulders For a Better Backswing

Ever feel “stuck” in your backswing?  As though your body will not allow you to rotate any farther?  You are not alone!
Most golfers with tight shoulders (especially the left tricep and deltoid) struggle with an incomplete backswing.    This leads to numerous swing issues:  poor timing, loss of power, “over the top” swing path, loss of posture, rushed tempo, etc.  You and your swing coach can spend hours trying to “fix” your backswing, but if you can’t physically rotate your shoulders and back (thoracic spine) while maintaining good golf posture, there will be no progress.


Try a simple stretch like Modified Arrow Arms to increase flexibility in your shoulder and triceps.  Stretch before, during and after you play to lengthen the muscle fibers.  You will notice a huge difference in your backswing and save yourself hours of frustration.

Stretch your body and you’ll have a more efficient, powerful golf swing.



TOPICS: Golf, Golf Fitness, Instruction

ABOUT: Dodie Mazzuca

Dodie Mazzuca is a former LPGA Tour Player and the founder of Golf PROformance. She is currently the Director of Instruction at Troon Country Club (Scottsdale, AZ) and she also teaches golf in Santa Cruz, CA (May-Oct.). She was an NCAA Academic and Athletic All-American at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. Her background in competitive golf, yoga, golf fitness, and technical training, assists her students in accelerating their learning process and playing better golf. www.DodieMazzuca.com

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