This takeaway motion is the first big movement in the golf swing. This takeaway will set up the direction of all other movements following. Although their are many different backswings and a multitude of ways work, it’s important to understand that a lot of amateur have backswings that are impossible to recover from, resulting in inconsistency and errant tee shots.
Although there are many ways to take the club back and get the job done, there are some fundamental principles that must be avoided at all costs. By eliminating the various incorrect takeaways, you can focus on the takeaway that best suit your game.
George highlights a “Hold, Fold and Turn” principle that is a must hear for anyone struggling with a takeaway that begins to close to the body. This video series not only highlights common takeaway struggles but focuses one a few key takeaways that are bound to work for your unique swing.