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Shoulder Resistance

Shoulder Resistance is a great drill to fix your “over the top” swing fault one of the main causes of a slice.


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  1. Gord

    Morning Guys, another great drill. The over the top is my biggest swing fault so this should help. How many reps of a drill should a person do per practice session and for what period of time before m…

    1. Piers Ward

      Hi Gord, the best way to work at this is 3 drills to every 2 shots, you could even do 3-1 if you wanted overload it! Its all about creating change by overloading the technique change in this early st…

  2. Matthias Dunlop


    Wonderful stuff, brother! Personally, I feel my trail shoulder is paramount in (attempting) to go from the inside. Thoughts?

    1. Piers Ward

      Hi Matthias

      Great to hear from you, yes the trail shoulder is massive when it comes to this. If you can combine delaying that trail shoulder and shallowing the club shaft you’re onto a winner! 👍…

  3. Akopptx

    Hi Guys,

    I think this “over the top” issue is part of my problem.. I can hit a slice or a hook, but a common issue I have is that I’m grounding the club before ball contact and I do feel like I’m c…

    1. Andy

      Hi Andy, thanks for the comment. If you are grounding the club before the golf ball and hitting it right or left then you are more than likely compensating to stop the ball go right and maybe hanging …

      1. Akopptx

        Thanks Andy… I think you nailed it (hanging back). One of the things I really like about me and my golf is that you guys do a great job helping with the cause and then providing multiple solutions.

        1. Andy

          Great. Happy to help. Great work on breaking 100 too. Hopefully uni can keep pushing on and move to the break 90 plan. Have a great Christmas and all the very best for 2019. Looking forward to helping…

  4. Noah B.

    Can you do a video on how to hit a 2 iron off the tee and off the ground?

    1. Piers Ward

      Hi Noah yes I’m putting this in this months Q & A. The key is too make sure the ball position doesn’t get too far forward when hitting it off the ground.

      Thanks so much, Piers