Wall Drag Drill

PGA Professional Piers Ward demonstrates for eliminating the over the top swing fault.

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  1. Chris

    This was the best drill I have done to fix my over the top swing!

    1. Andy

      Yes this is a great one Chris. Hope the golf is improving.

  2. Andy

    Great drill Piers!!

  3. luketallis

    Great drill. Question – if doing this against an actual wall, how long should the club be on the wall for as I presume there will come a point where it will have to come off? And secondly, are you sup…

    1. Andy

      Great question Luke! If you are someone who struggles with the Over the top move then keep out on for as long as possible. It will want too come off yes and its it’s ok to feel as if your hands/ wrist…

  4. Morten B.

    I struggle with over the top and I find this definitely shallow the swing! However, when tucken the trail arm elbow in like this sometimes I end up tilting upper body away from the targer and I end up…

    1. Piers Ward

      Hi Morten you have a great understanding of what is happening, ok what normally happens when you’re working on shallowing all of your attention and vision is behind the ball which can cause the exce…

  5. Daniel R.

    What would be the correct distance from the wall?
    Should I practice with the club I need help with? Or will any club due? I.E if I need help with driver, should I practice with a driver? Or will any …

    1. Piers Ward

      Hi Daniel

      Hope you’re well and the golf is good. Anywhere between 1 and 2 feet away is good.

      Thanks and have a great day. Piers

  6. Magnús S.

    Helps me a lot with over the top, done it for a week now 3 times before each swing and its like im throwing darts down the range.

    1. Piers Ward

      Hi Magnus this is great to hear! Its definitely one of the quickest ways to shock a change and change the pattern! Love it! I’d love to see a video of it if you wanted to share it with us! Let me know…

      1. Magnús S.

        Hi Piers, would love to, will make a video and be in contact.

  7. Justin B.

    Hey guys, question regarding the transition. After you reach the top of the backswing, what generates the movement towards the wall? It seems to me like it has to be the wrists that then have it move …

    1. Andy

      It will definitely be more arms and wrists Justin. The key is to get the club on the wall in transition but not for too long as we then want the club to start moving in front of us. One thing to make …