A great takeaway can really make the difference between being just an average swinger and a great striker of the golf ball.
Smoothness is built when motion is initiated with the correct parts of the body in order. But first, we have inertia to deal with.
Newton’s laws of motion state that ‘a body at rest tends to stay at rest until a force acts on it.’ The takeaway is the transition between rest and motion.
A bad takeaway can cause the whole swing to be jerky, out of rhythm and too fast. Think of the way a conductor or band leader starts a song, by snapping his fingers and saying, ‘and a one and a two’.
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