Drill – Correct Takeaway

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Paul Wilson

Paul Wilson is the creator of Swing Machine Golf and founder of Ignition Golf. Paul's golf swing technique is based on the Iron Byron swing machine. YouTube Channels: Paul Wilson Golf and Ignition Golf Tips. Please Join me on Google+

8 Responses to “Drill – Correct Takeaway”

  1. Hi Paul,
    Thanks for this tip. Very simple and effective.
    BTW I played Bear’s Best in Suwanee Georgia recently- very nice!

    • Paul Wilson

      August 7, 2019

      Paul Wilson


      Glad you liked it. Thanks.

      I haven’t played out there. I just checked out the aerial view. Yes, looks great. By all account our clubhouse is exactly the same. Maybe some day I will get out there. Too humid though.

  2. Excellent drill ,Paul ..
    Will you show when you start hinging the wrists ?

    • GerryBaldwin

      August 5, 2019


      Paul…on the takeaway…hinging and re hinging wrists should be automatic as you are going back…am I correct?

      • Paul Wilson

        August 7, 2019

        Paul Wilson


        For the takeaway I am not doing anything but moving the letter why back intact to the right leg. My wrists are certainly not tight.

        As you go to the top and down and through all of this would and should happen because your wrists are loose and grip is secure but for most people their wrists are way too tight so they have to work on setting the top and keep them loose int he down and through swing.

    • Paul Wilson

      August 7, 2019

      Paul Wilson


      All I am doing is moving from setup to takeaway. Takeaway to halfway back. From there the momentum of the club swinging back starts to hinge my wrists. In no way am I trying to hinge them because I worked on hinging them year ago. My thought is to be loose so they hinge on their own but again this doesn’t start until halfway back.

  3. Paul,

    Great drill! I am constantly working to slow down. I find that when I do go slow, the takeaway is nearly always correct. Since one fixed the other, might the reverse be true. If I do this drill when I swing, it would appear to automatically slow me down.

    Also, could this drill also be used on the course while hitting real shots? It seems to automatically put one into a nice backswing tempo.


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