Struggle Touching Your Head?

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In this tip I am talking about the touching the head position, I see a lot of people struggling with this position. This is usually because they are too tight with their wrists. I want you to be touching the back of your head with the golf club parallel to your ears. Check your follow-through position to see if you are close or not and then work on this tip.

DRILL: Touch Head In Follow Through

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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+

9 Responses to “Struggle Touching Your Head?”

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    December 11, 2019


    I see a lot of golfers ending up with the club running vertically up and down their back I’m the follow through. Is that a result of a arm swing rather than the body swing?

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      December 14, 2019

      Paul Wilson


      This is arms as well as not knowing the position. It can be from sliding too. See how few people do this. If they don’t look like a pro when they swing how do they ever get the right fundamentals. This is a vital position in the swing.

  2. December 11, 2019


    Sometimes I feel like my arms are powerless through my swing but my arms still end of short of touching my head. Am I still tightening up with my arms?

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      December 14, 2019

      Paul Wilson


      It could be. I can also be you not knowing the position or trying to do it. At first, you need to manually take the club and set it there exactly between the ears. You keep doing it and it will go there without thinking about it. Repeat … repeat … every day until it goes there.

  3. December 12, 2019


    Greetings Coach:Just wanted to say i am still here watching and learning after all the years with you always see something that i can use. Have a great holiday

  4. December 15, 2019



    Every time I think I’ve got it, one of your great reminders convinces me I still need to keep hearing it over and over and over… (as you always say!). My last round was a bit of a scuffle and looking back I really can’t even remember what my “touch the head” position was doing. That is a bad sign. I do know that nearly every time I consciously feel the club finishing in the right position, I have hit a great shot.

    Time for me to recommit. Thanks for the reminder. Keep them coming!


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      December 25, 2019

      Paul Wilson


      Never say “you’ve got it.” That is the kiss of death. Even when Tiger was beating everyone he never said he had his A game.

      Just keep doing the positions until you know no other way to swing.

  5. December 25, 2019



    Here you are on Christmas Day – still working to make our games better.

    You are the best!

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!


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