Question: Is the golf swing like a baseball swing?

Yet, just like many other sports moves … a baseball swing is very similar to a golf swing. The athletic motion of the body moving through the ball with the club/bat swinging around the body … is almost the same motion whether you’re playing golf or baseball.

Should I swing a golf club like a baseball bat?

To swing your club in a circle, you’d better copy a baseball swing. You will keep your club shaft more parallel to the ground and below your shoulders. You will feel your arms and club move around your body. Your club will work on a shallow in-to-in path.

Why is a baseball swing bad for golf?

Many people have been told that baseball swings only HURT your golf swing, but that is not completely true. … While you are striking the golf ball (and baseball) the unhinging of your wrists and extension of your arms happens while you are striking the ball.

What is the secret to the golf swing?

Here’s the secret: Gravity creates constant acceleration. If you swing the club downward, it automatically accelerates. The problem is that most people stop the club when it hits the ball. Don’t hit at the ball; swing through it.

Are baseball players good at golf?

Professional baseball players (especially pitchers) have always had a love for the great game of golf. The professional baseball schedule lends itself to a lot of travel to places around the country with great golf courses, and if you are a starting pitcher, you are most likely sitting 5 days in between starts.

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How do you feel a golf player?

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Make your shoulder turn feel like an ICE SKATER in a spin move. Make your club feel light as a feather or heavy as a sledge hammer. Sense your hips as the motor of your golf engine. Be able to feel the back of the left hand move toward the target.

Why is the golf swing so difficult?

The major reason golf can be difficult to learn is because it is rarely taught properly. It is generally taught from the point of view that people naturally want to be able to be very good golfers so they are taught the perfect golf grip, stance, and alignment and shown how to swing the club “properly.”

Should you roll your wrists golf swing?

That makes the swing plane way too flat and forces the player to re-route the club dramatically to even hit the ball. The wrists shouldn’t roll sideways. They hinge by moving up and down. Try this: Hold the club out in front of you, and hinge it upward as if you were going to tap your nose.