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Golf Drills: Trail Foot Back Drill

Last Updated: Nov 06, 2023

Golf Drills: Trail Foot Back Drill

This drill will help you learn how to shift your weight properly.

Written By: Zach Gollwitzer

Posted in: Golf Swing Drills

Tags: Slice Fix

Who is this drill best for?

This drill will be best for:

  • Golfers who hit a slice and fail to hit "from the inside"
  • Golfers who struggle to hit the ball far enough

Required Materials and Equipment

For this drill, you will need:

  • A short iron
  • Some range balls and a place to hit

Drill Overview

This drill forces you to hit from the inside and properly shift your weight. It is one of my all-time favorites!

Drill Instructions

  1. Grab a short iron and set up to the shot normally
  2. Drop your trail foot a few inches backward
  3. Re-adjust until you are comfortable and practice making rhythmic golf swings

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