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How to Put Weight Forward on a Pitch?

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So I've been practicing the Quickie Pitch shot.  I always hear weight forward on a pitch or even a chip.  I've never known the proper way to have the weight forward.  Nothing feels right when I do it.  I feel like I'm way too stuck just leaning toward the target and pivoting feels weird.....Also, when I move my weight forward, I tend to feel like my left shoulder is lower to the ball and my head is forward of the ball too.....I just feel way too uncomfortable when I try to put my weight forward

So what is the proper way to do this?  Like where on the foot should I feel that weight?  Heel or toe?  More toward the instep?  Do the shoulders stay level and head behind the ball?

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If you scroll down a bit you’ll see Key #2 videos that describe weight forward quite nicely.

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Checkerfred, you are right to ask this.  It must be practiced because it is not natural to do so.  To answer your questions, you put your weight forward quite a bit, to the point that your left foot (right-handed) will roll some.  Your left knee bends considerably in front of that foot, and just about all of your weight is over on the left side.  Check out the vids though.  I did.

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10 hours ago, Vinsk said:

If you scroll down a bit you’ll see Key #2 videos that describe weight forward quite nicely.

@Vinsk, Key #2 is for the full swing.

@checkerfred, just set up 50/50, then feel like your right shoulder elevates a little so you tip a little toward the target. It helps create a little ascent and descent in the backswing/downswing, too. If the ball isn't back, you won't be "ahead" of the ball or anything.

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