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Things to take note of with Finau's shot

  • How far the club moves/swings compared to his hands
  • Toe up at A2
  • Lots of speed (related to the first point)

 

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On 1/28/2019 at 11:43 AM, mvmac said:

Things to take note of with Finau's shot

  • How far the club moves/swings compared to his hands
  • Toe up at A2
  • Lots of speed (related to the first point)

 

But he doesn't seem to have any body rotation, maybe I'm just not seeing it?

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On 11/28/2018 at 11:42 PM, mvmac said:

Soft arms and importance of the body rotation on pitch shots.

Can't hit this shot with the leading edge 😀

 

 

Here's the YT vid top post creator, Bryan Pate, made on the soft right arm.

 

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I'm trying to control my backswing length better on pitch shots. 

Is the feeling of the right wrist just hinging only a good feel for shorter pitches? I feel like I get into trouble because my normal backswing motion is to move the arms a lot. I tend to hinge late in my normal swing. I was using my TV as a mirror, and trying to mimic the the club movement to parallel as shown in the video of the OP. The only way I get there is by just hinging that right wrist.

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It's not just a hinge, though, as you still want to roll to expose the bounce/glide.

But, yeah, it's more of a wrist thing than a "moving your whole arms thing."

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