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is this stack and tilt?

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more so the iron swings at the end of the video, i have noticed i done this swing just randomly and when reading upon various swings to to me resembles a stack and tils swing would love to hear your opions? olso i have changed my driver swing keeping my wrists hinged on the down swing so the shaft point at my taget, feels alot tigher that i  used to swing

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I'm no s&t; expert but I dont think so because it's clear you are shifting weight backwards in your swing, looking at your left knee...

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In my opinion in no way whatsoever does this resemble stack and tilt. Weight Forward is the main Philosophy and there is just no way to do that if you raise your front heel 5-6 inches off the ground. But I'm also no instructor...

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Not so much, no.

Weight forward. Nope.

Shoulder down. A little.

Hands in. Not so much.

Straight arms. Okay-ish.

Tuck butt. Not really.

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