If you don't keep your knees relatively level, you're going to fall out of dynamic balance and start hitting bad shots. The key to staying level is being in an athletically ready position and resisting the front knee from kicking in during your backswing. The knee can move slightly, but it cannot break.
Your shoulders also play a big role in the swing, so it's important to understand exactly how they should move from the start of your backswing to your finish position. The knees and how stable they are will have a direct effect on the movement of the shoulders as well. If your knees are breaking, it will most likely cause you to overturn. Because we utilize a limited turn vertical swing, over-rotation will only hurt your game.
1. I was under the impression that the knees were supposed to be still during the BUS. In the video your left knee appears to move forward a noticeable amount in your BUS. Should the knees remain still or is flexing expected?
2. Are the shoulders supposed to remain parallel to the aiming line until after impact or should they turn into the shot before impact? By this I mean that the shoulders rotate to face the target together with the swing prior to impact. Obviously the shoulders don't complete the turn to the target until after impact. Are they expected to be turned something like 20 degrees toward the target at impact?
I'll demonstrate a couple of different views of a correct Peak Performance Golf Swing. That way, you'll be able to see exactly how much my shoulders and knees move. It isn't very much, but there is some movement.
Check out the video to see if you're moving too much.
Keep it vertical!
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