By Swingpal.com staff
Professional golfers often try to "deaden" their arms on shots from 125 yards and in to reduce spin and improve consistency.
For amateur golfers who don’t have to worry about too much spin, deadening the arms will still improve both consistency and contact.
Some power needs to be maintained, however, and the way to do that is to "rock" the body and arms together, moving them in synch with each other.
In this video swing tip, Swingpal instructor Justin Bruton demonstrates how to practice this motion. It might not feel completely natural at first, but the key is to move the body and arms all together, rocking through the shot.
Practice this drill and you'll be more effective from 125 yards and in, where most of your scoring shots are made.