As a rotary sport, golf requires proper body action to unlock power and consistency. But most golfers don't use their bodies efficiently -- sometimes not enough, sometimes in the wrong way. When a student is learning a teacher's swing pattern, biomechanics supersedes swing mechanics every time.
To understand how to use your body, imagine you're swinging a hockey stick. Players with poor or incomplete body action tend to depend on their hands to manipulate the club and save the shot. Try that with a hockey stick, and you'll sprain your wrist. This simple image goes a long way. Let's look at the body's role, from pitching for 100-shooters to iron play for 90s-shooters to driving for better players.