Firm Left Side

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Firm Left Side
Hitting against a firm left side is something i hear a fair bit on the TV or read in books , Any tips on how it can be achieved?

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The last lesson I had, I had a problem with my left foot turning left during or after impact - causing my upper torso to turn too early. I was told Lee Westwood practices with a brick, or something else heavy on the outside of his left foot to stop it turning so now when I practice, one of the things I concentrate on is keeping my left foot in the same place throughout the swing. I think this also helps firm up the left side although others may wish to add/comment.

I have the same problem as that , when i'm in my finish position my left foot has "spun" to the left a fair bit .

Yep..just been reading it in Leadbetters tips...Place a brolly just next to your left foot, stuck vertical in the ground. Your follow through then should finish without your body, thigh or hip etc touching the brolly. In effect, it emphasises that you have rotated the body into the finish and not swayed into it.SG

I was given the following advice to help me achieve this, certainly helped me.Imagine that as you swing your body is pivoting around your left hip (I'm assuming that you're right handed). This will ensure that your left side remains firm and also helps to keep the spine angle correct during the swing.I found it difficult to do at first, however, it was worth the perseverance as my accuracy has improved and, as a bonus, I have gained a few extra yards.Brom.

Speaking with pro at my lesson yesterday on same thing and advised to try rotating left foot clockwise round to 2 oclockish (right handers) to firm up left side

Nice one.

Nice one.