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If you fondle a club, hold it vertically and look at your wrists, you can bend your right wrist backwards around 70-80 degrees (as in the picture on the previous page). Then you can sweep your wrists horizontally in the opposite direction so that your left wrist is bent backwards 70-80 degrees. Your wrists will have swept forward 140-160 degrees. That’s about as much motion as your wrists can muster, in any direction. So I supposed that’s the motion they were to execute as they flailed. But look at the positions of the left wrists at the top of the lift ‘n coil pictured below.
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If you’re still fondling that club, please hold it vertically again with your wrists about the height of your neck. Keeping your forearms still, bend your wrists up (not horizontally) and try to tap your forehead with the clubshaft. That’s the direction of wristcock in golf (enabled by supple wrists!). The angle of the outside edge of the left side of the palm to the outside edge of the left arm. As the wrists have cocked in the same direction as yours did when you bonked your forehead.
‘Back’ and ‘forth’ are apparent movements in the motion a body makes as it hits a golf ball. The overwhelming emphasis they get is overwhelmingly misleading. To keep from messing up the way you think, build your concept of how to hit a golf ball primarily on around and behind movements led by the torso. “Swing” is a good description of what you ‘see’ as the arms and golf club go through their motions. But you can’t let that ‘seeing’ cause you to ‘believe’ that the legs and torso make a similar rhythmical move.