Swing Drills

  • Fix your slice with this simple drill

    05 June 2017

    Need to fix your slice? Use this simple drill Fault: Slicing, caused by pulling the club across the line Fix: Raise your lead heel as you deliver the club The slice typically starts with the development of an out-to-in attack path. This swing path makes it difficult to rotate the club face back to square consistently, resulting in slices and pulled shots. While...

  • Instruction: The left foot drill

    28 April 2017

    Gareth Johnstone is one of our Today's Golfer Top 50 coaches, and he is here to help you start your downswing correctly.  This video is all about creating a simple drill with your left foot which will help turn your left shoulder behind the ball and then create the perfect point for you to start your downswing. Watch the video to find...

  • Towel Swing Drill

    27 March 2017

    In this video, Gareth Johnston teaches you how to get a more consistent swing by using a long golf towel in this very simple drill.   By using this technique you will smooth out your backswing, which in turn will smooth out the transition and get your down swing started with the correct sequence. ...

  • Control the low point of your swing

    27 May 2015

    In this instruction video, TG Top 50 Coach Steve Astle shows you a simple drill (using a cane or alignment stick) to ensure the bottom of your swing path remains consistent.

  • Clubface orientation

    27 May 2015

    In this golf tuition video, TG Elite Professional Adrian Fryer shows you a drill to ensure your clubface orientation is correct. All you need is an allen key!...

  • Swinging on a neutral path

    26 May 2015

    In this golf tuition video, TG Elite Professional Adrian Fryer teaches you how to keep swinging on a neutral path for consistency.

  • George Coetzee's takeaway drill

    09 December 2014

    Semi-finalist in October’s Volvo World Matchplay at the London Club, South Africa’s George Coetzee explains the deliberate takeaway rehearsal he uses before every swing. The Problem: I’m very broad-shouldered, so I often have a hard time turning my upper body correctly on the backswing. When I don’t turn properly, I compensate by either picking the club up too early on the backswing,...

  • Sequence the body parts into impact

    07 August 2014

    Everyone wants to drive the ball further and be longer off the tee and with this drill Gareth Johnston shows you how to sequence your body movements to get more power into your golf swing. If you want to get a few more yards with the driver, take a look at this video.

  • Position the ball in your stance

    07 August 2014

    TG Elite Teaching Professional Gareth Johnston shows you where to position the ball in your stance to help you hit either a draw or a fade. Take a look at this video for more.

  • Fix your slice with this pre-shot routine

    Written by Adrian Fryer on 07 August 2013

    Around 80% of club golfers hit the ball with a slice that robs them of distance and accuracy. If you're one of these golfers, you can start straightening out your shots with something as simple as a pre-shot routine. This video tip by TG Elite Pro Adrian Fryer demonstrates a pre-shot routine that will help fix the tendencies that lead to a...

  • Gain more power with this pre-shot routine

    Written by Adrian Fryer on 07 August 2013

    Every golfer wants to hit the ball further, especially off the tee. But it's important that you increase your power in a controllable way to ensure you hit long and accurate shots. There are a few simple steps that you can take to banish the momentum lost by overswinging and striking the ground too early. This video tip from TG Elite Pro...

  • Feel and control your clubface

    Written by Kendal McWade on 07 August 2013

    The ability to control your clubface throughout the swing and into the all-important impact zone is vital to control your ball flight and hitting the shots you want. This video tip with TG Elite Pro and Instinctive Golf founder Kendal McWade shows you a fantastic drill that will enable you to build feel and control of your clubface and learn how...

  • Check your plane halfway back

    Written by Adrian Fryer on 13 May 2013

    In this video tip TG Elite Teaching Professional Adrian Fryer talks about checking your swing plane as part of our 25th Anniversary Best Ever Tips feature. Adrian shares his swing plane checkpoints, including a 'point the torch' drill that will help you check if your swing is on plane and how to recognise if its too steep or too shallow.  ...

  • Improve your coil for added power

    Written by Gareth Johnston on 17 January 2013

    In this video TG Elite Teaching Professional Gareth Johnston talks you through his tips for increased coil, and therefore power, in the golf swing. His tip will help you turn correctly, to do this you need to stand in the right way and turn by winding up behind the golf ball. Problems occur if the left side of your body stays ontop...

  • Use your ball logo to hit a draw

    Written by Chris Ryan on 04 January 2013

    In this video TG Elite Teaching Professional Chris Ryan shows you how you can use the logo on your ball to encourage a draw bias swing plane that will give you more distance off the tee. All you need to do is place your ball's logo on the back left when you tee it up. If you then aim for it...

  • Hit a draw with the help of a spare club

    Written by Chris Ryan on 04 January 2013

    In this video TG Elite Teaching Professional Chris Ryan shows you how you can use a spare club on the ground to hit a right-to-left distance enhancing draw. The club helps you approach the ball from the inside because it gives you a reference point for your hands during the start of your downsing.   This video was shot on location at Abama Golf...

  • Pause your swing to improve ball striking

    Written by Gareth Johnston on 31 December 2012

    In this video TG Elite Teaching Professional Gareth Johnston gives you a drill to stop you trying to hit the ball from the top, that causes a loss of angle and power. By following his tips you can gain more power where it matters, at the point of impact.   This video was shot on location at the Buenavista Golf Club in Tenerife. The...

  • Use your nose to improve your ball striking

    Written by Gareth Johnston on 24 December 2012

    In this video TG Elite Teaching Professional Gareth Johnston gives you an easy drill to optimise your impact conditions. By lining the centre of your body up with the ball you can stop your clubhead attacking the back of the ball to steeply, leading to fats, or too shallowly, leading to thins. In this video Gareth teaches you how to get it...

  • Understand your shoulder turn

    Written by Gareth Johnston on 13 December 2012

    In this video TG Elite Teaching Professional Gareth Johnston shows you a simple tip that will help you improve your shoulder turn. He starts by kneeling, this removes his lower body action from the equation. When you swing from here you'll realise your own limitations. You can then swing within yourself for more control and accuracy. This video was shot on location at...

  • Use a towel to improve your weight transition

    Written by Gareth Johnston on 06 December 2012

    In this video TG Elite Teaching Professional Gareth Johnston teaches you how to crunch your irons with a simple drill to try at home and all you will need is a towel. The aim of the drill is to get your weight on your left side when you get to the top of your backswing. This then aids you in finding the right position to...

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