How to practise backswing?

The backswing is a swing sequence that takes place immediately after the takeaway and will bring your club up until it reaches the top of the swing. This is an important technique in golf and requires players spending time practicing.

In this post, PRO Nguyen Tuan Kiet will guide us how to perform backswing properly.

Note: For right-handed golfer, the right is “back”, the left is “front” and vice versa for left-handed player.

Step 1: Setup position.

How to practice backswing

Step 2: Takeaway movement accordingly. Ensure the proper connection of the chest-arms-club. To review how to setup and takeaway, back to Lesson 3 and Lesson 4.

How to practice backswing

Step 3: Continue rotating until your hips’ limit.

How to practice backswing


  • Feet and Hip
    • The soles of your back feet should not be lifted off the ground.
    • The hip joint is locked.

=> Following those notes will help you find the position where you reach of the limit of hip rotation and avoid over-rotating or straining the hip.

  • Arms and Wrists
    • Your Chest-Arm-Club tilted to the position in which your shoulders create an angle of 30-40 degrees comparative to the horizontal axis.
Tips to practice backswing