Feet Together Drill to Improve Balance and Tempo

Feet Together Drill
Photo: Courtesy Tina Mickelson
Easy swings with your feet together is an excellent way to establish the proper balance and tempo for your swing.
Tina Mickelson, PGA

Problem Area: Fundamentals
Series: Instruction Feature

Published: Wednesday, June 13, 2012 | 3:09 p.m.

To get a fuller swing while increasing your balance, try taking some slow practice swings with your feet together. Many players have a tendency to sway back and forth in their swing and with your feet together you obviously can’t do that. This drill teaches you what it feels like to stay centered over the ball. You will also find that you are able to get a much fuller turn. This drill will show you what it feels like to get a good, full turn while maintaining good balance. To top it all off, you are also going to find that your tempo is a lot more even, too.

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