In this quick video lesson PGA Professional Joseph Hallett demonstrates a simple drill that will help improve your ball contact and make your swing more consistent. The Fireman’s Carry Drill can be added to the training regimen for those of all levels; it’s the perfect drill for any golfer struggling to hone their backswing and make solid contact with the ball.
To complete this drill all you have to do is set up like normal, and pick up the club and rest it on your shoulder as if you were hoisting a backpack. Then rotate your shoulders like you would during your typical stroke, and extend your club with arms straightened. This should put you in a good position to attack the ball with about 60% of your normal swing. Focus on keeping still at setup and using proper upper body posture throughout, and you’ll notice huge improvements thanks to the Fireman’s Carry Drill!