Category - cumshot
A short left thumb grip is characterized by its two main features. Firstly, as its name implies the left thumb extends much less down the grip than it does in the long finger grip. Indeed, a golfer with a short left thumb will notice how his thumb will extend barely past the other fingers down on the grip. Proper grip pressure is one of golfs most elusive fundamentals - and its as difficult to describe as it is to achieve. One method that has helped me set the proper pressure in my left hand is the short-thumb technique. Take your usual grip on the club, with your left thumb extended straight down the shaft. without a proper golf swing grip it is virtually impossible to play golf at the top of your ability. However, despite the fact that there is a lot of material out there about basic gripping procedures, the concept of the long thumb or short thumb rarely comes up. pga professional matt terzo talks about the placement of your left hand on the club. Short or long left thumb? Matt answers that question and gives multiple. both have pros and cons, but imo long left thumb is better. Most people go to a short left thumb grip after having been overswinging because it reduces the range of motion. Short thumb grip the position of the thumb can have a direct impact on a golfers clubhead speed and control of the shaft at the top of the backswing. It is generally understood that the long left thumb increases range of motion while the short thumb restricts range of motion. the thumb is long but not extended too far down the shaft. There is a gap between the thumb and the knuckle of the index finger where the fingers are tightly wrapped together under the club. The extended thumb and wrist position at address translate into the proper hand action at the top of the backswing where the hinge of the hands leverage. I remember about 67 years ago when my grip was fixed to grip with a short thumb. There are a lot of different opinions out there between teachers. ways too short will tend to prevent a good set of the club ways too long will tend to promote the inability to fully control the club either at the top or through impact so too long or too short as a description of lead thumb is entirely relative to the particular grip hold being discussed.