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12 Common Swing Faults Caused By Physical Limitations


This posture is caused by the golfer creating too much arch in the lower back and by sticking the tail bone out too much in the setup position.

25,3% players have S posture


This posture occurs when the golfer’s shoulders are slumped forward at address and there is roundness in the back from the tail bone to the back of the neck.

33,1% players have C posture

Loss of Posture

This occurs when there is any significant alteration in the golfer’s original set up angles during the golf swing.

64,3% players lose the posture

Early Extension

This occurs when the lower body does not rotate thru impact. Instead, the lower body pushes forward towards the golf ball.

64,3% players have early extension

Over the Top

This occurs when the golfer’s arms lead the downswing, causing a very steep angle into the golf ball.

43,5% players down “over the top”


This fault is caused by any excessive lower body lateral movement away from the target during the backswing forcing the weight to the outside of the back foot.

37,2 % players “Sway”


This fault is caused by any excessive lower body lateral movement toward the target during the downswing.

31,4 % players “Slide”

Reverse spine angle :

This occurs when there is any excessive upper body backward bend or excessive left lateral upper body bend during the backswing.

38,5 % players are in reverse spine angle


This fault is caused by any premature release of the wrist angles during the downswing and through impact.

55,9 % players cast the club too early at downswing.

Chicken Wing

This fault describes a loss of extension or break at the bend forward at impact.

35,6 % have “Chicken Wing”

  Hanging Back-

This occurs when a golfer does not shift his or her weight correctly back onto the lead side on the downswing.

32,3 % players hanging back at impact

  Flat Shoulder Plane

This occurs when the shoulders turn more on a horizontal plane than the axis of the original spine angle.

45,2 % have a flat shoulder plane.