GOLF: Internal Vs. External Rotation Of The Trail Shoulder

GOLF: Internal  Vs. External Rotation Of The Trail Shoulder

Internal Vs. External Rotation Of The Trail Shoulder

**Check out our membership site at
**Here’s the link to the TOUR STRIKER SMART BALL I use in this video

**Join me every Monday at 5:00 PM EST for my live Q&A sessions right here on YouTube!

**For lessons with me go to,

**Here’s the link to the best golf training aid I’ve ever seen, LiveView+PLUS Use the coupon code ECGOLF to get $40 off your purchase!

**Never worry about golf gloves again! Get the best glove at the best price delivered right to your doorstep! Go to
and use the coupon code ECGOLF to get 10% off your first shipment.

**Book. Play. Track. Improve. All with the Hole 19 Golf App
Go to and use the promo code: ECOGORNO30 to get 30% off the first subscription period of any subscription plan on Hole 19’s website.
(Only available via WEB subscription not on App or Play Stores)

**Sick of that steep downswing ruining you game? I finally put together a step-by-step program to shallow your downswing! Get my SHALLOW YOUR DOWNSWING MASTER CLASS at:

_________________

If you haven’t yet, be sure to Subscribe to Eric Cogorno Golf on YouTube and click the notification bell to get updates.

You can learn more about our bestselling SLICE FIX TRAINING PROGRAM at

_______________

Internal vs. external rotation of the trail shoulder in the golf swing. Which one is right for you?

First, let’s explain what it means. If my trail shoulder is externally rotated during the backswing, I feel more elbow down, I’m keeping the arm tighter to the body, and I have a look where the shaft is sort of laid off. If I’m more internally rotated, I’ll have more of a flying, right elbow – my elbow is farther away from the ground – and more of an across the line or down the line look.

Not everyone has enough trail shoulder mobility to externally rotate. So, I would say first check and see what you can or can’t do. External rotation does make it easier to have a good downswing. When I externally rotate my trail shoulder, the club head is already behind my hands and the club is already really nicely on plane. All I have to do is maintain that external rotation in transition or increase it a little bit and I’ve already shallowed the shaft.

When people have a more internally rotated trail shoulder there is more potential for speed. So, whether you are externally rotated at the top or internally rotated at the top, both of those players still need to get into external rotation in transition. The act or action of going from internally rotated to externally rotated creates speed. If longer shots are part of your priority list, which most of you probably they are, that’s a move you can do for that.

Ultimately both of them can work. Whether you’re going to go internal or external, you will do it from the takeaway to the top. See what your flexibility is. Identify your priorities. If you can externally rotate in transition, give it a try. If not, just keep it simple and no matter what you do, do it during the second half of your backswing.

_______________

Follow and Like us at:

#ericcogornogolf

**I may earn a small commission for my endorsement, recommendation, testimonial, and/or link to any products or services recommended on Eric Cogorno Golf sites. Your purchase helps support my work in bringing you free content to help you learn about golf and improve your game. My goal is to help people through my experience so I will not recommend a product or service unless I’ve

1) Used it personally. (which will be the case the vast majority of the time)

2) Thoroughly researched it and gotten first-hand user feedback from other professionals I trust and that have used the product/service.