Definition of backswing in English:


Line breaks: back|swing
Pronunciation: /ˈbakswɪŋ


  • A backward swing, especially of an arm or of a golf club when about to hit a ball: rotate the left forearm at the start of the backswing
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    • I was having a problem swaying backward on my backswing and I wasn't making solid contact.
    • Stephen had a common swing flaw: He failed to turn his body behind the ball during the backswing.
    • You can achieve consistent results by adjusting the length of your backswing and your swing speed.

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