backswing

back·swing

 (băk′swĭng′)
n.
The initial part of a stroke, in which one moves a racket or club, for instance, to the position from which forward motion begins.

backswing

(ˈbækswɪŋ)
n
the movement of a club, bat, or racket backwards, away from the intended point of contact, in preparation for making a stroke

back•swing

(ˈbækˌswɪŋ)

n.
the movement backward of a racket, bat, etc., preparatory to a forward stroke or swing.
[1895–1900]
Translations

backswing

[ˈbækˌswɪŋ] n (Tennis) → movimento di apertura
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EVEN with a good backswing, if a golfer does not start the downswing with the correct sequence it can result in wayward shots.
1 second before the initial motion of the club head for the backswing, 2) Back Swing (BS: when the club head reached the farthest position from the target along the Y axis of lab coordinate system), 3) Top of the Back Swing (TBS; when the club head reached either the lowest position along the Z axis of lab coordinate system or the closest position toward the target on Y axis of lab coordinate system after the BS event), 4) Down Swing (DS: when the left wrist reached the farthest position from the target along the Y axis of the lab coordinate system), 5) Ball Impact (BI: when the club head contacted the ball by visual inspection of the video data ), 6) Follow Through (FT: when the club head reached the closest position toward the target along the Y axis of the lab coordinate system).
I have still not got full motion in either my backswing or follow through.
I've been working on my impact position and through concentrating on that my backswing got a little bit out," he explained.
When I was driving, I was knocked off balance duringmy backswing.
April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A one-on-one session with a PGA/LPGA Professional could smooth out a backswing or cut down on three putts.
would have been as relentless as Tiger Woods snapping at an amateur photographer on his backswing.
The 16-year-old broke the rules when she touched a lump of moss behind her ball on her backswing in a greenside bunker at the par four 14th.
SO Thomas Levet's homework for the Ryder Cup has consisted of his caddie shouting abuse at him at the top of his backswing.
We will this month take you to the top of the backswing again giving you the relevant checkpoints that will complete the swing plane and maximum resistance coil up that we are looking for.
Now the pain has gone and I am able to turn properly again on the backswing.
The Carnoustie hero was giving a lesson to a group of disabled youngsters when one of them struck Lawrie on the left wrist with his club during his backswing.