How to stop shanking

Yikes! OK, let's start by agreeing that we'll have to mention the unmentionable. Sadly, the shank cannot be stopped by simply refusing to say the word out loud. It is true though that the very mention of the "shank" can seem to induce one within seconds of the utterance. While there might be a mental angle to investigate, the shank is caused by how you swing the club and it can be surprisingly easy to learn how to stop shanking. That said, we can never forget the awfulness of this particular shot. There are few sadder sights than a golfer, alone on the practice fairway, seemingly unable to stop the shank. So, if you need to cure a shank, take a look at the guidance videos below and remember - there is another way! God bless you.

Screenshot from lesson titled - The Causes of  Shanking - by Peter Headland
Screenshot from lesson titled - The Causes of  Shanking - by Peter Headland

The Causes of Shanking

The two things that cause a shank

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Screenshot from lesson titled - How to cure shank in golf - by David Leadbetter
Screenshot from lesson titled - How to cure shank in golf - by David Leadbetter

How to cure shank in golf

Video showing you how a shank happens and how to cure them.

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Screenshot from lesson titled - Fixing the shanks - by Butch Harmon
Screenshot from lesson titled - Fixing the shanks - by Butch Harmon

Fixing the shanks

Video showing you how a shank happens and how to cure them.

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Screenshot from lesson titled - Stop shanking your golf shots - by Mark Crossfield
Screenshot from lesson titled - Stop shanking your golf shots - by Mark Crossfield

Stop shanking your golf shots

Video showing you how a shank happens and how to cure them.

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Screenshot from lesson titled - Cure your golf shanks - by Mark Crossfield
Screenshot from lesson titled - Cure your golf shanks - by Mark Crossfield

Cure your golf shanks

Video showing you how a shank happens and how to cure them.

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