Before you hit the ball, the backswing is the part where you begin to move back from the ball, to the point where it starts to move forward.
The part of the stroke in which the racquet is brought back behind the body in preparation for hitting the ball.
The initial movement of the club away from the ball until it reverses direction and moves into the downswing.
Backward movement of the body and club during the golf swing in preparation for the downswing.
The first part of the swing. When the golfer takes the club backwards away from the ball, behind their shoulder.
The beginning part of swing in which the racket is brought back before being swung forward.
The movement of a player as they are taking the club away from the ball before impact
The motion that involves the club and every element of the body in taking the club away from the ball and setting it in position at the top of the backswing from which the club can be delivered to the ball at impact.
The motion of bringing the club from the ball to the top of the swing. It has also been known to knock the teeth out of a handful of caddies who stood too close behind their player.
The second half of the arm-swing, which takes place behind the body.
The portion of a swing before the ball is hit
the distance a kicker brings their kicking foot behind himself before kicking the ball.
The motion of the club, hands, arms and body away from the ball creating the potential energy to be delivered downward and forward through the ball
when the club is swung backwards, before it is swung down and forward to hit the ball.
When the golfer takes the club away from the addressed ball, continues until the club is moved back towards to ball.
Taking the club from the ground to behind the head.
The backward part of the swing starting from the ground and going back over the head
The first part of the swing, when the club is taken away from the ball to behind the shoulder.
(REASONABLE) The initial action used by a player in moving his racket away from his body as preparation prior to racket movement towards the ball for contact. A backswing is reasonable if it is not excessive. An excessive backswing is one in which the plauer's racket arm is extended towards a straight arm position and/or the racket is extended with the shaft approximately horizontal. The Referee's decision on what constitutes a reasonable as distinct from excessive backswing is final.
The portion of the swing when the club is taken from the ground back over the head.
Also known as the "upswing" – it's the first half of a complete swing (the recoiling of the club from the ground to the top of the swing).
The space taken by the racquet in preparing for a shot
The movement of preparation for a groundstroke when the racquet is pulled backward.
The part of the swing from the point where the clubhead moves away from the ball to the point where it starts back down again. I hope that your backswing is smooth and in balance.