By Kiel Christianson
The most important fundamental is also the most basic: the grip. Your grip will dictate pretty much everything else about your swing, so if your grip is peculiar, the rest of your swing will follow.
In this SwingFix swing tip video, Mark Bereza from the Annika Academy shares a secret for establishing a proper grip: It's all in your sixth finger.
Right about now you might be asking ... what?
Bereza calls the heel pad of the left hand the "sixth finger" because when the club is positioned correctly, it works with the forefinger to grip the club.
As Bereza describes, if you set your thumb and sixth finger on top of the club, the rest of the grip follows pretty naturally.