I saw at least a half dozen on this trip who specifically did this on purpose, thinking it was correct. For those that aren’t familiar it’s the idea of taking the club away as if your trial arm was starting a Lawnmower.
Let’s make a list of all the good things that does.
Gets you too inside off the ball
Creates a narrow takeaway
Gets the right elbow behind the right hip immediately
Gets the left arm pinned across the chest
I’d get into the residual effects of how the body reacts, but the internet doesn’t have enough bandwidth. It’s one thing to not be clear and have people misinterpret a move. It’s something else when doing that move perfectly is the exact opposite of what you’re supposed to do.
“There’s small choice in rotten apples”…and “I shall not budge an inch”