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How To Use Your Hips In The Golf Swing

One of the most common questions I hear from my students is, "How do I use my hips in the golf swing?" While this is somewhat of a broad topic, it can be a trouble spot for many players given the variety of lower-body swing faults that exist; golfers may struggle with sway/slide patterns, early extension, a lack of rotation at impact, and so forth.

Thankfully, I have found this walkthrough useful for players looking to better understand how we interact with the ground AND how to train the proper lower-body patterns. To do this, we will use (1) key checkpoint in transition and a couple different "feels" related to the timing/rhythm of our pressure shift.

Overall, we want to increase the awareness for how we load the lower-body, so that we can use rotation to improve sequencing, timing, and our overall swing consistency.

Playlists: Pivot Drills, Fix Your Early Extension, Stop Lunging Forward, Stop Moving Off The Ball (Sway), Stop Standing Up In Your Backswing, Trail Leg Understanding

Tags: Fundamentals, Poor Contact, Not Straight Enough, Not Enough Distance, Early Extension, Standing Up, Sway, Impact, Follow Through, Backswing, Transition, Release, Concept, Intermediate

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