Golf Podcast 249: Clearing Your Hips Through the Ball for Better Ball Striking

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Make no mistake, the real speed of a proper golf swing is generated by a making a good hip turn more than anything else. By correctly rotating or “clearing” your hips you allow your upper body to deliver the club to the ball with speed, consistency, and power. In this episode of The Golf Podcast, hosts Frank and Mike chat …


Clearing Your Hips for a More Consistent and Powerful Golf Swing

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The quest for most power is nearly universal in the game of golf. From beginners on up to professionals, nearly everyone would like to hit the ball farther. When you hit longer shots, you are able to use shorter clubs, and hopefully set yourself up for lower scores. It doesn’t always work out that way, but the vision in most …


Fitness Friday – Golf Exercises to Improve Hip Flexibility

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Kirk Adams of Golf & Body NYC is back again this week with another Fitness Friday segment to help you improve hip flexibility which will lead to more distance on the golf course. Having better hip flexibility can help prevent common swing flaws like early extension, slide, sway, and hanging back while at the same time taking stress off your …


How to Use Your Hips to Generate a More Powerful Golf Swing

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In a good golf swing, the entire body works together as one cohesive unit.  It would be a mistake to say that any one part of your body is the ‘most-important’ when it comes to the swing, as all parts of the body are important. However, some parts certainly demand more attention than others. Golf instruction is often focused on …


The Proper Hip Movement for Power and Consistency

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Many of you prescribe to a popular myth and don’t even know it!  This myth involves your hips in the golf swing and it can rob you of power and consistency.  The wrong thought to have regarding your hips is to “turn my hips level” in both the backswing and downswing.  No, no, no, no no!! Your hips do not …