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Ba Boom Hip Drill


Description: The Ba Boom Hip Drill gives you the feel for the perfect combination of a bump and turn with your hips coming into impact. Poor swings will have all turn (spinning open) or all slide/sway. This drill will help you to get your weight to your front foot properly while getting the correct amount of hip rotation for maximum power.

Summary:
  1. Take your set up and place a chair, swing plane pole or golf bag outside your front hip by a couple of inches. Also, make sure it is back enough by the arch of your foot so that you can freely swing your hands and arms through without hitting them. Be sure to set up to the ball as you normally would with a square stance.
  2. Next, make some slow practice swings saying the words "ba boom" to yourself in your head. On the "ba" bump into the chair and on the "boom" turn to face it with your stomach.
  3. After making several practice swings try hitting some balls saying "ba boom" and feeling yourself bump into the chair. Notice how now you are getting a good transfer onto your front foot before hitting the ball and how you are now using your hip rotation and core to apply power into the hit.
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