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Swing Speed

Swing Speed defines the speed at which the golf club swings through the ball. There is a direct correlation between clubhead speed and the distance the ball will travel. The faster the swing speed, the further the ball will carry. Swing speed is measured in mph.

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  • Great Players Generate Speed the Same Way

    All great ball strikers generate speed the same way in the golf swing. This is called the kinematic sequence. What this sequence defines is the transfer of energy from your hips to your shoulders and then to your arms and finally to the ball. After your hips fire in the downswing they will start to slow and then the energy is transferred into your shoulders. Your shoulders do the same. They accelerate using the energy from the hips and as they slow, they then transfer the energy into your arms which fire and transfer the speed and energy into the ball. In order to have a proper kinematic sequence you need to have the flexibility and strength in the various body parts involved.

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