Hip Rotation

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Hip Rotation measures the degrees you rotate your hips on the backswing and then the degrees of rotation at impact. The reason why Hip Rotation is important is because that is where most of the power in a golf swing comes from.  

How do I capture Hip Rotation?

Hip Rotation is captured when you turn on the "Phone in Pocket" feature within Settings and place your iOS device in your front or back pocket. **Please note that Hip Rotation can only be captured with devices that have a gyroscope.  All iOS phones 4+ have a gyroscope and some Android phones do as well.  Please check your phone specifications for details.**



What are the standards for Hip Rotation?

The average golf professional has an average hip rotation of 45 degrees closed to the target at the top of the backswing, and at impact, they rotate their hips to an average of 42 degrees open (facing the target). Most amateurs under-rotate their hips on both the backswing and the downswing.

GolfSense Video Lesson: Hip Rotation Defined

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