4 DOS & DON’TS FOR POWER
Most golfers have poor or no hip turn. Real hip turn is a repositioning of the top of your legs. Using a tour stick through your belt hoops ideally illustrates what we’re looking to achieve; the left end (righthanders) should move towards the ball.
As you can see, restricted right leg movement means there’s barely any hip turn whatsoever; the left end of the tour stick has barely moved. That’s going to restrict your backswing coil and your ability to create power.
A lot of people cheat a backswing by lifting the club to the top primarily using their arms, but in this drill the foam roll gets Joe to move his body as well as his arms. If you don’t rotate the rib cage more, you run the risk of a serious power leak.
Most golfers don’t turn their rib cage enough and cheat by just moving their arms. But you’ve got to have the right blend of arms and body and the rolling foam is the perfect prop to ensure this is achieved.