Hip Crossover Exercise


The Hip Crossover Exercise is a great way to improve your ability to generate and control the separation between your shoulders and your pelvis (the so-called “X-Factor”), which is crucial for generating club head speed in the golf swing.

The Hip Crossover Exercise forms part of the Golf Stability series of innovative and dynamic exercises that will build stability in your joints and core for better consistency and ball-striking.


Figure 1.  Hip Crossover Exercise Video.



  • Start by lying face up on the ground with your arms out to your sides, your knees bent, and your feet flat on the ground.
  • Let your knees fall to your left
  • Reverse the movement and let your knees fall to your right.
  • Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.


Keep your shoulders on the ground, your knees together, and your abdominal muscles engaged.  Do not let your knees touch the ground.

You should feel it stretching and working your core.


For a more challenging version of this exercise, try the Hip Crossover (Feet Up) Exercise.


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