Setting Up Your Alignment Disc

What Angle Should I Use?

Set up in your address position next to the rod and disc as shown to the left. Place the rod in whichever hole is needed to approximately match the rod angle to the angle of your shaft at address. This angle will change as you change clubs, but some variation between club shaft and rod angle is fine.

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Why the Alignment Disc?

Often times we feel like we're improving our swing during a range session, but really we're just ingraining bad habits over and over again. At times it can feel like our swing is changing for the better, until we take a quick look at a video and nothing has changed.

The Alignment Disc with rods will provide you with a physical reference point for your swing path. You'll know exactly when you're making steps in the right direction. You can also use the Alignment Disc to work on fixing other issues such as early extension, swaying, and more.

How heavy is the Alignment Disc?

About 5 pounds.

What kinds of swing faults can the Alignment Disc help with?

We see the Alignment Disc as the ultimate swing-plane trainer (e.g., too far under/over the plane). It can also be used to fix a number of other swing issues, such as swaying, early extension, and more.

How is this different compared to other alignment rod holders?

We view the Alignment Disc as an ideal option because of its added weight and durability. It will keep your alignment rod stable (even if you hit your rod with a club). Also, the added weight allows you to stack two alignment rods together. This allows you to work on additional swing faults, such as keeping the head steady throughout the swing.

What angle should I use?

Generally, you want to use the angle that corresponds with the angle of your shaft at address. This will typically change depending on what club you're using (e.g., When using driver, your shaft is shallower than with a sand wedge).

How far should the Alignment Disc be from my golf ball when in use?

The answer comes down to personal preference, but we generally recommend that golfers start with the disc about three feet from the ball when they're working on their backswing. When using the Alignment Disc to work your follow-through, it can be as close as you want it to be to your ball, depending on what you are specifically working on.

How do I know whether I should use the Alignment Disc's inside holes or outside holes?

When the disc is inside your target line (i.e., inside the path of your club), you will want to use the holes near the center of the disc. When you have your disc placed outside your target line (i.e., outside the path your club will take), you will want to use the holes on the outer edge of the disc. This will ensure that you won't hit the disc with your club in your swing.

Will the Alignment Disc support two alignment rods stacked on top of eachother?

Absolutely. This is one of the fantastic benefits of training your golf swing with the Alignment Disc. Stacking two rods together is quite useful if you are looking to practice keeping your head from dipping or swaying during your swing.