5 Lessons Learned From Training Those With Low Back Pain
By Dean Somerset
Lower back pain is the most common injury in golf. According to some studies, lower back injuries account for roughly 1/3 of all golf injuries. Strength coach Dean Somerset shares his experience and observations from working with athletes who have lower back pain.
Improving from the Ground Up: How the Function of the Ankle and Foot Influence Your Swing
By Daniela Schellenberg
Did you know that your feet are often overlooked in golf? Why is the mobility of feet and ankles essential? We often talk about how ground mechanics can influence power and consistency in the golf swing, but we probably don't spend enough time talking about how the function of our feet and ankles affect so much of what we do in the golf swing.
How Improving Pelvic Rotation Helped My Client Control Their Path
By Lance Gill
Ball flight was the symptom, but movement was his problem.
What Research Tells Us About The Impact Of Strength Training On Flexibility And Durability
By Clinton Shum
To formulate a blanket opinion against strength training for all golfers based on isolated instances is failing to have awareness of the big picture.
How I Use Dry Needling And My TPI Medical Certification To Help Golfers
By Catherine Hoell
Dry needling technique is not a panacea for all golf injuries, nor is it a modality that I use in exclusion of other evidenced-based physical therapy treatments, but it is a powerful tool to have in my practice.
How Ankle Mobility Influences Your Movement Patterns and Your Golf Swing
Dr. Greg Rose explains the relationship between the deep squat and Loss of Posture, specifically as it relates to ankle mobility.
How Ryan Moore rehabbed his ankle with a TPI Certified team
By Brian Chandler
After Ryan Moore won the John Deere Classic, he credited TPI Certified Brian Chandler with helping him overcome a nagging ankle issue which had bothered him for five years.
Golf's True Competitive Edge
By K.C Craichy
Add the power of Superfood Nutrtion to your game;
The Position of The Right Foot
By Dave Phillips
OK, once and for all, how should the right foot be positioned in the golfer’s address position?
Why Sprinting is a Key Developmental Exercise for Young Golfers
By Coach Milo
Want to create a better athlete? Create a better sprinter.
Beware Of What You Stretch
By Jason Glass
So many of us have bought into the old adage that you need to stretch to stay supple and play your best. What if stretching actually had the opposite effect?
What We Can Learn About Distance From Long Drive Competitors
A look at how the longest drivers in the world achieve 200+ mph ball speed and what the average golfer can learn from it.
We Induce Failure: Therefore, Our Students Succeed
By Dr. Bhrett McCabe
Adapted from Michael Jordan’s quote, “I failed, therefore, I succeeded,” Dr. Bhrett McCabe discusses the value of incorporating failure drills in your students' practice.
An Osteopathic Approach to Performance
By Jelle Zandveld
An overview of Osteopathic principles and how they can be used to help your athlete’s performance.
How Addressing The Function Of Deep Stabilizers Can Improve Movement Quality In Your Golf Swing
By Dr. Josh Nelson
When a joint becomes restricted either through injury or prolonged postural distortions this leads to a decreased firing of the deep stabilising muscles (e.g. Multifidus, Rotatores etc.) and an over activity of the compensatory global muscles such as the Erector Spinae, Quadratus Lumborum and Iliopsoas.
Say the Magic Words: Internal vs External Coaching Cues
By Tim Neumann
TPI Certified trainer Tim Neumann discusses the use of internal and external cues in training and golf instruction
Four Exercises for Stronger, More Powerful Glutes
By Dr. Ben Langdown and Jennifer Fleischer
Whether you’re looking to improve your golf game, or help prevent injuries and low back pain, focusing on glute strength is one of the most important things you can do in the gym.
Nutrition: A Golfer's Competitive Edge?
By K.C. Craichy
TPI Advisory Board member KC Craichy discusses the competitive edge that a healthy diet can offer golfers.
The Benefits Of Complex Training For Power Development In Golfers
By Michael Carroll
Complex training is a training method which combines a high load strength exercise, and a lower load velocity or power based exercise, of similar movement patterns into an “exercise pairing”.
Highlighting Some of Our Most Popular Articles of 2017
We've been very fortunate to be able to use our platform highlight industry thought leaders and body-swing success stories from amateur and professional golf. Here's a collection of our most read articles of 2017.