Screening and Baseline Numbers in Amateur Golfers: Part 1 of the Fit For Golf 12 Month Case Study
By Michael Carroll
Michael Carroll of Fit For Golf is taking three amateur golfers through a 12 month fitness journey to identify how addressing physical limitations can have an affect on their game.
Maximize the Speed You Already Have
By Liam Mucklow
Every player wants to hit it further, but many golfers don't realize that they already have the physical tools to do it.
When Surgery is the Right Treatment for Your Herniated Disc
By Dr. Paul Houle
What is a herniated lumbar disc and how does it occur? More importantly, how does a herniated disc affect my golf swing and how can I regain my swing once I have recovered from my injury?
The Man Behind The PGA Champ - How Marc Wahl Played a Hand in Jimmy Walker's Triumph
TPI Certified physical therapist Marc Wahl discusses his work with PGA Champ Jimmy Walker.
What We Can Learn From "Seve"
By Andy Griffiths
For anyone who plays golf, or for anyone who’s interested in golf, or better yet; for anyone who’s interested in finding and following their dreams, the newly released film, Seve, is a must see. Directed by John Paul Davidson, the film is an epic tale and true story of the life of the late Severiano “Seve” Ballesteros, one of the best and most charismatic European golfers that has ever lived. Known for his daring and creative play, Seve arguably transformed modern golf by turning the Ryder Cup from a US dominated foregone conclusion to an intense, emotionally draining, competitive clash that has resulted in some of the best moments in golf over the past 30 years.
Rethinking the Path to a College Golf Scholarship
By Brendan Ryan
Malcolm Gladwell's book, Outliers, helped popularize the 10,000 hour rule. It's a great idea, but not as simple as many parents think. Time dedicated to a task is vitally important, but how we encourage young athletes to spend that time is equally critical.
Catching Ping Pong Balls To Improve Quiet Eye For Golf
By Liam Mucklow
The Quiet Eye (QE) refers to the final fixation of eye movement at least 100 milliseconds prior to movement. Longer QE duration is exhibited by experts in comparison to non-experts.
Matching Up Thoracic Spine and Shoulders Blades in an Unstable Student
By Richard Woodhouse
TPI Certified instructor Richard Woodhouse discusses the relationship between posture in set up and the quality of movement in the swing.
5 Training Strategies to Increase Vertical Thrust Without Leaving The Ground
By Pam Owens
Vertical thrust is a significant power generator in the golf swing, but how do you train a your client that is unable to jump? Here are a few ideas from TPI Certified trainer Pam Owens.
5 Key Fundamentals
By Dave Phillips
What are the key fundamentals to a great golf swing? Is it a straight left arm, a big shoulder turn, a flat left wrist, a stable right leg, or maybe just a good left hand at impact?
How To Overcome Golf Injuries And Get Back To Playing Your Best
By Michael Carroll
Injuries in amateur golf are very common. Though there are tremendous professional resources available, athletes often do a poor job managing their recovery.
How 43 Year Old Berry Henson Increased His Max Ball Speed By 15 MPH
We had the opportunity to work with Berry and his longtime strength coach Anthony Spain a few weeks before US Open qualifying and wanted to highlight some of the improvements they had made over the last several years, most notably how they were able to improve his maximum ball speed by over 15 mph.
7 Anti-Rotation Exercises to Maximize Clubhead Speed
By Dr. Ben Langdown and Jennifer Fleischer
Whether you're looking to increase your clubhead speed, reduce the risk of injury around the lower back or just increase your strength and tone through the core muscles, training for anti-rotation is key.
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 Cameron Tringale Gained 8 MPH in One Year
Cameron Tringale had the largest single-season increase in clubhead speed since the TOUR started recording radar data. Dr. Greg Rose shares the kinematic data and physical screen results which revealed the opportunity for improvement.
How Improving Pelvic Rotation Helped My Client Control Their Path
By Lance Gill
Ball flight was the symptom, but movement was his problem.
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.