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.
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.
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”.
How Throwing a Frisbee Can Help Your Swing Sequence
By Liam Mucklow
Over the years I have found that it can be a lot easier to address kinematic sequence issues by using multisport modalities as a vehicle for the golfer to acquire a new pattern.
How Jordan Does It
By Dave Phillips
Jordan Spieth is arguably the hottest player in golf and a favorite at the Masters, but his swing doesn't get as much credit as it deserves. Here are some things he does really well.
TPI’s Junior Hat Classification System
By Greg Rose
Learn about our hat classification system used in our TPI Junior programs.
Measuring the Timing of the Golf Swing from Video
By Phil Cheetham
In this article Phil Cheetham will show you how to measure the timing of the backswing, downswing and follow through all with a video camera. Plus, he shows how to use this information to calculate backswing to downswing tempo.
Cupping Therapy on the PGA TOUR: Considerations and Concerns
By Marc Wahl
A few reflections and considerations on the cupping demonstrations provided during the 2016 World Golf Fitness Summit.
10 Ways to Motivate our Young Athletes
By Milo Bryant
For some silly, inane reason, too many of us believe that learning can only take place in monotonous and analgesic environments conducive to most funerals. TPI instructor Milo Bryant shares why fun should be a priority.
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.
Strength vs Speed: The Secret Behind the World’s Longest Hitters
If I had a dollar for overtime someone came in my gym wanting to hit the ball shorter I would be broke.
How Golfers Can Add More HIIT In The Gym
By Jason Glass
Why golfers are more like sprinters than marathoners and how you can train like one with the Jason Glass Skipping Challenge.
Not All Yoga is Good for Golf But Proper Application Can Deliver Big Benefits
By Dana Santas
Yoga tends to be touted as the panacea for everything, but not all yoga is good for golfers. In fact, spending hours doing arbitrary yoga poses to increase your flexibility could actually impede your functional movement, power and control on the links. That isn’t to say that all yoga is bad for golfers…more like, not all yoga is created equal, and its effectiveness is dictated by the quality of its application to the movement and mental demands of the game.
15 Lessons Learned From Training Young Athletes
By Milo Bryant
Not enough parents care about movement fundamentals. They want competition or in-sport play. There's a time for that, but athletes need to have a solid grasp of how the body moves and how to make it move better.
What Performance Therapy Looks Like For Top Golfers
By Tom Feeney
A behind the scenes look at how professional golfers like Jordan Spieth, Zach Johnson, Rickie Fowler, Nick Watney and Shane Lowry maximize their athleticism through chiropractic care.
Five Observations From Watching TOUR Players Train
By Neal Hausch
Neal Hausch shares what he's learned from watching PGA TOUR players work out at his facility in Akron during the Bridgestone Invitational.
In The Gym With I.K. Kim
By Robert Yang
I.K. Kim recently captured her first major at the Ricoh British Open. Here's a look at how she trains with TPI instructor Robert Yang.
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.
Inside Adam Hadwin's Work with his TPI Certified Team
Adam Hadwin captured his first PGA TOUR victory at the Valspar Championship. He hoisted the trophy on a Sunday, but earned it over countless seasons of work with a TPI Certified team.
Solving the Middle Man
By Max Prokopy
Why the Thoracic Spine is So Important