How Wide Should My Stance Be?
By Dave Phillips
“How wide should my stance be,?” or “Should my stance width vary with driver vs. iron?”
Playing golf in the wind
By Dave Phillips
Obviously the golf ball is affected by wind. How much it is affected varies depending on a variety of factors.
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.
Simple Marketing Tips for TPI Certified Pros
By Chris Finn
With TPI Certification, industry professionals gain the opportunity to help golfers AND make a solid living doing what they love. But I get this question consistently from recently Certified professionals…”How do I get golfers to work with me?"
The Importance of Process-Related Assessment of Golf Skills in Early Stage Junior Development
By Dr. Jean-François Richard
The development of physical literacy during childhood and adolescence has been shown to be of critical importance in children’s attitudes and motivation towards future participation in physical activity and sport.
How Pro Golfers Stay Fit During Quarantine
Whether in the gym or at home, there's no magic solution. Just hard work.
Be Like Mike: How Mike Weir is Improving His Physical Capabilities in his 40's
By Jason Glass
Masters Champion Mike Weir joins the Coach Glass podcast to discuss his approach to training and performance.
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.
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.
How Improving Your Hip Hinge Can Increase Your Distance
By Natalie Lowe
The hip hinge is one of the most important movements as a golfer and as an athlete. Here are key exercise progressions for improving the pattern.
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
5 Pillars of Golf Strength and Conditioning for Golfers
By Michael Carroll
TPI Certified strength coach Michael Carroll outlines the most important physical qualities that golfers should try to develop.
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?
Physical Education as a Solid Foundation for Junior Golf
By Ricardo Picorelli
Why applying more Physical Education based instruction in your program will help junior golfers in the long run.
A TPI Certified Expert's Journey to a Pain Free Swing
By Ian Manning
TPI Certified physical therapist Ian Manning chronicles his progress to overcome back pain in his golf swing.
A Guide to Needs Analysis and Program Design for Training Golfers
By Michael Carroll
TPI Certified strength coach Michael Carroll outlines how he evaluates golfers and designs training programs.
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.
Is Your Golf Swing Putting Your Shoulder At Risk?
By Bobby Dattero
According to numerous research studies, the shoulder is one of the most oft-injured areas of the body for a golfer. As with many golf injuries, the site of the pain is often the victim of limitations in other areas of the body. TPI Certified trainer Bobby Dattero discusses how limitations in your hips and thoracic spine might be putting your shoulder at risk.
5 Reasons Why Self-Directed Golf Fitness Programs Fall Short
By Ryan Blackburn
Most amateurs recognize that improving their fitness and movement quality will benefit their golf game, but many try to cut corners by writing their own program. TPI Certified trainer Ryan Blackburn offers some reasons why this isn't a good idea.
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.