Jordan Spieth: Athlete First
Jordan Spieth may be a golf prodigy, but he was never just a one-sport star.
Training the Senior Player
By Rich Freedman
With the advent of TPI functional fitness screening, fitness trainers have a valuable tool to identify and correct many of the swing flaws plaguing the senior player.
Considerations for LTAD of an Elite, Early Specialized Golfer
By Liesbeth Pauwels
Sharing a few of the lessons learned from working with a future Division 1 golfer.
Mark Blackburn Named 2020 PGA Teacher and Coach of the Year
We couldn't be more proud to share that our advisor and lead instructor, Mark Blackburn, has been named the PGA's 2020 Teacher and Coach of the Year.
How To Encourage Long Term Athletic Development In Junior Golfers
Parents and coaches who emphasize winning over athletic development at a young age can be limiting a golfer's long-term success.
Active Recovery: An Important Day in Your Week
By Pam Owens
Recovery doesn't mean doing nothing.
Mark Blackburn Discusses Movement Screening On The Golf Guru Podcast
TPI instructor Mark Blackburn shares how he got his start as a golf professional and his introduction to TPI.
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.
Why Sprinting is a Key Developmental Exercise for Young Golfers
By Coach Milo
Want to create a better athlete? Create a better sprinter.
How Golf Clubs Are Using Fitness To Engage, Attract And Retain Members
"While golf may have been the dominant force driving club membership since the end of WWII, health, fitness and wellness will be the identifying characteristics over the next 20 years. This is where society is going."
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.
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.
The Role of the Shoulder Girdle in the Golf Swing
By Clinton Shum
TPI Certified strength and conditioning specialist Clinton Shum discusses how common limitations in the shoulder girdle effect the golf swing.
What The Lat Test Means For Your Swing And How to Improve Your Result
By Nick Buchan
A guide to what the lat test is, how it relates to your golf swing and how to improve a poor result.
Why to Choose Cable Press over Bench Press
By Lance Gill
Some think it's blasphemous to suggest that the bench press wouldn't be THE foundational exercise in your workout program, but Lance Gill shares why/when you should program cable exercises instead.
4 Steps To More Rotational Power
By Nick Buchan
TPI Certified trainer Nick Buchan shares how to safely progress your medicine ball throws for more rotational power.
X-Factor Essentials: What it is and How to Train it
By Mike Carroll
TPI Certified fitness professional Michael Carroll (attended Level 1 in the UK in June) examines the relationship between x-factor and ball-striking performance in addition to discussing strength and conditioning strategies for golf.
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.
How Yoga Can Improve Your Golf Game
By Michael Brantl
Golf conditioning yoga is one of the easiest ways to restore, improve, and maintain optimal functional movement patterns and maximize golf performance.
The Trend Towards Early Specialization
By Milo Bryant
TPI Advisory Board Member, Milo Bryant, shares his thoughts on Daniel Coyle's recent article discussing early specialization