The Latest Tour Winners Embody the 2016 WGFS Theme
Brooke Henderson and Daniel Berger are phenomenal golfers, but both are products of a multi-sport background. We discuss how they support our philosophy of developing athletes first, golfers second.
How FootJoy and BodiTrak Match Your Shoes to Your Swing
Don't think of your footwear as equipment? Think again.
Putting Practice with Jordan Spieth
By Cameron McCormick
TPI Certified Instructor Cameron McCormick shares a drill he recently incorporated into Jordan Spieth's practice routine.
When to Shut it Down?
By Dr. Peter Mackay
The medical and coaching personnel working with professional golfers are often called upon to make judgments with respect to a player being fit to play or to continue to play in a specific event.
TPI Certified Expert Spotlight: Todd Kolb
This Months Certified Spotlight
Controlling your emotions.
By Dave Phillips
Practice programs that replicate play are the key to controlling your emotions.
The Big Break Theory
By Dr. Greg Rose
This article discusses the power advantages to developing speed in the non-dominant direction.
Goodbye Belly and Long Putter
By Dave Phillips
The rules of golf will change in 2016 and ban a players ability to anchor the hand or club against the body.
Should all the body parts reach the top of backswing at the same time?
By Phil Cheetham
This is a question we get all the time - but the short answer is NO!
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.
Anterior Tilt and Pelvic Control
By Greg Rose
Is an anterior tilted pelvis throwing you off balance?
By Tyler Ferrell
Common in fitness is the advice that you should eat 4-6 small meals per day because it helps maintain your metabolism and blood sugar levels. A view of a different population helps reinforce this concept. Recently I watched a documentary of a Sumo wrestler. You might think these hefties consume differently than you, but check out what I learned.
Three Principles A Coach Needs to Lead Through Adversity
By Neal Hausch
TPI Certified Neal Hausch shares principles coaches can apply to lead themselves and lead others as well.
How Powerful Are You Compared to Golfers Your Age?
By Chris Finn
How do you know if you physically can produce enough power to swing as fast as you’d like? What if you are swinging faster than your body is actually able to handle, how would you find that out before you get hurt?
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.
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.
The Benefits of Single Leg Training for Golfers
By Jamie Greaves
TPI Certified strength coach Jamie Greaves outlines 5 reasons why single leg work should be a part of your lower body strength building program.
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.