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.
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.
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?
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 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.
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.
A Practical Guide to Off-Season Periodization for Golf Fitness
By Nick Buchan
“Performance only occurs because you plan for it.”
How Golf Fitness is Achieving Mainstream Acceptance
By Rusty Cage
Golf has long had a strange relationship – a borderline phobia – with fitness, especially in the media. There's a disconnect we don’t see in any other mainstream sports. That's all changing now. Freelance writer Rusty Cage explores the evolution of "golf fitness" as the pursuit of performance fights the perception of vanity.
How to Warm Up Before Your Workout
By Robbie Cannon
Shane Lowry's TPI Certified strength coach Robbie Cannon discusses the importance of warming up before a workout and shares his 10 minute routine.
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.