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.
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.
The Man Behind The PGA Champ - How Marc Wahl Played a Hand in Jimmy Walker's Triumph
TPI Certified physical therapist Marc Wahl discusses his work with PGA Champ Jimmy Walker.
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.
Practice with a Purpose
By Bill O'Neill
How you practice can be just as important as how much you practice.
The Top 6 Physical Attributes of Elite Golfers
By Nick Buchan
One of my major roles in working with a golfer is to identify and fix physical limitations that might interfere with an athlete’s ability to best “acquire” the swing mechanics for them. As such when I’m watching the top golfers in the world I’m often looking to identify the physical attributes they share. Here are six physical attributes I’ve noticed in most longer hitters and elite golfers:
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.
Training The Queen Of The Swing
By Lance Gill
Lance Gill offers a sampling of exercises that will help develop your core for golf. Sorry, no crunches.
Why the Glutes Matter
By Meredith Parker
Whether it’s a Saturday tee time with the guys, a regional tournament, or a corporate outing to entertain clients, there remains a desire to perform, and perform well.
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.
By Gray Cook
The flags in golf, no one talks about.
Capture Methods Overview
By Greg Rose
Here is a quick overview of differnet types of 3D motion capture systems available today!
Coordination and Movement Skill Development - The Key to Long Term Athletic Success
By Brian Grasso
The following article provides some basic exercises that you can use with your young athletes to help develop elements of coordination.
Treating Motor Pattern Dysfunction: Are Your Corrective Exercises Correcting?
By Paul Gozbekian
How do you prepare your body for training, activity and performance? More importantly, how are you dealing with muscle tightness, joint immobility, chronic pain and injury that are limiting your potential in these areas?
Functional Strength And Power Training For The Senior Golfer
By Brett Cohen
A typical aging adult will lose 30% of their muscle mass and maximal strength from ages 40 - 70. But as significant as these changes are, it’s important to recognize that they can be minimized through the scientific application of functional strength and power training exercises.
Why Club Head Speed Drops With Age And What You Can Do About it
By Michael Carroll
Unfortunately, we tend to lose speed and mobility with age. TPI Certified strength coach Michael Carroll explains why and shares tips for modifying your exercise program to compensate for it.
Back to Golf: Important Considerations for Golfers Undergoing Rehab Following Back Surgery
By Dr. Paul Houle and Catherine Hoell
Surgery sets the stage, but rehab and exercise gets you back to feeling and playing well.
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.
The Golfer's Guide to Lower Back Pain – Part 1
By Dr. Greg Rose
TPI Cofounder Dr. Greg Rose reviews how he uses the Body-Swing Connection™ when assessing lower back injuries in golfers.