The Overhead Deep Squat Test
By Greg Rose
Through research here at the Titleist Performance Institute we have found several correlations between this test and the golf swing.
Kinematic Sequence Basics
By Greg Rose
The kinematic sequence is probably the number one most important piece of information that we use in assessing a new golfer.
A New Motor Control Theory
By Phil Cheetham
The Leading Joint Hypothesis and how it applies to the Golf Swing
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.
By Lance Gill
This is a great workout for the Glutes!
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.
So You Want To Play College Golf? What to Expect at the Next Level
As the profile of college golf continues to grow, opportunities to play will become increasingly limited.
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.
Why Sprinting is a Key Developmental Exercise for Young Golfers
By Coach Milo
Want to create a better athlete? Create a better sprinter.
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
Our Most Popular Articles of 2016
Topics include how Ryder Cup competitors work out, our response to media-criticism of golfers in the weight room, the scientific golf warmup, player features, training myths and more.
How the Ryder Cup Competitors Work on Their Game in the Gym
Many of the athletes at the 2016 Ryder Cup embody the importance of golf fitness.
Four Exercises for Stronger, More Powerful Glutes
By Dr. Ben Langdown and Jennifer Fleischer
Whether you’re looking to improve your golf game, or help prevent injuries and low back pain, focusing on glute strength is one of the most important things you can do in the gym.
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.
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.
An Osteopathic Approach to Performance
By Jelle Zandveld
An overview of Osteopathic principles and how they can be used to help your athlete’s performance.