Jason Glass Discusses Glute Activation and Training on Unstable Surfaces
By Jason Glass
Jason responds to questions on Twitter about glute activation and training on unstable surfaces. Great discussion about the importance of progression and regression, two topics discussed in-depth in Fitness Level 2.
Our 10 Most Popular Articles of 2015
Topics include Spieth's multi-sport background, Koepka and Thomas' workout, protecting your lower back, a 30 minute rotary routine from Jason Glass, improving your swing from the ground up and much more.
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.
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.
5 Myths About Golf Fitness
By Clinton Shum
Golf fitness is starting to achieve mainstream acceptance, but there are still several myths which keep golfers from turning to the gym for improvement.
Developing Young Golfers: They'll Need To Be FAST
By Oliver C. Morton
No matter which side of the distance debate you’re on, one thing that’s clear is that Speed has become essential to success at the highest levels.
Why do some players get worse and others get better...
By Dave Phillips
This article highlights some mistakes that players make trying to get better.
Boxing, Golf and fast twitch muscle fiber!
By Dave Phillips
Is training like a Boxer good for your golf game ?
How Lower Extremity Injuries Impact Ground Utilization and Swing Mechanics
By Adam Halseth
The world of golf is becoming much more aware of the importance of utilizing the ground to maximize efficiency and power in a golf swing. Adam Halseth analyzes how these variables may be impacted by lower extremity injuries and limitations.
When Surgery is the Right Treatment for Your Herniated Disc
By Dr. Paul Houle
What is a herniated lumbar disc and how does it occur? More importantly, how does a herniated disc affect my golf swing and how can I regain my swing once I have recovered from my injury?
How Weighted Carries Can Benefit Your Golf Game
By Bobby Dattero
Carries are tremendous exercises for improving work capacity, grip training, core strength, coordination, and shoulder health.
Understanding Strength Qualities in Golf and How to Develop Them
By Lee Eldridge
Once we identify the strength qualities golfer needs to excel, we can build a training program and progression to get them there.
The Linear Kinematic Sequence
By Phil Cheetham
So what exactly is the Linear Kinematic Sequence?
Check your Fundamentals First
By Dave Phillips
It is a natural reaction when your not playing well and you can’t seem to find the bottom of the cup to think that all is lost and you need to change something.
Simple Marketing Tips for TPI Certified Pros
By Chris Finn
With TPI Certification, industry professionals gain the opportunity to help golfers AND make a solid living doing what they love. But I get this question consistently from recently Certified professionals…”How do I get golfers to work with me?"
Five Observations From Watching TOUR Players Train
By Neal Hausch
Neal Hausch shares what he's learned from watching PGA TOUR players work out at his facility in Akron during the Bridgestone Invitational.
How Improving Your Hip Hinge Can Increase Your Distance
By Natalie Lowe
The hip hinge is one of the most important movements as a golfer and as an athlete. Here are key exercise progressions for improving the pattern.
Finding Clothes, I mean, Clubs that fit your Body.
By Lance Gill
Now that you've built a better body for your golf swing, how do your clubs fit?
5 Lessons Learned From Training Those With Low Back Pain
By Dean Somerset
Lower back pain is the most common injury in golf. According to some studies, lower back injuries account for roughly 1/3 of all golf injuries. Strength coach Dean Somerset shares his experience and observations from working with athletes who have lower back pain.
How Cameron Tringale Gained 8 MPH in One Year
Cameron Tringale had the largest single-season increase in clubhead speed since the TOUR started recording radar data. Dr. Greg Rose shares the kinematic data and physical screen results which revealed the opportunity for improvement.