Making the Most of Your Offseason: Strength Training to Improve Your Game
By Paul Gozbekian
For any golfer, having the ability to increase force production with less effort will help you move the club faster.
Understanding and Assessing Pelvic Tilt in the Golf Swing
The pelvic tilt is one of the most overlooked and underappreciated movement patterns in the golf swing. While it might not be something that a coach cues in their student’s swing, it should be something that a coach is aware of in their student’s swing.
Minimal Dose, Maximum Effectiveness
By Jason Glass
TPI instructor Jason Glass previews his presentation for the World Golf Fitness Summit.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 43 Year Old Berry Henson Increased His Max Ball Speed By 15 MPH
We had the opportunity to work with Berry and his longtime strength coach Anthony Spain a few weeks before US Open qualifying and wanted to highlight some of the improvements they had made over the last several years, most notably how they were able to improve his maximum ball speed by over 15 mph.
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?
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.
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.