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.
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.
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.
5 Reasons Why Golfers Could Benefit From Muay Thai Training
By Dunk Visutthithada
If you’re open to trying out something new, here are five reasons how Muay Thai Training can help improve your fitness and make you become a better golfer.
Dr. Greg Rose Discusses Considerations For Coaching and Training Female Golfers On The Felix Fortis Podcast
“If you’re trying to develop power in women, do not neglect the lower body."
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.
5 Reasons Why Self-Directed Golf Fitness Programs Fall Short
By Ryan Blackburn
Most amateurs recognize that improving their fitness and movement quality will benefit their golf game, but many try to cut corners by writing their own program. TPI Certified trainer Ryan Blackburn offers some reasons why this isn't a good idea.
A Practical Guide to Off-Season Periodization for Golf Fitness
By Nick Buchan
“Performance only occurs because you plan for it.”
8 Exercises to Improve your Scapula Stability and Shoulder Mobility for Golf
By Dr. Ben Langdown and Jennifer Fleischer
Dr. Ben Langdown and Jennifer Fleischer explore what good upper body posture means for your golf and provide you with exercises to help increase your upper back strength and shoulder mobility.
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
Beware Of What You Stretch
By Jason Glass
So many of us have bought into the old adage that you need to stretch to stay supple and play your best. What if stretching actually had the opposite effect?
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.
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.
Using Principles from TPI Power Level 2 Outside of Golf
By Jeremy Golden
After spending 17 years as a Strength and Conditioning Coach in collegiate and professional sports, I was curious about how well the TPI concepts would crossover to other sports.
Physical Education as a Solid Foundation for Junior Golf
By Ricardo Picorelli
Why applying more Physical Education based instruction in your program will help junior golfers in the long run.
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.
Nutrition: A Golfer's Competitive Edge?
By K.C. Craichy
TPI Advisory Board member KC Craichy discusses the competitive edge that a healthy diet can offer golfers.
How To Overcome Golf Injuries And Get Back To Playing Your Best
By Michael Carroll
Injuries in amateur golf are very common. Though there are tremendous professional resources available, athletes often do a poor job managing their recovery.
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”.