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 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.
5 Techniques to Improve Grip Strength
By Nick Buchan
The hands are you only contact point to the club so it seems obvious that they are a key area in the golfers body. However, grip strength is often ignored completely by golfers, or if trained, trained with ineffective methods.
A Practical Guide to Off-Season Periodization for Golf Fitness
By Nick Buchan
“Performance only occurs because you plan for it.”
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 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.
A TPI Certified Expert's Journey to a Pain Free Swing
By Ian Manning
TPI Certified physical therapist Ian Manning chronicles his progress to overcome back pain in his golf swing.
How Golf Fitness is Achieving Mainstream Acceptance
By Rusty Cage
Golf has long had a strange relationship – a borderline phobia – with fitness, especially in the media. There's a disconnect we don’t see in any other mainstream sports. That's all changing now. Freelance writer Rusty Cage explores the evolution of "golf fitness" as the pursuit of performance fights the perception of vanity.
Walk The Line
By Gray Cook
If you have issues with balance is it a mobility problem or a stability problem.
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.
Vision and Its Impact on Your Game
By Greg Rose
The development and use of your visual system has an impact on every aspect of your golf game.
Building a Golf Fitness Business: What Do You Do First?
By Fran Rosario
Now that you’ve completed some or all of your TPI Golf Fitness Certification Courses, it’s time to get right to the question that we’re all asking: “What’s next?”
No Gym, No Problem: At-Home Training Ideas from the TPI Community
With so many golfers around the world under quarantine, we tried to crowd-source some at-home workouts from health and fitness professionals across our community.
How A Rotary Stool Became Our Favorite Tool for Helping Golfers Use the Ground
Whether early extension, loss of posture, sway, slide or even coming over the top, many of the most common swing characteristics we identify can be addressed by improving how we push against the ground and rotary stools have become a favorite tool to help create a feel.
5 Potential Causes of Lower Back Pain for Golfers (And What to Do About It)
By Jon Hodginkson
It’s no secret that lower back pain is a big problem in golf, but that doesn’t mean that injury and pain are inevitable. Here are a few things we can do to minimize that risk.
The Use of Neurokinetic Therapy (NKT) in Conjunction with TPI Physical Screen
By Michele Liew
Neurokinetic Therapy also known as NKT is a sophisticated assessment and treatment modality that addresses the causes of dysfunctional movement/coordination problems at their root in the motor control centre in the cerebellum.
7 Anti-Rotation Exercises to Maximize Clubhead Speed
By Dr. Ben Langdown and Jennifer Fleischer
Whether you're looking to increase your clubhead speed, reduce the risk of injury around the lower back or just increase your strength and tone through the core muscles, training for anti-rotation is key.
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.
Behind the Scenes With Brooks Koepka's Team
Koepka's team of Claude Harmon, Marc Wahl and Joey D share their perspective of how Brooks made the jump from contender to champ.
Cupping Therapy on the PGA TOUR: Considerations and Concerns
By Marc Wahl
A few reflections and considerations on the cupping demonstrations provided during the 2016 World Golf Fitness Summit.