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.
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.
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.
Solving the Middle Man
By Max Prokopy
Why the Thoracic Spine is So Important
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.
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.
Knocking The Rust Off: Tips For Assessing Your Body And Swing After A Long Offseason
By Dave Phillips
TPI co-founders Dr. Greg Rose and Dave Phillips offer tips for knocking the rust off your game after a long off-season.
Making Technical Changes To Compensate For Limited Hip Mobility
By Oliver Morton
If golfers have a physical limitation, they can either improve their body or work around the limitation.
Why Neck Mobility May Be Limiting Your Backswing
By Paul Gozbekian
When considering what might cause limitations in the backswing, neck mobility is commonly overlooked.
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.
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.
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.
Treating Motor Pattern Dysfunction: Are Your Corrective Exercises Correcting?
By Paul Gozbekian
How do you prepare your body for training, activity and performance? More importantly, how are you dealing with muscle tightness, joint immobility, chronic pain and injury that are limiting your potential in these areas?
Mark Blackburn Discusses Movement Screening On The Golf Guru Podcast
TPI instructor Mark Blackburn shares how he got his start as a golf professional and his introduction to TPI.
14 Exercises For Generating Impulse and Separation - A Key To Increased Clubhead Velocity
By Dr. Ben Langdown and Jennifer Fleischer
These exercises will create further stability and strength in the legs, hips, glutes and trunk as well as the shoulders -- the key areas of transferring force through the kinetic chain.
When Working To Improve Rotational Capabilities, Don't Overlook The Neck
By Kevin Dishon
The cervical spine is one of the more neglected body parts in terms of mobility training, but it is extremely important, especially considering how modern lifestyles impact posture.
How Improving Pelvic Rotation Helped My Client Control Their Path
By Lance Gill
Ball flight was the symptom, but movement was his problem.
Charley Hoffman's Body-Swing Connection
By Lance Gill
Charley Hoffman made his first international team at the 2017 President's Cup. Here's how his swing relates to his physical capabilities.
How I Use Dry Needling And My TPI Medical Certification To Help Golfers
By Catherine Hoell
Dry needling technique is not a panacea for all golf injuries, nor is it a modality that I use in exclusion of other evidenced-based physical therapy treatments, but it is a powerful tool to have in my practice.
How Ankle Mobility Influences Your Movement Patterns and Your Golf Swing
Dr. Greg Rose explains the relationship between the deep squat and Loss of Posture, specifically as it relates to ankle mobility.