What Makes Best Teachers “Best”
By JP Reynolds
Not only do great instructors know the physics of the golf swing, but they have the ability to inspire their players to believe that they can do better.
Back to Golf: Important Considerations for Golfers Undergoing Rehab Following Back Surgery
By Dr. Paul Houle and Catherine Hoell
Surgery sets the stage, but rehab and exercise gets you back to feeling and playing well.
How Golf Clubs Are Using Fitness To Engage, Attract And Retain Members
"While golf may have been the dominant force driving club membership since the end of WWII, health, fitness and wellness will be the identifying characteristics over the next 20 years. This is where society is going."
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?
The Workout That Powers Justin Thomas
Justin Thomas one of the Tour's longest hitters, despite a small stature. We asked his TPI Certified trainer Tyler Parsons to talk about his workout and share some of the strategies they employ to prepare his body off the course.
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.
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.
Practice with a Purpose
By Bill O'Neill
How you practice can be just as important as how much you practice.
5 Exercises for Increasing Thoracic Spine Mobility in Your Golf Swing
By Dr. Ben Langdown and Jennifer Fleischer
Mobility in the thoracic spine is critical to achieving an efficient swing while protecting your lower back. Here's how you can improve.
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.
Debunking The Three Most Common (And Ridiculous) Arguments Against Golf Fitness
The arguments against golf fitness are often similar and bogus
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?"
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.
Walk The Line
By Gray Cook
If you have issues with balance is it a mobility problem or a stability problem.
Be Like Mike: How Mike Weir is Improving His Physical Capabilities in his 40's
By Jason Glass
Masters Champion Mike Weir joins the Coach Glass podcast to discuss his approach to training and performance.
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.
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.
Offseason Golf Performance Program Case Study: It's Never Too Late To Improve Your Body
By Jared Bickle
Many times when I talk to aging golfers they are frustrated with things in their golf game such as losing speed and distance, not being able to play multiple days in a row or dealing with pain during or after their round. The good news is that you don't have to accept this as part of getting older...
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.
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?