Among the many mysteries of golf is the fact that improving swing mechanics often requires going down a path that is counter-intuitive. Want more power? Lighten your grip pressure. Seeking to hit the ball higher? Hit down through the ball.
Many of our day-to-day activities create stiffness and tightness in ways we don’t pay a lot of attention to. Driving a car. Sitting at a desk. The average recreational golfer does not typically perform movements with big ranges of motion. But that’s exactly what we need to naturally improve flexibility.
Should you back off of a full golf workout program during your playing season or should you train the same all year round?
An offhand comment by Nick Faldo in April offers some insight into what to expect at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.
We're sometimes asked how we train our junior players to develop swing speed. In this episode of Fitness Friday, we talk about a couple of great drills that will help junior players develop strength, coordination, and explosive power!
The sports world loves nothing more than the great upset. When one comes along, fascination follows. How could this happen? What change made it possible?