Getting Fit for Golf

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How to Get Yourself Fit for Golf

To play golf well, you need a certain level of physical fitness (despite what some critics might say). To get fit so that you can effectively play golf, you need to work [more…]

How to Use the Standing Balance-Sway Fitness Test

Balance is an important physical characteristic for an optimal and consistent golf swing. The purpose of the standing balance-sway test is to help you identify muscle and connective tissue tightness that [more…]

How to Use the Club-Behind-the-Spine Fitness Test

The club-behind-the-spine test is a very helpful evaluation tool for evaluating your golf-related physical fitness. One important purpose of this test is to determine your ability to achieve and maintain [more…]

How to Perform Golf Posture Exercises

If you’re unable to achieve a straight-spine golf stance (in other words, if your golf posture is terrible), you may find the next three simple exercises can improve your posture at address. [more…]

How to Perform a Standing Balance Exercise

How to Use the Seated Trunk-Rotation Fitness Test

How to Perform a Trunk-Rotation Stretch

The supine trunk-rotation stretch is a good releasing exercise to help improve your ability to complete a stress-free backswing and follow-through in golf. If you have limitations in your spine rotation [more…]

How to Use the Seated Hip-Rotation Test

The seated hip-rotation test is designed to measure the relative degree of rotation flexibility in your hips. This test can identify whether you have significant tightness in one or both hips that may [more…]

How to Perform a Hip-Rotation Stretch

The supine hip-rotation stretch is a safe and effective exercise to help you reduce hip-rotation tightness and, therefore, improve your ability to make a full turn around your hips during a full golf swing [more…]

How to Warm Up Your Body for Golf

Warm-ups are important before you play a game of golf. Not only do a few simple exercises loosen your muscles and help your swing, but they also help you psychologically, as well. Feeling loose rather [more…]

How to Effectively Practice Your Golf Game

Nearly half of high-handicap golfers don’t practice. You can’t expect to improve your golf game if you don’t put some time in. Practice can be fun. You can modify the schedule to fit your goals and your [more…]

Warming Up before Hitting the Golf Course

A warm-up up at the golf course isn't the same as a golf practice session. Warming up includes stretching, getting a feel for the golf club, making ball contact, and building confidence; it takes place [more…]

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