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Positional Integrity

Positional Integrity
Positional Integrity is the foundation of the Training Pyramid. You should spend the most time under tension here. The golf swing requires lots of...

The Deadlift for Golf Performance (Part 2: Enter, The Deadlift)

The Deadlift for Golf Performance (Part 2: Enter, The Deadlift)

 

To most people, the deadlift (DL) is a classic strength builder for the posterior chain (glutes, hamstrings, and back). But, there is much more than that going on. You will improve grip strength which is important for rotator cuff health/function. The deadlift will protect your back because it will teach you how to maintain spinal integrity as you hinge from the hips and pick up a dead weight from the floor. The deadlift will reinforce your ability to pack your shoulders by using your lats, which builds shoulder stability. The DL will open your thoracic spine and hip flexors, so you can make a better turn in your golf swing and protect your lower back. The deadlift will teach you to hinge from the hips, making your golf posture strong and balanced. The deadlift will build abdominal and glute strength to get you more powerfully connected to the ground in your golf swing and giving you the hip strength you need to pound the ball harder.

Half Kneeling Stick Turns (scap stabilized to closed hip)

Half Kneeling Stick Turns (scap stabilized to closed hip)
Half Kneeling Stick Turns (scap stabilized to closed hip) Damn that was a mouth full. Despite the lengthy name, this drill is useful for many thin...

Hug' n' Turn

Hug' n' Turn
Hug’n’turn is a great stretch to take to the golf course. Do 5-8 reps (each side) every 4-6 holes. This is a movement that will open your thoracic...

Split Squats

Split Squats
You may have just spent all day sitting at your desk, or maybe you’ve spent the past few minute stretching out your quads and hip flexors to get re...

Half Kneeling Hip Flexor Stretch

Half Kneeling Hip Flexor Stretch
The Half Kneeling Hip Flexor Stretch is an amazing stretch to do throughout your everyday life, but also throughout your round of golf. Unfortunate...