Monthly Archives: July 2016

Why is Golf Training so Complicated?

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Social media is beautiful in a number of ways. Since English is my second language behind sarcasm, I am mostly having some fun with that statement. I was actually watching a video of Gary Vaynerchuk on a talk show and the host was talking about how bad social media is for the copious amounts of […]

Methods to Improve Sprint Ability

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Sprinting is a major piece of most sports. It is also something that coaches, scouts, and recruiters always notice. Being able to sprint fast opens up a lot of opportunities for athletes that have it or can train it. The fastest athletes can: Lead offensive pressure Get away from defenders Catch up on defense Get […]

Most Golfers should still Bench Press

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Outside of golf fitness circles there seems to be a lot of confusion about training. Should we strength train or not? Should I work on strength over mobility or vice versa? Isn’t using a swing trainer a fitness routine? So if we can get past the idea that lifting weights does not cause us to […]

Movements that All Athletes Should Be Able to Do

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There are a lot of areas that athletes are always trying to get better at in order to improve their performance. It is hard for most kids to learn the skills that they need to be successful. They spend way too much time sitting down and not enough time playing freely. And don’t give me […]

The Biggest Myth in Golf Fitness

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Every time fitness for golfers is discussed the inevitable phrase that comes up is something along the lines of “well I still want to be able to move.” This mentality is absolute crap. Strength training does not make you bulky by itself There is nothing about strength training that inherently makes someone big. It helps […]

How Athletes can Improve their Vertical Jump

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The vertical jump is a good test for measuring an athlete’s explosiveness. I know most tests have limitations and everyone has a reason to not like one over the other. I happen to like the vertical jump because it is easy to implement and re-test. I also have absolutely no scientific reason for the real […]

Improving Single Leg Balance for Golf

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Golfers believe in balance. I would actually be really interested to find the root of the golfer’s obsession with balance. Balance is just a part of the equation along with strength, mobility, and power. Yet, the common golfer will treat poor balance as if it is a disease. Lots of people suck at balancing. It […]

4 Ways to Increase Speed in 10 minutes

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Speed never goes unnoticed. It is probably the one quality that every athlete wants. It is also a huge difference maker. The reason that speed is so important is that it is such a difference maker. The argument always is that you can be as strong as you want but if youre slow then you’re […]