Monthly Archives: September 2016

5 Reasons why Golfers should Deadlift

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I really enjoy deadlifts. I like doing them and they provide a lot of benefits. One thing that I have noticed, in terms of golf, is that being strong in the deadlift pattern has really helped me hit the ball far. When I was in high school a good drive may have gone 225-250 yards. […]

The 10 Laws of Speed Training

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At Evolution Sports Performance we have helped thousands of athletes improve their speed. Speed can be a broad term but I typically think of it as the ability to sprint fast. I will typically use agility or quickness when talking about change of direction. To go a step further what I am technically talking about […]

Following the Lead of Pro Golfers

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In every sport, athletes wants to replicate what the pros are doing. Why else would you buy the brand new driver, tour golf balls, and clothes at retail prices? It is because we see the pros using this stuff on TV. These players all make their money on endorsements and it is everywhere. I bet these guys […]

Using the T Drill to Improve Quickness

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One project that I continue to put off is getting videos of most of our speed and agility work. We take a lot of pride in our Performance program and one of the biggest strengths of it is the speed and agility work we do on the turf. It helps our athletes get faster, quicker, […]

How to Get More Explosive for Soccer

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A common need for a lot of soccer players is that they are not explosive enough on the field. It is an easy term to throw around but it can have a lot of meanings. The coach, scout, or parent that is using this term might be looking at one thing while someone else is […]

Developing Lateral Core Stability

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Core stability is developed in 4 ways: Anti Rotation Anti Lateral Flexion Anti Extension Anti Flexion The goal of these categories is actually the resistance of movement instead of creating it. This moves crunches, russian twists, ab machines, and situps into the category of obsolete. These exercises are about producing movements and are not as good […]

4 Strength and Mobility Movements to Improve Sprinting

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There are a few things that we are looking for when it comes to sprinting technique. Good knee drive Trail leg extension Ankle dorsiflexed Posterior pelvic tilt These qualities are often missing from most athletes that want to improve their speed. There are a lot of programs out there where the above qualities do not […]

3 Exercises to Build Control for Golf

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Friday was my second time going to the Deutsche Bank championship at TPC Boston. I am always fascinated watching the pros. They just make the game look so easy. Last year, the one thing I really noticed was how much taller and leaner the golfers are in real life. Everyone looks short and wide on […]