I watched a video on the RX Golf Network featuring Chris Ryan demonstrating a drill to strengthen your Impact Position and Post-Impact position in your golf swing. He was using an alignment rod and a length of TheraBand resistance band. In the video Ryan demonstrated some specific movements that can be improved by utilizing some […]
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Maximize Your Shoulder Turn
Every golfer knows that a good shoulder turn is critical to a good golf swing. When watching the pros swing, we amateurs can see the shoulder turns they perform (especially when their swing is shown in slow motion). However, seeing and doing are two very different animals.(That’s just a phrase. I have no idea where […]
The Golf Swing Starts From The Ground Up
For many years I have heard golf commentators and golf teachers use the phrase, “The Golf Swing Starts From The Ground Up”. You have probably heard that as well. Frankly, I really didn’t know how to apply that knowledge to my actual golf swing. I saw video of Justin Thomas, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy’s […]
Knowledge Is Power…Or Is It?
I’m sure at some time or another you have heard this very definitive statement, “Knowledge Is Power”. As I have gotten to experience more of life, I have come to believe that it is not the Knowledge itself that is Power, but it is the “Application” of Knowledge that is Power.
There Ain’t No Such Thing As Muscle Memory!
“Pardon my poor English, but it’s true. “Muscle Memory” is a term that has been used for as many years as I can remember. However, with all that is being learned about biomechanics and mental training, a new understanding of our motor skills needs to be considered.” [read more…]
Hank Haney Talks Speed In Your Golf Swing
“Recently, I have been hearing many golf coaches and teachers talking about the concept of developing as much speed as possible in your golf swing” “This information affected me personally, because even though I was swinging well and hitting solid shots, I was not getting the distance I thought I should be getting. “Is it […]
Develop Great Rotation With Correct Sequencing
“Recently, I have been working on my own golf swing with a real emphasis on proper sequencing and hip rotation. While working with my friend, and fellow PowerSwing Guy, Arlen Bento, Jr”. I chose one of the movements that really helped me to feel rotation with proper sequencing. It is in the video below……………”
How Can Bruce Lee Help Your Golf Game?
“I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks one, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times”. There is no real way of calculating the exact amount of balls a PGA Tour Player hits in a year, but after a little dancing………….”
I Am Sorry Hank Haney – You Are Wrong!
“If you have watched the Golf Channel at all you have probably seen the ads for the Haney “BluePrint – Tour Pro Secret” video series.” I completely agree that the Game of Golf is a complex assembly of physical and mental gymnastics………..”
You Don’t “Have” Power – You “Generate” Power!
“Over the past several years, the terms “Power” or “Powerful” have been used to describe golfers who can hit the ball a very long way.” That’s why we are seeing so many professional golfers involved in a dedicated strengthening program………..”
You Don’t Have To Give Up Beer!
“You don’t have to give up beer. You don’t have to join a gym. You work on it for 10 minutes a day and you get fit.” There are a lot of golf training aids that golfers are embarrassed to bring to the course……….”
Tighten The Bolts In Your Golf Swing
Iron Byron – “An electro-mechanical machine used by the United States Golf Association to test golf clubs and golf balls for conformity to standards”. As a golfer, you have probably seen this machine (named after the legendary Byron Nelson) on television being used at different………”
The Death Of An Old Friend – Our Weighted Club
We recently experienced the death of an old friend. This friend was with us for almost 10 years. During those 10 years we touted its benefits….. Over the past few years, people started talking about our old friend in a very negative way. They would say that working with it would………”
Are You Rotating Properly? Let’s find out!
In golf the three most important words may be: Rotation, Rotation, Rotation. That’s because if you want any power, distance or accuracy with your golf swing, you must be able to rotate properly. I noticed that I was performing one of the movements improperly. It was easy to figure out………”
Ben Hogan Inspired Drill – Start Your Downswing
I received a call last week from a gentleman who sounded like he was a member of the “Seasoned Citizen” Club. (The first time I ever saw that term was in “The Little Red Book” by Harvey Penick) I came across a short video by Ben Hogan in which he demonstrated exactly what that nice […]
You Must Swing Your Swing!
“Have you ever seen that commercial with Mr. Arnold Palmer, “The King”. It was for Dick’s Sporting Goods. Mr. Palmer, said, “Swing Your Swing. “Swing Your Swing. Not someone else’s. Not the one you wish you had. No, swing your swing…..I did” …….”
Proud To Be Down 80 Pounds
I am proud to say that I have dropped 80 pounds from my highest weight over the past seven years. I am in the best overall shape of my life and Playing my best. Let us help you to play better. “Because I am 6′-2″ tall, everyone used to tell me that I carried it […]
How To Fix Your Slice With The PowerSwing Trainer
Arlen Bento, Jr. and Ken Pierce demonstrate a drill with the GolfGym PowerSwing Trainer that will help to get you on the right swing place/path in order to eliminate the most common of golf swing flaws, the Slice… Arlen Bento, Jr. identifies the flaw in our swing that causes a slice. Using the GolfGym PowerSwing […]
Develop Stronger Legs With These Exercises
Ken Pierce demonstrates some simple exercises with the GolfGym Balance Ball that will help to build stronger legs. Strong legs are critical to overall golf performance… We all know that our legs are important in the game of golf and to our overall golf fitness. They are important for many reasons……..[read more…]
The Russian Twist Drill
Ken Pierce demonstrates a Golf Fitness exercise called the “Russian Twist” utilizing the GolfGym 8 pound double handled PowerBall and the GolfGym 65cm Balance Ball. The exercise develops better golf rotation, core strength……[read more…]
The “Scrunch Drill” with Arlen Bento, Jr.
In this video, Arlen takes us into the movement from short back swing to impact then to follow through. You can work on these simple golf fitness and golf swing drills at home or in your office……[read more…]
“Begin With The Follow Through”
It has always been a challenge demonstrating golf fitness techniques and exercises to golfers, hoping they will employ them consistently to reap the benefits. However, it is difficult for most golfers to see the benefit of a movement pattern or exercise if it isn’t tied directly to their swing……[read more…]
Developing A Strong One-Piece Takeaway
Do you have a strong one-piece takeaway? A one piece takeaway is very important to your overall swing performance. Tiger Woods, Brandt Snedeker and every other professional golfer performs a one piece takeaway in their golf swing. ……[read more…]
Do you Hit The Golf Ball or Swing The Club?
Do you Hit The Golf Ball or Swing The Club ? I viewed a great video on YouTube that may help you answer the question. It is a very good question to ask yourself. I had to ask myself. ……[read more…]
What Is Your Swing Speed?
About three months ago, I joined a great gym that is about five miles from our home in Stuart, Florida. It’s a Planet Fitness facility. It is a gym with stuff in it…that’s it. That’s all I wanted, and it’s very inexpensive to join. I don’t generally use weight machines, but I do use the […]
“Golf Fitness” – What is it Really? Part 2
This is the Second of a Five Part Series on Golf Fitness – What Is It Really? When we talk about golf fitness, it is my guess that 95% of amateur golfers look to the pros as the benchmark for being fit as a golfer……[read more…]
Strength & Endurance Workout – Over the Top Core Workout
Coach Chris Noss is a great friend of the GolfGym family and works with many of the top golfers on the PGA Tour including Rickie Fowler and Zach Johnson. This video was shot during the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass……[read more…]
Golf Fitness – What Is It Really?
This is the First of a Five Part Series on Golf Fitness – What Is It Really? In this digital age, when you want to find information on anything, you go to Google or Wikipedia. Google disseminates all the info out there in cyberspace based on Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and…..[read more…]
20 Simple Actions To Insure A Great Golf Day
This article was originally posted in September of last year, but that’s when most golfers were starting to store their clubs for the winter. Now that almost all of the golf courses in the country (US at least) are already open, it is time to make each golf day the best it can be. [read […]
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