Articles on Mobility Tests & Screens

Wrist Extension or Cupping – Mobility Test for Golfers

Wrist extension or cupping is the sixth mobility screen I use to evaluate the mobility and stability of golfers. The lack of wrist mobility during the backswing and downswing can lead to swing compensations that will cause inconsistent ball striking and could lead to...

Wrist Flexion or Bowing – Mobility Tests for Golfers

Wrist flexion is vital to the golf swing as the lead wrist needs to bow to store energy late in the downswing and to square up the clubface at impact. Of course, we have all heard how Dustin Johnson bows his wrist at the top of the backswing. Bowing the wrist at the...

Wrist Supination and Pronation Mobility Test for Golfers

Supination and pronation of the wrists are technical terms that simply mean wrist rotation. Golfers need to be able to rotate their wrists throughout the golf swing. From a proper address position to releasing the club at impact your wrist needs to be able to turn...

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Golf Exercises

We are all busy people; time is something we can't make more of or save to use later. For that reason, we want to maximize the use of our time as much as possible. Your golf exercises might be wasting your time in the gym. Not having enough time to exercise is one of...

5 Easy Golf Balance Drills You Need To Do Now To Improve Your Swing

Golf fitness programs underutilize golf balance drills.
How many times have you caught yourself off-balance after you hit the golf ball?
Did you notice when you hit the ball well you pose after the shot?
When you hit a poor shot, you find yourself catching your balance, leaning to the side, or taking a step forward in order not to fall over. That should be a clue that good balance is necessary to hit good shots and play consistently.

Do You Have C-posture? If So, Why You Need To Fix It

C-posture is a common swing & postural characteristic that limits your backswing and can cause other swing faults.  The name is self-explanatory, as the shape of your back forms a "C" postiion when viewed from the side.  Not only is C-posture detrimental to the...

My Hypocrisy with Exercise and Diet

It was if she slapped me across my face. It wasn't the question or the words that stung, it was my lack of attention towards the topic.All she said was:"So how has your golf game been lately."Sometimes simple words have a dramatic effect. My only reply...

Shoulder Mobility & Golf Fitness Exercise

Do you have a short backswing?Are you having trouble keeping your golf swing on one plane?If so you should consider testing your shoulder mobility. If you find that your shoulders are limiting your swing, there are golf fitness exercises that can improve your shoulder...

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