WHY GOLF FITNESS?
Golfers experience some of the highest injury rates of any sport played in the United States, necessitating the need for fitness professionals proficient in human movement science and injury prevention strategies.
Several studies have shown that golf-specific fitness training programs improve golf performance in several categories, including driving distance, accuracy, putting performance in several categories, including driving distance, accuracy, putting performance, and decreased injury rates.
Studies have also shown that increased strength, joint range of motion, and balance correlate with better scores and lower handicaps.
Your Body-Swing Connection is the most important tool you own in golf or any other sport.
Your body works in an alternating pattern of mobility and stability in your joints. If this pattern is altered,
DYSFUNCTION AND COMPENSATION
will occur leading to poor performance and injuries.
- Mobility is the combination of normal joint range of motion and proper muscular flexibility.
- Stability is the combination of 3 things: Balance, Strength, and Muscular Strength and Endurance. It is the ability to remain unchanged in alignment in the presence of outside forces.
- Strength is the ability to control muscles for Lifting and Stability.
- Power is a combination of Mobility, Strength, and Speed combined.