Back To Golf

We now offer the Back to Golf Total Performance Program.  This program analyzes the golf swing motion from a biomechanical perspective.  This means that this approach looks at the golf swing from a perspective of how the body moves to “position the club.”  It ensures that the golfer has the flexibility, strength, balance and coordination to hit the golf ball.

The golf swing is far and away one of the most complex and precise movements in all of sport.  The Back to Golf program does not teach one how to hit the ball!
Program features unique to the Back to Golf Performance Program include:

  • Hands-on stretching of specific areas of movement restrictions, including a Tournament Golf swing stretch protocol
  • Strengthening exercises specific to the swing, including general conditioning
  • Balance Drills
  • Coordination exercises and drills to improve swing speed, balance, timing and endurance

The Program also features special exercises and golf swing modifications for the Senior Golfer including:

  • Post-operative Total Hip and Knee swing modifications and management
  • Post-operative Spinal Surgery management
  • Post-operative Rotator Cuff Repair management

Your analysis is made through the Six Step Evaluation of the golf swing through:

  1. Grip and Address
  2. Backswing
  3. Vertical axis of the Backswing
  4. Transverse Plane Bi-scapular mobility of Backswing
  5. Follow Through (hips, legs, feet)
  6. Follow Through – Transverse Plane (head, shoulders, spine angle)

From this Six Step Evaluation, we can identify biomechanical swing faults.  Biomechanical faults will produce movement compensations which the golfer then translates into the ability or inability to perform the movement.  Some of these common biomechanical full swing faults include:

  • Rounded back at address
  • Stance too wide
  • Lifting the club into a vertical position
  • Club “laid off” during backswing
  • Incomplete body turn
  • Body turn too early
  • Inadequate weight transfer
  • Incomplete hip turn through finish position
  • Poor follow through position at finish

Once one of these biomechanical swing faults is identified, an examination is performed to identify the musculoskeletal deficiencies the golfer may have that can be causing these faults.  A specific strengthening, stretching, and conditioning program can then be developed to correct the identified deficiencies and ultimately improve the golfer’s biomechanics.

 

Are you someone that feels you, as a golfer, or the golfer in your life can benefit from this program?  If so, contact us at (570) 457-4099 and inquire about the Back to Golf program!

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