The Importance of Golf Posture

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research Assuming the correct golf posture will help you hit better golf shots and affect how you think about your game and yourself as a golfer – confidence is at least as important as swing mechanics. As my coach used…

Control Your Posture to Control Your Mood

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research Now a senior player, Luke Donald was once number one in the world. When playing his best, he focused on his posture – not the golf aspects of posture, such as the position of his left foot, etc. but…

Curing the Slice with the Driver

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research   Most golfers, whether right or left-handed, slice the ball. Ninety percent of right-handed golfers aim to the right when they first take up the game and are forced to spin their shoulders to pull the ball back to…

Golf and Breathing

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research You can bank on this: you will not play your best golf if you are trip-wire tense. I recommend that a deep breath be a part of every shot you hit in golf except the “gimmee.” In a good…

Email Lesson

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research Brian, one of the tour players I work with, is a very long hitter with a Trackman measured swing speed of 126 mph – he hits his tee ball well over 300 yards. We worked on his swing for…

Learn Golf from Pieces to Patterns

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research The general stages you go through to learn golf are similar to other sports because all motor learning progresses by using the same nuts and bolts in repetition: (a) decide which movements you need to learn (for example, setup,…

Keep Everything Moving

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research As you swing back to the ball from the top of your golf swing, your pelvis should be sliding target-ward (just left of the target for a right-handed player) as the slight sliding movement leads the weight flow into…

A Different Kind of Stretch

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research An important physical attribute for playing your best golf is physical flexibility. While being flexible is no assurance that you will be a good golfer, it’s for sure that not having it severely limits your options. A highly flexible…

Four Bottom-Up Balance Strategies

by Dr. T.J. Tomasi, Keiser University of College Senior Faculty and Director of Research One essential job your brain has is monitoring your balance so that at the first sign of falling, it will take corrective action to keep you upright. When it comes to golf, this protects your body but ruins your golf swing….

Piston Power

by Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research One aspect of generating swing power/accuracy is the proper use of your trail-side piston – the right side or back arm piston for a right-handed player – the opposite for a left-handed player. There are several elements of the…