Are You in a Slump? 2 Golf Exercises to Help with Your Posture

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research Note: Before you try these exercises, make sure to get clearance from your doctor and that they are appropriate for you, given your physical condition. Do not force any part of your body into these positions, and do not use weights. Flexible…

Serenity Now: Practicing Mindfulness While Focusing on Your Golf Game

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research In a famous TV Seinfeld episode, George’s irascible father screamed out ‘serenity now’ as he flew into another rage. The show’s writers were making fun of the new-age psycho-therapeutic concept of mindfulness, where individuals learn to accept the powerful…

Being In Sync With Your Body and Your Golf Swing

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research If you lack consistency (some shots hook and others slice), closely examine your release of the clubhead to the ball. To have a sound swing, the release of the clubhead into the ball and the rotation of your body…

Elevate Your Golf Skills: The Power of Perfect Practice Sessions

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research According to success guru Anders Ericsson, becoming an expert takes 10,000 hours of what he calls dedicated practice. Of course, most golfers will not become pros, but no matter what level you aspire to, the evidence is clear –…

How to Hit Your 3-Metal

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research One of the toughest things for average golfers to learn is to trust the loft on their 3-metal club. With loft angles in the teens from 13 to 16 degrees, that’s not much more loft to look at than…

A Good Golf Swing Starts with a Connected Takeaway

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research To create the proper sequence during the takeaway, your front arm must swing across the front of your body, keeping your triceps muscle snug against the top of your chest. Then, during your downswing, the upper arm stays melded…

How to Hit a Lob Shot

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research I keep my weight on my front side to hit down on the ball while I set my wrists early to hit the ball high. Notice two things (1) my forearms have not rolled over, so the face is…

Timing is a Shaky Edifice to Build Your Swing On

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research In the consistent swing, the hands are responders, not initiators, and it is essential to note that the lower body sets up the release, thus removing from the equation the need for conscious use of the hands. Take, for…

The “L” Position: Key Swing Positions

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research This is another article in the series on key swing positions that allow you to match your swing to the swing model at key points to see how it stacks up. The model assumes a right-handed golfer hitting a…