How to Practice on Your Couch

by Bradley Turner Keiser University College of Golf Director of Online Golf Instruction, MBA, PGA The title of this article is not a misprint. You can practice any aspect of your golf game while sitting on your family room couch. The time on the couch must be productive and purposeful, so taking a nap will…

New Swing Needs Slow Introduction

by Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research After a swing change, you need to do four things to take your new swing to the course: First, don’t keep score for the first few rounds. All motor learning has an incubation period, so relax and take the…

Arms Vs. Body: Which Should Key Your Swing?

by Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research I once conducted an informal survey by asking my students what they thought about during the swing in terms of swing mechanics. The responses were generally in two categories: 1) the body and 2) the arms/hands. I also used…

Should You Change Your Putting Grip

by Bradley Turner Keiser University College of Golf and Director of Online Golf Instruction – MBA, PGA The search for the magic potion on the putting green will probably never cease for the competitive or addicted golfer. A seemingly easy task like putting can become confounding and frustrating. In extreme cases, golfers can get to…

Flying Elbow Must Find Its Roost

by Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research When your elbow flies away from your trail side during your backswing so that it juts out at the top of your swing, it can cause you some problems at impact. And then again, it may not, depending on…

The Golf Swing Has Two Distinct Parts

by Dr. T. J. Tomasi Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research The golf swing has two distinct parts categorized by time: the address position to the top and the much shorter interval from the start of the downswing to impact. In the first part of the swing, elite players stay…

Balance is a Sport-Specific Skill

by Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research Science Says: Stronger muscles allow you to have better balance because you can better hold the high-speed positions during the golf swing. But it probably won’t help your swing to train the balance system by doing general (generic) balance…

How to Commit and Trust

by Bradley Turner Keiser University College of Golf Director of Online Golf Instruction – MBA, PGA This follow-up article to last week’s How to Imagine Good Golf Shots was in response to a student’s question on visualization. Here was his question: “Visualization is the toughest concept for me to grasp in all of golf basically…while…

A Good Rehearsal Swing Boosts Your Game

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research Tiger Woods knows how important it is to make a perfect practice swing: ‘Practice swings,’ he says, ‘help reinforce my swing keys and promote good swing thoughts. Rehearsal swings have helped me with one of my main goals while…

How to Practice and Play Golf in the Wind

by Bradley Turner Keiser University College of Golf Director of Online Golf Instruction – MBA, PGA For most golfers, playing in a strong wind can become a frustrating day on the links. In this article, you will learn about the fundamental influence of the wind on a golf shot and implement strategies to mitigate the…