Shape Your Shots

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research In the pro ranks, there are differences in standard ball flight. Some players draw the ball, and some fade it, while some hit the ball without much curve at all. Depending on the situation, most of the time, pros…

The Golf Swing Self Organizes Around the Principle of Balance

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research Good golf balance involves the channeling of weight flow where ‘weight’ is defined in terms of pressure. Think of it this way: Your weight stays the same on earth no matter what configuration your body is in – standing…

Max Out Your Driver

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research To max out distance with your driver, you need just the right balance between your ball speed, launch angle, and spin rate (i.e., how fast the ball is rotating around its axis as it flies through the air). The…

The Nine O’clock Wedge Swing

By Bradley Turner MBA, PGA Director of Online Golf Instruction Keiser University College of Golf Picture a clock face on the golfer from a face-on view.  The player head would be at 12:00, and the ball would represent 6:00.  The picture to the right is a good example of the 9:00 wedge swing where we…

Body Release is Driven by Momentum

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research The body’s role in the release of the golf club is passive, in that you don’t force your body to move when you’re playing on the course. The movement is a result of being in the correct position as…

Anatomy of a Green Jacket

By Bradley Turner MBA, PGA Director of Online Golf Instruction, Keiser University College of Golf Another Masters Tournament is in the books, with Dustin Johnson putting on the Green Jacket for the first time. Johnson was not a surprise winner at Augusta National, where the long hitter has always had an advantage.  This year was…

Shifty Business

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research The very first move you should make on your downswing is a transfer of weight into your front hip joint, then a slotting of the club. This establishes your front hip as the center of rotation, which is the key to…

Imaging Helps Protect Golf Muscle

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research  I’ve given more than 50,000 golf lessons, and my experience tells me that most golfers don’t have a lot of time to work out and/or don’t like to – so they seldom visit the gym. Either way, this lack of a structured workout presents a real problem, especially as you age. For this…

Throwing Your Weight Around

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research An important role of the backswing is to create coil, and part of doing that is establishing the trail hip as the center of this coil during the backswing – then you switch hips by transferring your weight to your front hip.   In the first photo…

The Slot is Supreme

By Dr. T. J. Tomasi, Keiser University College of Golf Senior Faculty and Director of Research No rocket scientist will tell you ignition is the most important part of launching a rocket, yet it is the ignition that gets the public’s attention. The same is true of the “ignition” of the golf ball — impact…