serious golfers, I’m certain that you have goals to improve for this
coming season. Having goals is excellent, but creating a game plan to
reach your goals is just as important. A key component of a promising
game plan is developing a support network around you.
Posted February 28, 2012
It is time to take a serious approach to getting
This starts with finding experts that have the expertise to help
you overcome the hurdles preventing progress.... Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) has revolutionized the
treatment and understanding of golfers as athletes.
With experts in the
fields of golf instruction, fitness, biomechanics, medicine, and junior
performance, TPI is the ideal means to help create your team.
Regardless of your ability, there are experts out there that can help
you become a better golfer.
Consider yourself a finely tuned race car. Your pit crew chief is
your local PGA of Canada golf professional and his role is to ensure you
are always moving forward towards your goal. Based on the TPI
framework, assisting the golf professional is the pit crew, made up of
fitness professionals, medical experts, and biomechanists.
this part of the team ensures you are running smoothly and with purpose
in order to help you achieve your goals. All parts of the crew
communicate regularly to ensure that you remain on track.
The question you might ask is: “How can this help lower my scores?”
All of us move and swing a golf club in a unique way and possess
specific limitations and weaknesses. Whether we have had previous
injuries or simply have lost range of motion, there is always room for
improvement when it comes to athletic movement.
professionals are equipped with the knowledge to identify cause and
effect within the golf swing. Having the understanding of your physical
capabilities is crucial to ensuring you are avoiding injury and
improving the efficiency of your swing.
As a TPI Certified Professional, I work with a team that has
expertise in golf instruction, fitness, physiotherapy and active release
therapy. All of the athletes I work with are evaluated by fitness and
medical professionals who assess the physical attributes of the
individual. This assessment is critical to determining the route I will
take on the instructional side.
TPI has Certified Professionals all over the world. Connect with a
TPI Professional who is passionate about your game and can help you work
towards your goals. To find TPI Certified Professionals in your area go
to mytpi.com and select the ‘find an expert’ link. Contact them to book
an assessment and get this process rolling. If you have any questions
about the Titleist Performance Institute or how to create your team,
feel free to contact me.
Canadian PGA Professionals
TPI Golf Instructor Level III & Junior Coach Level III
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