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The Golf Fit System - Episode 3

Episode 3 - Strength

In this episode we cover some ground rules for getting strong and give you a few variations on some classic strength exercises. Next episode is on Power!

 

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The Golf Fit System - Episode 2

Episode 2 - Movement Correction

This YouTube video follows Oli, Vikki and Lewis through some of their Movement Correction Exercises for their Squat Patterns. This is a good example of how each person has a bespoke program designed specifically for their needs. Next episode is on Strength!

 

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The Golf Fit System - Episode 1

Episode 1 - Mobility/Stability and Power Screening!

This YouTube video looks at 3 different clients in 2 of the 28 screens we use. The Golf Fit system highlights that everyone is an individual - treat them as one! Next episode is on MOVE Better to PLAY Better.

 

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Strength & Golf

Strength & Golf
By Craig T Henry BSc (Hons)
UK Strength and Conditioning Association Accredited Coach
TPI Certified Golf Fitness Instructor

 

What is Strength?

When I think back to my days studying Technology at secondary school, I can recall being provided with a very clear definition of what strength is. Strength, I was told by my teacher, “is the ability of a structure or material to withstand and resist force.”

For me this also has to be true in any sport. We often think of our bodies applying all the forces and other objects providing the ‘resistance’. However we must be able to resist any forces placed on our body (structure) and our tissue (materials), in order to be able to move against, resist or decelerate any external resistance.

So in simple terms, we must be strong so that we don’t break down and get injured when playing with external forces. That includes reactionary forces created by our own movements.

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