PGA of America Director of Fitness David Donatucci explains how deceleration and power are directly related. Learning how to jump and land properly, David says, is teaching the body how to fire as quickly as possible and how to decelerate. “Teaching the body to move fast will improve club head speed,” David concludes. See this golf fitness exercise in motion in this easy-to-follow instructional video.
Every golfer knows the frustration of having a putt come up short. In the Putting Length Drill, PGA professional Michael Breed discusses the reasons for this and illustrates several drills to help eliminate the problem. In this lesson you will learn the principle of target putting and how it can help prevent the short putt. Another key to accurate putting is speed, and to help you with this Michael demonstrates a unique two ball drill that will help you to visualize and then execute that perfect putt.Watch Now >>
In most cases, rescue clubs are more forgiving and easier to hit than a long iron. But, that doesn’t mean that they are the right choice every time. PGA Professional Eric Johnson explains why it is important to consider all course conditions before choosing what club to use on a particular shot. Sometimes hitting the shot you need may mean using the club that is harder to hit.Watch Now >>
In Proper Bunker Techniques, PGA Professionals Bill Forrest and Kevin Weeks demonstrate several practical techniques for improving your bunker play. In this lesson you will learn how to correctly set your feet and position your weight so that your club head properly strikes the ball. Also included is a practical demonstration of how to vary your shot set up and swing plane in order to hit a successful bunker shot in various sand conditions.Watch Now >>
No matter your age or skill level, 65-70% of your shots in a round of golf come within 100 yards of the pin. With a statistic like that, you could say it’s pretty important to hone your skills with the shorter clubs in your hands. For most amateurs, learning how to improve short game swing mechanics just takes repetition and a solid understanding of distance control.Watch Now >>