Chipping off a Bare Lie

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One of the hardest shots in golf is chipping off a bare lie, where the ground is hard with barely any grass.  The technique for the bare lie chip shot is not that much different than for a chip off of a fluffy lie, what makes this shot harder is that there is no room for error.  If you hit … Read More

Cardiogolf 1K Practice Swing Challenge Days 20, 21 and 22

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The challenge is straightforward-simply make 1000 practice swings during the month  to improve your swing technique and increase clubhead speed. You don’t need to go to the driving range or golf course, you can simply make practice swings in your garage or living room at home a few minutes a day (just make sure that you don’t whack the ceiling … Read More

Cardiogolf-The ‘Shake Hands’ Drill

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“The best psychologist in the world is a square clubface at impact” – Ben Hogan To be a consistent ball striker, you should strive to swing with a square clubface at all times, unless, of course, you are trying to intentionally curve the ball. Golf is a hard enough game hitting the ball straight, let alone fighting an open or closed … Read More

Off-Season Golf Fitness Training

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Strength, flexibility, coordination and balance will help golfers of all levels play their best golf. Choosing what exercises to do to change your swing faults and to strengthen your weaknesses are the key to dramatically improving your game. However, with a number exercises and routines to choose from plus other compounding factors such lack of time and money, there are … Read More

My Favorite Golf Tips This Year

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I posted over 100 golf-fitness and instructional tips in 2015.  So in case you missed some, I will re-post my favorite ones over the next several weeks. Let me know which is your favorite blog post. Favorite Tip #1-The Only Ball Position You Need for a Long Drive For the majority of high-handicap golfers the driver is the most difficult … Read More

Fitness Friday: How A Pilates Reformer Can Help Your Golf Game

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Check out Golf Digest Fitness Friday where I demonstrate Pilates exercises for golfers. I’m always looking for new ways to, not only help myself, but also to help my students increase strength, mobility and flexibility. I’ve recently discover that using a Pilates reformer is a more effective way of increasing flexibility, strength and stability for golf than traditional, free weights and machines and … Read More