Monthly Archives: December 2012

Physical Preparation for Golf

Heading into the 2013 golf season, prepare yourself physically. I am not suggesting you
become a “gym rat” and work out 5 days a week, although that can contribute to better
health. Start stretching daily, see a physiotherapist or chiropractor and perhaps use a
trainer if you are motivated to work out. In the left picture, the back swing has the spine
tilting towards the target creating lower back issues and a ball flight, which is less than
desirable. There are likely 2 possible reasons for this back swing position, this fellow
never had a golf lesson and doesn’t know what he is doing or he has a physical

The right picture demonstrates a correct position allowing for easier contact, power and
better control. A video lesson can clearly show any limitations.


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