Fitness the TPI Way

By: Averne Loos

Before I start with this article, I feel it would be appropriate to explain what the TPI is and our philosophy.The Titleist Performance Institute is the world’s leading educational organisation and research facility dedicated to the study of how the human body functions in relation to the golf swing.TPI discovered...

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Building Athleticism through the Kipping Pull-Up

By: John Rozelle

The pull-up is built into our DNA, just watch any 5-year old placed in front of a great climbing tree. While it may seem unattainable as an adult I’m here to tell you, in all but the most extreme cases, it won’t take you longer than 2 months of dedication. ...

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Golf Fitness: The Importance of the Squat

By: John Rozelle

Golf is a game of athleticism and technical skill. While we can practice the technical skill at the driving range and through countless hours out on the various beautiful courses here in Indonesia, it’s difficult to build athleticism.  Athleticism is that special combination of strength, coordination, balance, reflexes, quickness, etc....

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Building Control through Core Strength

By: John Rozelle

The twisting action of the golf swing translates from the lower body through the core into the upper body and the arms. While the hips and core are critical in all athletic movements, in golf the core plays a key role in controlling the swing. For this reason it is...

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Building Athleticism with Warrior Makers

By: John Rozelle

Over the last 3 months we have covered pull-ups, overhead squats, plank progressions and some basic stretches. Have you stuck with your pull-up work? Are you comfortable completing one hundred overhead squats with your driver after your session at the range? Keep at it! I am going to continue to...

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Bad Back and Big Belly

By: John Rozelle

This week I’m very happy to respond to a reader question this issue. To paraphrase, he feels like some of our movements are not ideally suited to his situation. He has a “big belly and a bad back”. I’m guessing he’s not alone, as many of our golfing compatriots have...

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Improved Athleticism Through Mobility

By: John Rozelle

In a recent conversation, a follower of our monthly workouts mentioned he has been doing yoga and it is helping him a lot. I know for some yoga can be intimidating so, while I always include some warm-down stretches to focus on each month, let’s spend this month developing a...

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