Fitness Blog

Stabilize your Posture…or…It Takes a Team to Control your Hips [VIDEO]

Coach Joey D Feb 6, 2020 6:04:00 PM
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1. Remove the extra moving parts from your golf swing
2. Increase accuracy off the tee and on the fairway
3. Increase stability on uneven lies

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Parking Lot Stretch…or...Just 3 Minutes Till Tee Time?

Coach Joey D Jan 28, 2020 9:34:00 AM
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1. Don't squander the few minutes you have before tee time
2. Warm up vertically and rotationally
3. Bring an activated body to first tee instead of trying to find it there

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Connecting with the Club…or...Showing Your Wrists Some Love [VIDEO]

Coach Joey D Jul 21, 2018 9:48:32 AM
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1. Prevent injuries due to instability at the wrist
2. Lessen chances of an overuse injury
3. Create a more consistently accurate shot

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Method to the Madness…or Joust your Way to Lower Scores! [VIDEO]

Coach Joey D Jun 8, 2018 11:01:00 AM
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I've been in and around the fitness industry for my entire life -- as an athlete, as a coach, as a lecturer. I know that different people learn things and respond to things in different ways. Some people are more apprehensive than others; they need to be steadily pushed to achieve their goals. Some people are more analytical; they need to know the exercise science behind what they're doing -- right down to the cellular level -- before they'll try anything new.

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Stabilizing Your Golf Swing…or Ankles Aren't for Rolling

Coach Joey D May 26, 2018 3:33:00 AM
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1. Increase Power and Accuracy
2. Reduce the Chance of Injury
3. Improve Balance
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Are You Built For Speed? [VIDEO]

Coach Joey D Apr 24, 2018 12:00:00 AM
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How To Add Velocity and Club Head Speed To Your Swing

1. Understand the biomechanics of club head speed.
2. Get your lower body activated.
3. Get your upper body in sync.

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Warm Up for Low Scores

Coach Joey D Mar 2, 2018 11:42:00 AM
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4 Quick Pre-Round Golf Warmup Movements That Work

I don't care if the last round you played was yesterday or last October, if you think you're going to play at your best without properly warming up your body, you're wrong. If your body isn't prepped for 18 holes of golf, in a best case scenario you're not going to play as well as you can. In a worst case scenario, you're going to get hurt. Neither of those are scenarios that I'm guessing you're interested in experiencing.

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Are We Having Fun Yet?

Coach Joey D Apr 4, 2017 2:15:00 PM
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I'm going to ask you a question about your golf game and it's not the typical question you'd expect from me.

I'm not going to ask if you're loading properly into your left side or if you're able to comfortably maintain your spine angle or if you're staying connected to the ground throughout your swing. I'm going to ask you a far more simple -- but no less important -- question: Are you having fun?

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Know Your Miss!

Coach Joey D Mar 15, 2017 3:19:00 PM
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If you're constantly slicing the golf ball or never feel like you're getting enough power in your swing, my guess is that there's something not quite right with your body.

Most golfers have very selective memories. I'm sure you know players that can give you a network-TV-quality play-by-play of a brilliant approach shot they hit 23 years ago or of a drive to within a foot of the cup they hit in college. Ask them -- at the end of a round -- why their shoes are full of sand or why they're a couple of sleeves of balls lighter than when the round began, though, and suddenly memories become foggy.

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Earning Your Luck

Coach Joey D Jul 11, 2016 7:11:08 PM
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It was truly amazing to see Dustin Johnson overcome all sorts of obstacles, dig deep, and win his first major at Oakmont.

In the week after the US Open, I must have been asked roughly eight million times if I think DJ had discovered some brand-new gear -- some “Beast Mode” -- that was going to let him go undefeated for the rest of the PGA Tour season. And while I told people that I’d like to be able to say “yes,” the answer -- to be really honest -- was “no.”

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