TWO QUESTIONS…-IF YOUR ANSWER TO BOTH QUESTIONS IS YES…THEN WATCH THIS VIDEO ON ROTATED POSTURE! ‘COMING OVER THE TOP’ is probably THE most common swing fault in golf, and the odds are that at some time in your golf career, you’ve come ‘Over It’ and have tried a lot of things to ‘Cure It.’ Whether it’s […]
IMPROVE YOUR CORE STRENGTH AND BALANCE WITH SIDE PLANKS-(Getting Older and Losing Strength and Balance?) No doubt, as senior citizens get older, they tend to lose Strength, Flexibility, and Balance (not to mention lose Distance and Consistency in their golf games). At this stage in life, it’s not uncommon for seniors to fall down, often times injuring themselves, and sometimes requiring surgery. Not […]
STRETCHING THE QUADS-One of THE MOST common golf swing faults I see is straightening the legs too early in the downswing; which usually causes the torso to Lock Up and disrupt the free flowing motion we’re trying to attain. There is No Doubt in my mind that the main reason we see this fault so much, is […]
CONTROL YOUR WEDGE SHOTS WITH YOUR SHOULDERS-Years ago, my lifelong friend Mac O’Grady came over to Oahu and visited me at my Golf School at Sheraton Makaha Resort. Mac and I have been playing golf together since we were 14 in LA, and actually roomed together at the 1968 USGA Junior at The Country Club at Brookline, where we had both […]
INCLINE PUSH UPS-Generally speaking, I prefer doing whole body strengthening exercises versus using machines or weights (not that I don’t do them from time to time); and doing Push Ups are one of the best overall strengthening exercises one can do not only for strength, but for better Posture, too. However, for many people, getting down on […]
GOLF INSTRUCTORS WANT THEIR STUDENTS TO HAVE GOOD POSTURE-GOLF INSTRUCTORS WANT THEIR STUDENTS TO HAVE GOOD POSTURE (But what if the golfer has poor posture to begin with?) Although golf instruction has come a long, long way, the fact remains that handicaps have rarely (if at all) have come down over the last 40 years – despite the fact that Golf Technology, Course […]
MAKE THE DECISION TO CHANGE YOUR MIND AND BODY IN 2019 – PART II-Over a lifetime of playing golf, I’ve been blessed to have gotten to know and worked with scores of thousands of amazing people; both amateurs and professionals; But THE most inspirational person and golfer is my hero, Gary Player. His example, On and Off the course, is truly inspirational. (And, I also enjoy the fact […]
MAKE THE DECISION TO CHANGE YOUR MIND AND BODY IN 2019 – PART I-After having 2 knee surgeries and 2 major wrist surgeries in my 20’s, I became somewhat crippled (not to mention my golf game had gone into the tank). Eventually, I met a phenomenal Physical Trainer that emphatically told me that if I didn’t get my body back into anatomical function, I was only going to […]
WHAT IS JOINT CENTRATION?-THIS CAR HAS A DAMAGED WHEEL AND TIREWOULD ‘JUST ‘FIXING THE WHEEL GET THE CAR BACK ‘IN SHAPE’? Back in my early twenties, I had a professional golf career cut short due to TWO Knee surgeries and TWO MAJOR wrist surgeries; after which my golf swing was never quite the same. My story is not […]
Introduction to Flexible Solutions to Inflexible Swing Faults-This is the introduction segment to Roger Fredericks Secrets – Flexible Solutions to Inflexible Swing Fault Continuing Education Series DVD and Digital Version. Roger explains that most golf swing faults aren't necessarily "habits" but rather symptoms of anatomical function.
A Great Way to Visualize Your Shot and Stay Behind it!-Moving ‘in front’ of the ball on a Driver is a sure way to reduce distance – and consistency! Because the ball is teed up, you need to make sure that you’re coming in from behind it; which will automatically allow you to hit up on it. Remember; The Formula for distance is Mass X […]
Katherine Roberts Testimonial-I invite you to check out my 5 Part Video Series THE POSTURE SYSTEM, and begin to enjoy better health & fitness – Just Like I did! In this video, my dear friend and colleague Katherien Roberts talks about some of the facets of being in better posture. Katherine Roberts is the President and Founder […]
Impact Drills for the Impact Bag-When it all comes down to it, getting into impact properly is the end result. These drills performed on the Impact Bag, will not only help train you to get into a proper impact position, but also teach you how to perform different types of shots. Be sure to leave a comment for Rober below!
Introduction to The Posture System Programs-Poor posture is one of the leading causes of health problems. The Posture System™ by Roger Fredericks is a 5 part Video Series designed to help restore your posture into proper alignment. By Relaxing, Stretching, and then Strengthening your body in the proper sequence, you’ll be on your way to Better Posture. Be sure to […]
Arm Presses-This simple pose is something I do nearly every day – especially when my body gets out of posture. The Wall Drop with Arm Presses does wonders by not only helping the pelvis get back into position by stretching out the Calves, Hamstrings, and Glutes, but also by pressing your shoulders and arms into the […]
Posture Shirt – Introduction-The Alignmed Posture Shirt is perfect for correcting, maintaining and preserving Proper Posture for increased mobility, range of motion, pain reduction and enhanced performance.
Balancing Your Body with the Power Fan-The Power Swing Fan is a fabulous tool for increasing power in your golf swing. However, overusing one side of the body can over time, actually hinder your Accelerator and Decelerator muscles. Swinging the Power Swing Fan Left Handed like I demonstrate here, will actually crate better balance and Power Up the Decelerator muscles on […]
Dr. Michael Voight Testimonial for The Posture System-Dr. Michael Voight is a Professor at Belmont University – School of Physical Therapy and a Consultant for NASA Astronaut Training. In the video, Dr. Voight explains the effects of Posture on our body's systems and the reason why he likes The Posture System by Roger Fredericks.
Standing Windmills-This great Active Stretch works the entire body and specifically stretches the Inner Thighs as well as the Obliques in the Upper Torso. Helping rid the body of rotation helps the body return to a proper load of the joints.
Arm Angels-By stretching obliques and lats, you’ll be freeing up your shoulder blades along with stretching the lower body. If you want a smoother and more effective golf swing – this exercise is for you. Note: If you can’t get your arms back against the wall, don’t worry about it, just take the arms to their […]
27 Point Program-Become a great Shot maker with The 27 Point Program. My old friend, the late Jim Flick used to say that the golf swing was a reaction to the golfer’s intent of swinging at the target. I've always liked that analogy because I feel that most golfers focus too much of their swing – and […]
Spreadfoot Forward Bend-This wonderful stretch for the adductors, inner thighs, hamstrings and lower back, results in a greater rotation of the hips and allows the forward leg to separate from the trailing leg during the forward swing.
Flexibility Program Intro-Roger Fredericks provides an overview of his Secrets to Golf Swing Flexibility DVD Series which includes the White, Blue and Gold Tee Programs to gain flexibility and better range of motion to create a freer, more powerful golf swing.
Develop More Power with the Power Swing Fan-Over the years, golf has evolved into a Power Game and everybody wants more power! It’s gotten to the point where many of the greatest courses in the world have become obsolete because the technology has the ball going further than ever before, and consequently, many courses have gotten too short.
Testing and Stretching Your Hamstrings-Good hamstring function is vital to stabilize your lower body. A tight hamstring will encourage Straightening of the Legs – Hip Slides – and even Over Turning of the hips. In this video, I’ll show you how to test your Hammies and a couple of stretches to keep them flexible. Be sure to leave a […]
Golf Lessons from the Masters: Gary Player & Roger Fredericks-Gary Player first met Roger Fredericks in Kaanapali, Maui. Gary Player has always been an ambassador of golf fitness and living a healthy lifestyle. When he met Roger Fredericks, they discovered a synergy through a shared philosophy of golf fitness.
Static Back Press-A simple pose that will do wonders for you – especially suppressing back pain. In a short amount of time, you’ll begin to feel your back begin to ‘melt’ into the floor. As the body relaxes, you’ll find that your pelvis will relax which will then ‘let go’ of it’s grip on the spine. You […]
Just Breathe-In this video clip, I explain to Dave Phillips and Dr. Greg Rose – Founders of The Titleist Performance Institute, precisely how breathing is crucial for superb flexibility.
Lat Test-The lats play a huge role in determining how much extension you’re going to have in your swing. Take this test and see how you do. If your test turns out poorly, it’s time to get on my complete Flexibility program.
Shoulder Segment with TPI-Here I’m demonstrating some stretching and strengthening exercises with Dave Phillips and Dr. Greg Rose, which will enhance your back extension in your golf swing – not to mention allow you to achieve better posture. One of THE most important fundamentals in the golf swing is maintaining your spine angle in your swing – and […]
Importance of Flexibility-In this video, I’m giving you a short overview of ‘Why’ flexibility is so important in the golf swing. If you’re now depressed because you’re not flexible, don’t worry – because – Everybody, no matter what the age can improve the range of motion in their bodies ‘If they stretch the right muscles – the […]
Explanation of the Hamstrings-Exercise – Explanation of the Hamstrings and their function in the golf swing. Tight hamstrings and their corresponding muscles play a MAJOR role in the golf swing! These muscles affect your lower body in a big way – AND, the Lower body dictates to the upper body during the swing. If your Hammies and lower […]
Testing Your Shoulder Turn-In this video, I invite you to test your shoulder turn so that you can determine just how much you should try to turn. This test is very revealing and give you a good baseline of your ability to ‘turn and load’.