THIS CAR HAS A DAMAGED WHEEL AND TIRE
WOULD ‘JUST ‘FIXING THE WHEEL GET THE CAR BACK ‘IN SHAPE’?
Let’s Define Centration
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 unique because for decades, I’ve had people come to me who’ve had multiple surgeries throughout their bodies and limbs – many of them for the SAME injury; and a high percentage of them are still dysfunctional. (On that note, I think the record for the most surgeries I’ve seen was 19 from a guy who came to me last year). Again, It’s not uncommon for me to see people who’ve had multiple surgeries, and as they’ve gotten older, are in worse shape, often times not being able to play golf anymore.
HEY, WAIT A MINUTE, ISN’T THE REASON THAT PEOPLE HAVE SURGERIES TO BEGIN WITH IS TO ‘FIX’ THE PROBLEM?
Then, why do so many surgeries not ‘Fix’ the problem? In fact, the last statistics that I’ve heard is that around 30% of Back Surgeries are Re-Do’s.
In My Opinion & Experience, I believe that despite the incredible new procedures in medicine, that the majority of surgeries address the ‘SITE OF THE PAIN’ (and injury) and not the ‘SOURCE OF IT’.
The fact of the matter is; that if a person’s body is out of proper alignment, there will be friction and load bear pressure applied elsewhere (just like when the misalignment of the chassis of the car blew out the wheel). When the joints of the body line up, friction is then taken off of the joints which will usually prevent and eliminate the pain. This is called JOINT CENTRATION.
Getting your body back into the design that Nature’s gave us will certainly help rehab and restore your body – and get you back on the golf course!
This is why I created THE POSTURE SYSTEM VIDEO SERIES – where you can find out what Posture Type you are; and more importantly, WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT!
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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.
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 Velocity squared; ie. How much you move your Body ‘MASS’ into the ball. In this video I share a tip about how to make this move easier – WITHOUT TRYING to change your swing! Watch the video below
Roger Fredericks, Founder of The Posture System demonstrates with Joe Theismann, one of the main reasons why so many people are affected by Poor Posture.
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 of Yoga for Baseball and Yoga for Golfers. In the video, Katherine speaks to the importance of good posture, flexibility, and her experience training Professional Athletes.
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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.
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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 wall, which fires and strengthens your upper back and shoulder muscles. A Flexible Lower Body and a strong back is a good combination!
The Alignmed Posture Shirt is perfect for correcting, maintaining and preserving Proper Posture for increased mobility, range of motion, pain reduction and enhanced performance.
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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 your weaker side. Having better balance among the muscles will then REALLY give you mo power!
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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.
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.
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 limit – then back off and gently glide. AND, if you have serious shoulder problems, don’t do this exercises until you’ cleared by a physician or anatomical functionalist.
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 not on the shot they want to hit. One of the greatest players I ever saw was a man named Ted Richards – the 1953 U.S. Public Links Champion who never turned pro (certainly not because he couldn't). Ted taught me the 27 point program which when practiced, will teach you how to hit different types of shots, i.e, High Fades, Low Hook, Low Fades, etc. This drill is phenomenal and if you practice it on the range – then on the course, your entire perception of golf will change. You’ll start playing ‘shots’ and stop playing ‘Swing’.
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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.
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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.
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Roger Fredericks introduces his new Posture Restoration System with the Hosts on Fox 25 OKC. Roger was the keynote speaker at the Integris Hospital Men’s Health Conference on September 19, 2013.
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.
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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.
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Are your golf swing flaws just bad ‘HABITS’ or are they ‘SYMPTOMS’ of a lack of flexibility in key muscle groups?
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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.
Continue reading Golf Lessons from the Masters: Gary Player & Roger Fredericks
Part 2 – After playing a practice round with Tommy Jacobs several years ago at the Senior PGA Championship, Arnold Palmer was amazed at Tommy’s incredible driving distance – especially considering that nearly all of the other seniors had ‘lost’ distance!
Continue reading Arnold Palmer: Golf Fitness, Flexibility & Driving Distance Part 2