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  • gsts1111111.jpg WHERE IS YOUR GOLF GAME GOING IN 2019?Alice:  What road do I take? Cheshire Cat:  Well, where do you want to go? Alice:  I don’t know. Cheshire Cat:  Then it doesn’t matter, because any road will take you there. WHERE IS YOUR GOLF GAME GOING IN 2019? Take a good stock of your golf game in the coming year. This famous exchange […]
  • 0c15c831-ddec-4d99-b2bd-a8dd85dddf1c.jpg The Body IS the Mind“THE BODY IS THE MIND” is a phrase I heard Deepak Chopra say a while back while we were involved in a seminar at La Costa Resort & Spa. Although I’ve known that for a long time, I’ve never quite put it that way; instead saying, ‘Your Posture is a Reflection of what’s going on/on […]
  • 0581718c-d72a-4f15-b1fe-35a1ac5f5433.jpg There Are Two Ages: YOUR CHRONOLOGICAL AGE & YOUR PHYSIOLOGICAL AGE“You don’t have to get old the way our society has brainwashed us into believing”, is what my late father Elmer Fredericks (shown below at around 90 years of age) used to always say. 
  • 566807476_600x340.jpg The Pectoralis StretchDo This Simple Stretch Throughout the Day to Open up Your Chest In the golf swing, the upper part of the spine and chest rotates approximately 60% more than the lower spine.  In the illustration here, you can see what is happening as the FRONT upper chest muscles EXPAND, and the BACK MUSCLES contract (or […]
  • chiropractic-and-golf.jpg Does the Golf Swing Cause Injuries? Or, Do Your Injuries INJURE Your Golf Swing?One of the questions one hears a lot is that the Golf Swing Motion is bad for your back? And I can assure you that I’ve been asked that hundreds of times. The truth is that the human body is one of the most remarkable and durable ‘machines’ ever devised and it’s designed to undergo […]
  • Is it Dangerous to Land on the Outside of Your Left Foot? Is it Dangerous to Land on the Outside of Your Left Foot?  By now, you’ve probably seen a lot of golfers – including Tour Players, land on the outside of their left feet when they move down into the ball.  The question is… Is this dangerous? The answer to that question is… YES!  In fact, it’s usually just a matter of time before some part of […]
  • c1b55595-9bb9-4b5b-a564-75e3b9b710f4.jpg Your Body is the Dumping Ground of Your MindSpending a lifetime in the golf world, I’ve been blessed to have associated with thousands of Super Successful People from all walks of life; not to mention, have worked with hundreds of GREAT golfers and professional athletes. I’ve been asked all the time what many of them are like? And, I usually respond by saying […]
  • hogan-palmer-32.jpg The Power of Passion – Let NOTHING Get in the Way of Stopping You From Achieving Your GoalsOver decades, I’ve been incredibly blessed to have known many of the most successful people in the world  – and in many cases, of all time. This includes Hall of Fame athletes from virtually every sport, business icons, amazingly successful artists, and very talented lay people. 
  • A Sure Way to Feel Great - The Benefits of a Cold Shower The Benefits of a Cold Shower – A Sure Way to Feel GreatAs I get further along on my life’s journey, it never ceases to amaze me how Mother Nature gives us SO MANY ingenious ways to heal ourselves and solve our problems.  Let’s face it, in life – there are times you feel on top of the world, and times you feel under the weight of […]
  • tiger-knee_0_0.jpg The Mystery of Tiger’s Knee Problems is No MysteryFor years, I've been hearing different theories from golf pros and physical trainers on why Tiger's had 4 knee surgeries – and now has just undergone back surgery.
  • 6a00e54f069d43883400e551efdb488834-800wi_0.jpg The Greatest Game Of AllOf all of golf’s many attributes, I think the greatest of them all is the incredible number of fascinating people that we meet, and play the game.  In my case, and because I’ve made the game my profession, I’ve been extremely blessed with meeting virtually thousands of people from all walks of life…
  • chickenwing_4.jpg Are Your Swing Faults “Just” Habits?To date, I don’t think anybody’s ever achieved a perfect golf swing. Although a few have come close, (Snead and Els come to mind); even they have some slight nuances that they fought for a lifetime.
  • golfing_golfer_man_240393.jpg Golf And Other SportsWhile growing up as a youngster, golf was definitely considered a sissy sport. Over time, research has proven that this is FAR from the truth. Professional golfers possess “Tree Trunks” for legs, and on average, possess greater upper trunk flexibility than NBA basketball players!
  • sedentarylifestyle.jpg Better Posture = Feeling BetterIt has become irrefutable to me, that proper posture is the #1 most important aspect of musculeo skeletal health than any other. 
  • 6a00e54f069d43883400e551f0de4b8833-800wi.jpg A Day With Katherine And Joe TheismannRecently, I had the pleasure of shooting some videos with my good friend, Yoga For Golfers founder, Katherine Roberts, along with Notre Dame and NFL football great, Joe Theismann.
  • Balance, Rythym And TimingOver the course of my golf career as an instructor, there is a very common occurrence which has happened virtually thousands of times. 
  • 14039116524_0aeeb740eb_b.jpg Functional StrengthEverybody wants to be strong, but the question is:  What does “being strong” really mean?   Without question, nearly everybody would agree that weightlifters are strong because they can lift a lot of weight. 
  • ACTION_copyright_Ben7.jpg Just BreatheAs I’ve mentioned in previous articles, my staff and I have asked virtually thousands of our students who come to our golf instruction schools if they stretch?  For many years, it “used” to surprise me how many people said they did! 
  • pain1_article.jpg The Site of Pain is Seldom the Source of PainFor a LOT of years, I’ve been very involved in both the golf profession and also the world of physical training, and I’ve learned that most of the problems encountered in both of these activities, are seldom the genesis of the “actual” problems.
  • bubba-jack_0.jpg To Stack or Not to StackI recently watched a golf swing analysis by Peter Kostis at the Memorial Golf Tournament comparing two of the greatest Power Hitters of their particular generations, Bubba Watson, and the greatest player of all time, Jack Nicklaus. This caught my attention…
  • funyet_header.jpg A Game for All Reasons (Are We Having Any Fun Yet?)A friend of mine told me an interesting story of how one time, he and Ben Hogan were sitting in the Grill Room at Shady Oaks CC in Fort Worth, when one of his friends walked by and said 'Hello'. When asked how he played, the guy replied…