Ground Control

Like most moves in sports , one of the critical elements in golf is ground connection.

Your better golfers and athletes know how to use the ground for power and speed. Stop and think for a moment how far the smaller guys and ladies on tour hit the golf ball. On the other hand, a weak hitter of the ball seem to lift off the ground.

A golfer needs to understand how to establish connection to the ground by compressing into it with your legs both on the backswing and downswing. This just a matter of basic physics as described by Newton’s third law of motion. By applying force into the ground, the ground exerts an equal and opposite force back within the body; thus creating a more dynamic golf swing.

Available resources include: force platforms and electromyography (EMG) devices.

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