Jordan Spieth – An Anatomical Analysis of his Swing

Jordan Spieth Jordan Spieth – current number one golfer in the world. Great golfer, great human being! This is an anatomical analysis of his swing, showing how even he can get still better with an anatomical solution. You would find little of significance to  complain about with regard to his swing, using traditional means of […]

TIGER WOODS June ’15 – an ANATOMICAL & BIOMECHANICAL Analysis

TIGER WOODS June ’15 – an ANATOMICAL & BIOMECHANICAL Analysis SIMPLIFIED [By a golf instructor with BS (physics, math); MS (sports science ie anatomy, orthopedic assessment, biomechanics, exercise physiology, exercise testing & prescription, sports nutrition etc.);                             PhD (biomechanics – student).] Musculoskeletal Anatomy = the study […]

The MOST important thing about the golf swing

The MOST important thing about the golf swing Regardless of anything else, the golf club MUST approach the ball FROM THE INSIDE. NOT merely enough to strike the ball at it’s center, but on it’s inside right quadrant (for a right-handed golfer). To enable this, there are very many compensatory moves you can use, while […]

John Jacobs’ Teachings – Relevant to the 21st Century?

Are the teachings of John Jacobs – and by extension all the famous golf instructors such as Butch Harmon, David Leadbetter, Hank Haney, Jim McLean and Jim Hardy who credit Jacobs as a major influence in their teachings – relevant for the 21st Century Golfer? Before reading on, watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wbAe2vgfzbA John Jacobs was […]

Tiger Woods and his Swing Coaches

Tiger Woods and his Swing Coaches     As any undergraduate course on the subject will explain, the purpose of studying sports biomechanics is three-fold: To understand the mechanism of injury of sports movements, and then rectify the cause (by either reducing any loads which are beyond the ability of various body-tissue to tolerate, or […]

The Anatomy of the Baseball Pitch vs the Golf Swing

                                                The Anatomy of the Baseball Pitch vs the Golf Swing This post is based on three months of being exposed to the theory of, plus a few days trying to mimic […]

Anatomical Analysis of swings – Jim McLean, Lexi Thompson, Lucy Li

Anatomical Analysis of the swings of Jim McLean, Lexi Thompson, Lucy Li Jim McLean is one of the most famous golf teachers of all time. He has studied the best players of the world in great detail and can recall exactly what type of movements any great player makes. What he teaches is based on […]

Moe Norman – Anatomical Assessment of his Golf Swing

Moe Norman’s Golf Swing – an Anatomical Analysis Many visitors to this blog have suggested an assessment of Moe Norman’s (MN) golf swing. It’s easy to assess the manner in which the joints are positioned at the top of the backswing, versus how they are at impact, to comment on injury potential. However, it is […]

Tiger Woods’ Rehabilitation and Prognosis

Tiger Woods’ March 2014 microdiscectomy (back surgery), what it was, what could have cause it, what next? The thick long, vertical strap muscles which keep our spines erect against the forward pull of gravity, and which have given homo sapiens the ability to evolve to an upright bipedal posture, are the erector spinae (ES) group, […]

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