Tag Archives: MINIMALIST GOLF SWING

Ground Reaction Force – What it can and cannot do for Golfers

Ground Reaction Force – What it can and cannot do for Golfers  The theory, and some examples that demonstrate its meaning: What, first of all, is the much talked-about ground reaction force (GRF)? The free dictionary defines GRF thus: GRF force is offered by support surface, equaling and opposing force due to body mass passing […]

Results from Recent Minimalist Golf Swing Research – Part II

Some Exciting Results from Recent Research on the Minimalist Golf Swing – the world’s only anatomically efficient golf swing Part II While Part I was data collected using motion capture and force plates, Part II is based on comparing a golfer’s existing swing’s muscle activation patterns with the Minimalist Golf Swing patterns after a single […]

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 […]

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 […]

Stacy Lewis’ Golf Swing 2014 – An Anatomical Analysis

Stacy Lewis’ Golf Swing 2014 – An Anatomical Analysis A look at Stacy Lewis’ statistics, score-cards and golf swing will show why she can collect a ton of birdies and have a very cool-blue score card one day (as on Day 4 of the 2014 US Women’s Open) and an orange/red card (with high/heat inducing scores) […]

Lexi Thompson Swing 2014 – Analysis of Joint Positions and Anatomy

Lexi Thompson Swing 2014 – Analysis of Joint Positions and Anatomy Even the most talented professional golfers do not make ‘ideal’ swings in terms of how their joints can work best, simply because prior to this no-one has ever thought to consider that aspect. So, an athlete such as Lexi Thompson can improve too, by […]

Anatomy of the Golf Swing – Why it Matters

Anatomy of the Golf Swing – Why it Matters What does ‘anatomy of the golf swing’ mean, and why does it matter? Typically an ‘anatomy of the golf swing’ article or book will merely talk of which muscles are active at what stage of the golf swing. Whose golf swing? A ‘generally accepted as correct’ […]

Tom Kite swing 2014 – An Anatomical Perspective

Tom Kite’s Golf Swing from an an Anatomical Perspective The whole world assesses golf swings based on what the club is doing (swing plane, shaft across or laid off, face open or closed) at the top and at impact. Does no one realize the muscles move the joints which cause the club to move? Some […]