Regardless of your age, gender or skill level, there are many benefits of establishing and maintaining stability during all parts of your swing.
Stability swing faults are many, but quite often derived from a physical fault, namely the inability to control the “A-frame” – the area between the waist and the knees. If you have instability in this area, then consistent and repetitive swings are more difficult regardless of effort in practice or technique analysis. Common swing issues as a result of instability include sliding hips, over-rotation and reverse pivot, to name a few.
Many golfers seem to focus on the swing itself rather than the anatomy that supports it. Senior golfers, juniors, men and women all could complete golf-specific activating exercises, with their age and fitness level determining the intensity and programming. More golfers would reduce their terrible days (and scores) on the course simply by controlling the “A-frame” anatomy and it doesn’t require major time consumption or complex equipment. Continue reading