Video Tips

  • Alcohol, Substance Abuse, And Fear Will Not Help Your Golf Game

    Written by Stanley Popovich on Tuesday, 18 August 2009

    Your fears, anxieties, and other problems have the best of you and you don’t know where to turn for help. Your golf game is starting to go south as a result of the stress and anxieties. In these cases, some golfers will use alcohol or other substances to feel better. So what do you do to make your problems and fears...

  • Warming up on the range with Alastair Forsyth

    Written by Alastair Forsyth on Friday, 17 July 2009

    Come on, admit it. You're one of those golfers who runs on to the range and bombs a few drives off the tee before leaving to start your round, aren't you? Everyone's done it but, let's face it, it's no way to prepare for a round. Watch this video with European Tour pro Alastair Forsyth for some tips on how to warm...

  • Biomechanics With Dave Phillips

    Written by Dave Phillips on Thursday, 9 July 2009

    Maintaining a stable posture throughout the swing is essential for power, consistency and lower scores. But proper posture doesn’t come simply from practising swing mechanics. You need to train specific muscles, too. Think of your spine as a radio tower with four guide wires that keep it stable and allow you to swing properly. The first wire is your rectus abdominis...

  • Shape Shots

    Written by Lee Scarbrow on Tuesday, 24 February 2009

    Learn to work the ball left to right and right to left set up a little gate of balls on the ground. Try to work your target ball in the correct direction through the golf ball gate to help you feel the correct direction of the shot. TG Top 12 Teacher Lee Scarbrow demonstrates how to shape shots by setting up a...

  • Golf Practice Tip

    Written by Dan Frost on Thursday, 19 February 2009

    There are two different forms of golf practice - technical and tactical. Technical practice is working on a new swing move. Tactical practice is turning your practice into realistic on-course situations, like hitting a target or shaping a shot. The most important component of tactical practice is to follow a pre-shot routine.    ...

  • Practise Long Sloping Putts

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Thursday, 27 November 2008

    A great drill to improve your accuracy on your lag putting is to rest a hula hoop on the green opening the two ends to form a one foot gate. Now practice rolling putts across the slope so that they pass through the gate in the hoop towards the hole. TG Top 12 Teacher Adrian Fryer demonstrates how this will sharpen your focus and develop...

  • Golf Warm Up Instruction Tip

    Written by Zane Scotland on Monday, 1 September 2008

    There are very few golfers who bother to warm up properly before they tee off. I know, because I used to be guilty of that sin myself in my amateur days. Yet I can’t emphasise enough how important it is to loosen your golf muscles before you crunch that first drive of the day. And that doesn’t mean having to set...

  • Adding power to your swing

    Written by Nick Clemens on Tuesday, 6 May 2008

    Do you want to add power to your golf game? Watch this Nick Clemens golf video tip to see how... STEP ONE When setting your stance, try having your right foot pointing straight and the left foot pointing outwards in order to encourage resistance on the way back and allowing you to get your weight through when striking the ball. STEP...

  • Dancing your way to a lower handicap video tip

    Written by Matthew Kay on Friday, 11 January 2008

    We have all heard about the importance of balance and stability in the lower body to set the foundation for a powerful golf swing. Some of you might also have come across suggestions that using balance boards or BOSU balls will improve your balance. There is no doubt that stability and balance are important elements to produce a...

  • Top 2 drills to set your body up for a powerful swing

    Written by Matthew Kay on Friday, 11 January 2008

    Following on from the theme of our previous article titled ‘Top 3 Mobilising Exercise to optimise your golf backswing’ we are now going to address the body faults that can affect a powerful set up position. The Problem: Many golf players suffer from body faults limiting them from getting into the correct position at address. If we look at...

  • Top 3 mobilising exercises to optimise your backswing

    Written by Matthew Kay on Friday, 11 January 2008

    All golf players, no matter what level, battle with golf swing faults. If you are a keen golf player you will have most likely seen a teaching professional who has help try and correct that golf swing fault - sometimes with success and sometimes with failure. However, no matter who you are, if you are having a...