McCall has been a winter wonderland for months now. Flakes fall softly as we sit by the fire, powder pours as we carve the slopes and our once green course is currently a pristine expanse of crisp white snow. It is truly a beautiful thing but we haven’t for a moment forgotten what lies on the other side of the season: golf.
While golf itself is a seasonal sport, the preparation and maintenance can be a year-round commitment for avid players. That in mind, Whitetail Club Head Golf Professional Todd Bindner offers fitness advice, strength training and tips to club members year-round. He draws on the training he’s received while earning multiple certifications through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and Titleist Performance Institute, the leading educational organization and research facility dedicated to how the human body functions in relation to the golf swing. Todd’s specialized off-season programs allow players to maintain and improve their skill set despite having a snow-covered golf course.
A number of Todd’s great tips are designed to be executed indoors, be it at the gym or right in your living room. Here are a few to try on your own:
- Indoor Putting Drills: Putting is perhaps one the best segments of the game to can be perfected indoors. Grab a couple of extra clubs and check out these quick tips for better gauging distance and keeping your putt in line.
- Improving Stability: A good golf swing starts in the stance. Exercises to maintain a stable core are a key component to keeping your swing strong in the off-season. A medicine ball and a few aerobic steps will help get you there.
- Improving Posture: Building on a better core, […]