Golf Training for Technique, Power and Injury Prevention

Tiger Woods Wins The 2009 Australian Masters

Tiger has demonstated phenomenal golfing technique since his days as an amateur but what has kept him at the top of his game? A Scientific Approach to Conditioning and Quality Practice!

Tiger woods at Masters

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Australia has some of the world’s leading practitioners when it comes to Golf Conditioning. In Victoria physiotherapist Ramsey McMasters has developed a fine reputation in assisting both professional and weekend golfers improve all aspects of their games. In Queensland physiotherapist Michael Dalgleish and biomechanist Dr Rob Neal have developed a scientific program to support and improve golf performance. Their website – The Golf Athlete (sign up for their great newsletter while you are there) has a range of great research articles that are a must for all serious golfers.

At AOK we have developed or import a number of training tools for golf – the Dura Disc is used by David Leadbetter.  This is his idea for using them.  It takes some getting used to, but hitting barefoot off these strong Australian made cushions enhances the feedback regarding balance during all parts of your swing. Stop a various points in the swing to check for trouble spots. The more you develop a smooth rhythm, not over-swing and stay in balance, the less you’ll fall off the pillows.

From Norway comes the Terapi Master (now known as Redcord) as sling stabilisation apparatus that assists with developing “core” function and strength. In a recent study it was shown that this can easily be translated into greater driving range.

Paul Chek has applied his extensive knowledge of physical conditioning with his book and DVD .

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About the author

Bradley Wilson is the Managing Director of the AOK Health Group, established in 1994. The AOK Group is comprised of 3 companies which specialise in the design, manufacture and distribution of health and rehabilitation products, education and services worldwide. Bradley has not just fostered good products but also good business, winning the awards including 2008 Exporter of the Year, 2003 Fastest Growing Hunter Wholesaler and in 2004 Trainer of the Year in Logistics. In 2004, 2006 & 2008 Bradley was elected as a Director of the Hunter Business Chamber by the 1000 member companies of that organisation. He is Senior Vice President, Chair of the Executive, Audit, Business Development and Education Committees. In 2005 fellow board members elected him as a Councillor of NSW Business Chamber (previously Australian Business Ltd) - one of Australia’s largest business lobby groups. Bradley was a Councillor for 3 years. Respected enough to work with other prominent industry professionals throughout the world, he has developed a business model that allows his customers the advantage of the world’s best product and technological information unchallenged by their competitors.

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