| Golf Fitness
Louie Chan will work with Pinnacle BLACK for a 12-week strength and conditioning training programme to improve his golf game and performance and lower his golf handicap as the ultimate goal, writes James Honey.
A 12-week strength and conditioning training programme to improve the golf game and performance for any high handicapper.
At Pinnacle BLACK, all athletes are subjected to specific screening measures to retain accountability with their goal, and ensure that all training is optimised. With Louie, we are embarking upon a 12week training programme specifically designed to improve his golf game, so naturally we put Louie through his paces with an initial profiling session utilising our Pinnacle Golf Screening to gauge his overall athletic suitability for golf, and to organise his primary areas of improvement in the first few weeks.
The Pinnacle Golf Screening is an hour-long protocol specifically designed to assess the most relevant areas of strength, stability, mobility and work capacity for a golfer of any level, all tests scored from 1-5. We have included a selection of Louie’s best and worst measures here to display his priority areas, as can be seen there are a couple that were very obvious to begin with! Louie had fantastic mobility through his thoracic spine and shoulders, which requires no improvement. Louie’s main areas of focus were his strength deficit, and what will be a focus here is his hip strength. The capacity to stabilise and control hip movement in a golf swing is paramount, and Louie’s baseline strength in all areas of his hips was sub-par for golf performance. The following are some of the key exercises we would utilise for creating initial improvement here. James Honey is an S&C coach at Pinnacle BLACK, and also the Lead S&C Coach of HKGA. Contact him today for a complimentary Pinnacle Golf Screening session and trial week at Pinnacle BLACK! Please contact
[email protected]nacleperformance.hk or visit their website