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Strength & Conditioning for Golf

If you want to continue to do the things you need to do, like to do, and want to do, then it’s imperative to follow a well planned exercise programme that includes functional strength and power.

Senior athletes that strive to maintain or even improve upon the performance they achieved at younger ages can still accomplish amazing things.

What sort of Strength Training?

Effectiveness of training is maximised through the scientific application of functional strength and power exercises.

What are functional exercises?

Exercises need to be done in an unsupported, three dimensional environment that requires the brain to coordinate muscles into patterns of movement. (e.g. predominantly using bodyweight and free weight exercise rather than machines.)



•Squatting

•Lunging

•Bending

•Pushing

•Pulling

•Twisting

•Gait                     

Swinging, teeing up, picking the ball up, trolley pulling and ... getting your ball out the water hazard!

The specifics: what can training do for your golf?

-Strength Training will Improve Club Head Speed resulting in an increase in ball distance.

- Decrease injury risk by building a stronger and more resilient body that can cope better with the demands placed upon it. (= more golf!)

- Improve swing mechanics through better strength, stability, mobility and balance.

- Keep going right until the end of your round with improved muscular and cardio endurance.

 

When does the course take place?

The course will take place at the University of Cambridge Sports Centre in the Team Training Room. Course dates are: 

8 Week Course between: 

Monday 21 October - Monday 9 December 2019

Monday 10.30am - 11.25am

Cost £60

Wednesday 23 October - Wednesday 11 December 2019

Wednesday 10.30am - 11.25am 

Cost £60

 

If you would like to book onto the course, please contact Reception on 01223 336580 or enquiries@sport.cam.ac.uk