Golfing World: Attaining the 'perfect golf body' with Joey D
Golfing World sits down for a chat with Joey D, who works on strength, conditioning and achieving the 'perfect golf body' with the likes of tour stars Rickie Fowler, Dustin Johnson and Keegan Bradley. Watch Golfing World every Wednesday on Golf Channel.
Fitness Friday: Stabilization and rotation
Joey “D” Diovisalvi shows you a move with fitness bands that can help with stabilization and rotation for your golf swing. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.
Fitness Friday: Improving spine angle
Fitness expert Joey “D” Diovisalvi shows Matt Ginella how to improve his spine angle during a round. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.
Injury prevention: Stretch after golf
Joey Diovisalvi and Pat Perez demonstrate a post round stretch that helps you after your round to prevent injury. Watch Morning Drive everyday on Golf Channel.
Fitness Friday: Range of motion warm-up drill
Coach “Joey D” Diovisalvi shows a simple range of motion warm-up drill that will help you practice and play better on the course. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.driver out. Now the body's ready. Your muscles are switched on. Your muscle fibers , things are feeling what they should be feeling. So you can take an aggressive swing. Yet in control with your body participating.
Golfing World: Training on the treadmill with Joey D
Coach to the stars of a different kind, Joey D, shares with us some of his secrets of success in a hands on session with Cara Robinsonwhat the spinal muscles can do. Now, go ahead slowly to the impact position and finish all the way down the target line. Okay, so what are you feeling right now? So I'm having to disconnect the top and the bottom of my body. Yes, exactly disassociation. One this is doing. The other thing cannot do. You must create separation in a golf swing and this is a great way to see if you can do it. While in balance. Maintaining balance . So you're not moving all over the place. Yeah, cuz it's quite hard you could fall of balance. And your feet go all over the place. So the key, Correct. Correct. Yeah. The key is being aware of, what are your feet doing. Now, Yeah. Let's go ahead an work on core activation . So connect your arms to your torso. Right? Maintain a very good spine angle and setup position once again. Don't allow the arms to move away from the body, okay? And now, what I want you to do, is turn just the torso, all the way to the top of the back swing, there you go, work real hard at it, keep your feet moving in the right position, forward, down to the impact position , all the way to the follow through position. Very good. We notice with Carla, her right foot is baling or it's leaking. It's moving. As she turns right she loses the stability. And we're gonna work on correcting that. Okay. Because your feet have to be in very good positions of stability in a golf swing or they sort of spin out, if you would. You see that Yeah. And we see that in your golf swing that you sent us which I'm very appreciative cuz now we really know what to do. Okay, so the third thing that we're gonna do is we're actually gonna take a full golf swing while you're walking. Now, we know that you don't do this while you play, but really this is a great way to
Kee to fitness: Stay fit like Bradley
Joey Diovisalvi discusses working on Keegan Bradley’s Fitness. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.how he could use his body more efficiently, you know, with his golf swing . So, I think that you would look at numbers more technically unlike TrackMan like his smash factor. Things that translated that level of golf, you would see Keegan learned how to probably use that power at the ball. And I think he's always been a powerful hitter . And if he was here right now, he would probably say something like "Son, I'll show you how it's done," which I love about him, right? 'Cause he's driving it, he's the one that's steering. You give him the right information of Tour pros like a Gary Woodland or a Tiger or a-- you know, guys that are very, very powerful from-- Lee Westwood is another strong. -Uh-huh. -We can go on and on and on. You teach them the right tools. They bring it right
Golfing World: Golf fitness guru Joey D
Coach to the stars of a different kind, Joey D, sits down with us for a chat about his methods and training principlesguy you worked with for quite a while, six years I think, Vijay Singh . As his bio-mechanics coach, you were on the bag sometimes as a caddy. He is known to be, quite an intense character.