Fitness: Drills for effortless swing power
Claude Harmon III and Joey D show drills to strengthen your transition from backswing to downswing for effortless swing power.
Fitness Friday: Get rid of winter rust
Fitness coach Joey “D” Diovisalvi and swing instructor Claude Harmon III share tips for getting your body and swing in shape for the Spring golf season.
Start 'em young: Joey D's exercise tip for juniors
Coach Joey D shows Lauren Thompson a simple exercise that junior golfers can do to improve their setup position without lifting heavy weights. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.
Joey D: Get strong in golf, not weight lifting
Coach Joey D talks with Charlie Rymer about the importance of fitness for junior golfers. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.
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.speak. And, and we do that very well here. The likes of Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy have shown that six packs go hand in hand with six irons in modern golf. But how much time
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.Desavo, Joey D, trainer to the stars, most notably Keegan Bradley and. Zach Johnson is here today to share some of his knowledge. What do you got, Joey? I was working around Zach and his coaches the other day, and they were working on stabilization and rotation. So one of the things we have to realize is sometimes that takes a tool. We'll call this band the golf tool for today. Okay. Okay. How much does the band cost? You know, bands range anywhere from like 20 to $40. Okay. But make sure the band is, is right for you, the resistance shouldn't be too much so you don't lose feel. Okay. Okay on that point let's go ahead and give you a drill that drives power from the ground through your legs, create a good transition and then some extension and upper body rotation. And let me show
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.to the left, okay? And then go ahead and work through. Your golf swing . Right, so that's really what it looks like when you maintain good spine angle. Right. So you are telling me that this
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
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.check this out. If you're feeling some low back or some mid back pain , I just want you to get on your golf cart. Basically flex your knees and sit down like you're looking for a
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.