Golf News for Thursday, November 21, 2013 | Instruction

Dr. Jenni Martin seeks to help golfers with Golf Gapper system

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Dr. Jenni Martin MS DC LPGA Class A teacher and club professional, has been in the medical, fitness and health profession for over 30 years. She grew up next door to Mark O'Meara and the Mission Viejo Golf Course. Her interest in golfers began years ago while helping Natalie Gulbis. Dr. Jenni Martin is now introducing a series of online fitness exercise clinics.

Ball and Twist Balance Drill
Learning to engage your core while moving your upper body and NOT moving your hips is essential to a powerful and balanced swing. This is a great exercise after any lower back issues. It is challenging and can be made even more so with the use of a weighted ball.

Sit on a medicine ball. Slowly, arms across your chest, raise each leg and twist with arms across your chest. Do this exercise slowly and to both sides. Switch legs. Do each direction 5 times. Add a weighted ball to increase the difficulty.

"Balance during hip and shoulder 'disassociation' is essential for a consistent and strong repeatable swing", says Dr. Jenni Martin.

Martin adds, "I work with your club pro and other professionals to provide feedback regarding physical needs, golf equipment and goals for changes that compliment your current level of golf - and keep you growing your game of golf without injury or frustration. Whether you are pain free, or post surgical hip, back or shoulder, this information is life/game changing."

"Golf equipment has changed dramatically over the last 15 years, BUT average handicaps have not gone down. Let's work together to increase the enjoyment of this wonderful game we call GOLF."

The 3-hour full Gapper Golf Swing analysis is frequently done by visitors from all over California. Morning and afternoon appointments help individuals complete the session in one day. Often out of town golfers stay overnight and play one of Sacramento's premier golf courses. Jenni can help with hotel arrangements and golf outing tee times.

Having developed the Tennis Elbow Kit, SAW (swing achiever for woman), the Stick To It Stretching Program as well as having authored numerous health and injury articles, she is passionate about teaching and evaluating golfers via her Analysis Method and Golf Gapper Program. Jenni has advanced certification in Orthopedics, Sports and Recreational Injuries as well as K-vest, TPI medical professional and golf instructor. She has her master's degree in Biomechanical injuries. Utilizing her knowledge in chiropractics, physical therapy, and her LPGA training she integrates this information with appropriate visual, kinesthetic and auditory state of the art tools.

Martin's passion is to help golfers, young and old, new and seasoned, high and low handicaps, fit and perhaps... not so fit. Understanding an individual's goals, physical needs, limitations, body, and swing, Jenni Martin believes, is the only way to make permanent, goal-oriented, and effective swing changes and improvements. Martin's method is fun, entertaining and informative.

The Golf Gapper is a comprehensive golf swing and body positioning analysis system. The use of State of the Art evaluation equipment provides a customized and easy to understand way to empower your golf game. Golf Gapper methods will immediately improve consistency, distance and overall swing as well as create body awareness within the physical abilities and goals of the golfer.

About Jenni Martin
Jenni Martin MS DC LPGA Class A teaching profession.
After 30 years in the medical profession, working as an expert witness and 7 years in the LPGA, Jenni has determined that teaching golf is a science that involves motor learning. A student can try and make a meaningful change in their swing, but if their body cannot do what they believe it should be doing, no lasting improvement is seen. Her Master's degree is in biomechanical trauma and she has advanced training in chiropractic orthopedics, along with advanced training in TPI, K vest, and as a personal trainer, her credentials speak for themselves.

Her teaching history includes students from + 2 golfers to stroke patients, to those who have never touched a club. All with the basic philosophy that the body and mind must meet to improve or learn golf. Offering a few well planned drills and exercises, Dr. Martin is able to distill the plethora of "tips, ideas, and lessons" into a digestible well thought out, plan for improvement.

Using her LPGA teaching background, TPI, orthopedic knowledge, she creates a simple, doable plan that works. www.thegolfgapper.com

For more information contact Mary Beth Lacy at:
Email: mb@mblacy.com
Phone: (760) 346-6942