Is Ankle Mobility Really That Important?
The foundation of consistency and power in the golf swing starts with body stability. A lack of ankle mobility may lead to swing characteristics of instability such as Early Hip Extension and Loss of Posture. When we think of flexibility and mobility, we often think of body parts such as the hamstrings, hips, spine, and shoulders, but often overlook the ankles. This could be a mistake that costs you strokes.
A Quick Ankle Stretch to Add to Your Routine
If you’re already stretching for golf, add this quick stretch into your routine. It’s also a great drill for pre-golf preparation:
If you try these exercises and you find them to be too challenging or uncomfortable, do not continue until you have consulted with your physician. All exercises for golf should be customized to your needs after a proper evaluation.
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