Golf Performance Packages

Golf Performance Packages

Golf is a sport in which power, distance and accuracy are vital to play well. Leading professionals such as Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson spend hours with physiotherapists and strength and conditioning coaches in an effort to improve performance.

Our golf specialist physiotherapist Dan Hopwood has developed a golf screening package which will test your strength, flexibility, balance and core stability.  

How can you benefit from our Packages?

Any muscle imbalance or limitation of movement can be identified and improved on, leading to improved performance

Improved club head speed and carry distances with more efficient movement patterns

Extend your length of play and enhance your game with improved stamina, strength and performance.

Prevent injury and speed up recovery to play without pain with physiotherapy and sports massage.

Know the correct golf shoe and where appropriate, assess your suitability for custom made orthotics to provide function and comfort using Gait Analysis and our 3D foot scanner.

What’s involved in the Golf Performance Screen?

Dan Hopwood, one of our highly qualified and experienced physiotherapists has created this unique Golf Performance Screen he will carry out a 10 point physical screen to create an individual programme for you, analysing your quality of movement, flexibility, stability and strength whilst playing golf. 
You will receive a full report and a follow up appointment.

Biomechanical Assessment on our 3D Dynamic Foot Scanner

Podiatrist Dave Forster heads up our Orthotics Clinic. He will give you a Gait Analysis assessment using our 3D Foot Scanner, this allows in-depth pressure analysis of the foot function. Dave will then advise whether he recommends custom made orthotics or standard off the shelf. 

Golf Fixes

* Golf Performance Screen
* Movement & Swing Profiling
* Golf Specific Strength & Conditioning Programme
* Follow up Review sessions
* 3D Gait Analysis
* Orthotics/Footwear advice
* Golf Specific Injury Assessment & Treatment
* Sports & Deep Tissue Massage
* APPI Pilates

“Your feet are the only point of contact with the ground throughout your golf swing and provides important feedback on your movement”


Dan Hopwood MCSP HPC - Physiotherapist

Dan has been a registered physiotherapist since qualifying in 2010. Since then he has worked in both the NHS and private sectors. Dan has specialised in musculoskeletal outpatients and in addition to his work at Willaston Physio, he continues to work at Clatterbridge Hospital as a senior clinician within the outpatient department.

As a keen golfer himself, Dan has a special interest in golf performance and golf injuries. Dan keeps up to speed with the latest evidence within physiotherapy and is currently completing the final stages of MSc in manual therapy at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Dan also does sessional work for Liverpool Football Club as an academy Physiotherapist and is well suited to deal with football injuries and long term rehabilitation. 

Dave Forster BSc - Podiatrist

Dave qualified at Salford University in 2004 and started working for NHS Wirral. During this time he developed a knowledge base in clinical biomechanics that progressed to a post graduate qualification in the field. Dave now works as a biomechanical specialist podiatrist for the NHS and Private Practice.

Outside of work Dave competes in triathalon, running and mountain biking events. He has a special interest in applying his biomechanical knowledge to athletes, helping them to continue their chosen sport with a reduced risk of pain/inkury.

Sean Bailey

"The golf swing is as individual as you are therefore we can't all swing the same way. So I build a golf swing around you. I use hi speed cameras and a simulator to find the best way to help you reach your potential. I also work on pre shot routines to assist with the mind game aspect of golf." PGA Professional AAT, LET European Tour Coach, Cheshire County Development Coach

Phiz Golf

Jamie is the owner of Phiz Golf, he opened this recently after working in golf for over 15 years. During this time Jamie has learnt his trade by completing his PGA Qualification, he has been a club fitting technician for taylor made golf and now divides his time between teaching/fitting in Phiz Golf and caddying full time on the European Tour. 

Tom Atkinson

Having graduated through the PGA scheme in 2006 I have given countless golf lessons to all abilities from total beginners to pros that have played in major tournaments. Understanding each persons specific needs is fundamental, after all there is no right way to play golf. Your body has to be able to facilitate the swing though.