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153: Jerry Haas: From a Family of Golfers to Coaching a Golf Family

Today I am very excited to announce our guest, Jerry Haas. Jerry is a former Wake Forest All-American and is in his 21st season as head coach of his alma mater. A former PGA tour member, Haas has rebuilt the Wake Forest program back into a perennial contender for ACC and NCAA championships. His Deacons […] The post 153: Jerry Haas: From a Family of Golfers to Coaching a Golf Family appeared first on 18STRONG.com.

Duration: 00:37:04

152: Frank Duffy: Lower Scores with Better Body Control.

Today I am very excited to announce our guest, Frank Duffy. Frank is the Director of Performance at Par Four Performance and the owner of Frank Duffy Fitness. He has assessed and worked with hundreds of individuals from different walks of life. From Major League Baseball pitchers looking to stay healthy throughout their season, to […] The post 152: Frank Duffy: Lower Scores with Better Body Control. appeared first on 18STRONG.com.

Duration: 00:35:49

151: Trillium Rose: How to fast track your improvement. . .

Today I am very excited to announce our guest; Trillium Rose. Trillium Rose is a certified teaching professional and Head Director of Instruction at Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, Maryland. An innovator and life-long learner, her knowledge of teacher effectiveness, mechanics and practice training have proven highly successful. She has improved the games of over 1,000 individuals who rely on her cutting-edge expertise, and honest, straight- forward approach. Her area of expertise is...

Duration: 00:59:18

150: Matt Unthank: How to build BogeyProof Shoulders.

Today I am very excited to announce our guest; Matt Unthank. Matt is Director of Training and Education at Crossover Symmetry – a medically designed rotator cuff and scapular strengthening system engineered to enhance shoulder health and performance. The programs were developed using the most current research and EMG data to identify the best exercises and techniques to train the scapular stabilizers and rotator cuff. Crossover Symmetry provides gear to athletes, coaches, and therapists...

Duration: 00:51:48

149: Michael Manavian: Fueling for Performance

Today I am very excited to announce our guest; Michael Manavian. Commonly known as the Bodybuilding Golf Pro. Michael has dedicated his life to improving performance in many arenas. Through his aspirations of becoming a professional golfer, Michael has spent over a decade researching and implementing how to best develop champion athletes. His passion quickly branched out from golf to include coaching champions in bodybuilding, physique competitions, CrossFit, cycling, running, basketball,...

Duration: 00:46:04

148: Tony Gentilcore: Why golfers should lift heavy things.

Today I am excited to hang out with Tony Gentilcore, strength coach, and fitness writer extraordinaire! Tony is an expert when it comes to the deadlift and basically anything regarding picking up heavy things (oh and Star Wars). So naturally, I wanted to discuss with him why some people aren't on board with the deadlift and what we should consider when thinking about using it in our programs, and also why he lifting "heavy" things might be one of the most important things you can do for...

Duration: 00:56:41

147: Andrew Rice: “Keep it Simple” with a better understanding of your swing

Today I am very excited to announce our guest, Andrew Rice. I was first introduced to Andrew through his content on Revolution Golf, and have really enjoyed his style of teaching and his emphasis on not getting overcomplicated with your golf swing. As an instructor for over 25 years and an avid user of current teaching technology, Andrew is definitely on the cutting edge of instruction, but I feel he really excels in being able to take all of the data and fancy tools and relate them in an...

Duration: 00:52:18

146: The Golfer’s Guide to Hydration

Golf is hard. And there are a lot of components that contribute to making it difficult. Typically, in order to improve, we resort to working on our technique, getting in better shape, fighting off nagging injuries, or other methods that often take a long time and a lot of work. But there is a secret weapon that can have an immediate impact on your game and prevent you from breaking down at the end of your round. This week on the podcast I am talking all about hydration for golf and why it...

Duration: 00:55:13

145: Become a better ball striker with Adam Young

I'm super excited to bring Adam Young back on the show this week. Adam has taught golf all over the world, has a best-selling book The Practice Manual: The Ultimate Guide for Golfers, and now has created an online training course to help golfers all over the world become better ball strikers in The Strike Plan. In this interview, Adam helps us understand some of the basic, yet often misunderstood, priorities when it comes to hitting the ball better and more consistently. He also shares...

Duration: 00:47:49

144: Adam Stevenson: The Mind. The Body. The Golf Swing.

Today I am very excited to announce our guest, Adam Stevenson. Adam is a PGA Professional and TPI Certified Fitness and Medical Coach. He has a focus on assessing what a golfer's body is capable of doing so that together with the golfer's interest, he can help them find the safest and most effective way possible to achieve their goals of improving their game and their lives. He's passionate about learning and has an ever growing library. He's constantly attending educational seminars,...

Duration: 00:57:12

143: Kelly Starrett: Can your body handle your golf swing?

Today I am very excited to announce our guest, Kelly Starrett. Kelly is someone I’ve been wanting to have on the show since day one. He is a coach, physical therapist, author, speaker, and founder of Mobility WOD, which has revolutionized how athletes think about human movement and athletic performance. Kelly’s clients have included Olympic gold-medalists, Tour de France cyclists, world record-holding Olympic Lifting and Power athletes, Crossfit Games medalists, ballet dancers, military...

Duration: 01:00:11

142: How to Get Results by Getting Ruthless with your Training. -Dean Somerset

Today I am very excited to announce our guest, Dean Somerset.Dean is an exercise physiologist and personal trainer in Edmonton, Canada. He works with a wide range of clients, from Paralympic champions to surgical recovery patients, and everyone in between. He has lectured around the world to other trainers, physical therapists, and chiropractors on topics devoted to improving mobility, strength, and function. Dean takes the approach that training is easiest once you know where to start....

Duration: 00:53:32

141: Take control of your game by taking control of your SELF. -Katherine Roberts

Today I am very excited to announce our guest, Katherine Roberts. Katherine has been on the show before, on episode 58. For over 15 years, Katherine has been a leader and an innovator in the world of golf fitness. Her unique and highly effective approach blends yoga, science, and proprietary golf-specific conditioning strategies into one powerful methodology – Yoga For Golfers (YFG). YFG harnesses and integrates the power of the body with the power of the mind to increase and enhance...

Duration: 00:49:49

140: Nutrition: You don’t have to like it. Just Do it. -Tony Soaib

Today I am very excited to announce our guest, Tony Soaib. Tony is one of the smartest people I know, and one of the leading experts on sports nutrition. I personally have learnt most of what I know about strength, conditioning and nutrition from Tony and he remains to this day a constant source of inspiration and information. Tony has the uncanny ability to be able to read something once and retain the information. He is also a great communicator, and straight shooter. You may not have...

Duration: 00:51:05

139: Fitness Shouldn’t Be So Complicated!

Recently, I asked myself a few pretty important questions, like . . . "What is the point of all of this?" "Why does the 18STRONG Podcast even exist?" "Why do you listen in every week?" "Is it simply to chat with interesting people in the world of golf and golf fitness? or is there more to it than that?" The answer was pretty clear that it's not simply about having conversations and putting out random content. The mission is bigger than that. The intent is to help. To simplify. And...

Duration: 00:45:41

138: Fulfilling the Golfer’s Need for Speed with SuperSpeed Golf

Today I am very excited to announce our guests, Kyle and Mike from SuperSpeed Golf. We first had them on the show for episode 64 to talk about the benefits of "overspeed training," and to this day that is still the #1 downloaded episode on the 18Strong Podcast! For those who don’t know, SuperSpeed Golf is a golf training system aimed at improving the speed and efficiency of a player’s swing. The method is scientifically proven and tested and is one of the most widely used training methods...

Duration: 00:49:23

137: Finding a Fitness Plan that Works for You with Andrew Hannon

Today I am very excited to announce our guest, Andrew Hannon. Andrew is a personal trainer and fitness professional and golf fitness instructor with Premier Fitness Systems. Andrew is a huge proponent of golf fitness and performance and believes that the general public can benefit from the techniques and concepts of golf fitness training through mobility, flexibility, and dynamic movement, while still combining traditional strength and athletic movements. Andrew’s view on health and...

Duration: 00:49:44

136: Teaching the Art of the Short Game with Stan Utley

Today I am very excited to announce our guest; Stan Utley. Stan is a professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour and the Nationwide Tour. He is renowned for having one of the best short games in the game of golf. He holds the PGA Tour record for fewest putts in nine holes, with six at the 2002 Air Canada Championship. As his touring career was winding down, Utley began to take advantage of his reputation as one of the best chippers and putters in the game. He began a transition...

Duration: 00:55:43

135: One of Golf’s Oldest Stories on the Big Screen with Jason Connery

Today I am very excited to announce our guest, Jason Connery. Jason is the director of the golf film, Tommy’s Honour – a 2016 historical drama film depicting the lives and careers of the pioneering Scottish golfing champions Old Tom Morris and his son Young Tommy Morris. Jason Connery has appeared in over 30 films, television movies and series, since his breakthrough role as "Robin Hood" in the UK television series Robin Hood in 1985. He is the son of Sean Connery, and a big fan of the...

Duration: 00:47:32

134: Let’s Do This! with Michael Breed

Today I am very excited to announce our guest, Michael Breed. Michael is one of the biggest personalities in the world of golf today! Between his primetime show on the Golf Channel (The Golf Fix), and his Sirius XM PGA Tour Radio show (A New Breed of Golf), Michael is one of the most influential instructors in the world, helping millions of people with their game. Being that this is Masters week, I asked Michael to share some of his memories from his days as an Assitant Pro at Augusta...

Duration: 01:04:52

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