Revolutionary Information for Coaches and Trainers

This week I’m introducing someone way, way, way smarter than I: Dr. Greg Rose, co-founder of the Titleist Performance Institute. Dr. Rose and his Titleist teammates have created a system for their junior golf development program. This system is not just a series of skill camps, combines, or DVDs to take your money. The Titleist approach is driven by established research on Long Term Athletic Development.

In this 20-minute presentation (it goes by FAST), Dr. Rose outlines the Titleist approach to developing juniors into elite level golfers. This is NOT just a presentation about golfers or for golfers. Any coach or trainer who works with athletes needs to listen and appreciate this information.



About the author

Joe Bonyai

Joe Bonyai is a strength and conditioning specialist and co-founder of Fastpitch Power. Joe operates Empower Athletic Development, a speed, strength and conditioning business for competitive athletes in Westchester, NY. Joe also authors a multi-sport training blog at www.Empower-ADE.com. Feel free to connect with Joe through Facebook at www.facebook.com/JJBonyai.

1 comment

  1. RReed

    What stands out to me, after seeing the chiropractor and physical therapist lately, is the Specialization section of this presentation. I am one of those athletes who specialized early on pitching fastpitch softball. As a child, my bones grew in a way to optimize the activity I did most – pitching. While that helped me to become a better pitcher, it also caused opportunity for imbalances in my body. I now face physical therapy to correct a crooked spine that was caused by this bone growth and over-development of the muscles most used in pitching.

    It doesn’t matter how good an athlete is, either. Incorrect training and over-specialization is the cause. The problem, which I see outlined here as well, is in coaching. Our youth coaches are often volunteers that coach because without them, there would be no opportunity to have a team. They love the sport, but have no idea how to ensure proper training and mechanics. By the time an athlete gets to higher-level coaches, the damage is done.

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