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Complete conditioning for golf
Draovitch, Pete, 1961-
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Publication Information:
Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [1999]
Physical Description:
x, 196 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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GV979.T68 D73 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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"From the tee to the green, improve all aspects of your game with Complete Conditioning for Golf, a book/DVD package that presents the programs the pros use." "Golfers at all levels benefit from golf-specific training. This expert program begins with evaluation and moves through targeted strength, power, core, and flexibility exercises." "Pete Draovitch, personal trainer and physical therapist to PGA star Greg Norman, and Ralph Simpson, former physical therapist and trainer on the PGA Tour fitness van, have teamed up to create a comprehensive program to help you in these areas: Generate explosive power for increased driving distances; improve flexibility for a more fluid and precise swing; build muscular endurance for greater shot control through the final hole; maintain strength and flexibility 'from round to round and throughout the year; prevent common injuries; and return to the course quickly with modified rehab exercises."--BOOK JACKET.

Table of Contents

Part I Conditioning Components
Chapter 1 Golf Fitness Tests
Chapter 2 Flexibility for Full-Swing Arc
Chapter 3 Preround Warm-Up
Chapter 4 Weight Training for Maximum Distance
Chapter 5 Core Training for Postural Stability
Chapter 6 Cuff Training for a Solid Backswing
Chapter 7 Motor Memory for Power Transfer and Skill Execution
Chapter 8 Nutrition and Supplements for Golf Energy Needs
Part II Golf-Specific Programs
Chapter 9 Advanced Power Development
Chapter 10 15-Minute Weekly Maintenance
Chapter 11 Rehabilitation and Recovery From Injury