Complete Conditioning For Golf by Peter Draovitch

Complete Conditioning For Golf

byPeter Draovitch, Ralph M. Simpson, Pete Draovitch

Book & Toy | May 25, 2007

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From the tee to the greens, improve all aspects of your game with Complete Conditioning for Golf, a book and 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.

-Return to the course quickly with modified rehab exercises.

In addition, the 90-minute DVD takes you onto the course and into the gym to demonstrate the drills and exercises used by the pros.

Complete Conditioning for Golf is simply the best guide to preparing your body for success on the links.

Pete Draovitch is a physical therapy and rehabilitation specialist at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Sports Performance Complex and has been the personal physical therapist for PGA Tour star Greg Norman since 1993. He also serves as physical therapist and wellness consultant for Martin Memorial Medical Center, as president...
Title:Complete Conditioning For GolfFormat:Book & ToyProduct dimensions:208 pages, 10 X 7 X 0.49 inShipping dimensions:208 pages, 10 X 7 X 0.49 inPublished:May 25, 2007Publisher:Human Kinetics, Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0736067795

ISBN - 13:9780736067799

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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

Editorial Reviews

"This might be the most complete book on golf fitness. Ralph has demonstrated once again why no one is more conscientious and innovative in getting (and keeping) golfers healthy. Very original."Ron Kaspriske, Editor Golf Digest magazine"Pete Draovitch and Ralph Simpson were pioneers in bringing fitness to golf. They are once again ahead of the curve as it relates to playing better golf through a stronger, healthier, more functional body."Tim RosaforteSenior Golf Writer, Golf WorldContributing Analyst, PGA Tour Sunday and NBC for U.S. Open