Episode 61: The Long-Term Athletic Development Of Junior Golfers

On Episode 61 of the Fitness For The Fairways podcast, Joe sat down with Joe Grunvald, a Strength Coach at Edge Sports and Fitness in Vermont.

We sat down and discussed:

  • The differences between assessing junior golfers and adult golfers
  • How to teach juniors:
    • Stiffness, body control, and strength
    • Power and speed development
  • How to keep the junior athlete motivated
  • Periodization for the junior athlete
  • Does early specialization increase your odds of being recruited by a college golf program

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