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PGA Show to feature fitness, wellness

Golf Fitness, Wellness & Instruction Programs Featured at the 2019 PGA Merchandise Show, Jan. 23-25

Complimentary education sessions and more than 75 exhibits featured

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Jan. 8, 2019) – The Golf Fitness, Wellness & Instruction area of the PGA Show Floor, presented in partnership with TPI, will feature a full schedule of complimentary education sessions and more than 75 related exhibits during the 2019 PGA Merchandise Show, Jan. 23-25, in Orlando, Florida.

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Three days of fitness, medical, health, wellness and instructional presentations build a robust programming schedule at the PGA Show Golf Fitness, Wellness & Instruction Stage, positioned adjacent to the TPI and Life Fitness booths in the #1000 aisle. Expert speakers, such as Trevor Anderson, Milo Bryant, KC Craichy, Dave Herman, Lynn Marriott, Dr. Bhrett McCabe, Pia Nilsson and many more, will cover a variety of subjects to help golf instructors better integrate health, wellness and fitness into their grassroots programs.

Additionally, more than 75 golf fitness, sports performance and instruction companies will exhibit in the expanded area, to showcase the newest products and services related to both the golf and resort fitness industries. View full education session descriptions and the directory of Golf Fitness, Wellness & Instruction pavilion companies at PGAShow2019.com/FitnessPavilion.

The PGA Show Golf Fitness, Wellness & Instruction area is one of several interactive PGA Show Floor destinations among the exciting exhibits offered by more than 1,000 top golf companies and brands at the 66th PGA Merchandise Show in the Orange County Convention Center.

PGA Show Golf Fitness, Wellness & Instruction Presentation Schedule
(As of Jan. 8, 2019 - Subject to Change)

Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019

9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Functional Core Training Anywhere - Powered by SuperFlex Bands – by Dave Herman

10:00 a.m. -10:30 a.m. The Truth about Metabolism, Hormones & Golf – by Ali Gilbert

10:40 a.m. - 10:55 am Fitness Demonstration Series, Simple Power Drills – by Greg Johnson

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Elongate Your Spine to Elongate Your Golf Career – by Janet Alexander and Dan Helman

12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Blocked and Random Practice: Which One Should I Use? – by Trillium Rose, PGA/LPGA

12:40 p.m. - 12:55 p.m. Life Fitness Demonstration Series, Golf Specific Dynamic Warm-Ups – by Greg Johnson

1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Be A Player, Learn about the Game’s Hidden Fundamentals – by Pia Nilsson & Lynn Marriott, PGA

1:40 p.m. – 1:55 p.m. Life Fitness Demonstration Series, Pulley/Cable-based Workouts – by Greg Johnson

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Increasing Swing Speed – by Michael Napoleon, PGA

2:40 p.m. - 2:55 p.m. Life Fitness Demonstration Series, Improving Thoracic Spine Rotation – by Greg Johnson

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Move Better - Play Better, Golf Mobility Training – by Blaine Seitz, PGA

3:40 p.m. - 3:55 p.m. Life Fitness Demonstration Series - Medicine Ball Workouts – by Greg Johnson

4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. BIG Training in Small Spaces – by Greg Johnson

5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Multi-Sport Training for Junior Golfers: The Biomechanics of Fun & Safety – by Dr. Steven Lorick

Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019

9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Operation Mobility Restoration – by Nick Mueller

10:00 a.m. -10:30 a.m. Breaking Free of “Suckville” – The Space between Reality and Potential – by Dr Bhrett McCabe

10:40 a.m. - 10:55 a.m. Life Fitness Demonstration Series, Mini-Bands Drills & Exercises – by Greg Johnson

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. The Numbers Behind College Golf – by Brendan Ryan

11:40 a.m. - 11:55 a.m. Life Fitness Demonstration Series, LATS - The Forgotten Core Muscle – by Greg Johnson

12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Driving Efficient Power in Golfers through Proper Foot Function, Ground Reaction Forces, and the Kinematic Sequence – by Katherine Roberts

12:40 p.m. - 12:55 pm Life Fitness Demonstration Series, Glute Training from Beginner to Advanced – by Greg Johnson

1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. “SPA” (Stability, Power, and Athleticism) Training with Practical Tools for BETTER Performance – by Trevor Anderson

1:40 p.m. - 1:55 p.m. Life Fitness Demonstration Series, Shoulder Training & Integrity - by Greg Johnson

2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 5 Things You Need to Know About Hemp Oil – by Steve Patterson, PGA

2:40 p.m. - 2:55 p.m. Life Fitness Demonstration Series, Setup Pelvic Posture – by Greg Johnson

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. The Dangers of O-T-C Medicines and Alternatives That Won’t Compromise Your Health - by KC Craichy

3:40 p.m. - 3:55 p.m. Life Fitness Demonstration Series, Cervical Stability – by Greg Johnson

4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. The Strength Revival PGA Professionals Need – by Kevin Duffy, PGA

4:40 p.m. - 4:55 p.m. Life Fitness Demonstration Series, Balancing Act – by Greg Johnson

5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. All Systems Firing to Increase Clubhead Speed and Hit the Ball Further – by Dan Kleckner

Friday, Jan. 25, 2019

9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Bridging the Performance Gap from Assessment of Dysfunction – by Mitch Sadowski

10:00 a.m. -10:30 a.m. Checks and Balances for Older Golfers, the Diminishing Balance Ability – by John D’Amico

10:40 a.m. - 10:55 am Life Fitness Demonstration Series, Sitting Syndrome - by Greg Johnson

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Motivating Young Minds – by Milo Bryant

12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. The Peg Leg: Evaluation and Correction for the Golfer – by James Spencer

12:40 p.m. - 12:55 p.m. Life Fitness Demonstration Series, Perfect Plank/Core Training - by Greg Johnson

1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. 6-Step System to Golf Fit as a Golf Professional – by Kaitlyn Pimental

1:40 p.m. - 1:55 p.m. Life Fitness Demonstration Series, Retraining for Thoracic Spine Extension by Greg Johnson

2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Training Under Pressure to Yield World-Class Performance – by Charles Pan

About the PGA Merchandise Show
The 66th PGA Merchandise Show, held Jan. 22-25, 2019, in Orlando, will welcome some 1,000 top golf companies and brands and more than 40,000 industry professionals from around the world to the industry’s annual global summit for the business of golf. The PGA Show Demo Day, the world’s largest professional golf testing event, will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the Orange County National Golf Center. During PGA Show days, Jan. 23-25, at the Orange County Convention Center, PGA Professionals, retailers and industry leaders will uncover the latest trends, source the newest golf merchandise, test the latest equipment, learn proven business best practices, network among peers and move forward the business of the game. The PGA Merchandise Show, “the MAJOR of Golf Business,” is a trade-only event, not open to the public.

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Media Contacts:
PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions/Media: Sherry Major, (716) 662-3855, smajor@reedexpo.com

PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions/Exhibitor: Mike Choma, (203) 840-5356, mchoma@reedexpo.com

PGA of America/Media: Michael Abramowitz, (561) 624-8458, mabramowitz@pgahq.com