Jim Waldron is one of the great minds in golf instruction. Respected by all and sundry, his primary goal is to give students the insights and information that will enable them to breakthrough to extraordinary golf. Jim joins #OntheMark to discuss his holistic approach to golf instruction and to teach you how to develop and accentuate the connection between your mind and body.
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Dan Orlovsky is a Football Analyst for ESPN and a former National Football League (NFL) quarterback. After playing College Ball at The University of Connecticut (UConn), he was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 2005 NFL Draft. Orlovsky played for 12 seasons in The NFL. Dan joins Mark Immelman on #OntheMark to talk about his career and experiences and lessons from his time in The NFL. He also shares his thoughts on the make-up and mind-set of great champions, both on the Football field and on the Golf Course.
Andy North is a 3-time winner on the PGA TOUR, a 2-time US Open Champion (1978 and 1985), and a winner on the PGA TOUR Champions. After his playing career Andy successfully turned to golf announcing and enjoyed a long On-course Announcing career for ABC. North joins Mark Immelman to discuss his playing career and his two US Open victories. In reminiscing over the victories Andy shares insights on how to play well in tough and challenging conditions. He talks about Understanding Yourself and What You Need to do for Success, Being Tournament-tough, Handling Pressure, and Patience in Decision-making and Play.
Tim Tucker is best known for his longtime work (caddy) with Bryson DeChambeau. Now a “bagman” for Kurt Kitayama, Tucker has a wealth of knowledge on Aerodynamics and Ballistics from his career in the US Airforce. Tim joins #OnthMark to discuss his True Aim Ball Marker designed to help you to aim better, improve your “start-lines” and make more putts.
Dr. Luke Benoit’s recognition as a renowned coach is the result of his player’s achievements. His players and students have won hundreds of professional, collegiate, and junior golf tournaments and their success has propelled Luke to become recognized as one of the industry’s best.
Luke’s encyclopedic knowledge of motor learning and biomechanics have also helped him become a “Coach of Coaches” and he joins #OntheMark to help you achieve your best.
In the podcast Dr. Benoit discusses:
Best Practices for Speed Training and Regimens,
Attentional Focus – specifically Internal and External Focus Patterns,
Attentional Capacity and Feedback,
A Practice Map for Efficient Practice and Preparation,
Keys for Skill Practice and Technical Practice, and
Transfer Training to take your Practice to the Course and Competition.
Ramp up your practice and preparation. Download this podcast with Luke Benoit.
Neal Valera is a Strength Coach and Fitness Trainer and the co-founder of StickMobility. StickMobility is a custom-designed training stick which acts as a tool to improve range of motion, muscle activation, coordination, and body awareness for a strong physical foundation and better movement.
A former Division I golfer, Neal has an acute sense and knowledge of the physical requirements, and pitfalls, that golf presents. He joins #OntheMark to highlight those elements and help you to develop a better, stronger, more flexible body – a body that can withstand the muscular challenges the golf-swing presents; a body that is better primed for more consistent and powerful golf-swings.
He talks about various human muscle groups and how you can use StickMobility to target those to strengthen and improve them, loosen them up, and make them less injury-prone. Amongst others he targets the Shoulders, Upper Back, Mid-back, Lats, Lower Back, Hips (Hip Flexors) and Hamstrings.
Carter Miles is a modern day Yogi and a professional Yoga Therapist. Based in Austin, TX. he helps people and athletes to “Move Better, Breathe Better and Feel Better” and he joins #OntheMark to do the same with you.
Carter explains the mechanics of yoga – moving bodyweight against elastic resistance – and why it is beneficial to golfers for better flexibility and mobility in strength.
Dr. Izzy Justice is a Sports Neuroscientist and the author of 8 books on Emotional Intelligence. Dr. Justice has been in the Neuroscience field for over 30 years and was the first person to integrate EQ into sports and athletic performance. He joins #OntheMark to help you understand your emotional and mental state – in life, and by extension, in golf.