Golf Digest and GOLF Magazine Top Teacher, Gary Gilchrist, and PGA Professional Colby Huffman have teamed up to detail their training blueprint from working with top-ranked players across all levels in their new book ‘Train For Golf Like An Olympian’.
‘Train For Golf Like An Olympian’ details the system that Gary and Colby have researched, tested, utilized and proven with hundreds of their students: juniors, amateurs, and professionals ( including 75 AJGA All-Americans and even major Champions) over the past two decades. The system and concept of periodization that Gilchrist and Huffman use has produced numerous champions in other sports such as cycling, running, tennis, wrestling and swimming, as well as by great golf champions such as Tiger Woods.
The book has been a quick hit, already rising to the top of Amazon’s ranks for #1 Hot New Releases Golf List, #2 Best Seller Golf List, #1 Best Seller Sport Psychology List. The e-book is a digital release on the Amazon Kindle. Without a Kindle device, the free Kindle app for smartphones, tablets and computers, makes Train Like An Olympian available for all readers. Their methods teach golfers how to understand their own game and swing, and how to use the “troubleshooting guide” to create self sufficiency.
Gilchrist has led the charge in junior golf player development, developing three of the world’s most successful junior golf programs. It all started at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida where he developed the first junior golf program of scale and was the Director of Golf from 1995-2004. In 2007, Gary founded his namesake school, Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy(GGGA) at the Mission Inn Resort in Howey in the Hills, Florida, just north of Orlando, after spending three years as the Director of Golf at the International Junior Golf Academy in Hilton Head where he and Huffman coached and developed many or the world’s top juniors. Gary has been recognized as a GOLF Magazine Top 100 Teacher 2013-2014 and as Golf Digest Top 50 Teacher in America 2012-2013 and 2014-2015. Gilchrist teaches many of the games top juniors and pros including PGA Tour Pro Morgan Hoffmann.
‘Train For Golf Like An Olympian’ details the latest game-changing information on: technique, mindsets, tournament planning, training schedules, short game, evaluations, goal setting, and peak performances, using groundbreaking knowledge from various athletic disciplines. Golfers will learn how to analyze their performance and understand how to make a plan to learn and improve. This plan also prevents the most common faults and bad habits, which create bad shots and bad scores from ever creeping in one’s game.
The GGGA is the world’s premier junior golf academy featuring seasonal golf camps and programs, training and golf lessons for all skill levels. The Academy is committed to excellence in every facet of golf, fitness, personal development and academics, which is evident through an exclusive relationship with Montverde Academy, a highly acclaimed private college preparatory school, and the American Junior Golf Association.
For more information on how to improve your game or general information contact www.GGGA.com or call 352-484-0787.