Go behind the scenes of golf instruction on tour with top 100 instructor Tony Ruggiero.
Dana Dahlquist: Preferences and Modern Day Teaching
Tony Ruggiero has renowned coach, Dana Dahlquist as his guest this week. Dana is a Golf.com top 100 coach and Golf Digest top 50. They discuss their teaching mentality on and off tour, always evolving and how they get the best information for their players. Dana shares his greatest teaching influences through the years and the ideal things to see in a golf swing. This episode is full of amazing insights about being on tour, coaching players of all ages and what they've done to see success.
Brian Manzella: Bad Info and Fads
Brian Manzella and Tony Ruggiero talk in depth about information. Although accessibility is limitless now, they discuss how important it is to know the difference between which information can make your coaching and game better OR worse. They also discuss being the best teacher is having different approaches, and skeptical of uniformed instruction.
Loaded with tons of insight and years of coaching wisdom, you’ll want to listen to this episode before you watch any other video!
Pete Cowen: Improving Requires Innovation
One of the greatest teachers of all time, Pete Cowen, is our guest this week. A former Tour champion himself, Peter established his reputation as a first class coach - he's achieved over 250 main PGA Tour victories and 8 majors.
This episode is full of great advice on how to coach players back from distraction, Pete's method "The Spiral Staircase", and how he tests and develops new coaching techniques plus much more.
Going Down the Rabbit Hole
Tony Ruggiero, Dr Greg Cartin and Mac Barnhardt discuss the biggest reason that Tour Players lose their careers or hit a slump - they change who they are, thinking they'll be able to win by copying how another player saw success.
This episode is super interesting and has ton of great perspectives and insight into Tour Player mentality and performance.
Jim McLean: how to be an effective coach.
Top 100 Teacher, Jim McLean joins Tony this week. Jim has incorporated biomechanics into his golf instruction since the mid 90's, and his own success as a player filling this episode with tons of insight for coaches and players at every level.
Colt Knost: Distance is changing everything about golf
Former PGA Tour pro, Colt Knost is Tony's guest this week. This episode is entertaining and insightful - they discuss how distance has changed the Tour, training, recruiting, and the entire approach to golf. They also breakdown what works for the game's greatest players, and how they bring all of it into their coaching.