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What is the PerformPKB platform?

One of the most frustrating parts for players and parents is understanding where you fit in the recruiting process and how your game will translate to the next level.  The goal of the PerformPKB platform is to provide information from our Player & Physical Performance experts on what you can be doing to improve your game, your body and your mind to achieve at the next level.

Player Performance Consultant Robert Linville of Precision Golf School will provide guidance from the coaches prospective.  His articles will talk about what coaches are looking for, how the evaluate talent, what are the metrics that you need to achieve to compete at the different levels.  In addition, he will focus on the modern statistical revolution in golf and how you can improve your preparation and practice by utilizing shots gained in your playing & practice.  The Precision Coaching Program will offer players the ability to utilize the methods to improve your preparation and better understand your game.

Physical Performance Consultant Chris Finn of Par4Success will provide guidance from the athletic development prospective.  His articles will talk about how players need to prepare their bodies and minds for peak performance.  In addition, he will highlight the physical traits of high performing golfers and provide the pathway for each player to apply these lessons to their own development.  Each PKBGT member will receive a 30-day personalized training package for each player.  Players can initiate and continue the program remotely OR IN PERSON so you can train like the professionals!

Where do I go from here?

 IMPROVE YOUR PERFORMANCE BY LEARNING FROM OUR EXPERTS

 Understand the things you can do to better prepare for excelling in tournaments and the next level

  Read articles from our expert consultants » to find out what it takes to succeed at the highest levels
  Read articles from our Player Performance Consultant Robert Linville » to improve your scores
  Read articles from our Physical Performance Consultant Chris Finn » to develop and maintain peak performance
  Attend a Seminar » to learn about what it takes and ask questions
  Play Tournaments with the PKBGT » or others in your area »

 
 
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4/13 Kendel Abrams - Converse
4/4 Morgan Pankow (V) - Miami
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3/15 Michelle Harn (V) - High Point
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2/24 Madison Jordan (V) - Lander

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Madison Jordan
Class of 2018
Anderson, SC
Lander University (DII)
Peach Belt Conference
Verbal Date: 2/24

Learn From Our Experts

PerformPKB: #1 Thing College Golf Coaches Do to Hurt Their Teams’ Scores and Speed

By | July 13th, 2018|Categories: Physical Performance Articles|

I have been getting a lot of questions, particularly from collegiate golfers, asking about the benefits of running during the in season. This has always and will continue to be one of the biggest shocks to me.  The short of it is this: a lot of running in season is perhaps the most counter intuitive training that a golfer can do on multiple levels. Asking for Injuries The first reason [...]

RecruitPKB: Ladder Drill

By | June 29th, 2018|Categories: Player Performance Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

No matter how good of a short game you may have, it never hurts to work on basic fundamentals. This ladder drill is a great way to work on consistency with your chipping. If you can't consistently land the golf ball where you want to on the green then you are keeping yourself from maximizing your potential. There are several different ways to keep the ladder drill engaging and creative. [...]

PerformPKB: Strength Training Will Destroy Your Game -True or False?

By | June 27th, 2018|Categories: Physical Performance Articles|

If you’ve been playing the game for long, you’ve probably been told that strength training for golfers will get you bulky, restrict your mobility and can even get you hurt so that you can’t play the game.  But how true is this argument? This is a contested topic on many media platforms and even among coaches and golfers themselves. The curious part of this is that the people having the [...]

PerformPKB: Range Practice is Hurting You – Do This Instead

By | June 13th, 2018|Categories: Physical Performance Articles|

The driving range is the biggest barrier to a golfer's success.  Period.  It is a place where quantity is king, and quality is the court jester.  Repeating swing after swing in a blocked practice format actually breeds repetitive injuries and ends careers.  Minimal carry over onto the course from the range is what keeps handicaps and frustrations high, while contributing to the high number of injuries that we see on [...]

PerformPKB: Eccentric Training- The Professional Golfer’s Secret Weapon

By | May 16th, 2018|Categories: Physical Performance Articles|

By Physical Performance Consultant Chris Finn of Par4Success Introduction Many have probably heard the saying, “You have to train fast to be fast.” In the world of sports performance, however, very little is that cut and dry. In the past month, my athletes have been training very slowly, particularly in the lowering phase of their lifts, known as the eccentric phase. I am currently training golfers, athletes whose sport requires [...]

RecruitPKB: Masters Takeaways

By | April 5th, 2018|Categories: Player Performance Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

One of the best takeaways a young player can get from Masters week is to watch the Masters on the Range coverage. If you don't get a chance to watch, here are a few takeaways from how the pros warm up: 📌 Most aren’t going to get too technical the morning of a tournament round 📌 They focus on balance and tempo with their swings 📌 They give themselves different [...]

PerformPKB: How Should I Spend My Practice Time – Part 2

By | March 28th, 2018|Categories: Player Performance Articles|

In Part 1, we analyzed how to measure your performance to provide context and data to develop a practice plan.  Knowing what to practice and how much time to spend in the different facets of the game particular to your scoring and shot patterns sets you up for success.  Now, you will need to understand the various different ways you can practice and what you can achieve with each type: [...]

PerformPKB: 7 Stages of Long Term Athletic Development for Golfers

By | March 21st, 2018|Categories: Physical Performance Articles|

Individuals can experience failed attempts to participate in organized sports when too much emphasis is placed on competition and not enough attention on developing proper athleticism (appropriate movement skills). If you have limited movement skills, you stop participating.  This leads to decreased interest in physical activity and a failure to develop physical literacy (proper training to improve athleticism) in a sequential and progressive manner. Because of this, it is important [...]

PerformPKB: How Should I Spend My Practice Time – Part 1

By | March 21st, 2018|Categories: Player Performance Articles|

Practice is essential in improving, but most players fail to practice effectively or efficiently.  I look at data to help analyze how I can help improve a players practice.   Every tournament player that I coach I suggest them to use ShotbyShot.com, a statistical analysis program designed by Peter Sanders.  By tracking data, we receive similar data to what the PGA Tour players can get.  Through analyzation, we can track tendencies, [...]

RecruitPKB: Are You an Athlete?

By | February 8th, 2018|Categories: Player Performance Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Are you an athlete or do you just play a sport? This is a question that I have struggled with honestly answering for a lot of my life. For a long time, I thought I was an athlete simply bc I had the physical ability to play sports. I grew up playing basketball, softball, volleyball, and golf. I only played basketball until my sophomore year of high school but continued playing volleyball and of [...]

PerformPKB: So Many Tournaments… Which Ones to Play in 2018?

By | February 1st, 2018|Categories: Physical Performance Articles|

by Chris Finn, MSPT, CSCS, TPIMP - Founder, Par4Success   I had the recent honor of speaking to a large group of junior golfers and their parents down in Pinehurst and one of the topics we discussed was the all-important question of "what is the point of a tournament?" I was very pleasantly surprised at the answers I received from those in attendance as they ranged from having fun to [...]

RecruitPKB: Growth or Fixed Mindset?

By | December 8th, 2017|Categories: Player Performance Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

How do you handle adversity, challenges, and setbacks? With a fixed mindset or a growth mindset? One of my favorite and most influential books is Carol Dweck's Mindset. She has conducted numerous studies and research on the difference in those who possess a fixed mindset and those who have a growth mindset. This past weekend I had the opportunity to sit down with a top 50 ranked DI college golf coach to [...]