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K-MOTION Advisory Board

WORKING WITH WORLD CLASS PARTNERS TO SHAPE OUR PRODUCTS AND THE FUTURE
In our commitment to moving the bar in education, K-MOTION has assembled an advisory board that includes many of the world's top golf, baseball fitness, physio and medical professionals. This K-MOTION Advisory Board oversees the development and protocols for our rapidly expanding solution training programs.
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Mark Blackburn
golf
Mark Blackburn has always been fascinated by the golf swing. Under the tutelage of golf gurus Mac O'Grady and Chuck Cook early in his career, Mark went on to become Heath Slocum's swing coach in 2009 at Barclays when Heath achieved his victory over Tiger Woods and Steve Sticker. Mark has also worked his swing magic with Boo Weekley, Nathan Green and Spike McRoy. As a featured instructor on Team Titleist and named by Golf Digest as one of the top 20 teachers under 40, Mark was also chosen as a top 100 teacher 2013/2014 by Golf Magazine. Mark runs 2 Blackburn Golf academies in Alabama.
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Martin Hall
golf
Martin Hall has spent over 30 years as a golf professional, having appeared in Golf Magazine Top 100 Teachers list every year since 1997 and the Golf Digest Top 50 since the list began. Martin is the head teaching professional at Ibis and is currently ranked as the number 10 teacher in the USA. Martin's awards include Florida Chapter Teacher of the Year, Florida Section Teacher of the Year and 2008 PGA National Teacher of the Year. He is a Master Professional of PGA of Great Brittan, the Golf Instruction editor for Major Series Magazine, has published 2 books and has been featured in numerous media venues including print, ESPN and PGA Tour Radio the Golf Channel and Golf Channels School of Golf.
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Claude Harmon
golf
Claude Harmon is in the vanguard of the new generation of golf teachers. Steeped in tradition both his grandfather, Claude Harmon, and father Claude “Butch” Harmon Jr., have been the dominant teachers of their generation. The Harmon family pedigree has been the perfect foundation for Claude to build his knowledge of golf instruction. Claude's teaching philosophy and methods have delivered lower scores and better, more repeatable swings for seasoned tour players, celebrities, and amateurs of all abilities. Claude plied his trade and learnt his craft around the world including Scotland, Portugal, Dubai, Macau and various locations across the United States. He worked full time on the European Tour from 2002-2006 traveling around the world coaching some of golf's best players. His past and present students include Adam Scott, Darren Clarke, Trevor Immelman, Graeme McDowell, and Ernie Els. Claude is a TPI Certified Level 3 Golf Fitness Instructor, as well as TPI Level 2 Certified in Biomechanics and Junior Coaching. He is uniquely qualified to apply “new school” teaching concepts in an “old school” fashion.
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Chuck Cook
golf
Chuck Cook has coached 4 US Open Champions, 3 PGA Champions and players that have won over 60 PGA tour tournaments. Chuck currently coaches Jason Dufner, Luke Donald and Keegan Bradley. His players have also seen success in the amateur arena with 1997 US Amateur Champion, Silvia Cavalleri and 1997 NCAA Champion, Heather Bowie. Chuck is ranked the number six teacher in the US by Golf Digest Magazine and was the 1996 PGA Teacher of the Year as well as the 1984 & 1985 S. Texas PGA Teacher of the Year. He has written over 100 articles published in Golf Digest and was chosen by Golf Magazine as one of their Top 50 and Top 100 Best Teachers in America. In addition to editorials, Chuck is the author of two books: Tips from the Tour and Balanced Golf and was also featured in the Golf Digest video “How to stop your Slice or your Hook”.
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Don Parsons
golf
Parsons is owner of Don Parsons Golf Instruction at Twin Lakes Golf Course in Goleta, CA, 12 miles west of Santa Barbara. The 2003 Southern California PGA Teacher of the Year, Parsons has been teaching golf full-time since 1992, following a stellar collegiate career at UC Santa Barbara in which he was named first-team All Big West Conference in 1989 and UCSB’s Athlete of the Decade for the 1980s.
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Tyler Ferrell
golf
Tyler Ferrell is an expert in both the golf instruction and fitness spaces. He splits his time between coaching golf and designing and implementing exercise programs. He is also the founder of Golf Smart Academy, an online resource for the army of passionate do-it-yourself golfers and coaches alike. For the last 15 years, Tyler has dedicated his time to studying from some of the best in the world. Tyler has completed certification classes through TPI and CHEK (TPI Certifications- Fitness 3, Medical 3, Golf Pro 3, Biomechanics 2, JR 3, C.H.E.K Practitioner Level 3, HLC Level 1) as well as spending countless hours directly with Dr. Greg Rose, and Janet Alexander. This education has elevated him to one of the leaders in practical applications of 3D, specializing in the arm and wrist graphs.
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Liam Mucklow
golf
Liam Mucklow is a lifelong passionate golfer whose love for the game has taken him around the globe. His experiences includes: being named the 2014 PGA of Ontario Teacher of the Year, 2014 PGA of Canada Teacher of the Year, competing in the World Long Drive Finals, playing professional golf tours across North America and Asia, working on a PGA Tour Van, being involved in R&D at a golf shaft manufacturer, and of course, coaching.
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Kevin Sprecher
golf
In 1992, he began working for Jim McLean at the Sleepy Hollow C.C in Scarborough, New York during the summer and the Doral Resort and Spa in the winter.  For three years, Kevin assisted Jim McLean with private lessons, schools, seminars and clinics. He worked closely with PGA, LPGA, and Web.com touring professionals, conducted follow up lessons with Jim McLean’s private students.  He has been the Director of Instruction at Sleepy Hollow C.C. for the past 15 years, and previously spent the summers teaching at Atlantic G.C (2002), Glen Oaks C.C. (1995-1996) and The Piping Rock Club (1997).  In 2018 Kevin was selected at the Metropolitan PGA Section Teacher of the year. In 2017 Kevin was selected as one of GOLF Magazine’s Top 100 Teacher’s in America.  In 2017-18, Golf Digest ranked him number twelve on the Top 50 list of instructors in New York.  Kevin has had the opportunity to work with a number of PGA, LPGA, and top amateurs; for example, Tom Kite, Cristie Kerr, Kelli Kuehne (1995 & 1996 US Women’s Amateur Champion), Peter Jacobsen, Len Mattiace, Liselotte Neumann, Brad Faxon, Tommy McDonagh (2008 Met Am Champion, 2011 CT amateur Champion), John Ervasti (2011 MGA Senior Open and Amateur Champion), Allan Small (2013 NJ Senior Amateur Champion), George Zahringer (USGA Mid-Am Champion, 2013 Senior British Amateur Champion), Bill Murray (2011 AT&T National Pro-Am Champion).  
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Joe Dichiara
golf
Joe DiChiara is currently the Co-Director of Education for K-Motion Interactive. He also works with several touring professionals currently on the PGA, European and Asian tours but is nationally recognized for his work developing Juniors into collegiate and professional athletes. He is a TPI Level 3 Junior coach, TPI Level 3 Golf Instructor and Level 2 TPI Golf Coach. He is also a PGA Class “A” member and a K-Motion Interactive Certified Level 3 Biomechanist. Joe currently holds the position of Senior Instructor at the Legacy Golf Performance Center and is the founder of TRUsport. Joe's ongoing success with Juniors contributed to his being named as one of the top 50 national golf instructors by US Kids Golf on 3 separate occasions as well as the New Jersey PGA Junior Golf Leader in 2011.
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John Dunnigan
golf
John Dunigan is a PGA Master Professional with over 30 years of coaching experience. Working mainly with competitive golfers from juniors to professionals, John's focus is on helping his clients walk the four steps to mastering The Essential Skills of Golf. John was named Philadelphia PGA Section Junior Golf Leader in 2012 and Teacher of the Year in 2008. He has written two books, Essential Golf and The Secret of the Golf Swing and produced 3 DVD programs: Slice Buster, Professional Impact, and High Performance Putting.
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Tim Suzor
golf
Tim Suzor is a Class A PGA Golf Professional who is trained and certified across a wide spectrum of mental and physical disciplines. His ability to improve a player’s total golf performance is due, in large part, to his knowledge of bio-mechanics, biofeedback, neuroscience, 3D-motion analysis, and fitness training. Voted one of America’s Top Instructors, Tim’s players have won at every level including the PGA, LPGA, and European Tours and NCAA Division 1.
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Jason Floyd
golf
Jason Floyd has coached players to victories on the US PGA Tour, European Tour, the European Challenge Tour and the Asia Tour. In recognition of his work, the PGA of Great Britain awarded Jason the prestigious status of Advanced PGA Professional in 2008 and PGA Fellow Professional in 2012. He currently owns 3 golf academies in Spain. The third academy: the Jason Floyd International Junior Golf Academy is the first of its kind in Europe, where junior golfers receive a first class academic education in addition to their advanced golf development programs. For many years Jason has enjoyed a strong association with Titleist as he is TPI certified and is a staff advisory instructor.
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Dr. Mike Voight
medical
Michael Voight PT, DHSc, SCS, OCS, ATC, CSCS, FAPTA Dr. Michael Voight has had a distinguished career as both an educator and clinical physical therapist for over 25 years. Throughout his career he has not only become one of the leading authorities in the rehabilitation of orthopedic and sports injuries, he has worked tirelessly to advance the knowledge of others as a clinician and educator by making significant contributions to the literature. Dr. Voight is also recognized as a Certified Athletic Trainer and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
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Dr. Greg Rose
medical
Dr. Greg Rose is a board certified Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine, holds an engineering degree and is the co-founder of the Titleist Performance Institute. Greg uses 3D biomechanics, strength and conditioning, nutritional supplementation and therapeutic exercise to assess and treat golfers. He is an expert on the human body, helping to pioneer the field of analyzing 3D motion capture models of the golf swing, helping golf professionals around the world improve their game. His research based functional training combined with golf specific motor learning drills make Greg one of golf's top strength and conditioning professionals. Greg frequently appears on the Golf Channel as part of TPI's weekly show and has lectured in over 21 countries, making Greg one of the most requested speakers in golf health and fitness.
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Dr. Robert Butler
medical
Dr. Robert J. Butler, DPT, PhD is a clinical scientist and teaches at Duke University School of Medicine. His area of expertise is in clinical biomechanics. His research is focused on the role of functional movement outcomes in identifying and addressing movement dysfunction as it relates to reducing injury risk, improving therapeutic outcomes, and reducing the rate of joint degeneration. Dr. Butler works closely with health care professionals and researchers in Duke Orthopedics and Duke Sports Medicine to establish inter-disciplinary standards for optimizing patient outcomes. He has presented at national and international conferences, is published in rehabilitation and biomechanical journals and serves as a movement based outcomes consultant for orthopedic and sports medicine groups worldwide.
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Dr. Cheong Kim
medical
Dr. Cheong Kim earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy from Loma Linda University. He is also the owner of Fit Forever Physical Therapy in Los Angeles CA and Smashee Junior Golf Center in Seoul, Korea. Cheong is certified as a TPI Medical Professional Level 3 and Junior Level 2 and has trained and evaluated golfers on the Asian Tour, Korea PGA, LPGA and KLPGA tours. Cheong is the lead instructor for all TPI Certification seminars in Korea and teaches both balance and vestibular rehabilitation at Korean Universities.
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Dr. Jon Rhodes
medical
Jon Rhodes, DPT is the owner of Rhodes Physical Therapy, in Farmington, Utah. After working for big corporations for most of his career, his long time dream of owning his own private practice happened in April of 2016. Jon attended Brigham Young University where he received a Bachelors degree in Exercise Physiology. He earned a Masters Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Colorado. He then furthered his education by earning a Masters of Business Administration from Troy State University with an emphasis on marketing. He completed a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Regis University in 2009.
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Cory Puyear
medical
Cory Puyear As a licensed physical therapist and certified strength and conditioning specialist, Cory has dedicated his career to understanding the biomechanics, manual therapy, rehabilitation and restorative exercise as they relate to golf. Cory has appeared on The Golf Channel as a golf fitness expert and has worked closely with top 100 PGA teaching professionals including Pat Goss, Todd Sones, Jim Suttie, Rick Smith, and Jim Flick. Cory currently has clientele playing on the PGA, Champions, Nationwide, LPGA and Futures tours. Cory is certified as a golf fitness instructor - Med level 3 Junior Level 3, Fitness Professional level 2 and Golf Biomechanist level 2 through the Titleist Performance Institute and is K-VEST certified level 2. Cory's understanding of 3D biomechanics and golf-specific functional training make him one of the game's top performance specialists.
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Dr. Mark Smith
medical
Dr. Mark J. Smith holds a Bachelor of Science in PE and Sports Science, a Masters degree in Exercise and Sport Science a doctorate in Physiology and many other certifications, including TPI training and in mathematics. In addition to his positions at Corrective Wellness, MyMedicalMeals.com and Colorado State University, Dr. Smith has held his own practice at The Spa & Sports Center at Mission Hills. He has played first grade rugby in both the UK and US, is an accomplished calligrapher, skier and tennis player, has appeared on the Golf Channel with TPI's founders Dr. Greg Rose and Dave Phillips and is now a TPI Advisory Board Member and lectures for their certification seminars.
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Dr. Harry Sese
medical
Dr. Harry Sese is one of the world's top Golf Injury & Performance Specialists. Also known as “The Golfing Doc”, he owns and operates GOLFLETICA in Seattle, WA, specializing in sports injury rehabilitation and prevention, biomechanics, corrective exercises, and functional training. Dr. Sese works and travels with professional athletes on the PGA Tour, PGA Tour Canada, Web.com, LPGA, and other various sports. He contributes a monthly editorial in Golf Today Northwest and an instructor for the Titleist Performance Institute. Besides golf, Dr. Sese is a 6th Dan Master Instructor in Taekwondo, a former Canadian National Champion and a U.S. Open medalist. He is the Medical Director and Team Doctor for the World Taekwondo Federation of BC, Canada. He is also co-founder of the Martial Arts Performance Coach, an elite performance certification program for world's top martial arts coaches and athletes.
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David Ostrow
medical
David Ostrow has been a physical therapist for more than 22 years in addition to his role at CEO at Fit Golf. His clinical system: Body Balance for Performance, helps golfers deal with issues that cause dysfunction, pain and golfing challenges by leveraging neuro-developmental, functional movement, biomechanical and orthopedic disciplines. David has published articles in PGA Magazine, Golf Illustrated, Advance Magazine and newspapers across the US. He is a professor of Golf Illustrated University, where he authored courses on Injury Prevention in Golf and is involved in research on the body and the golf swing with several top 100 teachers, including work at MIT. Along with 3 PGA professionals, David also co-authored the book The Body and the Golf Swing, which is used to teach PGA Teaching Professionals.
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Lance Gill
fitness
Lance Gill is the Head Athletic Trainer at the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) in Oceanside, California. His TPI certifications include: Medical Professional Level 3, Fitness Professional Level 3, Golf Professional Level 3, Biomechanics Level 2 and Junior Player Development Level 2. Lance is also TPI's Director of Player Development and an Instructor for the Golf Fitness Academy and the Golf Chanel. He received his Bachelors Degree in Kinesiology from Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia, and went on to earn a Masters in Sports Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh; where he worked in the NMRC (Neuromuscular Research Lab) funded in part by Greg Norman. Lance was also one of the lead diagnosticians at Clubgolf Performance Center in Washington DC for over 4 years.
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Jason Glass
fitness
Jason Glass is one of the world's top Golf Strength & Conditioning Specialists. He owns and operates Tour Performance Lab and Kinetica Golf Performance in Vancouver BC; specializing in training rotary athletes, biomechanics, physical assessments and functional strength training. He is a Strength and Conditioning consultant for professional athletes from the PGA Tour, European Tour, Nationwide Tour and LPGA. He is also the head strength and conditioning coach for the Canadian National Team. In addition to his role as head of the Titleist Performance Institutes Fitness Advisory Board, Jason is a professional speaker and lead presenter for TPI. Jason has been featured on the Golf Channel, Golf Canada Magazine and CBC Sports, and has his own TPI TV show “The Jason Glass Performance Lab”. I have been with K-VEST for many years and am amazed by their tireless efforts to constantly improve their product and create educational platforms to help their customers succeed.
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Jason Meisch
fitness
Jason Meisch is the co-founder of Peak Golf Fitness and is a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC). Jason is currently working with and consulting for players on the PGA, LPGA, Canadian and Web.com tours. He is currently providing 3D evaluations and consultations for 5 Top-100 instructors as well as the International Junior Golf Academy. Jason is a TPI Level 3 Golf Medical Professional and golf Biomechanist. His expertise is in rehabilitation, injury prevention, and using 3D and physical assessments to reduce pain/injury in order to maximize a player's performance. He has worked with many collegiate teams performing strength and conditioning and provided customized fitness programs for beginning golfers, juniors, and the average weekend warrior. Jason also runs a Junior Performance Academy (ages 5-18) in the Washington DC area designed to help golfers become athletes and athletes become golfers. Jason holds a BS in Athletic Training and MS in Exercise Science.
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Deanna Zenger
fitness
Deanna Zenger is a Golf Industry Executive, Industry Advisor for the Federal Government of Canada and Executive Director of the Association of Golf Fitness Professionals. Deanna is an international educator, motivational speaker, movement & anatomy specialist, published author and business marketing guru. Deanna has developed an international community of movement specialists, medical therapists, and golf teaching professionals with the goal of providing continuing education for those working with golfers, growing the game of golf worldwide, and preventing injury. She is constantly testing the boundaries and use of the K-VEST in functional movement for the betterment of golf and all sport. K-VEST is an integral part of her teaching. Even with her busy schedule, as part of our Advisory Board, Deanna always makes time to answer any questions instructors may have.
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Ryan Steenberg
fitness
Ryan Steenberg, owner of FORE Performance in Rochester, NY (est. June 2010) serves as the premier golf performance center in Western, NY for the golfer of all ages and skill levels. Steenberg’s path to golf fitness began with 10 years of education and experience in the development of human movement paired with the highest level of certification in golf fitness from the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) and the Nike NG360 program. Steenberg’s proven progressive approach to physical enhancement is a fully integrated trifecta of traditional strength and conditioning principles, new age functional training methods and coordinated rotational pattern training. There is no “box” in Steenberg’s approach as he consistently pushes the envelope of golf performance through consistent experimentation and ingenuity. Since its inception, Steenberg and the FORE Performance team have aided in the development of a NY state champion and a runner up, junior champions, sectional champions and numerous NCAA Division 1, 2, 3 collegiate athletes. One of which became the youngest player ever to qualify and play in the US Amateur Championship.
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