Golf News for Monday, January 24, 2005 | Instruction

Golf fitness trainer relocating to Orlando

Orlando, FL. – Jan. 17, 2005 – Butch Harmon was the first leading golf instructor to promote the enormous performance-enhancing benefits of sport-specific fitness training. Today, his students are the best golfers in the world because they are the most fit.

Nationally recognized fitness trainer Rafael Moret is relocating to sunny Orlando and introducing the new Butch Harmon Golf FitnessT training program, a revolutionary golf-specific approach to conditioning, endorsed by the game's greatest instructor to World Gym. The Butch Harmon program is designed to increase strength, flexibility and endurance empowering golfers to dramatically improve their personal fitness and sports performance announced Rafael Moret. Former U.S. Ryder Cup Team captain Tom Kite and golf's top sports psychologist and author Dr. Bob Rotella are also involved.

"Butch Harmon was the first leading golf instructor to promote the enormous performance-enhancing benefits of sport-specific fitness training. Today, his students are the best golfers in the world because they are the most fit," reported Rafael. "I am proud to provide the exciting new Butch Harmon Golf Fitness program for our local golf community. And I am confident this uniquely effective conditioning system, combined with our staff of certified personal trainers, will help golfers increase their health and fitness and improve their game."

The Butch Harmon Golf Fitness program features a unique series of golf-specific exercises designed to strengthen, stretch and condition all of the major and minor muscle groups, required to make a consistently effective golf swing. Certified Butch Harmon Golf Fitness personal trainers conduct fitness assessments for each participant to evaluate their level of strength and flexibility then create a specific plan to meet their individual needs.

Butch Harmon Golf Fitness strength training involves a series of patent-pending devices designed to train the golf swing with resistance through a full range of motion using FreeMotion FitnessT functional training equipment. Exclusive flexibility exercises are performed on the patented ProFlexT Stretching System, which is the only total-body stretching machine that operates biomechanically correct and measures the user's progress, assuring consistent gains in range of motion. Endurance training is done with the golfer's choice of cardiovascular equipment and through consistent use Harmon's one-of-a-kind golf exercise system.

World Gym invites everyone interested in improving golf performance to come in and learn more about the revolutionary new Butch Harmon Golf Fitness program. To schedule an appointment, call Rafael Moret at 407-249-5506. World Gym, 1900 S. Semoran Blvd. Orlando, Fl 32822, www.wgorl.com.