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Using Technology in Golf Instruction: What You Need to Know
January 13, 2022 2:00:00 PM
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January 13, 2022
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Using Technology in Golf Instruction: What You Need to Know

The rise of technology in golf has provided coaches and instructors with many tools to help golfers improve their performance. While technology offers many benefits, we are still learning how athletes can use the information that technology provides to improve their skills. Further, understanding why a coach uses technology in their instruction is an important step towards learning how technology can be most useful to enhance coaching and athlete development. In this workshop, we will talk about our research that has looked into these questions and discuss how technology might be best used in golf instruction. 

Speaker Biography:

Lori Dithurbide: Dr. Lori Dithurbide is a faculty member in Kinesiology at Dalhousie University where she teaches and conducts research in sport and performance psychology. Some of her most recent research has focused on how athletes and coaches interact with technology in both play and training. Lori is also a Mental Performance Consultant who works with a number of athletes (including golfers!), and recently worked with Canadian Olympic athletes who attended the 2020(2021) Tokyo Olympic Games. In her spare time, she enjoys golfing in the warmer months and curling in the colder months.



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