Driving Improvement w/ Mark Russo, PGA

Driving Improvement w/ Mark Russo, PGA

Join Mark Russo, 2018 MAPGA Teacher of the Year & Golf Digest ranked instructor, on a journey to understand improvement from some of the most successful people in golf, fitness and business. Learn what it takes to live your best life and enjoy each step along the way.... Show More

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January 31, 2021 41 min

Mark Russo, 2018 MAPGA Teacher of the Year and Golf Digest ranked instructor, welcomes you to the first "Ask the Pro" podcast, where Mark takes on solo duties and answers questions from Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.  Want to know his take on Patrick Reed, lifting the left heel, the best ways to get more distance and how to fix a snap hook? Then sit back and listen in on the "Ask the Pro" episode of the "Drivi...

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Mark Russo, 2018 MAPGA Teacher of the Year and Golf Digest ranked instructor, welcomes Mark Crossfield, a PGA coach that has created a massive following online through instruction reviews, travel videos, and club testing.  Sitting at over 334, 000 subscribers on You Tube, Crossfield's videos have been viewed over 223 million times!  Over the course of the conversation, he explains his coaching background and philosophy, as well...

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Mark Russo, 2018 MAPGA Teacher of the Year and Golf Digest ranked instructor, welcomes James Hong, a US Kids Top 50 Master Instructor and coach, who is recognized all over the world for his ability to connect with junior golfers.  In this episode, Hong elaborates on what parents can do to help their young golfer get hooked on golf, as well as how he deals with kids that are uncertain and unsure about playing the game.  In his energ...

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Mark Russo, 2018 MAPGA Teacher of the Year and Golf Digest ranked instructor, is joined by Lori Russo, President of Stanton Communications, a public relations firm that services clients ranging from casinos to statisticians to coaches.  On this Christmas episode, the discussion covers a wide range of topics such as starting at the ground floor in a company as a woman, helping your client find the answers by asking the right questio...

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Mark Russo, 2018 MAPGA Teacher of the Year & Golf Digest ranked instructor, once again brings you inside the golf coaching world, this time with 2012 MAPGA Teacher of the Year, Erika Larkin, and 2015 MAPGA Teacher of the Year, Pat Coyner.  The group discusses the difficulty of getting better at a tough game, as well as the impact that social media and online golf content has had on the ability of players to improve.  Coyner &am...

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Mark Russo, 2018 MAPGA Teacher of the Year and Golf Digest ranked instructor, takes you inside the mind of NHL assistant coach, Blaine Forsythe.  A coach with the Washington Capitals, Forsythe has been an integral part of the success of the franchise, culminating in a Stanley Cup Championship in 2018.  In this episode, he speaks to the learning habits of the best players in the world, the importance of keeping an open mind as a coa...

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Mark Russo, 2018 MAPGA Teacher of the Year and Golf Digest ranked instructor, welcomes John Scott Rattan, 2020 MAPGA Teacher of the Year & teaching professional at Congressional Country Club, and Chris George, 2010 MAPGA Teacher of the Year and director of instruction at Kingsmill Resort.  The discussion aims to help golfers of all levels get better by understanding their tendencies and the best ways to find success. If you are...

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Mark Russo, 2018 MAPGA Teacher of the Year and Golf Digest ranked instructor, is joined by Andrew Rice, one of the top golf coaches in the game today. A Golf Digest "Top 50 in America" Teacher and Golf Magazine Top 100 Instructor, Andrew has built a business based on outstanding knowledge and the ability to effectively communicate with students of all skill levels.  In this episode, he gives his thoughts on how golfers can ...

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Mark Russo, 2018 MAPGA Teacher of the Year and Golf Digest ranked instructor, discusses teaching and coaching with long-time NCAA coach and former coach of the Irish National Team, Pete Strickland.  In a career that spanned over 30 years and included winning the Big South Coach of the Year in 2000, Strickland dives into the successes and failures that helped mold his teaching style. In this episode, he shares lessons learned from D...

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Mark Russo, 2018 MAPGA Teacher of the Year and Golf Digest ranked instructor, is joined by Dean Evason, current head coach of the Minnesota Wild in the National Hockey League, and veteran of over 800 games played in the NHL.  Evason explains what it takes to make it in the best hockey league in the world, how consistency and enjoying the daily grind can make you a success, and how it's critical in coaching to be able to adjust ...

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Mark Russo, 2018 MAPGA Teacher of the Year and Golf Digest ranked instructor, welcomes entrepreneur and author, Peter Shankman, to the podcast.  Bringing his unique energy to the conversation, Peter describes the amazing risk he took to gain the freedom to work for himself, how helping people is one of life's great joys, and why failure is awesome for growth.  He also explains how the difficulties he experienced in school were ...

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Mark Russo, 2018 MAPGA Teacher of the Year and Golf Digest ranked instructor, welcomes Matt Finarelli, a professional chef and author, for a fun discussion on the power of cooking and teaching.  Chef Matt opens up about his love for people, the choice to quit a secure job to follow his passion, and how he lives for the opportunity to give each person a "light bulb moment" in the kitchen.  

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In the very first episode of the "Driving Improvement" podcast, Mark Russo welcomes Jonathan Ross, an award-winning fitness coach and author, to discuss his motivation for coaching people and how helping people find their spark can lead them to a more fulfilling life.  

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