Massage for Golfers with Michael McGillicuddy
This presentation is designed to assist Massage Therapists in applying stretching and massage techniques to the millions of people who play golf every year. A review of the anatomy of muscles, biomechanics of a golf swing, common golfers stress points and a massage and stretch routine will be demonstrated.
Michael McGillicuddy is Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork and is the President of USA Pro-Sports, a continuing education company, which conducts workshops throughout the world. Michael is also an internationally recognized speaker and has presented in the USA, Europe and Australia. He graduated from the Florida School of Massage Therapy in Gainesville, Florida in 1984. In September of 1986 Michael became the owner and administrator of the Central Florida School of Massage Therapy in Winter Park, Florida, where he teaches and practices massage therapy. Michael designed and conducts a Sports Internship Program at the University of Central Florida for graduate students of massage therapy. In 1996 Michael was selected as an Athlete’s Medical Service Volunteer working in the Atlanta Olympic Village Athletic Training Room. He is the past State President of the Florida State Massage Association and is a founding member of the FSMTA Spa Committee. In 2005, Michael completed Kinesio Taping Instructor training and offers Kinesio Taping Certification workshops several times each year. Michael is an International educator and has conducted sports, recovery and pain management massage trainings at conferences throughout the United States. The World Massage Festival inducted Michael into their Hall of Fame in 2011 and awarded him Teacher of the Year in 2012.