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The Golf Channel – February 2017

On the Health Front, Phil is 1 Up on Tiger By Rex Hoggard ““He’s been very diligent with his strength and conditioning program, and that program has been very specific in addressing the requirements of the golf swing…First and foremost is injury prevention…As with any athlete in any sport, you have to let the body have a proper amount of time to rest,…It was a pitch count. You’re not coming out the first day after surgery and hitting drivers at full speed....

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WASTE MANAGEMENT OPEN – FEBRUARY 2017

Phil Mickelson Talks Longevity Before Waste Management By Phil Mickelson “I give a lot of credit to Sean Cochran and him staying up on new techniques working with Dave Phillips, Greg Rose and the guys at TPI and having our workouts being designed to elongate my career...

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CBS SPORTS RADIO – MARCH 2016

Sports Performance Coach Sean Cochran on the 19th Hole Talk Radio Show by Dennis Silvers "Recognize in order to prevent a lower back injury in the sport of golf the body must have certain levels of hip mobility, stabilization of the core, and mobility of the thoracic spine to create the rotary requirements of the swing efficiently. If the golfer lacks mobility in the hips or thoracic spine the tendency will be for the body to recruit the lumbar spine to rotate...

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The Golf Channel – February 2016

Lifting Misconceptions about Weights by Rex Hoggard “There’s nothing wrong with doing squats and deadlifts and push-ups,” said Sean Cochran, Phil Mickelson’s longtime trainer. “I have Phil do very similar things and they are conducive to the conditioning of an athlete. Along with that you have to do mobility training and core stabilization. I’ve seen [McIlroy] in the gym and don’t think he’s doing anything to hurt his golf swing.” - Sean Cochran Read More...

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CBS Sports Radio – September 2015

Sports Performance Coach Sean Cochran on the 19th Hole Talk Radio Show by Dennis Silvers "Swinging a golf club, baseball bat, or tennis racquet all require the rotary athlete to develop speed. In order to the develop this speed the body must have certain levels of mobility, strength, and power. As a result it is imperative for the rotary athlete to develop a physical foundation of joint mobility, segemental stabilization, and total body power." - Sean Cochran Read More...

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Golf Digest – November 2014

Phil Mickelson is putting in lots of time in the gym this offseason by Tim Rosaforte "He looks more athletic. He's standing taller, carrying himself better," Cochran said. "If I was a betting man, I'd say he'll come out hot in 2015." - Sean Cochran   Read More...

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Yahoo! Sports – August 2014

Golf Fitness Expert Sean Cochran Advises Focus On Core And Hips, Not Biceps by Jeffrey Eisenband "The core is what I call the engine of the golf swing," Cochran says. "It's all muscle on the front, sides and back of the body, and it's responsible for the slope and rotation. Many amateur golfers lack the hip mobility and core strength to execute a consistent golf swing."  - Sean Cochran Read More...

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Men’s Journal – August 2014

6 Steps to Getting Golf Fit by Nicholas McClelland "Your typical health and fitness training program is probably not going to get it all done relative to the golfer," he said. What the golfer needs to accomplish in a workout is to increase flexibility and mobility. "The golfer must recognize number one is that in order to create the rotary aspect to the swing, they have to have a lot of flexibility and mobility," – Sean Cochran Read More ...

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Fitness Magazine – June 2014

Top 5 Golf Tips from US Open Coach Sean Cochran By Chloe Metzger “The body is the foundation needed to execute the swing,” says Cochran. “In order to have the opportunity to perform all the movements of that skill, your body has to have certain levels of joint mobility, flexibility, and strength.” – Sean Cochran Read More...

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The Golf Channel – July 2013

Phil Mickelson's Resiliency Brings More Major Glory By Rex Hoggard “The amount of preparation he has put into every aspect of his game at this point in his career is phenomenal,” said Sean Cochran, Mickelson’s trainer. “Since 2010, it’s been a progression. Not a week goes by that he doesn’t work.”  - Sean Cochran Read More ...

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Sports Illustrated Now – June 2013

Expert Golf Trainer Sean Cochran With Maggie Gray "The goal of a strength and conditioning program for the tour player is to develop the body around the golf swing. This type of training incorporates a comprehensive training program of flexibility exercises, core training, strength development, and speed training." - Sean Cochran Read More ...

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Philadelphia Daily News – June 2013

Golfer Fitness at the Fore-Front By Kimberly Garrison "Everyone can benefit from learning the particular strength and flexibility exercises they'll need to improve and execute their golf swing and overall game," - Sean Cochran Read More ...

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The Golf Channel – March 2013

Bring It On By Rex Hoggard “I noticed since 2010 (the year Mickelson was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis) he’s been much more conscientious to eat healthy,” said Sean Cochran, Mickelson’s longtime trainer, “ And this off-season he’s been much more dedicated to his workout program.” - Sean Cochran Read More ...

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The Golf Channel – June 2012

Golf Fitness Studio Making Impact at US Open By Rex Hoggard “This is the first time we’ve had our hands on so many amateurs and we are able to let them know how important the physical side of golf is…The public has realized there is a physical aspect to the golf swing.”- Sean Cochran Read More ...

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Golf Digest Magazine – April 2010

Show Time For Phil by Jamie Diaz “….Phil has been very consistent with his workouts. He’s realized that the quality of the swing he makes is directly related to the quality of his fitness.” - Sean Cochran Read More ...

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Golfweek Magazine – October 2008

Play Better with a Better Body by James Achenbach "You have to seek out training information that is specific to golf. You can't necessarily go to a general-fitness health club and find what you need to do as a golfer. You have to find someone who is qualified to guide you." - Sean Cochran Read More ...

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