Fort HealthCare Therapy & Sport Center is offering Early Season Golf Tactics instruction to help keep golfers conditioned for their sport through the winter. The class is five weeks long, running on Wednesdays, March 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the center. The center is located at 1504 Madison Avenue in Fort Atkinson. Class size is limited; cost is $30 for all five weeks. Register online at FortHealthCare.com/Classes, or by calling (920) 568-5244.

Class instructor, Brian Meitner, LAT, USGTF, is a Licensed Athletic Trainer and a certified member of the United States Golf Teachers Federation. He describes the class, “Early Season Golf Tactics is a five-week class where you’ll learn golf-specific stretching and strengthening exercises to get your body in shape for the upcoming season. All students will have their swing analyzed by Fort HealthCare’s Motion Pro video analysis system.”

Meitner continues, “Also, we’ll be providing tips for indoor and outdoor work on swing mechanics while you hit some golf balls at our indoor golf cage.”

Meitner earned his Bachelor of Science in Education at UW-Whitewater and a Master of Arts: School of Physical Education with an emphasis in Athletic Training from Western Michigan University. He is certified by both the National Athletic Trainers Association and the United States Golf Teachers Federation. He is an athletic trainer with the Fort HealthCare Therapy & Sport Center with a special interest in utilizing performance enhancement to help athletes in all sports improve. Using biochemical video analysis, he enjoys teaching the proper mechanics of golf, throwing, and running to protect athletes from possible injury while helping them improve their skill and technique.

Fort HealthCare Therapy & Sport Center provides expert and personalized care, close to home, with a team of professional therapists on staff including athletic trainers, occupational therapist, physical therapists, and speech therapists on site providing care in a state-of-the-art facility and also at Fort HealthCare clinic locations in Whitewater and Lake Mills clinic locations. The therapists and athletic trainers believe the best care is received when it is coordinated between all members of a person’s healthcare team. Fort HealthCare Therapy & Sport Center also offers a number of specialty services including vertigo care, sports analysis, and dry needling, in addition to others. For more information, visit FortHealthCare.com/Therapy.

Fort HealthCare is committed to improving the health and well-being of our communities, with a vision to be the healthiest community in Wisconsin. As the leading healthcare provider in the region, it is our goal to reach as many members of the community as possible with health and wellness messages, providing tools and resources to help individuals improve their health and quality of life, while collaborating with several partners to positively improve the population’s health overall on a long term basis. For more information, visit FortHealthCare.com.