Mrs. Kiran Kanwar
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Highlights of Achievements
  • Twenty three years experience as a golf instructor - all skill levels Tour Pros to beginnerssince 1989
  • Inventor Minimalist Golf Swing System - world’s only reverse-engineered-for-ideal-impact swing
  • Winner of Ladies All India Open Amateur Golf Championship1983
  • Website has over 250,000 international hits annually since 1999
  • Author of instruction e-book titled ‘DIY (do-it-yourself) GOLF' - sold on website 2006
  • Golf Writer (13-year column for Mid-Day; also articles for every major Indian Publication)since 1985
  • Columnist, Golf Digest Indiasince 2003
Golf Swing Biomechanics Presentations at Conferences and Workshops
  • Oral Paper at World Scientific Congress of Golf (WSCG)2012
  • Symposium (jointly with biomechanists) ‘Science-based Methods Improve Ball Flight (WSCG) 2012
  • Workshop ‘Correct Positioning of Body-Joints to Improve Golf Ball Flight’ (WSCG)2012
  • Seminar 'Golf Swing Evolution based on Anatomy' at 'Golfer and the DC' by Motion Palpation Institute2012
  • Seminar for PGA of America’s Gateway Section ‘Bringing Science to the Golf Swing‘2011
  • Seminar for Students of MS in Sports Science of Logan Univ.‘Bringing Science to the Golf Swing‘2011
  • PGA of Asia Second Golf Conference, speaker, “Human Anatomy in the Golf Swing‘2011
  • PGA of Asia First Golf Conference, speaker, ‘Bringing Science to the Golf Swing‘2010
  • Workshop for Indian Tour Pros ‘Biomechanics; Physiology; Fitness Principles for Better Ball-Striking‘2009
  • Exhibited a more effective and scientific golf swing (Booth 1880) at PGA Merchandise Show2008
  • Conducted LPGA Workshop – ‘How to Analyze and Improve Ball Flight‘2008
  • Third World Scientific Congress of Golf, St. Andrews, Scotland - 3 research-based posters1998
  • Second World Scientific Congress of Golf - Oral Paper ‘One Move to Better Ball Flight'1994
Golf Swing Research
  • Summer Internship at American Sports Medicine Institute studying biomechanics of sports injury2014
  • Mini-study at PGA of America’s Golf Learning and Performance Center2010
  • Hooters’ Tour demo - A Science-based swing-template improves ball-flight tracked on Doppler radar2010
  • Golf industry funded research in collaboration with Washington University in St Louis2007
  • Golf industry funded swing research in collaboration with St Louis Univ., USA2006
  • Golf Digest Magazine aided research on quick improvement of women’s swings2004
  • European Congress of Sports Sciences – poster accepted2003
  • The PGA, The Belfry, U.K. - Conducted 2-week research on a scientifically correct golf swing1997
Teaching Experience
  • Teaching Professional at Oak Brook Golf Club, Edwardsville, Ilsince 2011
  • Teaching Professional, Sunset Hills Golf Club St Louis, MO, USAsince 2007
  • Head Professional at Triple A Golf and Tennis Club, St Louis, MO, USA2006 - 09
  • Teaching Professional at four clubs in Mumbai, Indiasince 1989
  • Coach to the United Services' Club Inter-Club Championship Team2006
  • Golf Instructor at Peggy Kirk Bell's Golfari Schools at Pine Needles, NC, USA1995
  • Designed layout for, and taught golf at, India's first indoor golf facility at Landmarc Citi, Mumbai.2002
  • Teach golf to local and regional level winners of World Long Drive Championship since2007
  • Conducted PGA of India’s National Junior Coaching Camp, Pune2008
  • Golf Professional for First Tee of St Louis and The PGA of America Gateway Section Jr Camps2006 - 09
Professional Affiliations
  • Class A member, The LPGA, Teaching & Club Professional Div.since 2007
  • Advanced Golf Professional, The PGA, U.K.since 1995
  • Class A Member and Member Board of Management, The PGA of India1990- and 2008- resp.
  • Class A Member and Teaching Staff, The National Golf Academy of India2006- and 2008- resp
  • American College of Sports Medicine, certified Personal Trainersince 2009
  • Member, Golf Writers’ Association of Americasince 2005
  • Logan Univerity Honors Award for MS Nutrition, Sports Science, Rehabilitation (summa cum laude )April 2014
  • Logan STAR AWARD, by Logan University Alumni Association'sSpring 2013
  • PhD Kinesiology – Biomechanics (candidate), Texas Woman’s University, Texas (start date 2014)
  • MS in Sports Science and Rehabilitation, Logan University, St Louis, MO (candidate)2011-14
  • Bachelor of Science (Physics, Math): St. Xavier's College, Bombay University 1976
  • Indian School Certificate : Queen Mary School, Mumbai 1972