James M. Smith, Ph.D.

Dr. Smith has been a research physicist for over 30 years, receiving a variety of professional awards. He has a Doctorate in Experimental Physics and he completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biophysics. He has served on numerous national committees and advisory boards, and he has authored over 100 technical research papers and reports. Dr. Smith has been a consultant to Wright Balance® Golf Academy for over 20 years.

Dr. Smith is shown in the above illustration setting up the launch monitor during the testing of the in-sole foot sensor system in Dr. Frank Jobe’s Biomechanics Lab. He continues to work with Dr. Wright on the Stance Width and Grip Size formulas for all sports & activities that require balance applications.

In the illustration below, Dr. Smith and Dr. Mellman are shown testing the launch monitor used during the original research.