Coaching Golf Principles with E-book

This course is a self-paced online course designed to be taken by individual coaches.

Coaching Golf Principles is an online course and test based on the e-book, Coaching Golf Successfully.

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Course Format

Coaching Golf Successfully e-book access is available through the online course.

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Full Course Description

Coaching Golf Principles is an online course based on the e-book, Coaching Golf Successfully. The course features reading assignments and a test.

Part I: Coaching Foundation
Chapter 1: Developing a Coaching Philosophy
Chapter 2: Communicating Your Approach
Chapter 3: Motivating Golfers
Chapter 4: Building a School Golf Program

Part II: Coaching Plans
Chapter 5: Planning and Preparing for the Season
Chapter 6: Coach Lesson Plans
Chapter 7: Preparing for Practices

Part III: Teaching Techniques and Tactics
Chapter 8: Teaching by "Incremental Learning"
Chapter 9: Putting
Chapter 10: Chipping
Chapter 11: Pitching
Chapter 12: The Full Swing
Chapter 13: Sand Play

Part IV: Coaching Matches
Chapter 14: Preparing for Matches
Chapter 15: Coaching on the Course

Part V: Coaching Evaluation
Chapter 16: Evaluating Team Members' Performance
Chapter 17: Evaluating Your Program

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Audience:  Professional Coaches, Volunteer Coaches

Level: Professional Bronze