Participating in a U.S. Kids Golf Certified Coach Seminar enhances the coach's knowledge of all aspects of youth golf coaching while providing tools to enable professionals to grow their programs. Areas of focus during the seminar include:
Enhancing Current Junior Programs: Tools, resources, best practices and bringing “fun” to junior programs through a games-based curriculum. The seminar features outdoor “live coaching” sessions to demonstrate game-based learning.
Player Pathway: Details for creating a sequenced learning program to enhance the student’s experience are provided.
Equipment: Information on correct club length for a proper fit along with other important aspects of club design to maximize success for both young golfers and their instructors will be presented.
Developing Swing Speed and Power: Proprietary research and information on swing speed development and tools to help kids learn a golf swing at a young age that can last a lifetime will be shared.
Course Yardages: Research regarding proper length of course set up for players based on the length they can achieve will be provided so that instructors become experts in golf course setup and yardages.
Analysis of Youth Golf Participation: Data comparing how golf stacks up to other youth sports and the commonalities found in those sports and opportunities that exist for golf.