Coaching Golf Successfully PDF
If you are involved in developing young golf teams, this book is for you. Specifically designed to help you build winning golf programs, Coaching Golf Successfully is the ideal teaching tool for coaches and golf instructors. After reading this book you will be able to conduct effective practice sessions, identify technical flaws, and teach course management.
More than just stroke instruction, Coaching Golf Successfully provides a complete system for building and maintaining a successful golf program. And you also get stories and examples of what has actually worked for other coaches and instructors across the country. The methods covered in this book are so straightforward and practical that you will be able to apply them to your own team immediately.
Author Bill Madonna has been a PGA teaching professional for 30 years and has conducted more than 40,000 golf lessons. He is also the founder and head of the National Association of Golf Coach Educators (NAGCE), the organization responsible for supplying general information, teaching materials, and certification for high school golf coaches.
Table of Contents
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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