USGTF Level IV Member &
National Course Director
US Golf Managers Association
At my teaching facility in
California, I try to incorporate the “Three P” system to teaching
good golf. They are physics (mechanical principles of the swing),
psychology (the psychological mood of the golfer), and physiology (a
sense of body feels). In order to teach more effectively, we should
consider the relationship of these principles.
In the case of beginners, I like
to focus on the physics of golf in order for my students to get the
most out of learning the game. With intermediate students, my
preference is more on the psychology of the game so that they are
able to handle inevitable negative thoughts, poor shots or
excessively ambitious decision-making (mental management of the
And, with advanced students, I
like to focus my teaching on the physiology of the game. In other
words, teaching the correct feel of grip pressure; the feel of where
the clubhead is during the swing; the correct feel at impact; and,
the correct feel for distance in the short game.
In training other teaching
professionals, I receive a lot of positive feedback with this
particular theory and thought it was worth sharing with all of our
members around the world.
Mr. Brandon Lee is
a USGTF Level IV Master Golf Teaching Professional and Examiner. He
resides in Tustin, California, where he owns a popular golf training
school. His golf teaching concepts have been published in various
magazines as well as on TV and radio interviews. Mr. Lee’s 3Ps’ golf
training methodology has garnered positive acclaim by both
professional and amateur golfers.
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