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Category Archives: Teaching Tips

LEARNING A SKILL

Posted on by Thomas Wartelle, USGTF Level IV Member

LEARNING A SKILL, PART 1 A successful teacher can transmit his information to the student in the most effective manner possible. To help achieve this goal, it is important to understand how the student receives the information the teachers is … Continue reading

KEEPING UP WITH TECHNOLOGY

Posted on by David Vaught, USGTF Level IV Member

For anyone in the golf business, especially an instructor, it is imperative to keep up with the latest golf technology. Sometimes it concerns golf clubs, but more often than not, it is the technology related to improving the golfer’s game … Continue reading

PUTTING LESSONS: THE LESSONS THAT ARE OFTEN FORGOTTEN

Posted on by Cole Golden, USGTF Level IV Member

For the longest time, I didn’t understand why people ask for putting tips, but never ask for a putting lesson.  Many people don’t understand the importance of putting, and if they do, they can’t rationalize spending the money for a … Continue reading

HAVE YOU TAKEN A LESSON LATELY?

Posted on by Cole Golden, USGTF Level IV Member

As teaching professionals, we must continue to learn.  We have to better our skills and possess the desire to learn more.  There are many ways to learn:  Read books written by the top teachers, visit with other teaching professionals (at … Continue reading

GROUP LESSONS

Posted on by Thomas Wartelle, USGTF Level IV Member

Group lessons require more planning, a more expanded practice facility, and a different method than one-to-one instruction.  Safety instructions must be emphasized before the students get golf clubs in their hands: • Only swing clubs in designated hitting areas and … Continue reading

LOFT IS YOUR FRIEND

Posted on by Arlen Bento, USGTF Level IV Member

As the spring season makes its way into many parts of the northern US and the Masters starts to loom on everyone’s must-watch golf radar, I wanted to write about the new technology that has come out in the driver market for 2013. … Continue reading