For Immediate Release:
April 14, 2016
U.S. Kids Golf Foundation—Chris Carme
770-441-3077, ext. 682
U.S. Kids Golf, the world’s leaders in youth golf development, is offering a special 1.5-day Certified Coach Seminar in Venice, Italy on May 25-26 at Golf della Montecchia.
The seminar, attended by more than 2600 golf professionals since its inception in 2012, enhances an instructors’ knowledge of youth golf, best practices and provide tools to make learning programs more fun and productive for both students and coaches alike. Topics that will be covered include:
Enhancing Current Youth 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.
Learning Program Use—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 young kids learn a golf swing that will last them 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 appropriate yardages.
Analysis of Youth Golf Participation: Data will be shared showing how golf stacks up to other youth sports and the commonalities found in those sports and opportunities that exist for golf.
The day-long seminars are led by John Godwin, PGA Master Professional and former PGA of America National Junior Golf Leader, and John Bryan, Vice President of U.S. Kids Golf Foundation and former Executive Director of the Georgia PGA.
The cost of the Certified Coach Seminar is $275.00USD for PGA Professionals. This fee includes both days of the seminar, coffee breaks, a luncheon on the first day, all seminar materials, optional online training and testing, and the U.S. Kids Golf Book of Games.
For more information or to register visit: http://www.signupanytime.com/front/event/about.aspx?event=42703
About U.S. Kids Golf
The U.S. Kids Golf Foundation, a Georgia non-profit recognized as a 501(c)(3) charity, was created in 2001 and provides services that include competition and instruction. The Foundation organizes more than 750 golf tournaments for kids each year with over 10,000 individual players ages 5-18. These tournaments include Local Tours in more than 50 cities, 10 Qualifiers across the nation, seven Regional Championships, a European and Malaysia Championships and the U.S. Kids Golf World Championship and Teen World Championship, which are held each year in Pinehurst, N.C.
The vision of the U.S. Kids Golf Foundation is to provide kids and their families the opportunity participate in the game of golf through instruction and competition. They believe that family interaction is critical in the development of young golfers and encourage parents to serve as caddies for their kids during tournaments and to develop positive coaching techniques.
U.S. Kids Golf, LLC is based in Atlanta and manufactures equipment and related golf products designed for kids. It was created in 1997 when Founder/CEO Dan Van Horn found that his children were losing their interest in golf due to not having the proper equipment. In addition to more than 4,000 golf shops and retail locations in the United States, the company’s products also are available in over 75 countries worldwide.
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