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Certified Coach Seminars
The U.S. Kids Golf Certified Coach Seminar is a one-day training that includes indoor classroom sessions and an outdoor live coaching clinic. Participants receive the USKG Games Guide and sample Learning Program curriculum. Coaches that complete the Certification will also receive Positive Coaching Alliance training and certification. PGA and LPGA members can earn up to 10 credits.
The goal of the Certified Coach program is to assist professionals in enhancing their programs through the information shared, and knowledge gained, in the following areas:
- Organizing and Executing a Youth Program – The key ingredients for a successful youth golf instruction program.
- Expert Club Fitting – The important role properly fit clubs play in helping young golfers learn and enjoy the game.
- Swing Speed – Enabling young golfers to develop fundamentally sound swings and create more speed and power.
- Relationships – Creating positive interactions with the player and parent.
- Scaling the Golf Course – Providing enjoyable on-course experiences by playing proper yardages.
- Curriculum – Utilizing a structured, incentive-based curriculum to enhance your youth program.
- Game Based Learning – Using golf-specific games as a key component in training.
- Resources – Tools to train and assist professionals in youth coaching.
- Networking – Sharing best practices with other golf professionals and coaches.
|8:00am - 8:15am||Registration|
|8:15am - 11:45am||Classroom session|
|11:45am - 1:00pm||Lunch | Sharing of best practices|
|1:00pm - 2:30pm||Classroom Session|
|2:30pm - 4:00pm||Outdoor session | Live coaching clinic|
|4:00pm - 4:30pm||Classroom session | Wrap up|
Registering for a Certified Coach Seminar
To register for a Certified Coach Seminar please visit the Certified Coach Seminar schedule and click on the specific date of choice.
The registration fee is $195 until two weeks prior to the seminar date when the cost increases to $245. At each seminar, coaches receive the Coaches Handbook, the USKG Games Guide, a Level 1, 2 and 3 Learning Program booklet and access to the seminar presentation.
A special discount is offered to professionals registering from the same facility. To receive the $20 discount per registration, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a code that can be entered upon checkout.
PGA of America Member Service Requirement Credits
PGA members who attend and complete the U.S. Kids Golf Certified Coaches program are eligible to receive PGA Member Service Requirements (MSR) credits.
- U.S. Kids Golf Certified Coaches Seminar – earn 8 MSR credits
- U.S. Kids Golf Certified Coaches Completion of PCA test – Earn 2 MSR credits
Learn more at www.pgalinks.com, the official site of the PGA of America.
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