For someone who coaches competitive junior golfers as early as the age of six, it is not surprising to me that parents often ask: Should junior golfers workout? Parents ask me this all the time because they fear their kid will be left behind if they are not striving and pushing all the time. Parents…

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There is a huge necessity for a coach and the joy of having the right coach is highly important. Tiger is on his 5th coach. Tiger is going into 5th relationship with a PGA coach, giving him help on his game. If you look through media Chris Como is regarded as his coach. When Butch Harmon started…

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In the past week, I have learned of 3 friends in the golf industry who have either been let go or have resigned. It is scary. How do you build security where your livelihood depends on the wants and needs of present and future golfers? The past few seasons, work / life balance, Pay $…

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A typical Sunday morning routine I am exposed to is seeing parents bring their young kids to the range for the first time. From as young as 2 years old, kids are being introduced to golf, which is a great start! But it is almost comical watching these parents try and properly instruct their kids with golf…

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Referring to parents who hover excessively over their kids to ensure that they experience every activity unscathed. Helicopter parents think they are protecting their children from all harm, but in sports they are seriously doing more harm than good. Golf is no exception. From afar, I see so many parents who cross the fine line…

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This is a great post by Greg Marker a trainer who has actually shown that if we are given the option to quit we actually TRY harder, finish tasks and attain goals. Believe it or not! This article leads directly to a discussion I was having with a parent about their daughter who has ADHD…

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I’m 6’3 …. I remember growing up that my Dad would bring his colleague over, Norm whom I thought was the tallest man I had ever seen! ( I was 6 at the time) But I do remember looking WAY up and at times it was a little intimidating. So imagine the thoughts going through…

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Hey just thought you might like to see this little video I recorded at the FGG Indoor Academy. If you have a problem with hitting those iron shots that are solid, crisp, and pierce the air then this video will get you there. Enjoy! http://youtu.be/0bAqB0xCW-s

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This post is to all those golf course marshals / play co-ordinators / starters and attendants who need a friendly reminder to THINK before they speak the next time they speak to a slow moving group on the course: This story was told to me yesterday by the father of a young 10 year old…

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One of the biggest keys to hitting longer drives is utilizing the stored power available in an efficient swing sequence. So today we wanted to share with you a great practice drill to improve your swing sequence and this applies if you are a junior golfer or weekend warrior. One of the biggest reasons golfers…

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