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Golf Coaching Praxis – Level 1

The Golf Coaching Praxis Certification Program is a dynamic course that aims to develop coaches’ understanding of the major theories and player development concepts applied to young golfers.

It is an exciting collaboration between the University of Central Lancashire (UK), Golf Biodynamics, and BMR Golf Management, to provide a high quality learning experience for existing and aspiring golf coaches.

If you are responsible for developing and improving players’ performance, as either an Assistant or Head Coach this program is for you.

The Golf Coaching Praxis Certificate provides an opportunity for those working in elite golf performance to complete a program of study focused on developing the most conducive environment for young elite golfers. The certificate is equally as valuable for coaches working with golfers of all ages and abilities as it focuses on all aspects of skill development and game improvement strategies. It is an innovative and original initiative, capable of providing a high level, vocationally focused award that will enhance an individual’s coaching, management, and leadership skills. This course is delivered by a mixture of E-learning resources, videos, research papers, podcasts and webinar seminars. The program is divided into 3 units culminating with the Certificate’s final assessment. The Final Capstone Assessment will be negotiated with the tutor and takes the form of a professional project which brings together the three strands of the course.

Unit 1 – Supporting Young Golfers
• Stages of athlete development
• Skill acquisition and motor learning
• Biomechanics in action
• Using sport psychology effectively / technology in golf

Unit 2 – Developing Young Golfers
• The coaching process
• Creating the best talent development environments
• Coaching your players’ learning skills
• Coaching efficacy – coaching, teaching, and instructional techniques
• Developing coach player partnerships

Unit 3 – Managing Young Golfers
• Maximising players’ practice regimes
• Philosophy and ethics of coaching
• Tournament preparation
• The coaching work environment
• Key business practices

Where:  Online

Cost:  1,000 pounds.

Contact:  For any further inquires contact David Grecic at DGrecic1@uclan.ac.uk