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Coaching Golf Successfully PDF

Coaching Golf Successfully PDF

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    If you are involved in developing young golf teams, this book is for you. Specifically designed to help you build winning golf programs, Coaching Golf Successfully is the ideal teaching tool for coaches and golf instructors. After reading this book you will be able to conduct effective practice sessions, identify technical flaws, and teach course management.

    More than just stroke instruction, Coaching Golf Successfully provides a complete system for building and maintaining a successful golf program. And you also get stories and examples of what has actually worked for other coaches and instructors across the country. The methods covered in this book are so straightforward and practical that you will be able to apply them to your own team immediately.

    Author Bill Madonna has been a PGA teaching professional for 30 years and has conducted more than 40,000 golf lessons. He is also the founder and head of the National Association of Golf Coach Educators (NAGCE), the organization responsible for supplying general information, teaching materials, and certification for high school golf coaches.

    Table of Contents

    Part I: Coaching Foundation

    Chapter 1: Developing a Coaching Philosophy

    Chapter 2: Communicating Your Approach

    Chapter 3: Motivating Golfers

    Chapter 4: Building a School Golf Program

    Part II: Coaching Plans

    Chapter 5: Planning and Preparing for the Season

    Chapter 6: Coach Lesson Plans

    Chapter 7: Preparing for Practices

    Part III: Teaching Techniques and Tactics

    Chapter 8: Teaching by "Incremental Learning"

    Chapter 9: Putting

    Chapter 10: Chipping

    Chapter 11: Pitching

    Chapter 12: The Full Swing

    Chapter 13: Sand Play

    Part IV: Coaching Matches

    Chapter 14: Preparing for Matches

    Chapter 15: Coaching on the Course

    Part V: Coaching Evaluation

    Chapter 16: Evaluating Team Members' Performance

    Chapter 17: Evaluating Your Program

    About the Author

    Bill Madonna has been a PGA teaching professional for 30 years and is currently the director of instruction for the National Association of Golf Coaches and Educators (NAGCE), which he also founded. Madonna is a teaching consultant for the National Golf Foundation and serves as the national golf coach for Bermuda. He has also owned and operated the Bill Madonna Golf Academy since 1975.

    Madonna has earned the Teacher of the Year award and has been chosen by GOLF Magazine as one of the Top 100 Teaching Professionals in America for the last three years.

    He and his wife, Bonnie, live in Orlando, Florida.

    Reviews

    "Firmly grounded in theory, this book provides a stellar analysis of the influential role of perceived self-efficacy in athletic development and functioning.  It is uniquely broad in scope, offering a masterful overview of the foundation, research, and application of self-efficacy theory in the field of athletics.  Because of the scope and depth of coverage, this book is an invaluable resource for theorists and practitioners alike seeking an understanding of how beliefs of personal and collective efficacy contribute to the quality of athletic life.  But it is about more than sports.  The insights it provides can also serve one well in other life pursuits.  This is a truly outstanding book that has the makings of a classic in the field of athletics."

    -Albert Bandura

    "The benefits of this book reach well beyond just sports. The techniques are easy to learn and represent tools you will use throughout your career..."

    -Doody’s Review Service