The happiness expressed by students who play better golf!
He offered a variety of different options to take lessons from him. So far, I like his method. He asked me to take some swings with the clubs and took photos and videos of me as I was swinging at the balls. After that, we went to a table and showed how I was swinging compared to a pro. Still have more lessons to take, since I have only met once. However, what I learned that day helped me tremendously. The only thing that I could say that could improve is the method of payment. He wants a cash or check. No credit card payment accepted.
I've been playing golf now for over 20 years and have put together what I thought was a great swing. It took a lot of lesson to get my swing to where it was before I saw Rick, however, that swing would always break down. Rick perfected my fundamentals and during the lesson I discovered it's importance for a repeatable SUCCESSFUL swing. Rick also gave me "Check Points" to look for in my swing if I drift away from those fundamentals and my swing goes wayward. With what Rick has taught me I'll be able to keep my game on track to achieve the goals I have for this game I love.
Outstanding! Rick takes a complex and often confusing concept, the golf swing, and presents it in a straightforward and easy to understand way. His method empowered me as a student to analyze and improve my game even after our instruction periods are over. I would recommend Rick to any golfer who is serious about building an effective swing that can last a lifetime.
One Hour lesson: $75
Half Hour lesson: $45
Packages: $300 for 5 lessons (5 hrs)
Clinics: $45 each player
Ken has played golf since he was a little boy as it was and is his mother's and father's profession. His father, Yoshi, won his first big tournament when Ken was born in 1989, and the family traveled together from Paris to San Diego between golf tournaments. Yoshi's best finish on the PGA Tour was a T2 at the Byron Nelson in 1994. Through his work, Ken was surrounded by the likes of Tiger Woods, Vijay Singh, Ernie Els, and so many other golf professionals at an early age, and this melting pot of golf knowledge has crafted his instruction methods of today.
Ken's personal golf game is fairly well-rounded, with a USGA Handicap of +2.2, but his passion lies more in helping others succeed rather than my own success.
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Ken has worked with players making a living off of the game to complete beginners. He believes that the fundamentals are the same for all golfers.
His father, who now plays on the Senior JPGA, now also works for a national television corporation who is supporting a "Get well Tiger," event in Florida. Ken have been invited to go as a translator this fall!
1. Be sure that he/she can actually play golf
2. Be sure that the teacher has an open mind; there is almost always something more that can be learned
What are my goals in the golf game? (Do I want to shoot in the 90s, 80s, 70s, or 60s)