Atlanta Golf Guru

Atlanta Golf Guru


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Are you tired of lessons that have served you no pupose or difficult to understand? Then keep reading:So why am I not a "pro" at a golf course who gives lessons? There are several reasons; these are as follows:1. It is not that profitable by itself. -- hence the crazy price for a lesson at a golf course.2. Without sounding arrogant, I'm overqualified. Please see the following for my qualifications and credentials:* Bachelor's degree in Physical Education: Concentration: Biomechanics (Ball State University) * Master's degree in Physical Education; Concentration; Sports Psychology (Ball State University) * A teaching license and 13 years of teaching experience * Former high school golf coach (4 years) with a 50-8 record and 4 trips to state championship * Coached a Division 1 conference champion * Coaching someone prepping for the LPGA tour (see photo and review) * I've qualified for a professional tournament, have a handicap below scratch and own two course records -- both rounds of 62.The credentials of a "certified" golf instructor involve $995 and take one (that's one) home study course with 5 sections, which are as follows:* Section 1: 12 most important lessons in teaching golf * Section 2: business and marketing module * Section 3: success "secrets" * Section 4: playing ability test * Section 5: open book written test -- must pass with 85%Of all the qualifications and credentials listed, which ones are going to make you a better golfer? The difference is similar to if one were wanting to get in great shape you would hire a personal trainer instead of aerobics instructor. Do you want a coach or a cheerleader?I have the experience, education, playing ability, teaching experience and style that will help you achieve your goals for about half the price. Don't get me wrong, there are some good club professionals out there - but you're going to pay approximately double what I charge.First, let's identify what I'm not. These are as follows:* It is not a "swing easy when it's breezy" type of lesson plan. * It is not a generic swing lessons in a "one size fits all" approach to teaching.What I am about is as follows:* It's about setting goals and applying swing concepts that are easy to feel. You have to know what it feels like first to swing correctly -- only then can you find what you are looking for. * It's about improving your swing, not trying to jam Tiger's swing into your body. * It's about taking wherever your game currently is to the next level; it could be the next level of competitive golf or improvement for the love of the greatest game ever. * From beginner to aspiring tour player, I can help you get to where you want to be -- and for about half the price:What do I offer?* Swing instruction * Increasing distance off of the tee (driver) * Short game instruction * The "dreaded" half-wedge game: such a simple shot made difficult by everyone * Playing lessons and course management * Video swing analysis * Goal setting * Mental approach to the game: "process" oriented * Practice management: practice with a purpose -- don't just beat balls * The psychological aspects of competitive golf * E-mail summary of each lesson: who remembers everything the first time? * I will come to a location convenient for you.You are responsible for purchasing the range balls.

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Atlanta, GA 30350
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