Whether you are new to the game and looking for a little guidance, or a professional looking to pursue (or improve on) the big stage, I'm here to help and I'm looking forward to meeting you.
My approach to the golf swing and your game improvement is [unfortunately] unique in this industry. You will be very involved throughout the process and your input is needed every step of the way. I am a firm believer in setting smart goals and educating the student on why we are making changes - it takes 100% 'buy-in' for you to feel confident in the process and committed to the change/development. Everyone is built differently and everyone has different abilities - no two swings are the same. You should be investing your time with a swing coach who understands the way your body works
John made me very comfortable in a one-on-one setting. He asked for my input along the way and obviously cares about my own goals. He seemed very knowledgeable and worked to develop a much simpler and repeatable motion for me - we have to work around limited mobility and weight transfer on my right side due to a stroke I had a couple of years back. I highly recommend John to anyone at any level of golfing expertise.
Initial meeting to discuss past lesson experience, current abilities, struggles, goals which will help to lay the framework for a lesson plan.
From beginners to professionals
interview the professional! Make sure that their teaching and communication style align well your learning and communication style. Also make sure they know what they're taking about. Many "golf pros" pick up a tip or two from the golf channel and regurgitate it all over their students. Every student has a unique swing with unique strengths and weaknesses. What works for you may not work for someone else.
Honesty and transparency. Come up with specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, time-bound goals!