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European Golf Teachers Federation Course Content Details

The EGTF Diploma course covers all aspects of teaching, from psychology, to teaching total beginners, working on the set up, through to all parts of the short game including use of video technology, and with our innovotive teaching methods it is designed to be an accelerated training programme for the students that attend.

  • The EGTF Diploma Course is recognised by a nationally recognised Awarding Organisation in the UK and as such is quality assured against the standards outlined in the course information.  This Course really is the stepping stone to realising your dreams and changing your life.
  • We use the latest theories from the world of golf, incorporating science and sports biomechanics, to ensure each student goes away armed with all of the latest teaching techniques.
  • Our methods ensure students will be able to give a simple, professional golf lesson by the end of the week.

Course Content includes the following aspects

  • Improving your own game.
  • Teaching you how to teach.
  • Every area of the game will be comprehensively covered so that each student will be made to feel comfortable in both written and teaching situations.

A playing ability test

  • for men – 83 or less
  • for women – 85 or less
  • for seniors – 85 or less

*All on par 72 course.*

  • A practical Teaching Test. (Based on the detection and correction of swing errors)
  • Psychology of learning 
  • Specialised Children’s Teaching
  • Ball Flight Laws – Theory and practical
  • Video Teaching and Analysis – Extensive use will be made of video as a teaching and learning aid
  • Fitness for Golf – Including pupil Warm Ups and Warm Downs
  • Common sense golf teaching ideas.
  • Dissection of the set-up and golf swing.
  • Clubfitting session
  • Detection and correction of swing errors
  • Teaching trouble shots
  • Teaching golf course management

We have taught people from all walks of life over the last 25 years, including  US Open Champions, European Tour Winners, Solheim Cup Captains. All who attend the course have a passion for teaching golf. >> Read More

The EGTF golf instructor school is an informative and friendly pathway into a career in teaching golf.

Bill Abbott – Master Golf Professional
EGTF Director of Education

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