Let's maximize each athlete's potential; create well-rounded athletes and develop principles that create life-long golfers and athletes for generations. Now is the time to start your journey with PGA.Coach training, and gain access to all of the tools you need to create passionate students and life-long golfers.
American Development Model was designed by sports scientists to help support a lifetime affinity to sports, and to develop athletes to their greatest potential. These principles align physical and psychological development to stages, delivering appropriate skills and exercise at the appropriate time.
Creating positive experiences early, for all athletes, will keep more players engaged and retained in our sport. Introducing the right aspects of play in a structure that is fun, engaging, and progressively challenging, allows golfers of all ages to experience the challenges and joys of our sport.
Golf's new pathway is built on the principles of the American Development Model (ADM), a proven, long-term athlete development model that has been successfully applied to USA Hockey, USOC, USA Basketball and USA Lacrosse.
We've broken down physical and physiological development into 7 stages. Using this strategy, the right skills, exercises, and instruction can be delivered at the right time, leading to success for your students and your coaching program.
Gets kids moving and eventually linking those smaller movements together in play.
Develops movement skills for play focused on fun, inclusive, multisport, and developmentally appropriate activities.
Further develops all fundamental movement skills and teaching of general golf skills.
Introduces training to further develop golf specific skills based around puberty and growth spurts.
Teaches golfers to perform under a variety of conditions during training encouraging the athlete’s competitive spirit
Reinforces, refines and optimizes technical, tactical and ancillary skills with an end goal of winning.
Encourages fun and inclusive programing for golfers of all ages and ability levels.
Your PGA.Coach training is quick and easy and begins HERE. Approximate duration two hours. Any Device: Mobile Tablet, Desktop. Move at your own pace, resource library etc.
PGA.Coach training is interactive video training designed to give a deeper understanding of the Seven Stages of ADM and how to incorporate them into a facility plan. The training takes two hours to complete.Get Started
Through the PGA Coach App, PGA and LPGA Members can get access to activity planning, notetaking and assessment tools that make it easy to quickly start applying ADM principles.
American Development Model is essential for growing the sport and vital to you and your employer's success. PGA.Coach resources will enable you to promote your business through our marketing services so you can sell and retain customers at an executive level.
The American Development Model Certificate and PGA.Coach will allow PGA Professionals to evolve and adapt to the changes in the game and to a new generation of players. Start your journey today with a PGA.Coach education; access all the benefits of PGA.Coach and lay the foundation to grow sport participation for a lifetime.
Provides coaches with tools to better teach and market their services to current and perspective clients.
Driving more play. People who play better golf, play more golf. And this comes with an increased spend in all areas of the facility.
Selling and retaining customers. Great coaching will retain members who develop meaningful realtionships with their coach.