Short game specialist and coach James Sieckmann joins us to share this thoughts on what it takes to be a world-class coach and get better results for students.
Always be learning. One of the things that separates GREAT coaches from those that just haven't quite made it is their ability to always be soaking up new material and ideas to support their students. We've heard this again and again from greats like Martin Hall and on this show with James.
As a player James didn’t have success when working with teachers and coaches and set out to figure out what actually would work and how to help players.
What he realized was they taught instead of coached. It was an information dump with very little information on how to apply it properly.
A coach dives into figuring out the whole person. Finding problems and solutions far outside the golf swing to help a student learn and perform at their best.
The responsibility of a great coach is to help players coach themselves and be productive with th