Jeff has created an amazing group coaching model for juniors age 5-12. It's more about developing athletes than getting students in front of a bucket of balls working on technique. In fact it's the other way around as Jeff says they're "blending in golf at appropriate levels."
One important aspect of the junior training program we talk about is having a solid curriculum, planning out each session so the coach is never wondering what comes next. In fact they've built out an entire plan... Not only for each session but also the development over the long term. Progressing through different levels in a similar model to karate.
The more we make it golf like.. The less fun it is for students.
The goal is to get students to do the right thing without overwhelming them with technical jargon. Jeff shares a couple drills that they use the accomplish this goal.
Why Working with Groups?
Well first of all when I asked this is what you all told me you were most interested in. And further than tha