• Hole In One Pilates Int'l

    The top professional golfers today are extremely strong and fit, highlighting the importance of fitness conditioning to the game.
  • Hole In One Pilates Int'l

    Upon successful completion of the program, you will become a Certified Golf Fitness Instructor (C.G.F.I.)
  • Hole In One Pilates Int'l

    Our golf fitness program brings the biomechanics and the game of golf alive with hands on experience for its instructors.
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Programs for Golf & Fitness Teaching Professionals

Tired of working with golfers who simply cannot do what you are trying to teach them? Learn how to work with golfers on and off the course and on and off the season. Work with the latest in 3D Motion Capture Technology. For golf teaching professionals, compliment your PGA/CPGA certification with our extensive list of continuing education courses and marketing support. Successful teaching professionals become members of the Association of Golf Fitness Professionals. For fitness instructors, this course stream will discuss anatomy in terms you are familiar with.

GOLF ANATOMY & INJURY - Teaching Professionals Level I  - ON LOCATION or ONLINE
Tired of working with golfers who simply can't do what you're trying to teach them? 
If the body can't do what a great golf swing requires, the golfer (and pro!) will make compensations which leads to ineffective muscle recruitment patterns and injury. Every swing fault can be directly related to an anatomical cause which can be corrected. Golf is  unnatural to the body, and is the only sport people play more of as they get older. Learn to work with golfers on and off the course and on and off season. Provide a complete experience for your golf clients by adding swing analysis and golf conditioning to their routine. 
 
In this 2-day Advanced Level I Golf Pro Course you'll Learn:
• Anatomy: 1 Day
• Biomechanics of the Golf Swing
• Applied anatomy of the golf swing through the 4 phases
• Swing Faults: cause and correction
• Conditoning Techniques & how they apply to the golf swing
• Kinematic Sequencing
• GRF: Ground Reaction Forces
• Creating a practice program on and off the course
• Golf Injury
• Introduction to Working with 3D Motion Capture 
• Working with the golfer client - successful teaching methods.
• Marketing Workshop

In 2004, 44% of PGA golfers who dropped out of an event so due to back pain. American Journal of Sports Medicine.

In addition to your training, the Golf Shape™ program provides golf professionals with expertly designed marketing materials to promote your advanced level of training to golf clubs and clients.

Your materials package includes an instruction manual, and a business marketing toolkit consisting of templates for:

• Business cards
• Letterhead and envelopes
• Full color brochures
• Golf Shapepost cards
• Golf conditoning clinic post cards
• Sample introduction letter to golf club
• Sample press release  
• Banner stands for trade shows and golf clubs and clinics
• Marketing hints and “how to’s”
• Listing on our consumer golf web site for client referrals and more....
 
*NOTE – these are professionally designed materials which we then customize for you. Our graphic designer makes the changes and submits the file to the local printer of your choice. 
 
Pre-requisite: PGA, LPGA or CPGA teaching credential, currently enrolled in the program OR a golf professionl currently teaching clients

Duration: LIVE is 2 day – ONLINE is 20 hours
CPD’s: 20
Program Cost: $500.00 USD
Program Materials: $ 199.00 USD

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 NEW FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT 3D PERFORMANCE SERIES
Using the latest 3D technology the teaching professional will go beyond simple visuals to accurately target the client needs for swing efficiency and injury prevention. Whether your client is a beginner, scratch golfer or a professional, this course teaches you to use 3D technology in a different light. For current K Vest owners, maximize your investment and go beyond using the technology just for the swing. For those interested in using this new technology, this course will be a hands on lab that will help you make your decision and will supplement he training that comes with equipment purchase.
This series is comprised of 3 modules:

    1. Physical Assessment
    2. Movement Analysis
    3. Practical Training

Duration: 2 day or  ONLINE is 20 hours
CPD’s: 20
Program Cost: $500.00 USD
Program Materials: $ 195.00 USD

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PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT & CONDITONING TECHNIQUES

Designed for the teaching professional who wants to expand their practice offering additional programs for clients or gain the ability to conduct a golf specific physical assessment. Whether you work with a movement specialist or on your own, when you prescribe golf drills and conditioning YOU are responsible for injury or contraindication with your client.

This certificate workshop covers:
• Anatomy refresher
• Client Physical Assessment Testing
• Prescriptive Exercises Lab
• Warm Up Drills & Lab
• Swing Faults –Cause and Correction
• Program Design for Golf Teaching Professionals

Pre-requisite: Golf Anatomy & Injury
Duration: 1 day – 8 hours
CPD’s: 8
Workshop Cost: $195 USD includes all materials and manuals

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JUNIOR GOLF

Junior players are one of the fastest growing market segments in golf. AND they are taking the sport seriously. Problem is...most golf teaching professionals have no idea how to train junior golfers, male and female, properly. Both from a physical perspective and a mental one. You cannot train a young person as you would and adult.


This certificate workshop covers:

• How the young body develops
• Growth plates
• Training contraindications in the young player
• Psychology of training youth
• Proper development techniques
• Developing a program for the young golfer
• Development tools or gimmicks? A look at training aides
• Using 3D with Junior Golfers

Duration: 5-6 hours
CPD’s: 7
Program Cost: $195 USD includes all materials and manuals

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WORKING WITH MATURE GOLFERS

Most golfers play more, rather than less, as they mature. This additional play and skill can be highly satisfying to golfers; however, it adds risk of overuse syndromes directly caused by the motion requirements of golf. The repetitive nature of the activity can exacerbate pre-existing and age-related orthopedic pathology. Learn to recognize, through assessment testing the challenges faced my mature golfers.

This certificate workshop covers:
• Senior anatomy
• Senior Assessment & injury prevention
• Working with senior clients
• Physical swing adaptations
• Senior Warm Ups
• On Course Recommendations
• Using K Vest with mature golfers

Duration: 5 hours
CPD’s: 5
Program Cost: Members $195 USD includes all materials and manuals

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ADDITIONAL WORKSHOPS - HALF DAY




GOLF CONDITIONING & INSTRUCTION CLINIC

Our most popular workshop and a revenue generator for instructors. In this LIVE clinic, instructors will observe how a golf conditioning and instruction clinic is run with actual golf clients and instructors will actively participate in the clinic. The focus will be on conditioning and golf for those having Golf Anatomy or golf instruction for those who do not.

This certificate workshop covers:
• Hands On Physical Lab
• Clinic Set Up
• Clinic Topics
• Teaching Techniques
• Tools &Props
• How to Market Clinics
• Maximizing the Return on Your Investment

Duration: 5 hours
CPD’s: 4
Workshop Cost: $195 USD includes all materials and manuals
 
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COMMUINICATION & TEACHING TECHNIQUES – 5 hrs

You may be a great golfer PRO, but are you a great TEACHER?
 
This certificate workshop covers:
• Teaching the adult learner
• Teaching youth
• Instructional Techniques
• Communication with the Golf Client
• Client Retention

Workshop Cost: $195 USD includes all materials and manuals
K VEST CERTIFIED INSTRUCTORS: $149 USD includes all materials and manuals

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GOLF MARKETING FOR TEACHING PROFESSIONALS– 5 hrs

You may be the best teacher out there..but who knows about you?? Next to Anatomy, one of the most necessary workshops for teaching professionals.



This certificate workshop covers:
• What is Marketing?
• Marketing vs. Advertising
• Public Relations
• Social Media
• Building a Marketing Plan
Business Marketing toolkit

Workshop Cost: $195 USD
Materials and Manuals: 100 USD

Business Marketing Toolkit Contains Templates for:
• Letterhead
• Envelopes
• Business Card Templates (6)
• Brochures
• Postcards
• Gift Vouchers
• Banner Stands
• Flags
• A Frame Signage
• Clinic Notices
• Trade Show Booths
• Table Covers

*NOTE – these are professionally designed materials which we then customize for you. Our graphic designer makes the changes and submits the file to the local printer of your choice.

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GOLF CLUB MARKETING AND MANAGEMENT for GOLF CLUBS & RESORTS – 5 hrs

These are competitive and tough economic times. Golf Clubs and Resorts face immense pressure in these uncertain economic times. A new generation of golfers with different values and needs are changing the way clubs operate. Learn about these changes and how to manage them while keeping your bottom line alive.


This workshop covers:

• Changing demographic in golf
• Rise and fall of private clubs
• New marketing techniques
• Marketing vs. Advertising
• How to use Social Media?
• Public Relations
• Golf Events
• Media Management

Workshop Cost: $195 USD
Materials and Manuals: 100 USD
CEC’s: 4
AFFILIATED CLUBS $249 USD includes all materials and manuals

EACH CLUB THAT ATTENDS RECEIVES PLACEMENT ON THE ASSOCIATION WEBSITE AT NO CHARGE ( a $500 USD annual value )

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