Synopses & Reviews
"Detty Moore will give your kids the best foundation for getting involved and enthusiastic about golf, providing you both with a common bond that will last forever."--Beth Daniel, LPGA Hall of Fame
"Introduce your children to golf the right way! Let Detty Moore guide you through this wonderful and mutually rewarding experience."--Karrie Webb, LPGA Champion
You want to introduce your child to the wonderful game of golf, but you're not sure how to go about it. Whether you're an ardent golf nut or an enthusiastic but occasional player, Detty Moore is here to help. An LPGA teaching professional, she's taught golf to kids for thirty years, and Teaching Kids Golf is specifically designed to help you teach the basics of good golf, including fundamental skills, basic rules, etiquette, and course management.
- Create a positive yet disciplined learning environment
- Teach the basic elements of swinging a club, including club grip, posture, and body alignment
- Use drills and games to practice and improve fundamental skills--putting, chipping, pitching, and full-swing tee shots
- Make lessons challenging, fun, and rewarding
"A good solid start in golf begins with sound fundamentals. This book gives you the basics you need."--Darren Clarke, European Tour Champion
"Detty has the great ability to convey her love and enthusiasm for the game to others. If you are starting your child out, you will find this book invaluable."--Ita Butler, Captain, Great Britain and Ireland Curtis Cup Teams, 1996, 1998
This guide provides the drills, advice and confidence a non-golfing parent needs to introduce his or her 6-12 year old child to the sport. It offers fundamentals a new instructor needs to motivate and encourage boys and girls of varying skills and dispositions.
"Teaching Kids Golf is all any parent will ever need to welcome a child to the sport he or she will play for a lifetime. Written by a golfer with more than 25 years of teaching kids and adults at some of the country's most prestigious golf schools, this latest addition to the acclaimed Baffled Parent's series covers everything from the basics of proper grip and swing techniques, to putting, pitching, driving, and managing time on the course. Q&A sections provide solutions to problems new instructors face Designed for golfing and non-golfing parents alike Takes a drill-based approach to teaching the basics