ESSEX COUNTY COACHING

Coaching Dates 2017

U14 TS1              

U16 TS1             

U14/U16 TS2

Saturday 25th MarchSunday 26th MarchSaturday 18th March
Sunday 23rd AprilSunday 30th AprilSaturday 29th April
Sunday 21st May Sunday 11th JuneSaturday 10th June
Sunday 18th JuneSunday 16th JulySaturday 1st July
Sunday 1st OctoberSunday 8th OctoberSaturday 30th September



U16 End of Year Tournament - The Warren 27th Oct 2017


What do we do for our young golfers?

Develop participation and performance across  the complete age group range with a specific  focus on

o Providing appropriate competitive opportunities
o Developing golfing skills through to a national  level of performance
o Growing understanding and respect for the game
oFacilitating a sense of individual and shared  achievement from representing successful Essex  teams

Our County Coaching programme is designed to reflect the phases of a child's socialisation into the sport of golf. Each phase has distinct coaching and participation goals, as outlined below.

U12 – Participation
Engagement in a fun and exciting activity

•Enjoy an appropriate mix of competition and coaching
•Become engaged by golf, but as part of a wider sports experience
•Learn basic golfing skills, how to set goals and  measure progress
•Begin the transition to the more performance focused U13 to U16 groups

U12 – U16 – Development
Learning the skills to achieve success

•Prepare tactically and intelligently
•Possess exceptional short game skills
•Learn how to manage emotions
•Experience increased autonomy and responsibilityover own development
•Be supported in the transition from specialising to high quality investment

U18 – Performance
Delivering a performance when it counts

•Commit to attaining an elite level of performance in golf
•Be motivated by achieving excellence
•Understand how to manage a high intensity of training and competition
•Be able to deal with setbacks, fatigue, injury and time pressures
•Have in place a strong personal support network of  coaches, S & C, and of course parents!

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If you are interested in supporting Essex golf and would like to discuss how a partnership can benefit both parties please contact County Secretary Nick McEvoy on 01376 500998 or office@essexgolfunion.org.