The Golf Fix: Breed helps The First Tee's Jovahn Nickerson
Michael Breed takes a look at the golf swing of The First Tee participant Jovahn Nickerson
Shoemaker: Keys to coaching juniors
Teaching professional Fred Shoemaker reveals how parents and coaches can help juniors get the most out of their game.
Specializing in sport: Good for kids?
Should juniors should specialize in one sport like 15-year-old Cole Hammer? The Morning Drive crew discusses.
Junior tips: Have fun with putting drills
Paige Mackenzie gives a few fun putting tips for kids leading up to the Drive, Chip and Putt Championship. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.
Lesson Tee Live: The First Tee helps juniors find optimal challenge
Ryan Graff, Senior Director of Curriculum & Research at The First Tee, shares three tips that will help juniors have fun during their practice routine and help them find their optimal challenge. Watch Lesson Tee Live Wednesdays at 8PM ET.as in life. Hi. My name is Ryan Graff, and I'm the Senior Director of Curriculum and Research at The First Tee. Today I would like to share with you a way to have more fun
Lesson Tee Live: The First Tee's be a star routine
Secah Shahib, Program Director for The First Tee of Tampa Bay, shares a pre-shot routine that The First Tee uses to teach it's students good swing thoughts. Watch Lesson Tee Live Wednesdays at 8PM ET.Greetings my name is Secah Shahib and I serve as a program director and coach for the first tee of Tampa Bay, in Tampa Bay Florida. This week, several tour players will be taking advantage of a great tool called sports psychology to prepare them for their rounds this week. And using sports ki, psychology, tour players use it to help them manage their emotions on the golf course , to be able to help them when it comes to having difficult situations or challenging situations that they face, as well as it gives them the opportunity to handle winning or losing. With the First Tee, we use a great tool for giving young people life experiences for, with self-management. In self-management with the First Tee, we use it as a seamless . Delivery to be able to allow young people to fully be impacted by what we deliver in life skills . Today, in this pre-shot routine, we wanna go through these methods of what we call STAR. First we wanna stop, talk aSo the next time that you're faced with a shot on the golf course or a challenge in life, remember STAR. Stop. Think. Anticipate and respond giving it your best shot. And watch your outcome be
Best drive, chip, putt tips for juniors in 2015
Travis Fulton and Paige Mackenzie give their favorite tips and games for juniors to practice in their driving, chipping and putting. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.One of my favorite games is I used to, I used to play soccer . And we had the soccer cones, that we'd have to run drills around. Well, I'd take them out to the golf course , and I'd lay them out 20 yards away, 30 yards away, 40 yards away. Or if you have basket that your golf
Junior Academy: Proper backswings
School of Golf's Martin Hall teaches a junior from The First Tee of Central Florida how to get the lead arm to swing properly in the backswing. Watch School of Golf Wednesdays 7PM ET.I make a box with my right arm, so half a box upper arm front, and I'm pushing with my right hand, then that rope will be straight, and my left arm will be straight. And when I swing through, if I keep my right shoulder far enough away from my left shoulder, then my left arm will face straight. This is so worth doing even on a day on a day where you can't get to the golf course . Just get grandpa to help you with this or mom or whatever. Make a little rope, tie a little knot. Now, put your right hand on that, right hand and just hold it straight. Left hand , you can go behind your back. Now, you can see that there's an amount of stretch that--You're actually using which hand to stretch that rope? Well, it would be right hand, wouldn't it? And now, I want you to make a back swing for me. Swing on back up here. Let your right arm fold at the elbow, turn your shoulders a bit more, push your hand over here. Stay there, stay there, stay there, stay there.