Profession golf instructor

Golf instructors train and teach golf to individuals or groups. They train their clients by demonstrating and explaining techniques such as the correct posture and swinging techniques. They give feedback on how a student can do exercises better and improve the skill level. The golf instructor advises what equipment is best suited for the student.

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Personality Type

  • Social / Artistic
  • Social / Realistic
  • Realistic / Enterprising

Knowledge

  • Golf

    The rules and techniques of golf such as tee shot, chipping and putting.

Skills

  • Adapt teaching to student's capabilities

    Identify the learning struggles and successes of students. Select teaching and learning strategies that support students’ individual learning needs and goals.

  • Personalise sports programme

    Observe and evaluate individual performance and determine personal needs and motivation to tailor programmes accordingly and in conjunction with the participant

  • Develop sports programmes

    Develop plans and policies for the inclusion of sporting activities and organisations in a community, and for the development of sporting activities for specific target groups.

  • Instruct in sport

    Provide appropriate technical and tactical instruction related to the given sport using varied and sound pedagogical approaches to meet the needs of the participants and achieve the desired objectives. This requires skills such as communication, explanation, demonstration, modelling, feedback, questioning and correction.

  • Adapt teaching to target group

    Instruct students in the most fitting manner in regards to the teaching context or the age group, such as a formal versus an informal teaching context, and teaching peers as opposed to children.

  • Demonstrate when teaching

    Present to others examples of your experience, skills, and competences that are appropriate to specific learning content to help students in their learning.

  • Plan sports instruction programme

    Provide participants with an appropriate programme of activities to support progression to the required level of expertise in the specified time taking into account relevant scientific and sport-specific knowledge.

  • Give constructive feedback

    Provide founded feedback through both criticism and praise in a respectful, clear, and consistent manner. Highlight achievements as well as mistakes and set up methods of formative assessment to evaluate work.

Optional knowledge and skills

motivate in sports communicate information during sport game sports ethics exercise sports participate in sport events apply risk management in sports market trends in sporting equipment sport games rules communicate with youth sport and exercise medicine