The IJGA’s coaching staff has a mission focused on Player Development.
Our team of trained and experienced coaches are committed to providing an elite golf training program.
Director of Golf Jonathan Yarwood has the coaching staff focused on developing strong skills and assists each instructor in aiding each student’s ability to take practice skills to a competitive tournament environment. Bringing with them years of industry experience and world-class backgrounds, our coaches will develop better players, not just a better golf swing.
The IJGA Cycle: Performance by Design
The skill cycle:
Below is a summary of how the skill is created and transferred into results:
Technical competence and ball control through a fact and evidence based approach. This is not ‘opinion’ based but fact based. The coach can make an informed choice for the player by using technology at their disposal including:
- Trackman- A fact based system that looks at ball and club ballistics.
- 3d- The MRI of a golf swing. Looks inside and see things the human eye cannot, including energy creation and loss as well as how the components fit together.
- Bodi-track- Shows the pressure and weight movement in the feet during a swing.
- Video analysis- The X-ray of the swing. We do a ‘before and after’ to show evidential changes,
- SAM Puttlab- Gives 24 parts of information about a putting stroke.
Armed with this technical knowledge, IJGA coaches provide a personal blueprint and a toolbox to improve. This stops the player ‘searching’ and allows them to be self-maintaining and non-technical. The coaching style is one of an ‘Instructor” in this phase.
Retention and mastery is the key. Having a lesson and becoming technically more competent is merely an ‘illusion of competence’ unless it is backed up by a robust plan to retain it, transfer it and master it. Then it can be called the first step on the road to competence.