Friday, April 6, 2018

Moving Forward

As I look back on this year I see that it was an incredible one. So many things came to light in allowing me to further my teaching journey. The thing I take the most from last year and the thing I want to bring into this new one, though, is empowerment. That is my( Read More… )

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Friday, February 16, 2018

Podcasts are coming!

Podcasts are coming! Listen live on Monday February 19th at 6:30 pm. 2_19 Podcast

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Friday, January 3, 2014

Kate Tempesta is 22 on Best Teachers in NY for 2013 as ranked by her peers

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Thursday, June 20, 2013

UGA Named one of the “Best Places For Kids to Take Golf Lessons in New York City”

We were thrilled to be top listing for igokids.com in their article “Best Places for Kids to Take Golf Lessons in New York City”. Posted Monday, June 17, 2013 by Judy C For my five-year old son, golf quickly became the sport of choice for him thanks in part to a great afterschool experience he had( Read More… )

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Monday, April 1, 2013

Tee Time In The City from New York Family Magazine April 2013

Tempesta’s Urban Golf Academy sweeps young children into the sport with imaginative games and purposeful play off of the green. Fashioned by frigid temperatures and the assurance of snow, a bleak winter afternoon in Manhattan is not the ideal setting for a round of golf. In the basement of Congregation Shaare Zedek, however, five eager( Read More… )

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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Tempesta Recognized as U.S. Kids Golf Top 50 Kids Teacher

ATLANTA – Kate Tempesta of New York, N.Y., is among the class of the Top 50 Kids Teachers for 2012, as announced by U.S. Kids Golf. Tempesta has been a junior golf instructor for six years and is currently the owner of Kate Tempesta’s Urban Golf Academy. This is the second time that she has( Read More… )

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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Ask The Expert: Is Golf the Right Sport for my Child?

From NYparents.com: An acclaimed golf instructor shares her tips on the benefits children get from playing golf, how young kids can start golf lessons, and what to expect from your child’s golf teachers. Read more here

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Monday, August 20, 2012

On Instruction & Joy

It has been a wonderful summer—sun, air, water, smiles—and, of course, lots of PLAY and lots of learning. The summer has reinforced so much for me —How incredibly blessed I am to do the work that I do —How wonderful the children I spend time with are. —And how valuable our program is. I was( Read More… )

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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Play is Real

I talk a lot about Play and even close my emails with the phrase “PLAY to learn!” It’s so much more than a catchy slogan, or a fun idea— it works. Recently I discovered Teaching Games For Understanding a concept in the physical education world that utilizes this very idea—that through play we actually absorb concepts and real,( Read More… )

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Friday, June 8, 2012

Kate Tempesta is #27 on Golf Digest’s list of “America’s 50 Best Women Teachers”

Read all about Golf Digest’s biennial ranking of America’s 50 Best Women Teachers here.

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