Monday, September 8, 2014

Kate quoted in RL Magazine’s “Future of Golf” Article

Kate Tempesta takes a similar approach, teaching young children to play at the Urban Golf Academy, which she founded in 2008. Mainly geared toward children ages 4 to 7, UGA’s learning exercises might involve models of the solar system, with the kids learning distance control by hitting to Jupiter and Mars, and animal references used to describe swing speed and tempo. Putting alignment is learned on makeshift train tracks, with stops laid out at varying distances.”

“Teaching children golf has to be from their point of reference and their mode of learning”,Tempesta says. “It’s not me lecturing them on what not to do but creating an environment where they can experiment and find out what they can do.'”

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