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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Thursday, May 31, 2012

Kate and KTUGA Featured in Golf Business Magazine June 2012

During the school year, the lawns and pathways of Central Park or an 800-square-foot exercise room provide a perfectly fine leaning environment for golf as taught by Tempesta and her team, who use modified equipment of every type and even some regulation gear. Read full article here.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

KTUGA named one of top 10 afterschool programs in NYC

Kate Tempesta’s Urban Golf Academy was featured in the Schools.com guide to the top 10 afterschool programs in New York City. See list here.

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Let the Children Learn: A Golf Educators Perspective

“Working with young children is an incredible experience in presence.” Read Kate’s full article by clicking pdf link below. Golf Infuzion April 2012.pdf

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Thursday, March 8, 2012

SNAG Golf

Women’s Golf Report Podcast: Kate Tempesta, LPGA, talks about her successful business in NYC teaching children using SNAG  http://bit.ly/H41Gk7

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Tuesday, March 6, 2012

U.S. Kids Golf Foundation Top 50 Kids Teachers 2011

See Kate’s Listing here.

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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Teaching and Retaining Junior Golfers

Warning, this might not be what you were expecting to hear. But if you really want your child to stay involved in golf and enjoy it, read on! (click PDF link below) golfinfuzionfeb2012.pdf  

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