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8.5 Teacher Certification Professional Program
eduKaytion Golf has created a unique, intense training program built on Golf 8.5 from Kay's 30 years of experience.
We are seeking self motivated individuals who want to bring their teaching skills to the next level.
We are looking for individuals who are interested in teaching and specifically teaching and learning Golf 8.5. Maybe any one interested and may include coaches and/or LPGA/PGA Golf Professionals at any level.
Also for any interested Golf Professionals in hosting Golf 8.5 workshops at their facilities.
Certification programs are designed around each individual and one on one with Kay. Evaluations and testing complete the certification process over a one year period. Support materials, marketing, and personal consultation will be available year long.
Must have a golf experience or knowledge
Must submit and application and resume
Two letters of recommendation
Pre-acceptance interview before being admitted into the program
Level I - Certification Program Includes:
Attend minimum of 4 - one (or two day) Golf 8.5 workshops that Kay conducts for the general public.
Lesson Observation - (minimum) 8 hours of lesson observation.
8 hours of classroom - One-to-One with Kay to include:
Teaching Methods, Sales, Marketing, Video techniques, Safety, Learning styles, Single and Group lessons, etc.
Individual Lessons to be given - 3 to 6 - (ea. 45 minutes lessons)
Lesson will be observed, video taped and observed
Each lesson will be evaluated (1 hour of evaluation per lesson)
Workbook will involve approximately 15 to 20 hours of work at home
Completion will be required (online)
Final Certification - needs to be a Pass in the following:
Evaluation of lessons
Approximate time commitment and value:
Learning time with Kay on site - 35 - 45 hours (over year)
At home - 15 - 20 hrs.
Could be completed over a four month to 12 month period
Value of over $3500 of lessons and learning time with Kay
Listed on eduKaytion Golf and Golf 8.5 website as a Certified 8.5 Instructor
Referenced in all of eduKaytion marketing campaigns
Use of licensed trademarked Golf 8.5 Logo in all material
Follow up consultations on marketing
12 personal consultations per year regarding lessons
Includes Face time calls or video analysis
Renewal recertification and review - 8.5 Instructor Membership - $300
Level I - First Year Fee = $1395
LPGA/PGA or Coaches = $1095 (with credentials & appropriate experience)
(Level II & Master Certification Program - TBA)
8.5 Certification Curriculum
Topics covered in detail:
How to conduct (and differences from one-to-one lessons)
Explain - Demo - Skill Development- Drills - Games
Lead Instructor & Assistant roles
Formats & formations
Golf 8.5 Workshop
Components of modules for the 8.5 workshop
Rules of the Game
Marketing & Sales
You as a Professional
Support from eduKaytion Golf
Technology & Teaching
How to use
On-line - On Demand
Use of Data
Importance & how it fits into the performance
Why & What is Golf 8.5?
Philosophy & Background
Golf 8.5 certification - Benefits & Values
Laws, Principles & Preferences - What’s is all about?
Ball Flight Laws
15 Principles of the Golf Swing
Personal Preferences - Teacher & Student
In-depth study of how Golf 8.5 works
How People Learn & Retain?
Structure of One-to-One Lessons
Observations of lessons being given
Giving lessons and evaluations