Life Lessons<br />Jacob Babcock<br />Ferris State University<br />
Discussion Topics<br />Lack of participation - Why<br />How to get participation<br />9 core values<br />Promotion<br />Re...
<ul><li>Lack of participation in your junior program.
How are you going to grow the game through your junior golf program?</li></ul>The Challenge<br />
The Tiger Woods Effect<br /><ul><li>More juniors are being drawn to the game now than EVER in the history of golf.</li></u...
Household Income
Costs
Ineffective Programs
Oversaturation of golf courses
Frustration
Laziness</li></li></ul><li>Call to Action<br /><ul><li>With many reasons keeping parents from letting their children try g...
Response<br /><ul><li>Appeal to parents
Sports such as golf provide an opportunity to teach not only the sport, but valuable life skills as well.</li></li></ul><l...
1. Courtesy<br />Considerate behavior toward others<br />Begin and end with a handshake<br />Quiet while others are prepar...
2. Respect<br />Willingness to show consideration or appreciation<br />Yourself<br />Partners<br />Competitors<br />The go...
3. Honesty<br />The quality or state of being truthful; not deceptive<br />Call penalties on themselves<br />Report their ...
4. Integrity<br />Strict adherence to a standard of value or conduct; personal honesty and independence<br />It’s about wh...
5. Sportsmanship<br />Observing the rules of play and winning or losing with grace.<br />Composure<br />
6. Perseverance <br />To persist in an idea, purpose or task despite obstacles<br />Continue through their bad breaks<br /...
7.  Judgement<br />The ability to make a decision or form an opinion; a decision reached after consideration<br />Strategy...
8. Responsibility<br />Accounting for one's actions; dependable<br />Keep score, repair divots, rake bunkers, repair ball ...
9. Confidence<br />Reliance or trust. A feeling of self-assurance<br />Trust your abilities<br />Trust your game<br />
Concepts<br />For Students<br />Be Patient, Be Positive, and Ask for Help<br />4Rs - Replay, Relax, Ready, Redo<br />STAR ...
Goals<br />What is your personal par?<br />Birdie?<br />Eagle?<br />Hole in one?<br />In golf and in life<br />
	Keep Costs Reasonable<br />Financial Aid<br />Fundraisers<br />Scholarships<br />
Promotion<br /><ul><li>Seminars
 Schools
Physical Education Classes
Parents
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Growing the game

761
-1

Published on

Published in: Sports, Education
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
761
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
4
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Growing the game

  1. 1. Life Lessons<br />Jacob Babcock<br />Ferris State University<br />
  2. 2. Discussion Topics<br />Lack of participation - Why<br />How to get participation<br />9 core values<br />Promotion<br />Reasonable Costs<br />Examples<br />Timeline for implementation<br />This is your chance!<br />
  3. 3. <ul><li>Lack of participation in your junior program.
  4. 4. How are you going to grow the game through your junior golf program?</li></ul>The Challenge<br />
  5. 5. The Tiger Woods Effect<br /><ul><li>More juniors are being drawn to the game now than EVER in the history of golf.</li></ul> So….<br /><ul><li>Why aren’t there more golfers in your junior program?</li></li></ul><li>What is to blame?<br /><ul><li>Economy
  6. 6. Household Income
  7. 7. Costs
  8. 8. Ineffective Programs
  9. 9. Oversaturation of golf courses
  10. 10. Frustration
  11. 11. Laziness</li></li></ul><li>Call to Action<br /><ul><li>With many reasons keeping parents from letting their children try golf these days, what can you do to re-vamp your junior golf program to attract participants and to keep them coming back?</li></li></ul><li>Response<br /><ul><li>Re-design your junior golf program to teach life lessons while also teaching the game of golf.</li></ul>-More than just a game- <br />
  12. 12. Response<br /><ul><li>Appeal to parents
  13. 13. Sports such as golf provide an opportunity to teach not only the sport, but valuable life skills as well.</li></li></ul><li>9 Values To Teach <br />What’s best for the kids?<br />
  14. 14. 1. Courtesy<br />Considerate behavior toward others<br />Begin and end with a handshake<br />Quiet while others are preparing and performing<br />
  15. 15. 2. Respect<br />Willingness to show consideration or appreciation<br />Yourself<br />Partners<br />Competitors<br />The golf course<br />The game<br />
  16. 16. 3. Honesty<br />The quality or state of being truthful; not deceptive<br />Call penalties on themselves<br />Report their own score<br />If I could only give three words of advice, they would be, "tell the truth." If I got three more words, I'd add: "All the time."<br />
  17. 17. 4. Integrity<br />Strict adherence to a standard of value or conduct; personal honesty and independence<br />It’s about what you do when nobody’s watching<br />
  18. 18. 5. Sportsmanship<br />Observing the rules of play and winning or losing with grace.<br />Composure<br />
  19. 19. 6. Perseverance <br />To persist in an idea, purpose or task despite obstacles<br />Continue through their bad breaks<br />Learn from mistakes and experiences<br />
  20. 20. 7. Judgement<br />The ability to make a decision or form an opinion; a decision reached after consideration<br />Strategy<br />Club Selection<br />Take Chances<br />Play it Safe<br />
  21. 21. 8. Responsibility<br />Accounting for one's actions; dependable<br />Keep score, repair divots, rake bunkers, repair ball marks on the green, and keep up with the pace of play.<br />
  22. 22. 9. Confidence<br />Reliance or trust. A feeling of self-assurance<br />Trust your abilities<br />Trust your game<br />
  23. 23. Concepts<br />For Students<br />Be Patient, Be Positive, and Ask for Help<br />4Rs - Replay, Relax, Ready, Redo<br />STAR -Stop, Think, Anticipate, Respond<br />Instructors<br />Lead with your best<br />Coaches ROCK - Rapport-building, Open-minded, Creative, Kind-hearted<br />
  24. 24. Goals<br />What is your personal par?<br />Birdie?<br />Eagle?<br />Hole in one?<br />In golf and in life<br />
  25. 25. Keep Costs Reasonable<br />Financial Aid<br />Fundraisers<br />Scholarships<br />
  26. 26. Promotion<br /><ul><li>Seminars
  27. 27. Schools
  28. 28. Physical Education Classes
  29. 29. Parents
  30. 30. Radio
  31. 31. TV Commercials
  32. 32. Flyers</li></li></ul><li>A success story - The First Tee<br />- To impact the lives of young people by providing learning facilities and educational programs that promote character development and life – enhancing values through the game of golf.<br />- Learning to Impact Lives - <br />
  33. 33. A success story in my life<br />5 tenants of Tae Kwon Do<br />
  34. 34. Re-designing your Junior Golf Program<br />The beginning: A traditional junior program held on the range with students waiting their turn to hit a golf ball or two.<br />Year 1: Install core values, and promote program effectively. <br />Year 2: Add weekly events, seminars for life experiences, Honor Roll Program.<br />Year 3: Add the Junior Certification Program, Look into becoming a First Tee Affiliate<br />
  35. 35. One Chance<br /><ul><li>To Stand Out as A Leader & Golf Professional but more importantly…
  36. 36. To be a role model, and have a positive impact on not only student’s golf games, but their lives as well.</li></ul>Don’t let the opportunitypass you up!<br />
  37. 37. References<br />"Hillsborough Township Public Schools." Life Skills. 2009. Web. 20 Nov 2009. <http://www.hillsborough.k12.nj.us/1392101027125313963/blank/browse.asp?A=383&BMDRN=2000&BCOB=0&C=55255>. <br />"Junior Golf Schools." Junior Golf Schools Instruction Lessons. 2009. Web. 20 Nov 2009. <http://www.birdgolf.com/juniorgolf.shtml>. <br />"Junior Golf Links." Junior Golf, The official junior golf site. 2009. Web. 20 Nov 2009. <http://www.juniorlinks.com/index.cfm>. <br />"The First Tee Home Page." The First Tee. 2009. Web. 20 Nov 2009. <http://www.thefirsttee.org/Club/Scripts/Home/home.asp>. <br />"The Daily Motivator." Inspirational Images. 2009, Web. 20 Nov 2009. <http://greatday.com/motivate/images/index.html>. <br />
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×