[NEWS] The First Train The Trainer In Vietnam

As implied in the name, “Train the Trainer” is a training and certificating course for golf coach level 1 (VPGA), training and teaching in driving ranges and golf courses across the country. Developed by the Vietnam Golf Association and the Els Performance Golf Academy, the program purposes to enhance the knowledge and skills of golf trainers, improve the network of professional coaches to expand the golf community more effectively.

To be in charge of the main theoretical teaching of the course is the PGA Coach Wayne Johnson – Senior Director of the EPGA, and PGA Teacher Mario Van Zyl. In addition, Kiran Brian, a physical therapist, will conduct exercises for the learners.

PGA Coach Wayne Johnson and the trainers in the course
Source: Vietnam Golf Magazine

PGA Teacher Mario Van Zyl
Source: Vietnam Golf Magazine

Train the Trainer’s curriculum is very solid and general, combining the fundamental theories, the primary golf rules together with hi-tech tools and equipment for teaching such as Trackman, Bodytrack, V1… and especially there is no model syllabus at all. Thanks to this, trainers will absorb the teaching methods, the effective communication and guide skills, at the same time with creating their own teaching methods and syllabuses in the most active way.

Trainers in a practical test
Source: Vietnam Golf Magazine

The course also includes tests and examinations about theories and golf techniques such as chipping, putting, bunker, monitored and scored by PGA Coaches.
Train the Trainer is the harshest and most professional course that golf coaches in Vietnam need for more training and improvement, both theoretical and practical, from which develop and expand this professional model of training and teaching, promoting popularize this sport to the community.

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