Monday, May 25, 2009

2nd Reason to Introduce Golf to Your Child


Build family bonds – the family that plays together stays together!

Young children who bond with parents during their formative years are more likely to grow up to be happy, confident, well-adjusted teenagers and adults. Interacting with your child builds a bond that will last forever. It lets the child know he or she is loved and appreciated. And families that play together tend to stay together – playing requires communicating, so families that participate in sports together tend to be more open, supportive, and communicative.

Friday, May 22, 2009

1st REASON TO INTRODUCE GOLF TO YOUR CHILD

Spend quality time together

“But my child is already involved in several sports – why should we add another?” is a comment I often hear from other parents. But golf is unique, offering both parent and child and opportunity to participate. Instead of being relegated to sitting on the sidelines at the soccer, football, or baseball game, you can join your child in the fun and activity. It provides an opportunity for both parent and child to learn something, about both the sport and each other



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Thursday, May 21, 2009

Understanding Learning Styles


Identify learning styles to make learning easier, more fun
How we learn is as unique as each one of us. Some learn simply by doing, others acquire knowledge through instruction. Still others learn through a combination of techniques. In most cases, the characteristics of an individual’s learning style can be observed even at a relatively young age. Once you have identified your child’s particular learning style through observation you will be able to identify ways in which you can adapt the learning process – whether it’s for academic studies or the game of golf – to maximize efficiency and ease of learning. By closely observing your child’s learning process and catering to it, you will help your child benefit personally, academically, and professionally:

Academic Advantages
• Maximizes your child’s learning potential
• Promotes success on all educational levels
• Provides insight on best study practices to improve exam and test scores
• Helps overcome limitations in the classroom
• Reduces frustration and stress levels
• Expands existing learning strategies

Personal Advantages
• Improves self-confidence and self-esteem
• Improves thinking
• Provides insight into personal strengths and weaknesses
• Promotes ability to enjoy learning
• Helps develop motivation for learning
• Maximizes natural abilities and skills

Professional Advantages
• Helps staying current on professional topics
• Provides an edge over the competition
• Improves team management skills
• Helps creation of more effective presentations
• Improves sales skills
• Increases earning potential


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