Feature Interview: Phillip Akers - How to get your child started with Golf
For many parents there is always a worry that you can be pushing your child too much into a sport they do not enjoy, however you could also not be providing them with the opportunities to improve their natural talent they have for the game of golf. This raises the question what the right amount of influence a parent should have in regards to helping their child play the game they love.
Phil Akers, a senior teaching professional at the Belfry plays a big role in junior golf at the Belfry and is passionate about helping junior golfers get the best opportunities to enhance their abilities.
Throughout the video Phil answers a variety of important questions that many parents will have on their mind if they are thinking about helping their child get into golf. He provides an expert opinion of what coaches and parents should be doing to improve young golfers talent and the most efficient way of getting the best out of the sport.
Phil believes that junior golf is the future for the game and making sure that all children have not only the opportunity to play the sport, but be placed in an environment where they can succeed at the game if they have the required ability is hugely important to him.
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Phillip Akers is the Senior Coach at The Belfry and he is experienced in coaching all levels of player, specialising in Junior Development and Elite level coaching. Phillip measures, tweaks and tests his clients performance using Trackman and high speed video analysis whilst providing tangible results using Strokes Gained data.
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