The Program and The Kits

The Program

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The Background:

Little Golf T.R.A.I.N.™ was conceived by Patricia Donnelly, PhD, and developed by Dr. Donnelly and Nicole Weller, a member of both the PGA and LPGA. Launched in 2016, Little Golf T.R.A.I.N.™ introduces children ages 2-5 to the game in an age-appropriate and developmentally correct way and encourages families, educators, coaches and golf facilities to develop in this very young age group a love and interest for golf. The unique and revolutionary bedrock of this program is the early-childhood, research-based, educational curricula that demonstrates how children learn and experience life at these early stages.

Little Golf T.R.A.I.N.™ provides an online certification program through which coaches, educators and facilities interested in helping children learn the fundamentals of golf can enhance their business while growing the game.    

Little Golf T.R.A.I.N.™ is a vehicle for young children to gain an earlier foothold into the game, as other sports such as soccer, martial arts, swimming, basketball, baseball and tennis are already doing. 

In an age of digital activities, Little Golf T.R.A.I.N.™ is centered around real, personal connections with both the teacher (Certified Conductor) and a parent or caregiver. These real-life interactions are crucial for a child’s healthy development. Little Golf T.R.A.I.N.™ strives to help develop a child’s mental, emotional, social and physical growth. 

The Program and Curricula:

Become a Little Golf T.R.A.I.N.™ Instructor/Certified Conductor.

Once a coach or teacher has completed a successful application and online certification, Little Golf T.R.A.I.N.™ provides Certified Conductors with complete turn-key programming.

All Little Golf T.R.A.I.N.™ classes (detailed directions are in the manuals) include:

  • golf movement activities such as putting, chipping and swinging
  • fitness awareness
  • cognitive skills
  • creativity
  • interpersonal social skills
  • intrapersonal self-awareness skills
  • music movement
  • art development
  • healthy nutrition habits
  • active physical development

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Only Little Golf T.R.A.I.N.™ Certified Conductors receive Little Golf T.R.A.I.N.™ manuals. They include:

Curricula for 2- to 3-year-olds

  • 1-Day Program
  • 3-Day Program
  • 5-Day Program
  • 12-Day Program

Curricula for 4- to 5-year-olds

  • 1-Day Program
  • 3-Day Program
  • 5-Day Program
  • 12-Day Program

 

Each of the eight curricula are provided in three versions:

Detailed Guide – everything explained in detail

Express Guide – handy everyday guide

Bullet Train Guide – quick reference guide

 

Curricula Samples

These are a few examples of the Express Guide Curricula that have been put together for our Certified Conductors. 

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The Kits

Only Little Golf T.R.A.I.N.™ Certified Conductors have the opportunity to purchase turn-key kits with all necessary items for a ready-to-go program based on their specific needs. Kits are designed to provide the convenience of the most essential items, already put together in one bag so you save time. We do most of the work for you!

 

Three versions are offered*:

Full Fare – all the essentials you need for every program, including golf clubs

Standard Fare – all essential activity equipment except golf clubs

Club Fare – only the golf clubs  

All Full Fare kits ship in two Little Golf T.R.A.I.N.™ duffel bags. All Standard Fare and Club Fare kits each ship in one Little Golf T.R.A.I.N.™ duffel bag. Kit bag after white out

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For Kit Details and Pricing, click on the following link:

LITTLE GOLF T.R.A.I.N.™ CERTIFIED CONDUCTOR KITS

 

 

 

Get on board and become a Little Golf T.R.A.I.N.™ Instructor/Certified Conductor. Click here to begin.