Training A Tiger

Training A Tiger

A Father's Guide to Raising A Winner in Both Golf and Life

Book - 1997
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Baker & Taylor
The father of the young golf champion describes his philosophy of child rearing, incorporating golf instruction with advice on parenting

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An educator, top-ranked college ball player and Green Beret who served in Vietnam, Earl Woods reveals the instruction and training secrets that went into raising a child who might be the greatest golfer ever. His teaching method starts with the simplest swings: Putting, chipping and pitching, and doesn't introduce the full swing until the basics have been mastered. The book includes dozens of games and competitions to make golf fun and interesting, teaches mental toughness and emphasizes skills, posture, balance, set-up and grip.

There are also some subtler points for parents to consider: when and how to introduce golf (or any sport) to their child; how to lay the groundwork for open communication; and how to cultivate the right attitude toward competition. Through an intelligent mix of instruction, humor and common sense, Training a Tiger helps parents everywhere lead their kids to love the game, and to play it with confidence, patience, proficiency and passion.

Blackwell North Amer
An educator, top-ranked college ball player and Green Beret who served in Vietnam, Earl Woods reveals the instruction and training secrets that went into raising a child who might be the greatest golfer ever. His teaching method starts with the simplest swings: Putting, chipping and pitching, and doesn't introduce the full swing until the basics have been mastered. The book includes dozens of games and competitions to make golf fun and interesting, teaches mental toughness and emphasizes skills, posture, balance, set-up and grip.

There are also some subtler points for parents to consider: when and how to introduce golf (or any sport) to their child; how to lay the groundwork for open communication; and how to cultivate the right attitude toward competition. Through an intelligent mix of instruction, humor and common sense, Training a Tiger  helps parents everywhere lead their kids to love the game, and to play it with confidence, patience, proficiency and passion.

Baker
& Taylor

The father and mentor of golf prodigy Tiger Woods presents a parent's guide on how to teach golf to youngsters and, in the process, instill important life lessons about competition, sportsmanship, patience, and confidence. $65,000 ad/promo. Tour.

Publisher: 1997 New York HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780062701787
0062701789
Characteristics: 190p. : ill
Additional Contributors: McDaniel, Pete 1952-

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