Michael shares his philosophy on teaching and the massive paradigm shift in teaching he went through after winning the teacher of the year award in 1991.
We dive right into Michael’s story and hearing about his current process toward teaching and why he believes what he believes. Michael shares the backstory behind his shift and shares the education and example
There is so much to pick up from this conversion.
Watch for some of the insights and jot some of these golden concepts down.
“The unwanted outcome should become the workable outcome.”
“SAFE = Students Always First Environment”
“Golf is inconsistent, Accept it.”
“Struggle is the most important tool in golf”
“Before you share something make sure it’s compatible with how students learn”
Decades ago Michael Hebron played a key role in orchestrating the first PGA of America Teaching and Coaching Summit, bringing together over 700 instructors from 14 countries to share ideas on teaching methods. Following that event, Michael gained the nickname of “the teacher’s teacher”.
Highly respected throughout the international golf community, Michael consults on golf instruction to PGA America, Switzerland, Italy, France, Finland, Canada, Japan, Sweden, India, Australia, Chile, Costa Rica, England, Ireland, Wales, Scotland, Czech Republic, Spain, and Denmark. He has given instruction clinics at 30 PGA of America sections. Through his dedication Michael earned the honored status of becoming the 23rd PGA of America Master Professional.
Michael has appeared on The Charley Rose Show, Today Show, The Golf Channel and numerous local cable shows.
Golf Magazine and Golf Digest have consistently named Hebron as a member (since their first listings) of America’s Top 50 Instructors.
Over the years, Hebron has worked with many successful golfers from the PGA and LPGA tours and several national champions in America and abroad PGA including three men’s major winners. He has also worked with many successful high school and college golfers—but Michael’s pride is working with club golfers.