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Golf Europe 2012 “Learning Zone” – Ian Peek Outlines His Tips for the Business of Coaching2 min read

Posted on: 30th Oct 2012

Advanced Fellow of the PGA, Ian Peek, was invited to speak at this year’s Golf Europe at Messe Augsburg, Germany, and delegates were treated to an insight into the business of golf coaching and what has made Peek so successful in the industry.

As with all the Confederation of Professional Golf and PGA of Germany, seminars in the Golf Europe “Learning Zone”, Peek detailed main topics to form his ‘Top-3’ aspects within three particular elements of his niche [click the Seminars to download the Presentation notes]:

  • Top-3 Tips to Growing your coaching business
  • Top-3 Tips to Smart Investment in Your Coaching Business
  • Top-3 Tips for the Best Training Aid Stations

Peek focused on what Professional coaches should be looking at from the business perspective of what they do and how best to go about creating a profitable business – “The theme really for all three sessions was be prepared to make change; do great things; and tell everyone about the great things you’ve done. That’s the three keys to success”.

“I think it’s great the show’s back on the road”, explained Peek of the return of Golf Europe, “It’s going to go from strength to strength. I see more and more colleagues looking for further education at these shows, so it’s a winner.”

Watch the video interview with Ian Peek below:

Click the links below to view the interviews with some of the speakers from the Golf Europe 2012 “Learning Zone”:

Tony Bennett Discusses This Year’s Successful Golf Europe “Learning Zone”

David Colclough, Head of Member Education for the PGA of GB&I, Discusses What it is that makes an Expert Coach

Jim Long, Director of Golf Pro Relations at Golfbreaks.com, Discusses The Business of Golf Travel

Niall Flanagan, Managing Director of Club Inc., Gives His Tips on Career Development in the Golf Industry


Ian Peek is the founder of the Impact Golf Academy and one of few golf coaches world- wide to combine high-speed video analysis with trackman and Force plate data as standard during his lessons.

In his capacity as an R&A/Confederation of Professional Golf Golf Development consultant he has advised the PGA of Poland, the Golf Association of Honduras and the Golf Federations of Chile and Bangladesh in recent years.

A British PGA swing tutor and a regular contributor to Germany’s leading golf magazine “Golf Journal” Ian is also the designer of three successful golf training aids. In 2009 he was made an Advanced Fellow of the British PGA.

With almost 20 years experience as a full-time golf instructor and having worked with players ranging from beginner to challenge tour standard Ian is aware of the rewards available for the well informed and pro-active golf coach.

Contact Ian on Twitter: @IanPeekGolf, or email: mail@nms-golf.com.