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KDV GOLF ACADEMY

Nurturing Future Golf Champions:
KDV Sport's Innovative Junior Golf Program

At KDV Sport, our mission is clear: we are committed to providing junior golfers with the highest level of golf coaching and physical training possible. Our approach is grounded in the most recent research-proven techniques in the realm of long-term athlete development.

Our program is meticulously designed to guide students through various training blocks, with the ultimate goal of maximizing their physical and golfing abilities. We are dedicated to fostering tomorrow’s champions by implementing a world-class Long Term Athletic Development program.

Our approach is based on the renowned Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Junior Golf Program, which offers unparalleled expertise in this field. The curriculum we follow evolves in alignment with the athlete’s development, ensuring that we cater to their unique needs and requirements. Our program comprises four distinct phases, each meticulously structured to ensure maximum developmental progress.

We begin the journey with a comprehensive screening and grading process, enabling us to create a customized program tailored to each athlete’s specific talents and goals. With KDV Sport, your junior golfer is on the path to greatness, nurtured by innovative techniques and a program that sets them up for a promising future in the world of golf.

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KDV GOLF ACADEMY

Our Instructors

Richard WoodHouse

Director of Golf Instruction

Kieron Judges

Golf Instruction

Jake Newbery

Golf Instruction

Matt Grenot

Golf Instruction

Heiko Jeandupeux

PGA Associate

Ashley Nisbet

Golf Strength & Conditioning

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Our 4-phase program develops students from 5 – 17 years: Fundamental Phase (5-8 yrs), Play Phase (9-11 yrs),

Training Phase (11-14 yrs) and High Performance Phase (15-17 yrs)

KDV GOLF ACADEMY

Junior Golf Academy Program Booking

PLEASE NOTE: IF CLASSES YOU WOULD LIKE TO ENROL HAVE NO SPOTS AVAILBLE PLEASE CONTACT ONE OF OUR PGA COACHES.

Fundamental Phase

$299 per term (10 week)

(5-8 yrs) Beginner Level
Key Focus –
Learning the basics of golf & movement
Class Size – 6:1 ratio (player/coach)
Physical Focus –
Coordination, balance, agility
Mental Focus –
Fun & enjoyment
Class Structure –
6 rotating stations (60 min duration)

Play Phase

$449 per term (10 week)

(9+ yrs) Beginner Level
Key Focus –
Skill acquisition & learn to play 
Class Size – 6:1 ratio (player/coach)
Physical Focus –
Functional strength & mobility
Mental Focus –
Fun, enjoyment & strategy
Class Structure –
6 rotating stations (90 min duration)

Training Phase

$479 per term (10 week)

(6-12+ yrs) Skill level based assessment & grading
Key Focus –
Skill acquisition & learn to play
Class Size – 6:1 ratio (player/coach)
Physical Focus –
Functional strength & mobility
Mental Focus –
Fun, enjoyment & strategy
Class Structure –
6 rotating stations (90 min duration)

High Performance Phase

$550 per term (10 week)

(8-12+ yrs) Skill level by application
Key Focus –
Competitive, mental & physical development
Class Size – 6:1 ratio (player/coach)
Physical Focus –
Strength & conditioning
Mental Focus –
Mental toughness with positive self-affirmations
Class Structure –
2.5 hours per session
(90 min golf/60 min gym)

High Performance Phase

$750 per term (10 week)

(11+ yrs) Skill level by application
Key Focus –
Competitive, mental & physical development
Class Size – 6:1 ratio (player/coach)
Physical Focus –
Strength & conditioning
Mental Focus –
Mental toughness with positive self-affirmations
Class Structure –
3 hours per session
(120 min golf/60 min gym)

KDV GOLF ACADEMY

Junior Golf Coaching Schedule

Class
Info
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Fun Phase
Beginner Level
Ages 5-8
4:00 - 5:00pm
9:00am-10:00am
7:30-8:30am
Play Phase
Beginner Level
Ages 8-14
4:00-5:30pm
10:00am-11:30am
8:30-10:00am
Train Phase
Intermediate level
Ages 5-8
Assesment Required
4:00-5:30pm
1:00-2:30pm
HP Development
Advanced Level
Ages 7-12
Application of Invitation required
4:00-5:30 Golf
5:30-6:30pm Gym
HP Junior
Advanced Level
Ages 11+
Application of Invitation required
4:00-5:30 Golf
5:30-6:30pm Gym
HP Senior
Advanced Level
Ages 11+
Application of Invitation required
4:00-5:30 Golf
5:30-6:30pm Gym

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Saturday | 9AM –  12PM | 21st January 2023

PRIVATE COACHING PRICE LIST

PRIVATE COACHING

ADULT
  • Director of Instruction - $229
  • Instructor - $150

FULL DAY COACHING

8 HOURS
  • Director of Instruction - By request
  • Instructor - $1100

PLAYING LESSON

9 Holes
  • Director of Instruction - By request
  • Senior Instructor - $315

AIM POINT

  • Director of Instruction - $300

JUNIOR COACHING

HIGH SCHOOL YR 12 AND UNDER
  • Director of Instruction - By request
  • instructor - $115

HALF DAY COACHING

4 HOURS
  • Director of Instruction - By request
  • Instructor - $550

TPI SCREENING

  • Director of Instruction - By request

MENTAL PERFORMANCE

  • Jamie Glazier - $220

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Hot Shots Red Plus Program (6-8 Years)

Overview: This is a coach selected program for the more competitive red ball player. There is a minimum playing level required for these squads which is assessed by out professional coaching team. Players training in these squads are expected to be playing multiple times per week including match play and competing in in-house leagues, future stars events and local red ball tournament series events.

Sessions Times & Fees: To see available times & fees click the BOOK NOW button 

Court Size: 5.5m x 8.2m

Tennis Ball: Red Ball (25% compression)

Recommended Racquet Size: 21-23”

Further information about our coaching program can be found here FAQ Sheet

Yellow Ball Plus (12-17 years)

Overview: Choose 2 squads from the below times. These are full court yellow ball squads for players in the yellow program that want to develop their game to the best of their ability and possibly move into more competitive squads, fixtures and tournaments in the future. There is a minimum playing ability required (assessed by our professional coaching team) with some coaching and playing experience necessary. It is recommended that players in these squads are taking some private lessons in conjunction with the squads as well as playing in regular inter-club fixtures team matches.

Sessions Times & Fees: To see available times & fees click the BOOK NOW button 

Full court size: 10.0m x 23.7m

Tennis ball: Yellow ball (Full compression)

Recommended racquet size:  26-27 inches

Further information about our coaching program can be found here FAQ Sheet

Yellow Ball Groups (12-17 years)

Overview: No minimum playing experience required and players can join this program at any stage. As with all the other junior coaching programs it also includes free access to our weekly in-house match play sessions. At this stage players are taught all areas of the game both technical and tactical on a full sized court and guided into hopefully playing in regular inter-club fixtures or in-house match play sessions. Our yellow ball groups are aimed at the more sociable teenage player who wants to learn and improve but not necessarily interested in competing at a high level.

Sessions Times & Fees: To see available times & fees click the BOOK NOW button 

Full court size: 10.0m x 23.7m

Tennis ball: Yellow ball (Full compression)

Recommended racquet size: 26-27 inches

Further information about our coaching program can be found here FAQ Sheet

Hot Shots Green PLUS (9-11 years)

Overview: This program is designed for the more competitive green ball player. There is a minimum playing level required for this and it is expected that players are having regular private lessons and competing in regular individual and team tournaments & events. This program has a selection criteria based on an assessment from our professional coaching staff. The green plus program is a launch pad into the KDV Performance Tennis program. For more information on this program click here.

Sessions Times & Fees: To see available times & fees click the BOOK NOW button 

Green court size: 10.0m x 23.7m

Tennis ball: Red ball (25 per cent compression)

Recommended racquet size: 25-26 inches

Further information about our coaching program can be found here FAQ Sheet

Hot Shots Green Stage (11-12 years)

Overview: The green ball program runs on the full court size using slightly softer balls so the bounce is not quite as high and the rally speed is slightly slower to again make learning easier and more fun for the kids. The general green ball program does not have any minimum playing standard and kids can join the program at any time during the year. At this stage players are taught all areas of the game both technical and tactical and guided into hopefully playing in regular inter-club fixtures or in-house match play sessions.

The KDV green ball program also includes in-house match play sessions as a free addition to all classes and gets the kids practicing what they learn in their lessons against other kids from the club in a fun, coach supervised, team environment.

Sessions Times & Fees: To see available times & fees click the BOOK NOW button 

Green court size: 10.0m x 23.7m
Tennis ball: Green ball (75 per cent compression)

Recommended racquet size: 25-26 inches

Further information about our coaching program can be found here FAQ Sheet

Hot Shots Orange Plus Program (7-10 years)

Overview: The KDV ‘Orange Plus’ Program is for the more competitive orange ball player. These sessions run twice per week and it is expected that kids in this program are taking regular private lessons and competing in regular inter-club events. There is a minimum playing level requirement for these sessions which is assessed by our professional coaching team.

Sessions Times & Fees: To see available times & fees click the BOOK NOW button 

Orange court size: 6.4m x 18.3m

Tennis ball: Orange ball (50 per cent compression)

Recommended racquet size: 23-25 inches

Further information about our coaching program can be found here FAQ Sheet

Hot Shots Orange Stage (8-10 years)

Overview: No minimum playing standard required and kids can join the program at any stage through the year. Played over the full court net with the baselines brought in a little closer towards the service line, the orange ball lessons make learning easier and more fun.

There is no rush to move kids out of orange ball to the next level. Sometimes they may stay in the orange level for up to 3 years. It is important that kids learn all aspects of the game in an environment that is suited to their size and ability. Our orange stage is also includes regular in-house match play. This is a free addition to all classes and gets the kids practicing what they learn in their lessons against other kids from the club in a fun, coach supervised, team environment.

From there we also have inter-club team events and for the more advanced red ball kids the Gold Coast Orange Ball Tournament Series. Please ask your coach for more details on this. Download the yearly event planner here.

Sessions Times & Fees: To see available times & fees click the BOOK NOW button 

Orange court size: 6.4m x 18.3m
Tennis ball: Orange ball (50 per cent compression)

Recommended racquet size: 23-25 inches

Further information about our coaching program can be found here FAQ Sheet

Hot Shots Red Stage (5-8 years)

Overview: This is an entry level class where kids will learn the basics of tennis including rallying, basic scoring, serving and understanding how to compete. Perfect for all kids aged between 5-8 years old of any level. Kids can join at any stage through the year. We grade the classes with lesson plans to help progress the kids and find their level. There is no rush to move kids out of red ball to the next level. Sometimes they may stay in the red level for up to 3 years. It is important that kids learn all aspects of the game in an environment that is suited to their size and ability. Our red stage is also where we introduce the kids to in-house match play. This is a free addition to all classes and gets the kids practicing what they learn in their lessons against other kids from the club in a fun, coach supervised, team environment.

From there we also have inter-club team events and for the more advanced red ball kids the Gold Coast Red Ball Tournament Series. Ask your coach about more info on these. Download your yearly event planner here.

Sessions Times & Fees: To see available times & fees click the BOOK NOW button 

Red court size: 3m × 8.2m or 5.5m x 8.2m

Tennis ball: Red ball (25 per cent compression)

Recommended racquet size: 21-23 inches

Further information about our coaching program can be found here FAQ Sheet

Hot Shots Blue Stage (3-5 years)

Overview: Blue Hot Shots is ideal for children between the ages of 3 and 5. It is a Fundamental Motor Skills program based around the basics of movement, balance, and coordination, throwing, catching and striking.

Our Blue Stage program is a launch pad and helps to familiarise children with the size and bounce of a Red Hot Shots court and ball while focusing heavily on improving their fundamental and perceptual motor skills. These skills are essential as children begin to move into Red Hot Shots and beyond.

Sessions Times & Fees: To see available times & fees click the BOOK NOW button 

Blue court size: 3m × 8.23
Tennis ball: Red ball (25 per cent compression)

Recommended racquet size: 19-21 inches

Further information about our coaching program can be found here FAQ Sheet