Have you caught the "golfing bug?" Lately, it seems as if everyone has it. If you've decided to join the growing packs of enthusiastic golfers, Golf Basics 101 will ease you into the wonderful world of golfing with a heaping helping of grace, style, and proper form. Golf enthusiast and physical education instruction instructor, Larry Duncan, has written this insider's guide to beginner's golf--focused on cluing you in to the unique language, manners, and nuances that sets the sport of golf apart from other sports. Golf isn't tennis and it's not football or basketball either. There is a unique language and etiquette that you must master if you want to excel and "play nice" with other golfers. A few of the golfing fundamentals you'll learn include: o Golf terminology o Golf course behavior and etiquette o Selection and Care of Golfing equipment o Training and educational options Duncan devotes an entire chapter to club selection--skillfully explaining the purpose, and pro and con of each type of golf club, before explaining how to perfect your stance, grip, and putting techniques. If you follow Duncan's instructions, you'll greatly increase your chance of hitting the golf ball exactly where you want it to land. Isn't that what the game is all about? Once you've mastered your basic golfing technique, you'll spend a lot of time practicing on the golf course. To help you avoid common challenges, Duncan discusses the essential elements of the golf course, telling you exactly what types of traps to expect and things to consider when you are planning your ideal golf outing. Golf Basics 101 provides all of the tips and pointers you'll need to enjoy a rousing, rewarding round of beginner's golf. As Duncan puts it: "A bad day on the golf course beats the best day a person can have at work."
It's the night before Christmas and Santa needs to relax. A nice round of golf will do-until he throws out his back. There's only one way to save Christmas: his foursome will have to deliver presents to the good girls and boys. In this delightful tale of golfers-turned-heroes, these athletes score a hole in one. Fans and players of the sport will enjoy the gift of a holiday tale especially for them. Jody Feldman worked in advertising for many years before turning to writing full time. She lives in St. Louis, Missouri.
Paul Harris's Clarinet Basics series is widely regarded as the leading method for beginner clarinet players and their teachers. This new edition of Clarinet Basics (Pupil's book) offers a fresh design, clear technical drawings, fun illustrations, new activities, pull-out fingering chart and of course all of the great tunes featured in the original Clarinet Basics. Starting at absolute beginner level and progressing to about Grade 2, it contains: a wide range of repertoire, including original pieces and well-loved favourites from every genre warm ups and fun original exercises invaluable fact files, quizzes and technical advice covering notation, general musicianship and care of the instrument helpful fingering diagrams and rhythm boxes duets throughout - ideal for group teaching pull-out fingering chart to pin on your wall **Trinity College London selected piece (Clarinet 2012-2014): Hornpipe Study (Harris)
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