Instructor Certification:
Level 1 - Core Basics

  • Curriculum
  • Certification Requirements
  • Instructor Benefits
  • Schedule & Tuition

In this introductory course, the instructor will be educated on the core concepts on both the 1 and 2 plane swing systems and the Plane Truth +’s and –‘s Impact System.
The course will look at all 15 ball flights faults from both the impact and swing shape perspectives. It will also look at basics of the short game, provide basic video analysis training, reveal effective drills and training aids, and introduce the Plane Truth 7 Step Lesson Protocol.

In this introductory course, the instructor will be educated on the core concepts on both the 1 and 2 plane swing systems and the Plane Truth +’s and –‘s Impact System.
The course will look at all 15 ball flights faults from both the impact and swing shape perspectives. It will also look at basics of the short game, provide basic video analysis training, reveal effective drills and training aids, and introduce the Plane Truth 7 Step Lesson Protocol.

In this introductory course, the instructor will be educated on the core concepts on both the 1 and 2 plane swing systems and the Plane Truth +’s and –‘s Impact System.
The course will look at all 15 ball flights faults from both the impact and swing shape perspectives. It will also look at basics of the short game, provide basic video analysis training, reveal effective drills and training aids, and introduce the Plane Truth 7 Step Lesson Protocol.

 

Pre-Requisites

  • To attend a Level 1 Certification, one must be an active teaching professional.
  • Prior to attending, instructors need to familiarize themselves with the Plane Truth +’s and –‘s Impact System that is described in a video that can be accessed two weeks prior to the class. We will provide a link to the video on our website. Instructors can utilize Jim Hardy’s book Solid Contact which also discusses this topic.
  • All instructors must bring a laptop computer as part of the course will be accessed via the internet.
  • Instructors should also be familiar with the concepts of the one and two plane swing systems either through reading Jim Hardy’s first two books, The Plane Truth for Golfers and The Plane Truth for Golfers Master Class and/or watching The Plane Truth for Golfers DVD series.
  • Please note that no audio or videotaping of this three day course will be allowed.

Certification Requirements

Seminar and Examination

To be awarded Level 1 – Core Basics certification, you must pass a written exam that will be administered at the end of the 3-day seminar.

Professional Development Program

To maintain your certification, instructors must stay current with the requirements described in our Professional Development Program on the Plane Truth Certification Overview page. For Level 1 professionals, this will include participation in our Plane Truth Online Portal and attending the Plane Truth Instructor Summit at least once every two years.

Instructor Benefits

Instructor Listing and Personal Web Page on our Site

All Plane Truth Level 1 Certified Instructors are listed online in the searchable database at the Plane Truth website. We refer everyone who calls the Plane Truth offices seeking a Plane Truth Certified Instructor to the database. Potential clients in your area can find your contact details and be directed to your personalized web page. Also included in this service, if you desire, is an on-line lesson booking service. This service allows your customers to schedule lessons and you to manage your bookings. These marketing resources are a valuable part of your certification program.

Opportunity to Observe or Host Plane Truth Golf Schools

All Plane Truth Level 1 Certified Instructors will have the opportunity to observe any of our Plane Truth Golf Schools. Please Note: We limit the number of observing instructors to three (3) at each school. Spots are available on a first come, first serve basis. Please contact Ashley at 281.241.1100 to schedule. Attendance will be free to dues paying Plane Truth Certified Instructors. Additionally, you have the opportunity to host a private Plane Truth Golf School for your client base at your facility. The Instructor will teach alongside the Plane Truth Instruction Team and earn a portion of the revenues from the school.

Membership in the Plane Truth Online Portal

All Level 1 Certified Instructors will have access to the Plane Truth Online Portal as part of their certification and monthly membership. This service provides the professional instructor with a unique set of web-based tools to continue their education, including full use of the Plane Truth Information Matrix. There are also tools to help manage and interact with his or her student base, including lesson scheduling and video sharing. Additionally, there will be an instructors-only community section enabling certified professionals to interact with and learn from other instructors as well as Jim and the Plane Truth team directly.


Opportunity to Observe Level 1 Seminars

All Plane Truth Level 1 Certified Instructors who wish to stay current or brush up on their knowledge will be able to observe future Level 1 Seminars. Please Note: We limit the number of observing instructors to four (4) at each seminar. Spots are available on a first come, first serve basis. Please contact Ashley at to schedule. Attendance will be free but instructors are asked to pay a $125 administration fee to cover food and beverages.

Access to Plane Truth Marketing Materials and Logo Merchandise

As a Plane Truth Certified Instructor, we will provide you access to marketing materials and support we create for our brand. In addition, we’ll provide you usage of our logo and name to support your efforts to grow your instruction business. Instructors can also purchase logoed Plane Truth apparel, DVD’s, books, and training aids at a discounted cost plus S & H for both personal use and resale to customers.

Schedule & Tuition

Level 1 – Core Basics

January 22, 23 & 24, 2017 Metro West Golf Club, Orlando, FL

Tuition and Membership

Full price for the 3-day Seminar plus all examinations: $995

Monthly Plane Truth Professional Development Membership: $50/month

To register or find out more information, please email Ashley LeBaron at ashley@planetruthgolf.com or call her at 281.241.1100