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RECOGNISED FOR COMMITMENT
Steve has completed many of the golf industries most influential training programmes to the benefit of his clients.
PGA FELLOW COACH & PROFESSIONAL
In 2022 Steve was awarded the status of 'PGA Fellow Coach' by 'The Professional Golfers' Association' due to his achievements over the last 10 years.
Top 50 Golf Coach
UK TOP 50 GOLF COACH
Steve's dedication to his and others continued development has seen his inclusion in ‘Today’s Golfer Top 50 Golf Teachers’ list as of 2020 and frequently has articles published in their magazine.
Steve offers the opportunity for golfers to experience personalised development during their golf lessons. He uniquely tailors his instruction for the individual needs of players, providing the necessary framework for technical and skill development in all areas of the game. He supports his customers throughout their learning experience, providing structure and knowledge to maximise a player’s performance.
His instruction boasts many of the game’s most cutting-edge technologies, but prides himself on delivering instruction in the simplest way possible, whist ensuring golfers fully understand their task. His technologies and training aids provide a perspective which reveal clarity and direction for his clients.
Steve believes it’s vital to work with players on developing key areas of their golf game, this includes putting, chipping, pitching, approach play, tee shots, bunkers and much more, fully utilising the facilities at 3 Hammers Golf Complex.
During his golf lessons Steve implements his ethos of ‘why guess when you can measure’. As a result, each student is measured on TrackMan throughout their training. He also makes available a BodiTrak pressure mat, HackMotion 3D wrist analysis and much more, all stored on a personal CoachNow PRO account for his clients. Ensuring a structured, measurable, and enjoyable golf improvement experience.
Steve has been a career PGA Golf Instructor since 2011. He has taught all levels of golfer at some of Europe's most recognisable facilities.
He utilised both the experience he has built up from teaching thousands of golfers and the knowledge he has achieved from some of the best educational course’s golf have to offer to help his players achieve their goals.
His experience has seen him working with a range of players including:
Introducing thousands of beginner’s golfers
Developing thousands of Intermediate club level golfers
Taught Shropshire & Herefordshire and Staffordshire County players (adult & juniors)
Taught England and Welsh internationals.
Taught Aspiring touring professionals.
This has positioned his as one of the region’s leading instructors, with players traveling from miles around to visit him.
Steve's experience as an instructor had been developed over the years through working at some of the UK's leading golf facilities, including:
World of Golf, London (Europe's busiest practice facility)
Forest of Arden G&CC (Championship Golf Course & host of British Masters and English Opens)
3 Hammers Golf Academy (National Award Winning for Player Development)
Steve Thomas Golf Academy - A Swing Performance Studio Based in North Staffordshire
During this time Steve has worked with thousands of players helping them to develop their game. These golfers range from those who have never picked up a golf club to playing professionals looking to break onto the major tours around Europe. This varied experience only helps to serve his clients as we strive to achieve their goals.
Many thanks for sending the video notes through - It makes a huge difference being able to see it and have your explanations alongside. I’ll practice what we went through, to make it feel natural.
I took a lot from yesterday’s session and I’m looking forward to our next one in a couple of weeks.
- Tom Bishop
My friends are amazed with the improvement they’ve seen in my game all thanks to the lessons I have had from Steve Thomas to improve my ‘iron’ shots.
Loved each lesson and always came away with video analysis & exercises that helped tremendously.
- TJ Mudan
OF THE UK
Steve Thomas qualified from the PGA and University of Birmingham in 2011 having become a professional golfer in 2008. This Degree is essential for a successful career in the golf industry.
AUTHORISED INSTRUCTOR OF THE GOLFING MACHINE - GSEB
The Golfing Machine is the premier advanced learning system for professional golf instructors worldwide. Its instruction relies on science — simple geometry and everyday physics — to enhance golf instructors' observation skills and allow them to better analyse, diagnose and improve each student’s unique golf stroke.
LEVEL 1 & 2
TrackMan is the world's leading technology in ball flight and club delivery analysis. It's findings have changed the teaching industry forever.
TITLEIST PERFORMANCE INSTITUTE FITNESS INSTRUCTOR
TPI looks and the capability of the body to perform a golf swing. We relate what we find from physical screens to potential swing faults and help improve how our bodies move to better perform.
KMotion is a leader in the world of 3D swing analysis. They have quantified the motion of the body though the golf swing, giving unique insight into the golf swing.
SCOTT COWX CERTIFIED
Scott Cowx is one of the leading golf instructors worldwide and delivers seminars and courses for golf instructors. His teachings have heavily influenced Steve's approach to golf swing technique.
GROUND MECHANICS CERTIFIED
Understanding a golfer's interaction with the ground is vital to be able to make effective improvements and BodiTrak is a world leader in this field.
GREEN READING CERTIFIED
AimPoint is a revolutionary system to reading greens. It involves feel through the feet as much as it does eyesight. giving an advantage to its adopters.
BioSwing Dynamics is a course developed by one of the all-time great golf instructors - Mike Adams. It utilises several screening tests to identify which swing characteristics are going to best suit a golfer.
UKCC GOLF COACH
LEVEL 1 & 2
This is a national body who qualifies sport coaches across many different sports and activities and seeks to standardise quality coaching across the UK
PGA CERTIFIED PUTTING INSTRUCTOR
BY FRANKLY GOLF
This programme looks in detail at putting technique and the degrees of freedom in a putting stroke. Providing the basis of successful putting instruction.
BTEC Diploma in Sports Science (Applied to Golf)
PGA Golf Management Certificate
DBS / Safeguarding & Protecting Children
Certified SafeGolf Coach