skip navigation

Winter Lesson Programs

located in the schwan clubhouse, above the victory links Pro Shop

Winter Training Philosophy

The golf swing is organic; it has energy created over time, it evolves. It requires as much contemplation and reflection as it does light and nourishment. You can't just beat it together like a shed. - Jace T


Our method has produced results across the scope of all ages and abilities. It is our belief that most players do not have a full picture of how their body works in an efficient golf swing, and the rules and laws behind why they get the results that they do.

Whether you’re a 6 year old picking up a golf club for the first time, a recreational golfer, or an accomplished competitor, understanding and interpreting your own results is the goal of our instruction programs.

The golf swing is a multiple variable equation and can be difficult to understand without learning each piece of the movement separately. By breaking the swing motion down into steps, using simple language that everyone can understand, we can unlock your potential!

Most of us grab a golf club, pull over a ball from our bag, and hit it in some direction with varying amounts of spin. Either cursing the sky in frustration, or talking sweetly to the next ball in hopes that it will be as obedient as the last. Without the understanding of what causes that result, duplication of that result (negative or positive), can be nearly impossible. Misinterpretation of the causes behind a result are what fuels our frustrations. Our programs are built to fill this space.

All the outcomes we experience through learning are important and valuable. We must remove the value judgment “good or bad” from them so that they can ALL be used as information. Once we connect ourselves to our results, while separating ourselves emotionally from them, improvement is inevitable.

Find a unique approach to learning and understanding the game. 

If you have any questions regarding the lessons please email Jason Erickson jeerickson1030@gmail.com or Tom Kirkland tkirkland@nscsports.org.

Victory Links Indoor Learning Center


Open Practice

  1. FREE to all registered winter lesson students.
  2. Open practice is an opportunity for all students to practice as a collective group. All equipment and practice areas will be open for use.
  3. $10 per day for non students.
  4. Contact Tom at tkirkland@nscsports.org to sign up for an open practice

Practice Schedule

  • Wednesdays January 6 - February 3, 2016: 6 - 7 p.m.
  • Thursdays February 11 - March 10, 2016: 6 - 7 p.m.

Parent's Night Out

Reclaim your Friday nights with a little help from Victory Links Golf Course! 

Have your golf-minded junior spend Friday nights at our dojo. They'll have time to practice their game, get some instruction and enjoy a variety of fun, active and educational activities.


Winter Private Lessons

High School Golf Group Lessons

One hour group lessons (Up to 16 students): $240 
Eight 1-hour group lessons (up to 16 students): $1,490
(Prices will be adjusted for groups with fewer than 16 players)
 

Program features

  • Discounted golf team practice access- $55 per hour
  • Free use of all training equipment
  • Free coach instruction

This program gives coaches and players the opportunity to broaden their skills and understanding of the game. We give your players efficient instruction and exercises to not only increase their strength and flexibility, but also efficiency in their own golf swings.

Coaches will learn the reasons behind our drills to give them the ability to continue to help their players’ improvement throughout the season.

We will create uniformity in our language and exercises which will allow everyone to help each other.

Through efficiency of movement, uniformity in our language and our understanding, possibilities for improvement are limitless.

Golf Team Access

$95 per hour (no instruction)

Hold your golf team practice at our indoor facility. Rental includes access to all areas and equipment in our 1,500 square foot space. Free wifi

Call or email Tom for specific date and time availability, tkirkland@nscsports.org or 763.792.7344.

Private Lesson Package

Package of lessons for an individual or add additional students and create your own group. This option runs at lesson times that fit to your schedule. Create team and group unity through the discovery of a new skill or the refinement of your game in a positive, team building atmosphere. Actively engage your group both mentally and physically.

Adults

  • Eight 1-hour lessons: $525 ($80 for each additional student)

Juniors

  • Eight 45 minute lessons: $350 ($50 for each additional student)

Call or email Tom for specific date and time availability, tkirkland@nscsports.org or 763.792.7344.

Private Individual Lessons

Private Lesson

  1. Adults (1 hour): $75
  • Youth (45 minute): $50

Call or email Jason for specific date and time availability, jeerickson1030@gmail.com 715.501.4504.

Mobile Coach Program

Our travelling coach program is designed for businesses looking for a positive team building activity that is both educational and challenging, sharpening or creating useful skills that can be put directly into action by their employees. We bring the curriculum and equipment to you, all you need to do is provide the space!

The combination of light physical and mental activity, this unique program will allow individuals to expand their knowledge of the game and their golf swing, while also giving them tools to feel comfortable and confident in corporate golf outings with clients or coworkers.

We require 144 square feet of space for each student, with 11 foot high ceilings.

Two hour lesson program

  • $545 (student limit based solely on your available space) 

Call or email Tom for specific date and time availability, tkirkland@nscsports.org or 763.792.7344.


Winter Group Lessons

Winter Parent/Child Training

Ages 7 and up, adults of all ages

Session 1- $95 per adult, $65 per junior 

Session 2- $75 per adult, $45 per junior 

  • Learn the game of golf with your child at Victory Links. This class is all about the fundamentals; Whether you are learning them for the first time, or refining them on a higher level.
  • The goal of these classes is to teach all students the rules of how to move the body efficiently, and the rules behind why the ball does what it does when we make contact with it. Feel comfortable and confident to step foot on the golf course once the season begins
  • Simplicity and consistency of information is the main idea behind these classes, so you and your child are able to continue to improve in every season!
  • Includes one free-9 hole round for all participants in the 2016 season

Session One Dates and Times

Saturdays January 9 - March 5, 2016

  • January 9: 10 - 11 a.m.
  • January 16: 10 - 11 a.m.
  • January 23: 10 - 11 a.m.
  • January 30: 10 - 11 a.m.
  • February 6: 10 - 11 a.m.
  • February 20: 10 - 11 a.m.
  • February 27: 10 - 11 a.m.
  • March 5: 10 - 11 a.m.

Session Two Dates and Times

Saturdays April 2 - April 30

  1. April 2: 10 - 11 a.m.
  2. April 9: 10 - 11 a.m.
  3. April 16: 10 - 11 a.m.
  4. April 23: 10 - 11 a.m.
  5. April 30: 10 - 11 a.m.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Winter Discover Golf --NEW DATES AND TIMES

Ages 5-7

$55 per session- NEW DATES AND TIMES

  1. Designed with FUN in mind. Games and activities that will engage your child both physically and mentally. 
  2. Activities in class will plant ideas in the students' minds that they will be able to connect to the game of golf instantaneously, but also on a deeper level as they progress.
  3. Maximum of 8 students per session.

Session One Dates and Times

Mondays January 4 - February 1, 2016

  • January 4: 5:15-6 p.m.
  • January 11: 5:15-6 p.m.
  • January 25: 5:15-6 p.m.
  • February 1: 5:15-6 p.m.

Session Two Dates and Times

Saturdays January 9 - February 6

  1. January 9: 1:45-2:30 p.m.
  2. January 16: 1:45-2:30 p.m.
  3. January 23: 1:45-2:30 p.m.
  4. January 30: 1:45-2:30 p.m.
  5. February 6: 1:45-2:30 p.m.

Session Three Dates and Times

Tuesdays February 9 - March 8, 2016

  • February 9: 5:15- 6 p.m.
  • February 23: 5:15- 6 p.m.
  • March 1: 5:15- 6 p.m.
  • March 8: 7- 7:45 p.m.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Winter Youth Training

Ages 7-13

$95 per session

Whether you are a First Tee students of Victory Links during the season, or looking to gain knowledge and exposure to the game for the first time, this is the place to start.

  1. Exposure to the First Tee nine core values (judgment, respect, responsibility, confidence, courtesy, honesty, integrity, perseverance and sportsmanship).
  2. Time spent on all facets of the game in an active and fun environment.

Session One Dates and Times

Wednesdays January 6 - February 3, 2016

  • January 6; 4:45 - 6 p.m.
  • January 13: 4:45 - 6 p.m.
  • January 20: 4:45 - 6 p.m.
  • January 27: 4:45 - 6 p.m.
  • February 3: 4:45 - 6 p.m.

Session Two Dates and Times

Saturdays January 9 - February 6, 2016

  • January 9: 12:15 - 1:30 p.m.
  • January 16: 12:15 - 1:30 p.m.
  • January 23: 12:15 - 1:30 p.m.
  • January 30: 12:15 - 1:30 p.m.
  • February 6: 12:15 - 1:30 p.m.

Session Three Dates and Times

Thursdays February 11 - March 10, 2016

  • February 11: 4:45 - 6 p.m.
  • February 18: 4:45 - 6 p.m.
  • February 25: 4:45 - 6 p.m.
  • March 3: 4:45 - 6 p.m.
  • March 10: 4:45 - 6 p.m.

Session Four Dates and Times

Saturdays April 2 - April 30, 2016

  1. April 2: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  2. April 9: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  3. April 16 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  4. April 23 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  5. April 30 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Click here to register for Session Four

Winter High School/Junior High School Training

Ages 13-17

$135 per session

  • Designed for the junior high/high school golfer looking to refine their technique and develop new skills prior to next season.
  • Players looking to make a high school golf team or high school players looking to increase the efficiency of their technique to play collegiate golf and beyond
  • Drills and exercises designed to improve physical strength and flexibility, as well as understanding and creation of new shots
  • Swing efficiency, mental game techniques, course management and ball control will be part of the classes

Session One Dates and Times

Tuesdays and Thursdays January 5 - February 4, 2016

  • January 5: 5 - 6 p.m.
  • January 75 - 6 p.m.
  • January 125 - 6 p.m.
  • January 145 - 6 p.m.
  • January 195 - 6 p.m.
  • January 215 - 6 p.m.
  • January 265 - 6 p.m.
  • January 285 - 6 p.m.
  • February 25 - 6 p.m.
  • February 45 - 6 p.m.

Session Two Dates and Times

Mondays and Wednesdays February 8 - March 9, 2016
(one class on Tuesday, March 8)

  • February 85 - 6 p.m.
  • February 105 - 6 p.m.
  • February 175 - 6 p.m.
  • February 225 - 6 p.m.
  • February 245 - 6 p.m.
  • February 295 - 6 p.m.
  • March 25 - 6 p.m.
  • March 75 - 6 p.m.
  • March 85 - 6 p.m. (note this is a Tuesday class)
  • March 95 - 6 p.m.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Winter Adult Training

$135 per session

  1. Designed for players of all ages and abilities, looking for a new road to improving their game.
  2. Class time dedicated to understanding the "why" of every aspect of the game.
  3. Drills and exercises to increase our flexibility, and teach our body the movements made in an efficient golf swing.

Session One Dates and Times

Tuesdays and Thursdays January 5 - February 4

  • January 5: 6 - 7 p.m.
  • January 76 - 7 p.m.
  • January 126 - 7 p.m.
  • January 146 - 7 p.m.
  • January 196 - 7 p.m.
  • January 216 - 7 p.m.
  • January 266 - 7 p.m.
  • January 286 - 7 p.m.
  • February 26 - 7 p.m.
  • February 46 - 7 p.m.

Session Two Dates and Times

Saturdays January 9 - March 5, 2016

  • January 9: 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
  • January 1611 a.m. 12:15 p.m.
  • January 2311 a.m. 12:15 p.m.
  • January 3011 a.m. 12:15 p.m.
  • February 611 a.m. 12:15 p.m.
  • February 2011 a.m. 12:15 p.m.
  • February 2711 a.m. 12:15 p.m.
  • March 511 a.m. 12:15 p.m.

Session Three Dates and Times

Mondays and Wednesdays February 8 - March 9, 2016

(one class on Tuesday, March 8)

  • February 8: 6 - 7 p.m.
  • February 106 - 7 p.m.
  • February 176 - 7 p.m.
  • February 226 - 7 p.m.
  • February 246 - 7 p.m.
  • February 296 - 7 p.m.
  • March 26 - 7 p.m.
  • March 76 - 7 p.m.
  • March 86 - 7 p.m. (note this is a Tuesday class)
  • March 96 - 7 p.m.

Session Four Dates and Times ($89)

Tuesdays and Thursdays April 5- April 21

  1. April 5: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
  2. April 7: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
  3. April 12: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
  4. April 14: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
  5. April 19: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
  6. April 21: 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Click here to register for Session Four

 

Learn more