October 2008 saw Adrian re establish the North Region PGA Coaching Conference at Drivetime after a 9 year absence from his original events he started in 1998.
Along with coaches equally as passionate about the quality of coaching and player performance Fryer was joined with Steve Cardy (Senior PGA Swing Tutor/Essex County Coach), Mark Pearson (European Tour Coach/ Former Belfry Academy Head) and Dr Karl Morris (European Tour Mind Factor Guru).
The event was well received by all the PGA members who attended and looks set to go from strength to strength.
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Fryer has relentlessly studied most teachers, systems and teaching methods complemented by studying thousands of swing techniques on video at his teaching facility and on Tour. His holistic approach to improvement has seen him also study and work alongside leaders in the field including putting and psychology. A consistently featured contributor to Today’s Golfer magazine over the last 8 years Fryer is currently one their featured Top 12 instructors and coaches players at every level from beginner up to many regional professionals.With his guidance his students have captured five County Ladies Championships, he also has several male students representing England squads alongside pupils topping the Northern Order of Merit, Tamsel tour and winning two British National Assistants titles.
Fryer’s passion for anything coaching related saw him instigate the popular first North Region PGA coaching conference in 1998 prior to the PGA CPD programmes. This year sees the return of the event, which he promises, will offer a valuable insight into the tools required as a serious coach.
In recent years Stephen has spent a lot of his coaching time working with young elite amateurs at The Sports Academy. Further enhancing Stephen’s excellent coaching reputation he holds the highly distinguished posts of PGA of Great Britain National Swing Tutor and Swing Examiner. Furthermore, he has been a leading light in establishing the Essex County Coaching programme as one of the most successful of its kind in the UK. This he has achieved in his capacity as an Essex County Coach Throughout his career Steve has attended, and contributed to, many teaching and coaching summits in the UK, mainland Europe and the USA.
Stephen is also currently studying for an MSc in The Science of Sports Coaching at London South Bank University.
Regular feature writer for a host of publications including Golf World, Today’s Golfer, Golf International and National Club Golfer, he is also the author of the book ‘Masterstroke’ and the recently published ‘Golf – The Mind Factor’ with Darren Clarke. Karl’s passion is to demystify psychology to provide a range of practical and applicable tools to all levels to assist in performance breakthrough.
He’s a big fan of statistics and measuring performance and its component parts so that we can make educated decisions on how to develop a player’s game. He has recently developed his own performance management system and is well known for the use of technology with his players.