5 Steps for Helping Youth Overcome Shyness

Categories: Blog, Character Education, Life Skills

For many kids and teens, meeting new people is intimidating. What you may not know is for most people, shyness is a learned behavior. Currently, as many as 40 to 60% of adults report being shy. Effective meeting and greeting is a basic communication and social skill that can help build confidence ...

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What Does it Mean to be a Part of a Go-To Team?

Categories: Life Skills

Having the support of a Go-To Team is vital in pursuing goals and dealing with challenges. We all need the support of other people both on and off the golf course. One of the life skills youth discover at The First Tee, is how to build a Go-To Team. BUILDING A GO-TO TEAM “If you cannot &helli...

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Resolving Conflict in 4 Steps

Categories: Blog, Life Skills

From the school yard to the work place, we experience conflict in every stage of our life. The ability to resolve conflicts with one another is a critical life skill, especially in today’s divisive world. At The First Tee, we encourage participants to work out disputes for themselves whether ...

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Appreciating Diversity on the Golf Course and in Life

Categories: Blog, Life Skills
Diversity

Diversity at The First Tee Appreciating diversity is at the heart of The First Tee and our mission. We believe it is essential to the well-being of our society that we all learn to respect and value diversity among individuals while on the golf course, in school and throughout our daily lives. We i...

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