Dr Noel Rousseau
PGA Advanced Fellow Professional
Driven by a love of the game and all the challenges it presents, Noel has been a specialist golf coach for over 20 years. As such, he is dedicated to a process of continual learning for both himself and his students.
Having qualified in 2000 as a PGA professional Noel played two seasons on the Europro Tour. Since those early days, Noel has taken his own coach education from an eclectic range of sources that include sharing time and resources with industry-leading experts in the fields of coaching, academia, biomechanics, performance psychology and motor control. As such, you can expect well-structured learning, clear communication and an holistic approach to skill development.
In recognition of his coaching and research, the PGA have awarded Noel the coveted 'Advanced Fellow Professional' status.
Noel presently coaches at 2 venues; Wycombe Heights G.C on the outer edge of West London and Monte Rei, which is the #1 course in Portugal. He coaches all levels of golfer and has a diverse student base ranging from beginners, committed club golfers all the way up to Tour Players.
Noel's PhD research was in the area of Motor Learning and more specifically, Automaticity.
The research asked the question of how much we should think about our technique under learning and performance conditions.
This was one of the first research projects of its kind to look at individualistic elements of performance and consider the role of Working Memory in skilled movement production.
The benefit to the student is a coach with a deep understanding of how complex movement patterns are learned and changed for the better.