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Dynamic Foundation

To play golf consistently and to get the most out of yourself you need to be dynamically ready to fire into action, rather than comfortable or technically perplexed. Golf is underestimated and often not given the respect it deserves by the guy who has just blown his back to bits with the explosive part of the game he loves so much, treating the game as just a walk in the park.

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Golf is an explosive sport; if you can get your head around it and start with this in mind you will be introducing your golf to a whole new ball game with a totally new spring in its step whatever your standard or stage in life. Just being comfortably positioned when you address your ball is not enough by anyone’s standards. You need to be dynamically ready. By this I mean ready to go from your start position, athletically poised and free to perform under any set of conditions or circumstances.


Most amateur golfers are standing in their own way right from the very beginning, permanently fighting the after effects of a poor foundation, dancing from pillar to post, chasing their ball around the golf course, up and down dale, from one shot to the next.  


If you want to build your swing correctly, dynamically from the ground up, then keep reading. If you want to eliminate the majority of your faults by learning how to find the correct position naturally tailored to your body, keep reading. If you want to continue carelessly and blindly throwing one quick fix after another at your golf, looking like a dog chasing its tail then may I give you forewarning; your golf career my end abruptly and it might not be pretty!!  


With my simple techniques you will learn never to fight with Mother Nature; you can achieve great things with what you have. I’m afraid you’ve got what you were given so stop trying to be someone you’re not. Hanging from a tree all night will not lengthen your arms by any significant amount. Why not try the natural way that fits the way you were made to walk this earth without placing yourself in a permanent head lock in an attempt to fight your way around the fairways? You will learn that simple is the key, by learning simple but effective methods that really make sense and work on the fairways in the real world. The days of tying yourself up in knots of technical jargon are about to be escorted off the premises, barred for life. 


Get ready to breed confidence right through your game and to learn more about your body and what works best for you, using the hands of the most important golfer in your world. The hero in you is about to come out to play…  


You are about to begin to learn how you can build your golf swing from the ground up, by yourself. Yes that’s right, by yourself; you don’t need anyone else, great isn’t it? It is possible and I’m about to show you how. You can do it with just a little elbow grease, it is not complicated stuff to stay on top of, and it doesn’t take years to master.  


Get ready to be open to new ideas loaded with powerful, easy to perform techniques that will tear through your game, propelling your golf all the way up to your Top Gear


It never ceases to baffle me and if I’m honest, at times gets under my skin, just how complicated the beautiful game of golf is portrayed as being. A wise man once shared with me that the majority of people walk around town with their eyes closed and their hands over their ears, looking for the quickest way to the land of milk and honey. There is no express train out of here and certainly nothing comes to those who don’t firstly know what they are doing. He did however state, with great passion and authority, that  


“Often something complicated is something simple that is just not fully understood”!! 


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Who am I
to teach you golf?

Lee Kopanski

Head (British) PGA Professional and author Lee Kopanski has worked intensively with 3 highly acclaimed tour professional coaches over an 11 year period which opened the door for him to the golfing world of elite coaching. Through 20+ years of dedicated hands on experience Kopanski has developed a unique teaching system using many tour proven insider techniques accessible to all through his series of books and in person at his Golf Academy in Styria, Austria. Kopanski is the golf expert at Golf Magic in the UK (the most complete resource for golfers on the web) and he writes regularly for Golfing Magazine (The clubhouse leader) and Golf Digest Ireland (Ireland's biggest selling golf magazine). Kopanski has 3 golf instructional books available...

Testimonials from
some of the best...

Lee has worked with some of the best coaches in the world over an 11 year period

Alan Thompson

English National Elite Coach

I have known Lee for seven years as a pupil and a Golf Professional. During this time I have seen him work diligently on his technique with an intensity and commitment given to very few people. This same quality is evident in his conduct around the Pro’s Shop and in his own teaching where I know his attention to detail and enthusiasm for the job at hand ensures that his customers and clients receive the very best of attention. (1998)

Alan Thompson has inspired many England International junior boys and several England girls and ladies, including two Curtis Cup players. He is coach to many European Tour Professionals, PGA Professionals and to the England National Elite A Squad. Much of the future of English golf rests in his hands.

Denis Pugh
PGA *MASTER Professional


Lee Kopanski regularly visited me for golf instruction over a 14 month period during the time I was based at the Warren Golf Club inEssex. Lee made a big effort to travel from his home in the North of England and thereby proved his commitment to improving both his golf swing and his knowledge of teaching. His understanding of the mechanics of the golf swing plus his interest in the skills of teaching will, I am sure, serve him well within the future. (2000)

Denis Pugh is the renowned golf analyst on Sky Sports Golf Night and was a former tour player himself. He has coached over 150 Tour Professionals since 1988. He is most famous for his long time association with 8 time European Order of Merit winner and Ryder Cup star Colin Montgomerie.

*PGA Master Professional.

Awarded by the PGA to qualified Members held in high national or international esteem. Members that have made a significant contribution to the development of golf as a player, coach, administrator, or course designer. A leader in theirfield for a number of years. An innovator.

Bill Ferguson
PGA *MASTER Professional

I have known Lee Kopanski for the past two years and I have also taught him not only about his personal golf swing, but also the golf swing in general. I found him to be a very personable young man, articulate and well mannered. (2000)

There are not many people that can claim Colin Montgomerie as a caddy but Bill Ferguson can. Bill was Monty's first mentor as a nine-year old and coached him well into his professional career. Bill Ferguson's playing highlights include lifting the PGA Club Professional Championship in 1976. He was the English national coach for 25 years and is a past Yorkshire captain of the PGA as well as serving on the executive committee.
 Bill Ferguson has been a mentor to many great players including; Colin Montgomerie, Ian Woosnam, Howard Clark, Darren Clarke, Seve Ballesteros and Paul Broadhurst.

Gareth Evans

Company Chairman,
High Legh Park Golf Club (UK)

High Legh Park Golf Club is very honoured to be represented by Lee Kopanski, who conducts himself in a truly professional manner...(he) enjoys a great reputation within the area due to his expertise combined with his friendly and approachable manner. As a teacher Lee has proven his skill to adapt to the level of the pupil, offering practical advice and making full use of indoor teaching facilities, such as video analysis, with state of the art computer aided teaching equipment. Lee's playing ability is of a high standard. He represents High Legh Park Golf Club, and is a member of various golf tours, playing in golf tournaments all over the country, and also in local pro-am events.
Lee is a very hard working, dedicated, trustworthy and enthusiastic individual, an excellent Professional and ambassador for the PGA. (2000)

Marie Pickstock
Community Education
Halton College (UK)

During Lee's time with us he has proved to be a reliable and hardworking tutor, who gets on well with his students. He brings enthusiasm and a strong sense of humour to his work, which is highly motivating for both students and colleagues alike.
An excellent tutor, and a natural teacher. (2000)

 Golf Digest Ireland

Golf Digest Ireland


Golfing Magazine

Golfing Magazine

 Golf Magic 

 Golf Magic

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3 Steps Correct

testimonial In two lessons he was able to show me how simple the golf swing can be. I was not only impressed by the simplicity of Lee's teaching methods, but also by his enthusiasm, dedication and love of golf. His book is a masterpiece. In one season alone I dropped 20 shots and I know that thanks to his teaching system I will be a single handicapper by the end of this season. Thank you Lee, you are the best! 


Gerhard Holzknecht MSc

Gerhard Holzknecht MSc
Marathon winner (Italy) and several times Austrian middle-distance running champion and trainer of Olympic, European and World Championship competitors. 

testimonial My slice was killing my game and was losing me massive amounts of distance. I had one lesson with Lee and immediately started to hit longer and straighter than ever. My drivers were accurate, the Slice had vanished and my new found length left my playing partners scratching their heads! Lee's teaching methods worked wonders for me and the highlight was being presented with the "green jacket" and crowned Austrian Seniors Masters Champion 2010


Hans Tritscher

Hans Tritscher
2010 Masters Tournament Champion
ÖGS (Austrian Seniors Golf Association)

testimonial I have played golf and taken lessons for over twenty years so there's not much that I haven't heard or tried. Lee's teaching methods on the other hand were a breath of fresh air. I don't even think about my hips, shoulders or any of the other complicated stuff. In just one season I dropped from Hcp 17 to Hcp 8 using his guides. I am made up, I owe you a few beers, cheers Lee! 


Joe Doyle
London, England

testimonial As a scratch player, for many years I have always found it hard to control the clubface throughout my backswing. I bought your Signature Golf Swing 3 months ago, got to say the lesson on wrist hinge was worth every cent, top class. My ball striking and consistency off the tee is the best it's ever been, awesome!


Jason Green
Sidney, Australia

testimonial Hello Lee,
I have searched far and wide and tried many things before discovering your Signature Golf Swing teaching system. I followed it exactly, lesson for lesson, it is amazing how easy golf can be! At the beginning of the season a par 72 course took me 127 shots, but thanks to your book, at the end of the season I am regularly playing rounds of 90 shots. Brilliant!


Ronald Pischof

Ronald Pischof
Graz, Austria

testimonial Signature Golf Swing was recommended to me by a golf buddy, actually it was my last hope. I played soccer, tennis and basketball all to a high standard but golf just killed me. Lee, I have watched DVD's, read books and searched the internet but nothing made sense. I studied sports science so I know what I am talking about, your methods make complicated, simple! When can I get your lessons on DVD? You have turned a hacker into a 12 Hc in one season! Rock on!


Brendan Jackson
New York

testimonial It is essential that your basic golf techniques are correct, especially when you don't have the opportunity to play as regularly as you'D like. Lee knows exactly how to focus on the main elements of a shot and explains point for point what needs to be done. When my game is not going as well as I would like I remind myself of his words and find my way back into the game


Jürgen Demüth

Jürgen Demuth
Vienna, Austria

testimonial  I thought I was a "has been" having once played off a steady 2 Hcp then I totally lost it. My handicap crept up every year and it was that bad at one stage that I didn't touch a club for 8 months. I found Lee Kopanski on the web and thought he would be churning out the same old techniques that I was tired of hearing about. Got to give it to you Lee, your lessons are top notch and for the most part new to me. The lesson on core rotation is simply fantastic and with the help of your Signature Golf Swing book I am back to striking the ball just like the good old days and I'm now chasing that 2 Hcp.


Simon Evans
Kent, UK

Signature Golf Swing has allowed me to take a major step forward in my golf. I have focused on a few extremely important points and have noticed a marked improvement in my swing. At the end of the day I am happy with my score and much more importantly, my golf is great fun!

Marion Dolezal

Marion Dolezal
Vienna, Austria