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True Swing Retreats

3-Day "True Swing" Retreat: Unlock Your Swing 

Come visit Erika at Creighton Farms for an immersive golf experience!  From putting to short game to long game, Erika will guide you through it all to find a more natural efficient motion.  This experience will make you feel your golf swing like never before. 


  • Wake up your senses, balance, mobility and coordination.  

  • Learn to move with flow and rhythm, manage tension and apply the appropriate swing energy for the right shot.

  • Unlock potential speed for driver to cultivate effortless power with control.

  • Understand the basic geometry and physics of the swing in a simple way.

  • Build touch on and around the greens connecting your swing to your shot.

  • On-course group playing lesson

  • Supervised Practice , individual personalized coaching and video analysis and swing notes to take home.

  • Receive your own training kit to take home with some of Erika's favorite tools to continue your journey to grooving your "True Swing", and a signed copy of Erika's book.


Group Size:

3 Minimum-6 Maximum (4:1 Student:Teacher Max)

Erika Larkin will alway be the lead coach and will add an assistant coach for groups larger than 4 golfers. 


2024 Retreat Dates:

April 24-26 

May 1-3 

May 22-24 

June 5-7 

July 17-19 

Aug 21-23

Aug 28-30

More dates TBA

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School Schedule

Day 1: 

3pm-4pm           Arrival/ Check-in

4pm-6pm           Meet at The Stable for Introduction, Video Capture, Screening, First Feels on the Range

6-7:30pm           Group Dinner at Creighton Farms

Day 2:

8:30-10:30am  Stretching/ Short Game "Swings" Lesson

10:30-12pm       Five Phases of a True Swing Drills 

12-1pm                Lunch

1-2pm                 Putting Speed, Read and Swing/ AimPoint Basics

2:30-4:30         On Course Playing Lesson 

5pm                    Happy Hour

Day 3: 

8am                    Hotel Guests Check Out

8:30-10am        Balance & Tempo Training, Flow Drills

10-12pm.            Swing Energy/Speed 

12-1pm                Lunch

1pm-2:30pm      Short Game Practice Circuit & Trouble Shots

2-3:30pm          Mindset , Practice Ideas, Shotmaking

3:30-4               Wrap up & Farewell

Tuition & Registration

Creighton Farms Club Members                                                 $2,550 per person

Commuter Guest/Non-Member                                                 $2,850 per person

Creighton Hotel Guest/ 2 nights Double occupancy                 $3,550 per person

Creighton Hotel Guest/ 2 nights Single occupancy                  $3,750 per person

In addition to 18+ hours of instruction, practice over the course of 3 days, school includes a group welcome dinner, a la carte lunch both days, one happy hour and Erika's curated "True Swing tool box" (SWAG bag) included ($300+ value).

For Hotel Guests:

We are proud to offer 5-Star Accommodations in our comfortable guest rooms at Creighton Farms upstairs in the clubhouse. Double and King beds options based on availability. (please see pictures in photo gallery below for example) Hotel Guests of Creighton Farms will be granted access to the dining, locker-room and fitness facilities for the duration of stay.  Breakfast items will be included in your room, and lunches both days will be included with the school.  Any other incidentals may be paid for by credit card as needed (proshop, other dinners, etc.)  Should you want to extend your stay, please inquire about additional fees. 


50% Deposit required at time of booking. Fully Refundable outside 30 days of school.  Cancellations inside 30 days will forfeit deposit. 

Balance must be paid 7 days in advance of school.  Cancellations inside 7 days are non-refundable. 


Please click this link below to request the dates of the school you are interested in. Once space is confirmed, a pay link will be sent to complete your reservation and pay your deposit or full. If you select tuition with Creighton Hotel accommodations, a standard room will be reserved in your name unless other requests /upgrades are requested.


Accommodations & Travel Info

LOCATION: Golf Schools are held at The Club at Creighton Farms in Aldie, Virginia. (click for photo gallery

  • 20 minute drive from Dulles Airport /1 hour drive west from Washington D.C./ 2 hours north of Richmond, VA

  • Creighton has 9 beautiful Guest Rooms in the clubhouse (see pictures below in the photo gallery) . These rooms can be booked as part of your tuition. Please inquire to extend your stay beyond golf school dates. Hotel guests may use the clubhouse, fitness and dining facilities.  

  • Neighboring towns with lodging options include:

    • Middleburg (many bed and breakfasts, inns and the renowned Salamander Resort.)

    • Haymarket (Hilton Garden Inn has an amazing restaurant Red House Tavern) 

    • Ashburn, Chantilly and Dulles areas have many options for standard hotels.


What Students are saying!...

"I still can't get over what an incredible experience I had at your school!  Wow! you packed a lot into two days. You worked hard throughout in explaining and coming up with feels, visualizations and movements to help us with our golf swing. 

I have already ordered the Swing Plate. I know I do not own anything but the information you provided gives me a roadmap for improvement. I plan to use this information to continue improvements and make the changes

permanent. I also hope to work with you in the future both virtually and at another school." - D. Morrison Sept 2023

"Thank you again for an amazing school. When we got home Sully couldn't put your book down, and spent 2 hours practicing at the range today. Clearly you had an incredible impact. Thanks again." - Kevin R. May 2022

"Wanted to thank you for putting on a great clinic on Friday. Deanne had a great time and came away with impactful tips, cues, and (most importantly) feels. We played 9 holes today and she was so amazing. She hit 6 amazing drives on the first 6 holes right on line and with amazing trajectory. Her second shots from the fairway with her hybrids, which she struggled to get off the ground, we're beautifully flighted and at worst were "good enough" shots. Didn't see her top a single one. She looked like Justin Rose on the greens with the Aim Point technique which gave her a great frame work for reading the putt and executing it. She has so much more confidence it's unbelievable. Anyway, thanks again for helping her embrace the challenge and experience the rewards of this great game. 

Best regards" - J. Welle  June 2022


"Just wanted to thank you again for helping me with my game improvement. Due to your work with me I was able to shoot two of my lowest rounds ever (81 and 84) while in Scottsdale, and it was truly enjoyable... Once again thank you for helping me improve my game." - B. Watts March 2023

Thank You Erika! Truly, you have a gift for for giving such simple logic with immediate results. My only regret is that I didn't come sooner!The book is marvelous. Thank you! are the master of teaching how to making the "golf tools" used efficient and pain free.

'm so excited to incorporate all I learned into my game. Pam S.  May 2022

Many thanks for an outstanding school. The commentary, language and visuals used, the stations, and the drills were all very informative and gave a new perspective on each aspect of the game. And I had several 'ah-has' which is great! I will be digging into the book today to reinforce much of what we heard yesterday. John S. June 2022


Thank you so much for your assistance! I thoroughly enjoyed the golf program. You provided me with lots of helpful ideas, etc.

You do an extremely good job of explaining / demonstrating so it's easy to understand.

I look forward to practicing & playing this weekend! Anne S. June 2022


Thanks for an amazing day! It was such a pleasure to learn from you. The day left me excited to start the season and with so many great tools to improve my game. I must confess I woke up on Thursday a bit obsessed with finding time to practice. I hope you will continue to put these days together.  Kendra June 2022

Many thanks, Erika for an awesome event. Not only was it fun, it was the best and most comprehensive lesson l've ever had. You simplified the complex game of golf for us - I think we'll all be playing with clearer heads now. We're so lucky to have the opportunity to learn from both - hopefully we can do it again next year! Maureen, June 2022

I wanted to follow up with a huge THANK YOU for the lesson and the time you spent with us. You were more than welcoming. It was really nice of you to adapt as the size our group kept growing. Your knowledge of the game of golf is amazing. You are a kind and patient teacher of the game. We truly appreciated that you met each of us where we are at in the game, rather than having a cookie cutter approach that we were all supposed to squeeze into. You helped all of us to enjoy the game even more.

Have a great summer. Toby H. 

Still smiling from my golf-school last May (where has Summer gone!) My game really has improved and my arm no longer hurts because I know how to swing properly-now if I could just do it all the time and play started yesterday! Love the true swing! Exactly what I was hoping for. Already feeling the difference in the range. Nice work on your course,

Dave S. July 2022

Thanks for your help with my game…..went out on a course I had never played yesterday and shot my best score in a long time by just letting it go. Need to work on dialing in my distances but what a great problem to have. Great contact with my True Swing! Keep teaching! Ted B. Aug 2022

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