Tag: golf mental game

New Book: Breath Golf Improve Your Entire Game

We’re golfers! We play golf, we make mistakes, we ask questions like: What did I do wrong? Did you see where it went? Why didn’t the putt break left? Golfers think about their swing, are trained and coached, watch hours

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Center of Mass Golf Club Toss

Physics, mechanics, etc…can play havoc with our golf game if we think about it while we play, but it happens behind the scenes during every shot. Lately I’ve been seeing golfers actively raise the handle of the club at impact.

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BodiTrak, Putting Rhythm, Balance, and Lateral Motion Research

During a recent putting clinic covering rhythm and tempo I wanted to examine what happens to balance during the stroke. The players all accomplished a ‘before’ 10 foot putt standing on the BodiTrak mat then we jumped into training. We

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Putter Grip and Face Rotation Experiment

October 2015 I studied the putter face aiming data of 43 golfers, and plotted the aim point of each on a target board. The putts were all ten feet long with an accuracy goal of one degree; 2.09 inches from

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Mobilize Vertically: Wedges First

Over the past two years I have been writing a project which I hope will come to fruition within the next few months. Part of my task was to describe what I see happening in the golf swing. Those of you

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What would a good shot look like?

Back in the last century I was fortunate to practice Tai Chi with Dr. Wen Zee, who was one of the most renowned masters in the world. So while living in Poland a few years back it pleased me to find

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Swing Focus and Brain Speed

  One of the good things that happened to my teaching acumen after studying with Phil Kenyon in 2010 and 2012 was I got hooked on study and research. That mind-set was directly responsible for my goal to attain PGA

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Quick Quiet Eye Test

https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=Nv1kmhYwmJ4  This past week I listened to a very good podcast about Quiet Eye, the subject of diligent research by Dr. Joan Vickers (Perception, Cognition and Decision Training). I first learned of Dr Vickers findings years ago in Holland during

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anxiety and DUCK, DUCK, GOOSE

Duck, duck, goose is a game, a pretty simple game (if you’re a kid and more mobile than most golfers). It doesn’t appear to create severe anxiety or many negative emotions, in fact, it looks like fun. Fun will make

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