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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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Had a BLAST at the PGA Teaching and Coaching Summit

Last week I attended the PGA Teaching and Coaching Summit (and more) in Orlando. Besides meeting and learning from some wonderful people, I had the chance to purchase the BLAST training system for teachers and players. It uses a small

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The Straight Putt/Intermediate Target Skill Challenge

I had a wonderful time visiting with my putting mentor during the 2016 Ryder Cup, Phil Kenyon. The Golf Channel reported Phil was Europe’s secret weapon as the putting coach for most members of the team, but the USA won the

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BodiTrak Wall Drill

Skill training in ‘clusters’ is proven to be an effective way to learn an entire motion like the golf swing. Most new golfers I see swinging the club are using force from the hands, arms, shoulders…upper body in general. Good

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Hitting It Thin/Fat? Could be your pressure!

After using BodiTrak Center of Pressure technology for the past 18 months I’ve learned a tremendous amount related to where the best players use ground forces and pressure to accomplish their ‘perfect’ golf shots. Thanks to a number of colleagues

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941 Three Foot Putts In A Row!!! (a random feat)

The end of the 2015 PGA Tour left us with some interesting statistics to ponder, and adjust our goals for the next playing season (tomorrow, here in Arizona). How about this result (ugh) oriented goal: Make all my putts from

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Putting Self-Talk an Always/All ways Approach

The Always/ All Ways aspect of my training system is geared toward the weekend golfer who doesn’t have much time to practice. Ideally we’ll be able to insert experiences into our daily routines we can transfer to the golf course.

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