Swing Challenges When I Forget Just One Thing

The golf swing is a complex and has many moving parts. When the slightest thing goes wrong, disaster can ensue. I know this because after thousands of swings, I have made my share of clumsy, awkward, unimpressive attempts to hit the little white golf ball. It is amazing that by forgetting one aspect of my golf swing, I will fight with my stroke all day long. It can be very frustrating and sometimes hard to rectify. Continue reading

Forget Everything You Know About Your Golf Swing

It is time to hit the reset button on your golf swing! Understanding that everything you have an accomplished to date is actually the foundation for improvement moving forward. I realize this may sound crazy, however, it is time to forget what you already know and focus on improving that aspect of your swing that does not happen naturally. It is time to start anew! Continue reading

Thoughts of Success in Golf

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Positive Swing Thoughts

The proper mental attitude and swing thoughts are paramount to low golf scores. As with all thinks in life, focusing your thoughts on what you want will attract your wishes. Of course we would be blind to think no effort is required, but everything starts with a thought of achieve entire package of success. Continue reading

Trying Too Hard in Golf

Is there such a thing as trying too hard when playing a sport? Most coaches demand 110% effort from their players (although I never understood that saying)! As a coach of many sports, I expected the players to give their best effort for that day! Sometimes, it exceeded their average effort, other times they needed some motivational encouragement.

Golf is a different kettle of fish. Most amateurs, including myself, don’t really have that second gear to ‘step up’ our game. Unlike soccer, football, hockey, or rugby, golf is a sport where maintaining a constant effort wins the day. Golf is about control and focus for two seconds followed by minutes of patience and waiting. Unfortunately for most players, it is the two seconds of maximum effort that causes the problem in their game!

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