Tag: coaching

Putting Set-up: Face-on

November 11, 2015 0 Comments
Putting Set-up: Face-on

Very few golfers claim to be good putters.  Or maybe it’s just that their voices are drowned out by those bemoaning the number of 3-putts they have.  One of the frustrations of players who don’t putt well is that many have heard the idea that you are either born with a putting gene, or you are […]

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Learning from a Maestro

January 30, 2015
Learning from a Maestro

I use the flight time on my regular trips between Australia and Taiwan as reading time.  I picked up a book a few days ago go called Maestro by Peter Goldsworthy.  My mistake was to begin reading the book because once I started I couldn’t put it down. The book has lots of messages particularly […]

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Dave Buttifant: Sports Science and Ancient Greeks

January 23, 2015 0 Comments
Dave Buttifant: Sports Science and Ancient Greeks

It doesn’t matter how far sports science takes us in the future, there are lessons from the Ancient Greeks which are as relevant today as they were thousands of years ago. Today’s guest David Buttifant recognises this at the same time as he leads innovation in the sports science field. Dave is one of Australia’s […]

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The Fifth Element

January 21, 2015
The Fifth Element

The Four Step Shot Routine gives you the best chance of performing any shot well.  The fifth element of your shot routine is your post-shot response.  This is arguably the most important as it sets the scene for what is to come. Regardless of how well you prepare, every time you hit a shot you […]

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Four Step Shot Routine

January 19, 2015 0 Comments
Four Step Shot Routine

When professionals prepare to play a shot, they follow a ritualised set of steps.  They assess the conditions for the shot, make a decision on the shot to play and how to play it, create a mental blueprint for the shot and finally approach the ball then swing the club. The shot routine is as […]

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Instead of Setting Goals do this…

January 12, 2015 0 Comments
Instead of Setting Goals do this…

How are your New Years resolutions going?  I know we are only half way through the first month of the year, but if research around New Year’s resolutions, (which are goals) is even close to the truth, then most of you reading this article have already given up on them.  Maybe that’s a good thing. […]

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Keep your Golf Posture

January 12, 2015 0 Comments
Keep your Golf Posture

The right foot back drill is excellent for helping you learn to maintain your golf posture during your swing.  Most players posture at impact is very different to what it was at address … even if they get address posture correct. A bonus with this drill is the challenge to your balance and the feeling […]

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Pia Nilsson: World’s Leading Female Golf Coach

January 8, 2015
Pia Nilsson: World’s Leading Female Golf Coach

When Swedish golf was in its golden era, the coach at the helm was Pia Nilsson.  Since then she has been at the forefront of golf coaching.  Pia is recognised as the world’s leading female golf coach and has a knack of finding out what is required for players of all levels to improve their […]

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Five Breakthrough Practice Ideas

January 6, 2015 0 Comments
Five Breakthrough Practice Ideas

Do you leave most of your good shots on the range?  Having trouble taking that good form to the golf course?  You’re not alone. One of the key elements of training for any sport is specificity.  That means you are trying to make your training is much like competition as possible.  Basketball star Michael Jordan […]

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Cure your Slice Instantly

January 4, 2015 0 Comments
Cure your Slice Instantly

What if you started your year finally getting rid of your slice?  While it might sound too good to be true, it is possible.  The drill in this post will cure your slice instantly. There are countless articles (including some of mine) that explain the causes of slicing.  Ultimately there is only one thing causing […]

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