• Correlation and causation

    Understanding the difference between correlation and causation is not only important for learning and coaching golf – it will help you in life. The more you understand the concept, the better your bull$£@t detector will become. While the rest of the world will take information at face value and never question it, you will be […]

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  • Happy golf

    What does it take to be happy with your golf? Another philosophical post here, but one that can just as easily be applied to life as it can golf. I think learning this idea early on can seriously help you throughout your golfing career – whether you are a beginner looking to get your first handicap, […]

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  • Internal Thermostat

    It’s the commonest story at the 19th hole. At one end of the room, some poor golfer is saying My front nine was awesome today, then I blew up and didn’t make a point on the back nine. Across the room, some other poor golfer is baffled. I couldn’t hit a barn door on the […]

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  • Limitless Learning

    Understanding this info can transform your life. The information here is just as relevant whether you are learning any other sport, skill or task. As a golf coach, I am constantly giving people information on ‘what’ to learn. But the more important thing to understand is ‘how’ to learn it. Without understanding this, you are […]

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  • The Paradox of learning

    There is a problem with learning, and it is one of the main reasons so few are able to continually progress with golf improvement. Purely understanding the problem can help limit its effects and allow for continual enhancement of technique and golfing skills. I call it ‘The paradox of learning’. The paradox of learning is […]

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  • Searching for the Secret of Golf

    Humans are funny creatures. We love to feel like we are in control, yet more and more science is showing us that consciousness (our idea of “I control myself”) is pure illusion. Through the power of language, we are able to represent ideas, thoughts and feelings to ourselves in verbal terms, giving us the sense […]

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  • Stages of Learning

    Understanding this really simple principle might be the trigger to learning not just golf, but everything better. The vast majority of my students leave the lesson tee hitting the ball better. Whilst it is often the case that the result is instantly better, even in those cases it requires repetition until the new movement/concept/skill becomes ingrained so you […]

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