• Performance and learning are different – you probably didn’t realise that. Performance –    the ability of a person to produce the desired result Learning –         The acquisition, retention and recall of new skills which will lead to improved performance and increase potential in the sport specific scenario What most people […]

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  • Subconscious concepts

    This post is just as much for the teachers/coaches out there as it is for the pupils reading. I am going to talk about something I call ‘subconscious concept’. I believe firmly that our mind holds a subconscious idea/image of how ‘it’ would like to hit the ball; an impact concept which the mind will […]

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  • Are you looking for more consistency, better resilience under pressure and overall lower scores? Of course you are – read on. Every golfer has a routine, whether they know it or not; some routines are just better than others. There are certain things I look for in a good routine, and a good amount of […]

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  • We are often told that there is a perfect swing, or that every individual has an optimal model. But with individual variations of height, weight, limb length, point specific strength, power production profile, flexibility profile, previous sporting experiences, previous life experiences, ligament/tendon attachments, injuries/limitations, genetic motor patterns and a million other elements, it is ludicrous […]

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  • How to Change your Golf Technique

    Some people never do this; some people do it too much. Regardless of your philosophy on change, you are never going to get better if something doesn’t change. Now, that may be as simple as to continue with your current swing which slices the ball, and simply work on ingraining it deeper so you at least slice […]

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  • Block Vs Random Practice

      Whilst this article could fill a dissertation (and I am not known for my bite sized articles), I will try to keep this briefer than it should be. There are two main types of practice you can perform. One is called ‘block’ practice and the other is called ‘random’ practice. They both can be […]

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  • Effective Warm up for Golf

    Most good golfers will perform a good warm up, but even I myself have been guilty of just picking the 7 iron up and beating balls on the range. However, if it were to be a tournament day, I would approach a warm up very specifically. In reality, your tournament days and practice days should […]

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