How to practice is just as important as how long and what you practice. I'll show you tips from the tour to make your practice sessions so good that you can carry your game onto the course when it's game time.
Swing tempos aren't necessarily based on someone's personality of being fast or in a rush or laid back or slow. It has a lot to do with how good or strong you are in a certain area of your swing.
Short game shots require practice and imagination. The best way to practice is to allow your practice to be indiscriminate. Watch this video to learn how to play all situations that arise close to the green.
Ben Hogan wished he had three right hands. Most right hand golfers are right arm dominant so it makes sense to provide power from that side in the release and impact area. Many/Most people have taken Hogan's three right hand analogy literally. Here is how Hogan's three right hand logic truly works via my drill one.
Golf provides a lot of options. Some golfer's treasure may be another golfer's trash. It's why I try and provide a lot of alternatives that are based around a few facts. Finding your own ideas and feels from my videos is vital- so you can find what feels work and how easy they are to incorporate and repeat.
Every golfer will have a dominant side. For most right handed players it's the right side- the trail side. This is great for power if the sequence is great. This may also hurt a player's power and certainly hurt their control IF the left side of the body isn't capable of dealing with the dominant side and it's want to take over.
The position of the ball on the ground out and away from us encourages most golfers to swing over the top on the downswing in their attempt to hit down on the ball. Here's a practice tip to help stop that dreaded over the top downswing
Kids are great imitators. Being young means no pre-conceived ideas and an appetite to copy what they see someone else doing. If your kid wants to play- let them play. See how their imitation intuition takes over and where it leads.
As a golfer the ultimate goal should become that you have the knowledge to understand why a bad shot happens, so you can fix it almost immediately by knowing the formula to fix that shot. In this video I discuss common reasons why the pushed shot out to the right or the pulled shot to the left happens. Know it- Fix it...
The great Sam Snead came out with a lot of great quotes. One of my favorites is "Practice puts brains into your muscles".