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Principles of Correct Practice

There is no point hitting shots mindlessly in an attempt to improve your golf.  But unfortunately that is what most players do.  There are principles which you can follow to get the most from every practice session. Click here to download a sample 3-hour plan which will definitely benefit your golf. Principles Have an objective that you want to achieve for …

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Mindfulness, Multi-tasking and Practicing Golf

The computer I hold in my hand is better known as a smart phone.  The promise is that if I use it correctly – using the most appropriate applications and monitoring all the tasks I set for myself – I will be more productive.  The challenge of the age of productivity seems to be finding out how many things I …

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How to Practice with Purpose

The argument about whether practice or natural talent counts most in producing world-class athletes has been debated for eons.  Dr Anders Ericsson (1993) has conducted research on the developmental pathways of elite performers in a variety of spheres of performance. His conclusions fall in favour of the argument that hard work will ultimately triumph over natural talent in producing world-class …

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What do you resolve to do with your golf in 2014?

The beginning of the year is seen by the majority of people as a time for a fresh start or more of the same depending on what it is you are doing.  A fresh start implies change for the better.  For golfers it could be to play more regularly, improve your game through coaching or win an event. However lofty …

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Design your own Training Drills

Golf’s alluring and eternal challenge is that anyone in can play, however playing well takes practice and learning.  Becoming excellent usually takes years of dedicated effort. Personal best scores on different golf courses and changes in your handicap (if you have one) are measures of your progress.  Every time you improve your best score or lower your handicap you experience …

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What You Want in a Coach

When I asked what you felt were the most important things to know when having golf lessons, here’s what you said Coach needs to demonstrate that he cares for you Asks about your current ability, ambitions, game strengths & weaknesses and what frustrates you most about your game. Does his homework prior to the lesson, so he knows what has …

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Don’t take up my offer

I have an open door policy; I just hope no-one takes up the offer.  You may get your question answered, but both of us lose whatever flow state we were experiencing before the interruption.  Has that ever happened to you? Don’t you secretly wish you could just close and lock your door, or put up a ‘don’t disturb’ sign near …

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Getting better

What are your golfing goals?  This is one of the questions I ask every client I coach.  The most common answer is to become more consistent.  For many, this could be consistently poor!  Who wants that?  Wouldn’t you rather want to get better? Surely anyone who says “I want to be good” is displaying ambition, provided of course they are …

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What is Bounce & How do I Use it?

What is Bounce and How do I use it from Peter Knight on Vimeo.

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Skipping Stones & the Right Arm

Skipping Stones from Peter Knight on Vimeo.

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