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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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Gateway to Putting Success

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Move your arms this way

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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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Sand Line Drill

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What drives you crazy?

Slow drivers in the right lane, people who whinge constantly, tailgating drivers, people who complain they can’t find the right $1000 dress when you are shopping at Target for their specials.  Mostly these things don’t really affect you personally unless you get caught up emotionally with them.  Do you notice that most of the things that seemed to drive you …

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The Best You Can Be

“To be the best I can be.”  This is one of the phrases I hear most when asking what a client’s ultimate goals include.   At the same time this phrase can either be considered a cop out or an amazingly powerful objective.  If you use it as a cop-out then it is likely you are already about as good as …

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When the Going Get’s Tough…

In 2004 Jon Favreau was the speech writer for John Kerry’s failed Presidential campaign.  He was extremely disheartened at the loss, but not so much as to turn down an offer the following year to be Barack Obama’s speech writer.  He reportedly learned Obama’s 2004 Democratic Convention speech (considered one of the great speeches of the 21st Century) off by …

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