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The One-Second Routine

Ever missed a putt after carefully checking the length and break, making couple of practice strokes, and setting up as precisely as possible?  Have you then walked around the other side of the hole and hit the ball into the hole without taking any care lining up or thinking about how hard to hit the ball?  Of course you have. …

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What is Weight Shift?

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Record Golf Swings with your Smartphone

Taking photos on phones is something we’ve all been doing for years. With the improving quality of video and increasing size of the screens on smartphones, it is becoming easier to do.  Scenes from some movies are now being shot on phones!  Film clips which are recorded on your smartphone can be uploaded directly to YouTube and social networking sites …

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Ground force: why great golf swings start from the feet

One principle that applies in sport is that when your feet are in contact with the ground is that you use the ground for stability and production of power.  This video explains how that principle works in the golf swing.

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Rule of Thirds

Practicing serves one primary purpose: to improve your competitive performance. You need to ensure you are doing whatever you can to be able to transfer your improvement to the course. You must also create balance in your practice plan to ensure you are devoting sufficient time to each area of your game. One way to achieve a balance in your …

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Correct posture: the foundation of an excellent golf swing

Builders take great time and care to ensure a building’s foundations are stable and correct, otherwise the building can’t be developed correctly. So it is with a golf swing. You can identify a good golfer by the way they stand to the ball, likewise a golfer with poor posture is identified as one who limits their potential. This clip explains …

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The Simplest and Cheapest Pivot Drill

Unnecessary body movement only complicates the golf swing. This drill shows how you can monitor body movement using your shadow to ensure your pivot is both centred and powerful.

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Holding the Club Correctly

Here is a short video which explains the key points about how to hold the club correctly.   In the video clip Peter explains that making a change to your grip creates some short-term discomfort, however you will soon love the quality of shots you are able to create from a good grip.

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“I Want my Old Swing Back”

The golfing wilderness is a lonely place for any golfer at any time.  More so when the player experiencing difficulties is a public figure.  Often the player faces the mental dilemma regarding their golf swing as to which coach to consult to change their fortunes. This is a situation faced by all golfers at some point. “I just want my …

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Balancing your Practice Time

You’ve finished playing for the weekend and believe that your putting cost you quite a few shots.  For the practice sessions the following week do you a) focus almost exclusively on putting to try to ensure it is better next week b) keep to a balanced practice schedule or c) buy a new putter? Most people tend to do either a) or c).  …

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