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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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Are you a Professional?

Whenever the word professional is used in golfing circles, it inspires images of players travelling the world and making money doing something that they love.  This is really the romantic view and whether or not it is the reality, it is the stuff of dreams for countless golfers. History shows that success at the professional golf level comes to very …

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Pilates Warm-up for Golf

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Pilates for Golf – Strength

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Sand Line Drill

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Toyota World Junior Championships, Japan – Days 1 & 2

Day 1 The first day of a team event in golf ideally has all players healthy, alert and ready to play well.  Wafting in the foyer of the hotel prior to travelling to the golf course looked more like the waiting room at a doctor’s surgery with three of the four team members with colds; only Viraat healthy.  The phrase …

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Do you Work Out of Hours?

When I am reading a great novel, I can get completely lost in the plot, turning page after page.  Time is irrelevant and before I know it, a couple of hours have passed.  Do you know this feeling for the things you say you are passionate about? This is one of the clues to something that is a true passion.  …

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Who do you play for?

I’m always curious to know the reasons a person plays golf, especially if they have high ambitions for becoming a great golfer.  The answers are usually that they want to join their workmates, friends, family members or partner.  Occassionally they are playing just for themselves. Regardless of who you are playing for or your motivation to play, it is extremely …

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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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Making your Practice Efforts Count

I have met many golfers claiming to be hard practicers.  However most pale in comparison to a friend whose practice habits are something of a legend.  A lasting memory is of him at a local park with a galvanised tin rubbish bin full of golf balls.  There would have been around 500 balls in the bin! He tipped the bin …

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