For the last 5 or so years I’ve been serious about improving my golf game. I’ve watched probably every golf instructional video out there, and most of them didn’t help me at all. Through my process of learning how to get better I’ve learned a plethora of lessons that apply to life also.
Many researcher have found out the most athletes, musicians, performers etc. reach the top 1% in their field after around 10,000 hour of practice. How did they come up with this number, I don’t know but it seems ridiculous. Here is why.
How do we swing the golf club? How are we taught to swing it? Could there be a way to swing the club that intentionally adds distance and accuracy with just a little bit of practice. I am setting out to learn to swing the club with intention. So that I can add distance and accuracy and hopefully become a scratch golfer.
Knowing the difference between internal and external focus in golf is the difference between being in the zone and only hitting a good shot every once in a while. Internal and external focus both help our golf game, but one of them gets used way more than it should be.
Many times when we are out on the course we get mad at ourselves and angry that we can’t hit the shots we would like. We get so caught up in technique and having the perfect golf swing that we forget why we are playing the game in the first place. Golf is about much more than a score. [Read more…] about The true meaning of Golf