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EXPERIENCE THE SATISFACTION OF PRACTICING WITH A PURPOSE KEVIN’S
There are a variety of reasons why most be able to see the weakest part of your game path in combination with an open clubface. and positive practice. It
of us love this great game, and one is the joy and on which area you should concentrate The pro will give you a number of drills and
and satisfaction that come from just trying most of your practice time. Too many of my feelings to have the arms come more down- is analyzing and com-
to get better. One of the vehicles to improv- students have no measurable way to see ward and inward and the feeling of rotating
ing is practice. Let’s get into a few “Kures” how they’re doing and, of course, this leads and closing the clubface. paring the results of the
on what and how to practice effectively. to an inappropriate allocation of their prac-
tice time. 3. Practice with a Purpose Using Feed- shot and the feelings of
1.Tracking. There are many components back. It is important that either you or your
that make up shooting a lower score. Gen- 2. PGA Assessment. Based on your anal- professional has recorded specifically the the shot, to the new mod-
erally, these are course strategy, mental ysis of your tracking, I highly recommend one to three things you will be working on
and emotional control on the golf course, contacting a local PGA professional who in your practice sessions. Using the exam- el and program. So after
and a multiple of statistics that will track can give you a lesson and assess how to im- ple above, we need to get the path of the
your physical results. To help you track your prove the area of your game you have cho- clubhead moving more down the target each shot, you should go By Kevin Perkins
physical results, I would recommend that sen, and provide feedback and suggestions line and we need to close the clubface more through a 15-to-20-sec-
you a record your golf results. You might on how to improve. Hopefully, as a result of at impact, in order to negate the slice. The
do this with an Excel spreadsheet or, for your lesson from your professional, he will feelings as a result of these changes are ond feedback analysis to
you non-computer types, a notebook with give you a few drills and a few thoughts and what we call the new motor program, or
columns tracking the following: 1. putts cues to improve. Let me give you a practi- model. At some point during your lesson, see how your previous swing felt in com-
per round; 2. fairways hit; 3. greens in reg- cal example: Let’s say you were slicing your you should have been able to feel how the
ulation; 4. bunker, chipping and pitching driver and you both concluded that the new program feels as compared to your old parison to the model. Then, on your next
saves. After you review the results, you will slice is caused by an outside to inside swing swing. Therein lies the secret to productive
shot, either make a change if needed or,
if you were able to a copy the model per-
fectly, just continue to repeat the model.
Your practice has to be highly concentrat-
ed at all times, trying to repeat the model
program and analyzing the feedback. If
you accomplish this all-important pro-
cess while practicing, you will begin to see
some nice improvement.
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