Why Practice is so Easy, But Confidence Can Disappear Quickly Today, I answer two questions from golfers about overcoming the yips... One golfer recently wrote the following: "Practice is just as easy as before. I have full confidence, but I flinch when it counts on the course. I really don't know the answer, but I'm trying a very loose grip
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What Happens When You Focus Too Much on Your Stroke Carl wrote in to say that he has a putting drill to add to the one's I suggested for freeing up the putter (works for chipping too). Before I get to that, here's what he asked: "How do you back off from a putt when you start to feel you are loosing control of your putter face on your down
Freeing Up Your Golf Swing How much should you think over your putts or shots? Great question... One golfer wrote in to tell me he's starting to understand that over thinking or being too conscious of what he's doing does not help.... This is what Mark had to say: "The yips are definitely mental, caused by doubt and self-consciousness,
How To Improve Your Putting Here's the question of the week from my yips survey: "How do I keep my concentration or routine on short putts? It seems like I have no control over my putting stroke in competition when I have 2-5 footers." Your putting routine is very important to helping you make putts and perform consistently. That's because
Overcoming Pressure From Having The Yips John recently wrote to tell me he's make progress with his putting yips... What was interesting is the fact that he's owned up to the idea that the yips are not physical, but totally mental... "What really stuck with me was owning up to the fact that I have the yips.... then knowing that part of it is
How Can You Solve The Yips? Lot's of golfers have completed my survey on the yips... What's amazing is how golfers are trying to solve the yips. Here's just a sample of what people are saying about solutions--solutions that are not working: "Made a grip change along with focus on mechanics in practice to increase confidence in stroke...
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What are the full-swing yips in golf? The full-swing yips are another variety of the yips in golf. They are different than the putting … [Read Putting Yips Tip...]
Are the chipping yips caused by a mental or physical problem? The debate is still ongoing and the answer depends on who you ask in … [Read Putting Yips Tip...]
Are the putting or golf yips caused my mental or physical problems? Depends on who you ask about this phenomenon. Golf psychologists … [Read Putting Yips Tip...]
Not every golfer will experience the putting yips during a career. According to Wikipedia, Mayo Clinic researchers found that more than … [Read Putting Yips Tip...]