Putting Yips Research

Performance Anxiety And Putting Yips

Overcoming Golf Yips

Golfers Who Choke Under Pressure Golfers who are labeled with the yips experience a condition that causes muscular contractions or jerking at impact. They are seen by others as golfers who choke under pressure. Research shows that anxiety and stress accelerates the involuntary movements in many neurologic disorders, such as Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, and Tourette’s syndrome. This information lead … Putting Yips Article>>

Mental Imagery And The Putting Yips

Overcoming Golf Yips

Using Mental Imagery To Overcome The Yips I found an article in the Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, about decreasing the putting “yips” – in which golfers experience a sudden tremor, freezing, or jerking motion while putting. The researchers suggest that the yips have both physical and psychological connections, and the more than 25 percent of professional golfers acquire the … Putting Yips Article>>

What Causes Yips Symptoms?

Overcoming Golf Yips

Where Do The Yips Come From? One of the most studied phenomenon’s in the game of golf is the sudden appearance of the putting “yips”. Symptoms of the yips include jerks, tremors and freezing, which cause performance problems for tournament players. Related Article: Performance Anxiety and Golf Putting Yips Research suggests that the yips add approximately 4.7 strokes to affected … Putting Yips Article>>