Blog 20 – Golf Training Aids Explored

 Introduction There are a plethora of golf training aids on the market. Today I’ll walk you through the third of the four main ones I use during my coaching sessions Golf Hammer I was first introduced to the golf hammer by Kendal McWade at a golf...

Blog 19 – Golf Training Aids Explored

 Introduction There are a plethora of golf training aids on the market. Today I’ll walk you through the second of the four main ones I use during my coaching sessions Impact Ball Although the impact ball was invented primarily to promote a “connected swing” I’ve...

Blog 18 – Golf Training Aids Explored

 Introduction There are a plethora of golf training aids on the market. Today I’ll walk you through the second of the main ones I use during my coaching sessions Orange Whip  Sounds like something out of a pseudo masochism parlour but it’s not!...

Blog 17 – Golf Etiquette

Introduction Sport has unwritten rules or customs – etiquette – to uphold respect and fairness. These help people to play in the ‘spirit of the game’. They often require players to take an active approach to respect and fairness, not...

The target

Introduction It’s very easy to end up playing golf “in our heads” weighed down with a myriad of information we’ve gleaned from the internet, from friends, past coaching, golf magazines and our own experiences. We can feel like a plane preparing for takeoff; posture –...

Awareness through slow motion part II

Introduction So in blog 12 we explored the takeaway until the club was parallel to the ground. Now continue your backswing again in super slow motion. Be aware at what point (if at all) the wrists begin to hinge. Does it happen automatically or do you have to force...

Awareness through slow motion – part I

Introduction In the previous blog 11 I introduced Fred Shoemaker’s approach of learning through awareness.  Here are a few drills that you can try in your garden or indoors if you have the roof height and width (please remove the Ming vase and step away from the...