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Vividly Imagine the Shot

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 22, 2018

When practicing using single targets always vividly imagine how the shot comes together and tie both sides of the brain up with doing different things thereby working together.   This is a big deal because your swing will not be the same everyday you go to shoot and by recognizing how your body’s rhythm is that day and training with what it is and making adjustments and scoring is huge. This is why I believe that ... Read more…

When you feel pressure on the course ..........

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 15, 2018

When you feel pressure on the course have a heightened awareness of balance, tempo and tension in your body as they are non-cognitive and focusing on them will move you to the right side of the brain (or your long term memory), which is where your skill lies.  Your balance might be great in the morning but not so great in the afternoon, your tension level might be relaxed on one station but 3 stations later you m... Read more…

Committing to the Shot

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 8, 2018

Can you walk into the cage and regardless of external or internal variables hit the shot you have determined to hit in your plan and pre-load and become the shooter you have committed to be?  Committing to the shot is critical to eliminating the mindless stream of drivel that streams through your head when trying to shoot the target or when competing in a tournament.  It is there because you have not made a decis... Read more…

Spend More Time Simulating the Real Game

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on May 1, 2018

In “Be A Player” Marriott and Nilsson site another study about trying to do the same thing over and over again…“The nervous system was designed to be flexible, not to do the same thing over and over,” Churchland explained when the study was published. Given this, the scientists extrapolated, an athlete’s quest for consistency is at odds with how human brains have evolved. “The pervasive belief that we can repeat o... Read more…

Too Many Players Focus on Achieving "Consistency"

Author: Gil Ash
Posted on April 24, 2018

In “Be A Player” Marriot and Nilsson mention a study that proves the human brain is not wired to do the same repetition the exact same way over and over again which is why emphasizing perfect at the end is so powerful.  Why is the idea of variability so critical for golfers to understand? In our opinion, too many players focus on achieving “consistency".  They practice the same shots and swings over and over, conv... Read more…