Better or Best? | Swing Man Golf

By Adam Young

Improvement can come in a couple of forms – either you can try to play your best golf, or you can try to play better than your best.

Let me explain.

When most golfers take a lesson, they are not really trying to learn something new. It is hard for us as humans to see beyond what we are already capable of. For that reason, most golfers simply want to get back to “their best” games.

Playing your best requires a very different strategy – it requires that we simply access the motor skills that we already own. It is not about pushing the boundaries further or creating new patterns of behaviour. It is much more about firing those neural networks we have hidden inside of us.

So, the big question is, how do we improve our ability to access what we own?

Forget about it

One of the most paradoxical parts to playing …

Read the rest of what Adam has to say about Better or Best in the May 2016 Monthly Handicap Improver here:
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