By Adam Young

Understanding this really simple principle might be the trigger to learning not just golf, but everything better.

The vast majority of my students leave the lesson tee hitting the ball better. Whilst it is often the case that the result is instantly better, even in those cases it requires repetition until the new movement/concept/skill becomes ingrained so you do it without thought – this is called practice.

Whilst this idea is second nature to myself and most good golfers, it seems to be the major thing holding back most poor golfers from getting better. In fact, I could say,

The single most important difference between a good golfer and a poor golfer, is their ability to practice and learn effectively.

Learning takes time. We may change one thing, but it will have a knock-on effect to lots of other areas. We need to get all the cogs turning together before the machine fully functions. This means that you need…

Read the rest of what Adam has to say about the Stages of Learning in the June 2017 Monthly Handicap Improver here: