Finding the right focus integral to good golf

A few weeks ago, my blog about whether golfers show focus internally or externally touched a nerve among some readers, so I've taken another swing at this dilemma that perplexes many golfers. Sean Casey, Director of Instruction at the ClubLink Academy at Glen Abbey, works with fellow academy coach Brad Kinvig. Should I focus on my swing? Or forget all the technical mumbo-jumbo and just give it a whack? It’s a question that confuses … [Read more...]

What’s the right focus: internal or external?

Golfers are constantly receiving contradictory messages about how to play great golf. Taken to an extreme, the mental gurus say the target is everything, and that your focus should be completely external. Trust your swing and focus only on the target—where you want the ball to go. Golf instructors tend to say that you’ve got to constantly monitor your swing mechanics and how your body is moving.  Therefore, your focus is internal. You … [Read more...]