ASK MIKE: PRACTICE

ASK MIKE: PRACTICE

Understanding how to practice is a basic skill. If you understand the steps and the reason for each one, and if you are consistent with them, your game will continue to improve. If you practice incorrectly or do not develop the basic skills that proper practice builds then your swing and your progress become limited.

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ASK MIKE: PRACTICE
  • A PROPER SETUP LOOKS OPEN

    This Ask Mike is in response to a question from Linda Crass (Atascadero, CA-US). Find out why pros set up with the clubface looking open and amateurs overcorrect.

  • THE KEY TO WORKING WITH SOMEONE

    Response to the "Teach The Teacher" segment with Billy Fitzgerald. Mark Heirigs from Vancouver, WA reminds Mike to pay attention to Joe's right corner. Before you start to work with someone on your swing, make sure you know what you are trying to work on. Too much information will drown you.

  • HOW MANY BALLS TO HIT

    RESPONSE TO COMMENTS on IFYP | FULL SWING | 05. Full Swing Drills // How many balls does Doug Roberts recommend hitting in order to practice? There is such a thing as too many. It is more important to know the task at hand.

  • FEEL TO GAIN CONTROL

    RESPONSE TO COMMENTS on AM | 2017.33 | 03. RE: How To Practice Anywhere - 20170819 // What you experience when you swing is the feeling that you need to connect to. Build a personal connection to what you feel.

  • GROWING YOUR SWING

    RESPONSE TO GENERAL COMMENTS FROM MEMBERS // Many people think that you need to swing like a Tour Pro to play the game. The truth couldn't be further from that idea.

  • HOW DO I MAKE MY SWING BETTER

    Practicing opposites is a great way to improve your game. Learn why opposites are so vital for teachers and players.

  • HOW DO I SET UP USING A DYNAMIC SHAFT PLANE

    RESPONSE TO COMMENTS on AM | 2021.17 | 01. RE: Internal and External Arm Rotation in the Swing - 20210430 // Most people set up using a static shaft plane. Learn the difference and see how a dynamic shaft plane can make your game more reliable.

  • HOW OFTEN SHOULD I BE USING TEES

    RESPONSE TO COMMENTS on AM | 2021.01 | 01. RE: What Did Joe Nichols Do With Tipping The Club Out - 20210102 // Tour players utilize tees in their practice and game. Learn how a tee will benefit your overall game.

  • OLYMPIC LEVEL CONSISTENCY

    RESPONSE TO COMMENTS on PL | MICHAEL BERGBAUER - 202104 | 06. Add Pushaway To Your Chipping Shots // Olympians are able to perform at the highest level because of consistency. Here is how consistency can be achieved in your golf game.

  • POWER IN GOING SLOW

    RESPONSE TO COMMENTS on AM | 2021.27 | 03. RE: Set Up Using Your Dynamic Plane - 20210709 // If you cannot go slow with something, you cannot have a feel that holds under pressure.

  • SHOULD I PRACTICE IN SLOW MOTIO

    RESPONSE TO COMMENTS on AM | 2021.08 | 01. RE: How Should My Hands Be On The Club - 20210226 // If you cannot feel the weight of the club, adding speed will not help you improve. Here is what to look for instead.

  • THE BENEFITS OF THE CORNER DRILL

    RESPONSE TO COMMENTS on AM | 2021.21 | 04. RE: Why Do I Struggle With My Longer Clubs - 20210528 // Joe Nichols had a lot of good drills and concepts.

  • WHY DO I STRUGGLE WITH MY LONGER CLUBS

    RESPONSE TO COMMENTS on AM | 2018.35 | 01. RE: Trouble Pivoting Bigger Clubs - 20180901 // A lot of people struggle with their longer clubs because they don't realize that it is the same swing. Your shaft angle, body tempo, and palms stay the same. Let's take a closer look.

  • WHY DO YOU PRACTICE OFF OF A TEE

    RESPONSE TO COMMENTS on AM | 2020.51 | 05. RE: How Complicated Is The Golf Swing - 20201218 // Making practice easier is very important. Learn how using a tee can help your angle of approach.