What should your mind be doing when you hit a golf ball? The last thing you want to do is to start thinking about positions and giving yourself
Mike often makes practice swings off to the side and incorporates a couple of drills for what he wants his swing to do. Then Mike ties this all together with the motion of taking the club through the ball.
Once Mike has a feel for the swing, he has a mental picture of how he wants to execute the shot. Mike has programmed the flow and
motion of the swing when he sets up to the ball. Now it’s about focusing on the motion and hitting the shot.
Mike will also immediately assess how his shot went and, if necessary, make the appropriate adjustments.
When you are over the ball, what is the target? The target is not the destination and where the ball is going, but the ball. If you are focused on hitting the ball correctly, it will go to your destination.
This concept is the same for baseball; you concentrate on hitting and knowing where the ball is going. This feeling also applies to tennis and ping pong.
Mike has a clear picture of what he wants to do with the club, path, and face to make the ball go to the destination.
The ball is the target and what you are going to hit.