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My website has had a nice free PDF collection of neuroscience explanations cherry-picked from thousands of videos available on line, so that golfers and golf teachers can catch up to the past 20-25 years of revolution about the human brain and body. Neuroscience research has expanded human understanding of the brain and body by 350 times more than was ever known in all human history up to 1989. Golfers, golf teachers, golf "psychs", motor sports "experts", and even educational experts don't know any of this science. I checked, and have been checking for 20+ years. Public school teachers and university educational experts have "started" catching up about 3 years ago, at Harvard and a few other well-endowed factories, but generally, they are further down the track for catching up than anyone else in the above list....
I encourage you all to try being more creative with your shots at times. Not all the time just when the mood strikes you or your required to be a bit brave. This will allow you to have more fun and focus less on score. Practicing with creative shots is more fun and leads to more creativity. The Masters requires a magical shot to win it. Its seems that Jack, Larry Mize, Tiger, Phil, Bubba, etc. have the creativity and the strength to try. Not care about the result and go for it. Give up control to gain control. Try it and let me know how it works out. Have fun!
Visualization is a diverse and powerful tool for golfers that has so many uses besides visualizing a shot in your pre-shot routine or making a putt. One key to success in golf is staying away from thoughts about the score, and focusing the mind more on what creates that score; getting the ball in the hole and making birdies. In this article we will explore how you can use visualization during a round of golf to develop a birdie-minded focus, improve performance, and lower your score.