Mental Toughness

Chapter 4 Mental Toughness THE NEW RULES GET TO THE “CORE” OF MENTAL TOUGHNESS, NOT SURFACE, QUICK FIXES. With Dr. Rick Jensen I’m not formally educated as a sports psychologist and don’t have a Ph.D., but my experiences as a coach and teacher and the extensive study I have put into this topic have made

Through the Uprights

Some sports psychologists preach that you should aim for the smallest possible target. My experience tells me that this is not always the best idea. On golfers’ approach shots, they tend to aim at a very small target, which leads to steering the ball and trying to do things their skills don’t allow them to

Red Zone Putting

In this video, Charlie King gives us 3 drills for distance control or lag putting.  We will get the ball close enough to tap in by changing the way we develop our putting feel.  Watch this video to become an athletic putter.

Golf’s Engine – The Body

The engine of the golf swing is the body.  It first and foremost provides stability and a base of operations for the arms, hands, wrists and club to swing from.  The “Big Muscle” theory that the big muscles control the so-called small muscles is misleading at best.  “Turn, Turn” is another over-simplification that is not

Is Golf REALLY 90% Mental?

Well, it all depends.  I believe it is a sliding scale based on your current skill level.  On my scale, I feel like golf is 50% mental for 18 handicap golfers, 60% mental for 12 handicap golfers, etc. For scratch golfers it is 90% mental and for Tour players it is 95% mental. As we

Keep your Grip Consistent

by Charlie King, New Rules Golf School at Reynolds Golf Academy   Take your 58-degree wedge, your 52-degree wedge and a pitching wedge and hit enough shots to get a good working knowledge of how far the ball’s going to go with a half swing. Don’t try to perfect a bunch of different lengths of