098 – 2017 Golf Improvement Podcast Highlights 2!

MORE Great Golf Improvement Knowledge:

2017 Golf Improvement Podcast Highlights 2!

2017 Golf Improvement Podcast Highlights 2!

Welcome to Episode 98 of The Golf Improvement Podcast!  Dedicated to sharing useful information on custom club fitting, short game improvement, and effective practice techniques.  Bringing YOU The Custom Club Fitting Experience Of Your Life – and Lower Scores ALWAYS!

Show Notes:

Enjoy this second installment of the 2017 Golf Improvement Podcast Highlights! This post contains 2 to 6 minute highlights from 11 of my 2017 Podcast Interviews with golf improvement experts.  Thanks to EVERYONE who I was fortunate to interview in 2017!

  • (084) – Jaacob Bowden – Adapting To Single Length Irons
  • (085) – Jim MacKay – Putting Distance Control Nuggets
  • (087) – Bruce Rearick – Putter Self-Fitting Mistakes
  • (088) – Tom Wishon – Why Average Golfers Need Custom Fit Clubs
  • (089) – Jamie Donaldson – Final Words On Green Reading
  • (090) – Jim McCleery – Custom Club Fitting Misconceptions And Surprises
  • (091) – Bruce Rearick – Most Important Putter Design Elements
  • (092) – Samuel Vine – The Beauty Of Quiet Eye
  • (093) – Noa Kageyama – Slow Down In Rhythm!
  • (094) – John Schiavone – Value Of The AGCP Roundtable
  • (096) – Mike McFadden – Winter Indoor Practice, Working On The Edges!

 

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097 – 2017 Golf Improvement Podcast Highlights 1!

Enjoy This Great Golf Improvement Knowledge:

2017 Golf Improvement Podcast Highlights 1!

2017 Golf Improvement Podcast Highlights 1!

 

Welcome to Episode 97 of The Golf Improvement Podcast!  Dedicated to sharing useful information on custom club fitting, short game improvement, and effective practice techniques.  Bringing YOU The Custom Club Fitting Experience Of Your Life – And Lower Scores ALWAYS!

Show Notes:

Enjoy this first installment of the 2017 Golf Improvement Podcast Highlights! This post contains 2 to 6 minute highlights from 12 of my 2017 Podcast Interviews with golf improvement experts.  Thanks to EVERYONE who I was fortunate to interview in 2017!

  • (070) – Don Coyle – Custom Club Fitting Misconceptions
  • (071) – Jeff Sheets – Buy A New Driver!
  • (074) – Adam Young – The “Secret” To Hitting Straight Shots
  • (075) – Jeff Sheets – High COR Iron Designs, The Entire Club Matters
  • (076) – Sean Hutchinson – Simple Is Good!
  • (077) – Russ Ryden – Golf Shaft Misconceptions
  • (078) – Robb Gibb – Be Consistent In YOUR Model
  • (079) – Brandon Horvath – Making Turf Grass Great
  • (080) – Preston Combs – Create A Clear Putting Picture
  • (081) – Don Connelly – Club Lengths For Taller, Shorter Golfers
  • (082) – Peter Wiesel – Putters For Young Golfers
  • (083) – Graham Boulton – Focusband and Parkinson’s Disease

 

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096 – Task Oriented Golf Training! – Mike McFadden Podcast

Adopt Task Oriented Golf Training To

Help YOU To Shoot Lower Scores!

Task Oriented Golf Training Welcome to Episode 96 of The Golf Improvement Podcast! Dedicated to sharing useful information on Custom Club Fitting, Short Game Improvement, and Effective Practice Techniques.  Bringing YOU The Custom Club Fitting Experience Of Your Life – And Lower Scores ALWAYS!

Show Notes:

Annual Christmas Podcast Interview with Mike McFadden – 30+ year PGA Golf Professional, Custom Club Fitter, and Sports Director at the Jakobsberg Hotel and Golf Resort in Jakobsberg, Germany.

  • Mike shares some of the greatest influences on his thinking about golf improvement from the last year (a surprise!).
  • He and I talk about Self Concepts, Self Learning, and Self Discovery and their importance to golf improvement.
  • Mike shares some of the many (hundreds!) Practice Tasks that he uses with golfers to help them improve their golf games.
  • He talks about some of most valuable Practice Tasks all golfers can work to accomplish in their indoor winter practice.
  • He talks about the importance of Learning To Swing Faster to Hit the Golf Ball Farther – and some of the most important things golfers can do to accomplish this.
  • Finally, Mike again shares the importance of this wonderful word – FUN – and its importance to help all golfers to Play Their Best Golf!

Thanks again for sharing Mike!

Useful Web Links And Information!

To learn more about Mike McFadden at True Custom Club Fitting – Click HERE!

Remember This Concept To Improve Your Golf Practice!

“THE TASK LEADS TO THE SOLUTION!”

Learning Is The Repeated Attempt To Solve A Task

NOT The Repetition Of The Solution For A Specific Task.”

 

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095 – Putting Quiet Eye Revisited AND Flatstick Academy!

Enjoy this Revisit of Past Putting Quiet Eye Interviews

AND Information on the Recent Flatstick Academy!

Putting Quiet Eye

Flatstick Academy

Welcome to Episode 95 of The Golf Improvement Podcast!  Dedicated to sharing useful information on custom club fitting, short game improvement, and effective practice techniques.  Bringing You The Custom Club Fitting Experience Of Your Life – And Lower Scores ALWAYS!

Show Notes:

Another Great Flatstick Academy Certification Training (December 8 – 10) – THANKS David Orr!

Highlights from past Golf Improvement Podcast Interviews related to Putting Quiet Eye…

Useful Web Links!

“Perception, Cognition, and Decision Training” (Dr. Joan Vickers) – Click HERE!

To find a Flatstick Academy Certified Putting Instructor – Click HERE!

FREE Kindle Version of my book “The Fit Is IT!” (Dec. 18 – 22) – Click HERE!

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094 – 12th AGCP Roundtable Highlights! – John Schiavone Interview

12th AGCP Roundtable Highlights:

Knowledge YOU Can Use!

12th AGCP Roundtable

Welcome to Episode 94 of The Golf Improvement Podcast!  Dedicated to bringing you useful information on custom club fitting, short game improvement, and effective practice techniques.  Bringing You The Custom Club Fitting Experience Of Your Life – And Lower Scores ALWAYS!

Show Notes:

Interview with John SchiavoneRocket Science Golf in Staten Island, NY – AGCP Level 10 Custom Clubfitter.

  • John tells us a little about His Story – how he first became interested in custom club fitting, and how he became a member of the Association of Golf Club Fitting Professionals (AGCP).
  • He shares information from one of his past favorite Roundtable presentations – about the implications in the book “Every Shot Counts” by Mark Broadie.
  • John discusses two of the most interesting training sessions from the 12th Roundtable – related to custom putter fitting, and related to how to measure driver lofts, face angles, and lie angles.
  • Finally John shares some final words for custom club fitters, on the value of attending the AGCP Roundtable events for custom fitters AND for golfers!

Thanks John for filling us in on the great information learned at the 12th AGCP Roundtable!

Useful Links:

To contact John Schiavone at Rocket Science Golf in Staten Island, NY,

Email him at rocketsciencegolf@verizon.net

To find an AGCP True Custom Club Fitter in your area – Click HERE!

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093 – Bulletproof Practice and Play! – Noa Kageyama Interview

Lifetime Learning Principles To Help YOU

Practice And Play Your Best Golf!

Practice and Play

Welcome to Episode 93 of The Golf Improvement Podcast!  Dedicated to bringing golfers useful information on custom club fitting, short game improvement, and effective practice techniques.  Dedicated to Bringing You The Custom Club Fitting Experience Of Your Life – And Lower Scores ALWAYS!

Show Notes:

Welcome back to Noa KageyamaThe Bulletproof Musician – Sports Psychologist and Faculty Member at the Julliard School in New York City, NY.

  • Noa has a life-long passion for learning and improving – he talks about some of the things that helped nature this passion, and how golfers can adopt this approach to improving their games.
  • Since our first interview 2 years ago, he talks about the top 2 or 3 things that have changed in what he knows about how to play and practice at your best.
  • Noa has a post on his web site called “8 Things Top Practicers Do Differently.”  And one of these is to “Slow Things Down.”  Noa talks about why slowing things down is important to improving your skills.
  • He has developed a new improvement initiative called AudioHacker – Noa talks about what this is, and how some of the content in it is relevant to golfers who want to perform their best “under the gun.”
  • He shares recommendations on two valuable books he recommends for golfers who want to improve how they learn and improve their practice and performance.
  • Finally – Noa shares some Final Takeaways for golfers who want to learn to Play Their Best and Go Low.

Noa THANKS for the knowledge you share with everyone who wants to Practice And Play Their Best!

Useful Web Links:

To learn more about Noa Kageyama, The Bulletproof Musician – Click HERE!

To learn more about Noa’s new AudioHacker Course – Click HERE!

To learn more about the book “The Art Of Learning” – Click HERE!

To learn more about the book “Psyched Up!” – Click HERE!

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092 – Practical Putting Quiet Eye! – Dr. Samuel Vine Interview

Use Putting Quiet Eye Techniques And MAKE MORE PUTTS!

Putting Quiet Eye Welcome to Episode 92 of The Golf Improvement Podcast!  Dedicated to bringing golfers useful information on custom club fitting, short game improvement, and effective practice techniques.  Bringing You The Custom Club Fitting Experience Of Your Life – And Lower Scores ALWAYS!

Show Notes:

How I first learned – from Glen Coombe, the Putting Doctor – about Putting Quiet Eye Techniques.

Interview with Dr. Samuel VineSenior Lecturer in Psychology and Human Performance at the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom.

  • Sam tells His Story – how he first became interested in the science of Quiet Eye, and other research areas that he is interested in.
  • He provides an overview about what Quiet Eye is – and also what his research tells us about Why It Works to improve golf putting and other athletic performance.
  • Sam shares advice on Tasks Needed To Achieve Quiet Eye in Putting – and what golfers sometimes do to NOT be successful in applying Quiet Eye Techniques.
  • He discusses possible applications of Quiet Eye Techniques to other types of golf shots.
  • Sam talks about other research areas he presently works on – and interesting perspectives of things he has learned about “challenges and threats” in human performance.
  • He shares a few of his most satisfying successes in helping golfers to successfully use Quiet Eye to improve their putting performance.
  • Finally – Sam provides some Final Suggestions to golfers to help them to Play Their Best Golf!

Sam THANKS for sharing Practical Information to Help Golfers Play Their Best!

Useful Web Links:

To watch a Putting Quiet Eye Video – Click HERE!

To connect to Dr. Samuel Vine’s YouTube Channel – Click HERE!

To view Dr. Samuel Vine’s Research Profile – Click HERE!

Connect with Sam on Twitter at @samueljamesvine

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091 – Putter Design Insights! – Bruce Rearick Interview

Learn These Putter Design Insights And

Become The Best Putting Version Of YOU! Putter Design Insights Welcome to Episode 91 of The Golf Improvement Podcast!  Dedicated to sharing useful information on custom club fitting, short game improvement, and effective practice techniques.  Bringing You The Custom Club Fitting Experience Of Your Life – And Lower Scores ALWAYS!

Show Notes:

Welcome back Bruce Rearick from Burnt Edges Consulting!

  • Bruce discusses his beliefs on the most important elements of putter design – and some elements of putter design that are not as important as often advertised.
  • He shares the most important elements of putter designs that have changed – from the standpoint of helping golfers putt their best – in the past 30 years.
  • Bruce talks about things that golfers most often do to sabotage their putting, relative to putter design.
  • He reviews his approach to how golfers should decide on the appropriate elements of putter design to use for their personal natural putting strokes.
  • Bruce talks about some “lessons learned” from well-known Tour Pros who have tinkered with changing putters when perhaps they shouldn’t – you know these guys!
  • Finally – Bruce shares some Final Putter Design Insights to help golfers putt their best!

Thanks Bruce for your great insights and knowledge on putter design and putter fitting!

Useful Web Links!

To learn more about and from Bruce Rearick and Burnt Edges Consulting – Click HERE!

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090 – Custom Club Fitting Insights! – Jim McCleery Interview

Great Custom Club Fitting Insights From

Jim McCleery and McGolf Custom Clubs!

Custom Club Fitting

Welcome to Episode 90 of The Golf Improvement Podcast!  Dedicated to bringing you useful information on Custom Club Fitting, Short Game Improvement, and Effective Practice Techniques.  Bringing YOU The Custom Club Fitting Experience Of Your Life – And Lower Scores ALWAYS!

Show Notes:

Hum – what would it Feel Like to be a GREAT Putter?

Interview with Jim McCleeryMcGolf Custom Clubs in Waverly, Ohio – 4 time Golf Digest Top 100 Custom Club Fitter!

  • Jim shares what initially got him interested in custom club fitting – and what has propelled him to be a Golf Digest Top 100 custom club fitter.
  • He discusses some of the biggest misconceptions golfers have about true custom club fitting – and the biggest surprises golfers have AFTER a custom fitting.
  • Jim talks about the importance of Smash Factor and Shot Dispersion in driver fittings.
  • He shares his thoughts on why some drivers are designed with very high lie angles – in the range of 62 to sometimes 64 degrees.
  • Jim discusses typical driver lengths that are most often the “best fit” in his custom driver fittings (don’t be too surprised!).
  • He talks about some of the great fun and learning he recently had in visiting two Tour Vans – and differences he sees in what is in Tour Vans and in some custom fitting shops.
  • Jim tells us some of the most satisfying success stories he has had in helping golfers shoot lower scores through custom fitting.
  • Finally – Jim shares some Final Words and Advice to help golfers play their best and shoot lower scores!

Thanks Jim To Your Dedication To Helping Golfers Play Their Best Golf!

Useful Web Links:

To learn more about Jim McCleery and McGolf Custom Clubs – Click HERE!

To view Jim’s McGolf Custom Clubs YouTube Channel – Click HERE!

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089 – Make Putting Great Again! – Jamie Donaldson Interview

Jamie Donaldson Shares AimPoint Express Information

To Help Golfers “Make Putting Great Again!”

Make Putting Great Again!

Welcome to Episode 89 of The Golf Improvement Podcast!  Dedicated to bringing you useful information on True Custom Club Fitting, Short Game Improvement, and Effective Practice Techniques.  Bringing You The Custom Club Fitting Experience Of Your Life – and Lower Scores ALWAYS!

Show Notes:

Interview with Jamie Donaldson Europe’s Senior AimPoint Green Reading Instructor.

  • Jamie talks about how he “took the plunge” to become Europe’s first AimPoint Putting Coach.
  • He shares interesting perspectives on the benefits of using the AimPoint Express green reading process.
  • Jamie talks about some tasks and drills that he assigns golfers to work on after an AimPoint Express class.
  • He discusses helping Tour Players to understand and adopt AimPoint Express.
  • Jamie also shares helping high-handicap golfers (15 handicap and above) to use AimPoint Green Reading to putt their best.
  • He shares his knowledge on how grain in greens can influence an AimPoint Express read.  (LISTEN CAREFULLY!)
  • Jamie shares some of his most satisfying AimPoint Express coaching experiences.
  • Finally – Jamie provides some Final Words on additional tasks golfers can do to improve their putting through improved green reading.

Wonderful Information For Golfers – Thanks Jamie!!

Useful Web Links:

To learn more about Jamie Donaldson – Click HERE!

To connect with Jamie on Twitter – @golfdonaldson

To learn more about AimPoint Golf and find an AimPoint Express Instructor in your area – Click HERE!

To read the great AimPoint blog posts – Click HERE!

 

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