In this video my first priority is to learn about my accuracy – not to fix it. Fixing can come afterwards, once I can tell the difference between my baseline control swing and my regular swing. I’ve selected specific drills designed to enhance my feel and accelerate my learning process, and I’ll show you exactly how I use them in practice on the range.
Driver Accuracy Training part 2
In this second practice video I’ll show you the next step in my practice routine as I work on improving driver accuracy by comparing my baseline control swing to my full swing using a specific drill – the Low Energy swing. The key to learning rapidly and effectively is to focus on the process rather than the outcome.
Mid-Iron Distance Control
In this video I’ll address a different game issue: determining distances for irons. As you see from the video, my philosophy is to find the average carry yardage for each iron using a full, normal, comfortable swing. The reason I choose the words “normal” and “comfortable” is because these are swings I can make with confidence.
Mid-Iron Distance Control part 2
In this video I’ll show you how I structure a practice to address a mechanical issue in my swing. Then I’ll demonstrate a 3-step process for developing a feedback system that allows me to make adjustments to my swing and to know when I am on the right track with the appropriate feedback. This range session combines both Practice and Training.
Focus on the Root Cause, not Symptoms
If you are trying to address an issue with your swing, don’t make the mistake of trying to fix the symptom. Make sure you are addressing the real issue – what I call the “root cause” – because no matter how hard you try, you can’t fix symptoms without addressing the underlying issue.
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About the Author
Eric Jones is a multiple award-winning PGA Class “A” teaching professional, including PGA Teacher of the Year (2014) and Horton Smith Award for Education (2016) in Northern California.
He is a former Coach at Stanford University, where he also played college golf. He holds a Masters Degree in Sport Psychology and is the author of multiple best-selling golf instruction books on Amazon.
Eric is a two-time World Long Drive Champion, LDA Tour Rookie of the Year and creator of The 5 Keys To Distance, the longest-running and most popular distance training program in golf.
Eric is a frequent Keynote Speaker, sits on the Advisory Board of multiple golf industry companies, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the JGANC (Junior Golf Association of Northern California), the oldest junior tournament organization in Northern California.
He is the founder of the Eric Jones Golf Academy as well as iGolfU, where he is a leader in the evolution of online golf instruction, training and coaching.