Why we love this

  • the video points out the very important fact that practicing in “distraction-free and pressure-free environments” might feel easy, but will lead to worse performance during competition.  Instead of limiting distractions and challenges, athletes should be encouraged to simulate game-like challenges and pressure during practice. Be a step ahead and prepare for the pressure of competition by practicing under it!!!

Recommended activities

  • before you watch the video, think about how you practice and why you practice that way
  • after viewing the video, take a break and then jot down the key points presented in the video
  • tell your coach or golf partner what the video is about and what you learned about practicing under pressure
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