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This one is very important. One one side, the Tour pro says I do this subconsciously, then in the same breath he says I need to rotate the knee and push off the right and drop in the slot, etc…THIS IS WHY GOLF IS SO CONFUSING TO LEARN!

You cannot be two places at once — period. So, you either follow a trail of thinking like a breadcrumb trail through the ball to your target or you deliver through a task without thought, just intent. Wisdom in Golf has this structure for you in spades; it will show you the way from task and or analogy of what you already do well, then plug this into the golf swing and then apply to golf shots and keep you on task and prevent you from falling off the rails from fear of doing something wrong. In our book, you are incapable of doing wrong!

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Shawn Clement is the new Director of Development at the Royal Quebec Golf Academy in Quebec City, Canada and a class A PGA teaching professional. Shawn was a 2011 and 2015 Ontario PGA Teacher of the Year nominee while Directing at the Richmond Hill Golf Learning Centre. He was also voted in the top 10 (tied with Martin Hall at No. 9) as most sought after teacher on the internet in 2016 with 83 000 subscribers on YouTube and 36 millions natural views. Shawn has been writing for numerous publications since 2001 including Golf Tips Magazine and Score Golf Magazine. He also appeared of the Golf Channel’s Academy Live in July 2001 with Jerry Foltz and Mike Ritz. Shawn Clement has the distinction of being one of the only professionals fit by Ping’s Tour fitting centre where he was fitted with left and right handed clubs including 2 drivers with 115 plus miles per hour and 300 plus yard drives from both sides.

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  1. geohogan

    Mar 23, 2019 at 10:46 am

    SB, Why golf instruction is so confusing!

    The BS comes before the forward swing toward the target.
    Our subconscious programs for movement in one direction at a time.

    So before BS, why would any golfer be focused on moving toward the target? The first move is away from the target. How the premotor cortex prepares for movement… in one direction:

    Premotor cortex neurons signal preparation for movement. A monkey is trained to prepare to make a movement to the right or left depending on a cue instruction, but to delay the movement until a “Move” signal is given (Weinrich and Wise 1982). Some neurons will fire selectively when the animal is preparing to make a movement to the right (Play Prepare right cell). Other neurons will fire selectively when the animal is preparing to make a movement to the left (Play Prepare left cell). Note that the cells fire in the interval between the Prepare instruction and the Move instruction, but they do not fire during the movement itself.

  2. James

    Mar 22, 2019 at 2:35 pm

    Umm, Shawn’s bio is longer than the article.

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