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Adam Young

Adam Young
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Adam is a golf coach and author of the bestselling book, "The Practice Manual: The Ultimate Guide for Golfers." He currently teaches at Twin Lakes in Santa Barbara, California. Adam has spent many years researching motor learning theory, technique, psychology and skill acquisition. He aims to combine this knowledge he has acquired in order to improve the way golf is learned and potential is achieved. Adam's website is www.adamyounggolf.com

Visit his website www.adamyounggolf.com for more information on how to take your game to the next level with the latest research.
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What is Low Point? Anyone who has been on a Trackman device may have noticed a new number that calculates something called "Low Point," which is...

Most golfers work week in, week out on their swing techniques. They search for the perfect mechanics in the hope that, one day, things...

The New Year is here, and you want to make 2016 the best golfing year of your life, right? But it’s cold, the course...

My most recent articles on GolfWRX have highlighted the importance of golfers to striking the sweet spot more often. The next logical step is...

More than 10 years ago at a university lecture on materials science, it finally dawned on me. “Ah, that’s why a driver is so much more chaotic.” Last week,...

On the lesson tee, I frequently hear players say that the club twisted or slipped out of their hands at impact. So I ask them, “Why...

In my article "How I hit drives 56 yards farther with just one adjustment," I discussed the role angle of attack plays in helping optimize...

In my article Practice the Nail Drill to improve your swing without thinking about it, I explained a drill that I've found to help resolve...

Golfers often forget that they hold a massive amount of instinctive intelligence. They usually interrupt this with their own adult and analytical ways of learning things, breaking...

In my previous article, I showed how different impact positions produce different ball flights and distances at a given speed because of dynamic loft....

It seems like everyone wants to copy the professional golfers and add more lag and get more forward shaft lean. Hundreds, if not thousands...

Average golfers are giving away a ton of iron/fairway wood distance and consistency. Their distance control is also really poor, leading to shots that...

This story was selected as one of the 15 best GolfWRX stories of 2015! Did you know that the average golfer is losing a ton...

When you think of working on your technique, most people think big changes in body movement. Changing how your body pivots, how your hips...

Recent strides in motor learning theory have led to a lot of questions being answered, and even more being asked. But one of the...

By Adam Young, GolfWRX Contributor Goal setting for practice When you go to the driving range to practice, how many people do you see just hitting...

19th Hole

Don’t activate the slope feature. Keep that cover on. Do whatever you gotta do. Such has been the refrain for caddies using laser rangefinders...