Episode 9: Act As If

Having confidence and right mindset will help you sink the short putts every time. This drill can help.

Released on 5/2/2016

Credits

Featuring: Jeff Ritter
Director: Bret Kalmbach
Producer: APAIRUS COMPANY

Transcript

00:03
(upbeat music)
00:21
How many times have you stressed over a missed,
00:23
easy short putts, then had no problem backhanding that miss
00:26
right into the hole?
00:28
The simple fix to get you relaxed and play more confidently
00:30
is a mindset strategy called acting as if.
00:34
To develop this skill, on the practice green,
00:36
set eight balls in a circle three feet from the hole.
00:39
Without thinking, walk up and casually roll each put,
00:42
acting as if it were absolutely impossible to miss.
00:46
Right after contact, walk immediately into your next put,
00:49
continuing until your circle's complete.
00:52
You might be surprised by how many puts
00:54
you effortlessly make.
00:56
when on the course
00:57
and faced with a tricky, short putt, use this same strategy.
01:01
I want you to move faster, don't hesitate.
01:03
Care less and act as if.
01:05
When you take away the pressure and think like a pro,
01:08
you're guaranteed to make a lot more than you miss.
01:11
(upbeat music)
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