Practice is designed to erase our faulty perceptions about a missed shot. But we have missed too many shots, and even in practice we miss those shots.
How do we develop a confident stroke? There will always be that shot that sticks out in our mind because we know we have missed it before. When the shot comes up, our perceptions cause us to act with reservation. We build our mind set from our perceptions and it is from this mind set we perform.
On my membership site I show a series of these shots we miss. Master them by making five in a row. That will provide a strong mind set from which to act from.
Change your mind set, change your destiny.
Missing shots is like a cancer growing in our mind. Each negative experience gives us a stronger mind set of failure. Many players are plagued by the perceptive knowledge that they have failed on a specific shot. When they face that shot they do so with a negative mind set, therefore they cannot deliver a solid committed stroke. They are tentative. They are unsure, and they miss. Some players get this way about a specific opponent. They just can’t beat that guy.
The stroke, minus the interference equals the shot.
The perception that set up our mind set is what causes us to battle in this game. The game becomes a battle. It is tough. It is tough because you operate out of a faulty mind set. You have so much interference against you.
When you miss a gut shot for the game and suffer a brutal loss your friends may ask the question; “Will he ever get over this?” They know you will build a mindset from that experience and the next time you face that shot, the pain and agony comes back to you and this time you fail because your mind setprohibits you from