If youíre like most golfers, youíre always trying to duplicate that ďperfectĒ golf swing. I know I am. Doesnít it feel great to hit that effortless shot? Donít you wish you could do it every time? That would be a similar feeling of what the proís have most of the time. It would be such a high!
So whatís keeping you from this goal? Do you think you just need to hit more balls? Or, are you already hitting hundreds every week? If thatís not working, do you need more golf lessons? Or, have you taken lessons but not seen improvement?
If itís none of the above, then what?
I can tell you almost 100% for sureÖitís your BODY!
Your body dictates your golf swing. How many times have you felt like you canít make a FULL turn or backswing? Do you think the solution is hitting more balls or taking more golf lessons?
Itís not! Itís improving your golf-specific flexibility and even strength.
Once you address and improve your physical limitations, your golf swing mechanics fall into place, with very little effort. Unless you donít have a concept of what needs to be done to complete a proper golf swing, in which taking a golf lesson to understand it would be first priority.
The majority of amateur golfers have some kind of physical limitation that keeping them from a great game of golf. It could be flexibility, or it could be strength.
Combining the two is your most effective approach.
Getting a golf-specific evaluation by a golf fitness professional is your first step. Then, you can set up a game plan on what you need to work on and how to do it.
Youíd be amazed at how quickly you can improve your golf swing and game with this approach. Donít keep looking for the silver bullet. The answer is in the mirror. Now do something about it!
Mike Pedersen is a respected golf fitness expert, and the author of the Ultimate Golf Fitness Guide, numerous golf fitness tips and founder of several online golf fitness sites. For more information on his new, cutting-edge golf fitness e-book, go to http://www.ultimategolffitnessguide.com.