When it Sounds Like a Foreign Language, it's an Old Rules Golf Lesson

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This is our second installment of "The Adventures of O.R. Smith, Old Rules Golf Instructor." In this video, O. R. gives his version of a "simple" lesson to Nancy Nowconfused. These videos were meant to be funny but also a direct blow to the kind of golf… more »

Red Zone Tip for Short Putting - Get On Track

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Do you find yourself nervous on the short putts? When we get nervous, it creates a tentative, shaky stroke. Here's a drill that can help. And it proves that you don't have to be perfect, which is good news for all of us. Take two clubs and create a tr… more »

What Do the Numbers 5-5-5 Have to Do With Your Golf Game?

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When you don't trust what you're doing, you tend to tense up, tighten your grip and try to steer the ball. Think of it this way: When you strangle the golf club, the club goes slower not faster. I want you to start monitoring your grip pressure. On a… more »

The New Rules of Golf Instruction in today's Wall Street Journal

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The New Rules ideas are spreading. Today they are mentioned in a Wall Street Journal article about Method teaching. Here is the link. more »

Join the "New Rules" Movement (plus, a special golf school offer for WorldGolf.com readers)

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I am asking you to get involved. The internet and forwarding of links through e-mail allow ideas to spread "virally." The web is so democratic. You cast your vote every day with the things you find funny, interesting or educational that you pass along in… more »

Introducing O.R. Smith, old rules golf instructor

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Allow me to introduce O.R. Smith to you, WorldGolf.com readers: O. R. Smith is an Old Rules Instructor. He teaches the same method to every student who comes his way. Uniqueness and individuality are not allowed. In his mind there is one, "scientifica… more »

Can You Please Give Me a Golf Lesson That Doesn't Make Me Worse?

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"Can you please give me a golf lesson that doesn't make me worse?" That question and the two that follow are thoughts that go through most golfers mind. "Please help me get better, don't confuse me." "Can you say it so it doesn't sound like a… more »

Core Mental Toughness from a New Rules Perspective

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Thank you for coming to my blog here on WorldGolf.com. With the launch of "The New Rules of Golf Instruction" e-book came a new page on Mental Toughness in golf. Below you will find my first Core Mental Toughness video titled "The Why Question." It is… more »

WorldGolf.com golfers, please download my ebook 'The New Rules of Golf Instruction'

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I've released of my 60-page ebook, "The New Rules of Golf Instruction," which is available for free download at NewRulesGolf.com. The ebook features the nine areas where traditional (Old Rules) golf instruction has failed and introduces the "New Rule… more »

Video golf tip: Better pitching is golf's 2 for 1 special

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Okay WorldGolf.com golfers, here's a way to practice one area of your game and get a bonus. Pitching in the Red Zone is a way to lower your scores for sure, but it also serves a second purpose. This is where a person can make great progress on the hittin… more »

Download my best-selling first book "You're NOT Lifting Your Head" for FREE!

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Nine years ago, I wrote a book to show golfers that the common fault assessment "I lifted my head" or "I looked up" is a myth. I also wrote it to show golfers the difference between an ineffective teacher and the effective teacher golfers deserve. I… more »

Golf's Secret to Hitting the Ball Solid

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One of the reasons I focus on this topic as a teacher, is because here we are centuries after golf was invented and golfers still have "You looked up" and "Keep Your Head Down" as the #1 diagnosis of poor shots in golf. There are a couple of key ideas to… more »

Helping Golfers Reach Your Goals for 2009

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January 1 usually brings us to contemplate and assess the previous year and make a plan for the year to come. I have been setting written goals since 1987 and have tried a variety of methods. A couple of key things have come from this that I want to shar… more »

I'm Charlie King. Please Allow Me to Introduce Myself

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Not everybody can win the Masters. There's only that select one each year. For me, golf instruction is about helping golfers win their Masters, whatever that personal goal may be. It's a distinction that has guided in how we have developed the programmin… more »
 
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