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When Learning: Do You Persevere or Give In?

"...never give in, never give in, never, never, never - in nothing, great or small, large or petty - never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense." What do you say to a graduating class of very privileged school boys knowing that they would almost certainly soon be drafted into military service to face the enemy in battle? Everyone present knew the gravity of the situation. And so, the speaker that day, Sir Winston Churchill, chose and spoke his words carefully. Read them ... Read more...
Steve Graves, Friday, September 4, 2015

Learning Golf is Like Life: Play, Fail, Learn, Repeat!

My generation grew up playing board games like Monopoly, Chutes and Ladders, and Sorry. Each game came with an instruction book. It was important to take time and read the instructions before beginning to play. If there was a squabble about some move, we dug out the instructions and re-read what to do in that situation. The rule book ruled. Our "millennial" children grew up in the era of electronic games. We enjoyed playing Pac Man, QBert, King's Quest, Frogger, Tetris, and others. Unlike ... Read more...
Steve Graves, Thursday, June 6, 2013

Does Your Golf Grip Wear Too Many Hats?

Perhaps the most important element of learning the game, is the grip and its purpose in your golf swing. Obviously, the grip's primary purpose is to communicate your desires to your golf club. Unfortunately, like most communications the grip is often given too many jobs to do. For example, suppose your child says, "Dad, I'm staying over at Jimmy's house on Friday night." Now, that seems pretty straight forward, unless you check your calendar and notice that Saturday morning is the date to ... Read more...
Steve Graves, Thursday, June 14, 2012