​Don't even think about taking another golf lesson...or...playing a single round before you read this...

A common question we hear among golfers looking to improve is "How Should I Practice?"

It’s a great question that most players get wrong! The typical golfer goes to the range and hits shot after shot without great results. It’s not very efficient or effective.

What most of us don't know is that if we spend more time on our short game, that's the quickest way to take strokes off.

Fact - 70% of scoring is from 100 yards and in of the green.

But what if you could improve your full golf swing while practicing your short game...basically two birds with one stone. 

There is a way!  Keep reading...

  • Full swing lessons are great to work on your Single Plane Swing and will help lower your score, but they don't do it anywhere near as quickly or as effectively as short game lessons. 
  • By improving your technique in the short game, you will also see improved results in your swing on full shots.
  • Improving your short game will lower your scores the quickest and training can be done indoors.

A Putt is a Smaller Version of Your Full Swing

When you think about the swing for a putt it’s not that much different than your full swing.

The swing starts at the setup, the clubhead moves back, the clubhead travels down the line and strikes the ball, and then the clubhead finishes forward. 

The only difference is that the swing is smaller.

Being that it’s the same motion, improving your putting stroke will lead to an improved full swing. 

It’s also effective because the putting stroke encompasses the important areas of the golf swing.

It’s Easier to Make Changes with Smaller Swings

Making the change from conventional to Single Plane and implementing a swing change can be difficult to get the proper feeling. 

Whether you’re working on less wrist hinge in the backswing, leading more with the hands at impact, or finishing more left in the follow through it’s not easy to grab a 6 iron and just start hitting. 

This is where the pitch shot makes it easier. 

Let’s say you want to lead more with the hands at impact. Start with a short pitch shot and get the feel.

After several shots you’ll have a better idea of where you should be. Next move up to a bigger (50 yard) pitch and try to maintain the feeling. 

Then move up to an even bigger (70-80 yard) pitch shot and continue developing the feel.

Finally, you’ll get to the full swing and it will be easier to maintain because you started small and worked your way up.

It’s a more efficient way to introduce swing changes.

Pitching Teaches You to Control the Motion of Your Hands

The way your hands work in the golf swing and the way your hands work in relation to your body play a big role in your ball striking success.

Hitting good pitch shots requires your hands to lead the clubhead through impact and for your hands and body to move together.

If your hands move faster than the body you’ll mishit shots. If your body moves too fast your hands will get left behind.

As stated earlier it is much easier to get a feel with shorter swings.

Practice your pitch shots and feel the hands and body moving at the same speed.

Once you get this down it will be easier to translate to your full swing.

You will also start to feel your hands leading the clubhead through impact which will result in more consistent shots. 

This is all great, but it's winter. What do I do now to practice?

  • Work on Fundamentals...See your setup and swing by practicing in a mirror or sending videos to our coaches in the Gold Membership program from inside
  • Work on Putting and Chipping...Focus on good rhythm and making pure contact. Let the length of your putting stroke and chipping motion be the factor that controls how far the ball rolls out.
  • Participate in workshops or watch videos...At Graves Golf, we have thousands of hours of instructional video content and training workshops that will help you learn how to practice indoors along with how short game practice will impact your full swing.

Workshops? What Are Those? Watch To Learn More!

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Two Birds with One Stone?

So back to the original question, "How Should I Practice?"  
Answer: On Your Short Game...Putting, Chipping and Pitching!

By working on your short game, you will drastically improve your full swing...that's where the two birds with one stone comes in. Plus you can do all of it indoors this winter.  

So we have turned this idea into a workshop called "Two Birds with One Stone: The Ultimate Indoor Training" and it starts on December 13th.

If you have never participated in our workshops, they are about two hours long and broken up into different sections. You will be able to watch them at our own pace, then about a week after the release, we have a one hour question and answer session.  This will be recorded, so if you can't make the session, don't worry.

Think of it this way: Private coaching will run you $300 - $500 for the two hours and we are offering this workshop for a fraction of the cost.

During the Two Birds with One Stone: The Ultimate Indoor Training Workshop, we will cover…

  • Relationship between the short game and full swing
  • The proper way to use training aids indoors
  • Putting fundamentals and drills
  • Chipping fundamentals and drills
  • Pitching fundamentals and drills
  • Pitching Toe-Up-Toe-Over Drill
  • Five-Ball Putting Challenge and much more...

This workshop retails for $197. Instead of paying hundreds of dollars as a Silver Member, you get access for just… $47 today.

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Register For Just $47 Today
Regular Retail Price: $197

Still undecided? Take a look at what other golfers just like you are already saying about practicing inside and our short game schools with Tim Graves, PGA.

Just imagine if you put in the work this winter on your short game how it will impact your full swing this spring when you can get back on the course.

Confidently striding to the tee box knowing it's gonna be another beauty and working the ball around the greens to go low.

Squinting as the ball sails straight so far down the fairway you'll need binoculars to follow it. All because you worked on your short game over the winter indoors!

That's what Moe Norman called... The Feeling Of Greatness!

It's yours for the taking...

Register Now for the Two Birds with One Stone: The Ultimate Indoor Training Workshop for $47 Today