We’ve all heard the phrase ‘thinking outside the box’ and although not exactly in the same context the theory can be applied to your driving range practise.

Think of the area around your golf ball (aka the driving range mat) as a box. This is not where we want to be doing our thinking.

Between each shot at the driving range, we need to step off the mat to complete our pre-shot routine and focus on the shot we want to hit.

Particularly if we are not having a good session at the range, this becomes even more important.

One tendency people have is to panic and go through their balls even quicker.

In this video, performance coach Duncan McCarthy explains why it is important to step off the mat between each shot, go through out proper pre-shot routine and then approach the ball.

Click on the video to see Duncan’s full demonstration

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