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Now guess if we’re ever going to try and cure this putting yips and I don’t know anyone that can cure the putting yips. If they could advertise a product that cured everyone’s putting yips all in one go, they’d be millionaires overnight. But it’s very difficult to cure everyone’s putting yips because we don’t have the putting yips for the same reasons. Different golfers have it for different reasons. Therefore, you need to understand your reason for having the putting yips then you can go about tracing the cure for that.

So for some golfers, they might get the putting yips more when they’re tired, so more towards the backend of the round they start to get a bit twitchy and they start to miss a few putts. So if that feels like you that you putt badly later on in the round, maybe we need to look at how tired you’re getting in the round, implement a different diet plan or drinking program during the round, so you actually relax a little bit, take on more water, more food to stop you getting so tired. Some people get the yips due to anxiety so they feel there’s too much anxiety, too much pressure.

Therefore, again towards the backend of the round, they start to panic on the short putts when they start to mean a little bit more either for a score or even a team score or match place score. They start to get a little bit panicked, there’s too much pressure on them and they start to hit really weak way with short putts because there’s too much pressure later on in the round of golf. So if we can understand what your reason is for having the yips then we can look at a cure.

For a lot of golfers, it might be that some element of poor technique has therefore resulted in really bad control of the short putts which then manifests itself in the lack of confidence and lack of belief the ball is going in to go in and that therefore turns into the putting yips. So initially it started with just a small flaw in their technique that manifests itself in some problems with the putting yips.

So let’s make sure we’re always starting with good confident putting strokes with proper technique then we’re making sure we’re not too tired and also we’re not pinning too much anxiety or too much pressure on ourselves holing the shorter putts. And if we can work on these three areas, we got a better chance of helping you cure those putting yips. But on most stress there’s not a one cure fixes all because there’s not one fault that starts all of the yips.