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Jason Lively's Blog – January 2009 Archive (5)

Help out the new guys....

i thought about this when i was on the course 2day... i seen a new player making the same mistake i made early in my playin days.. the ol' under the arm shot. so i asked if i could show him a thing or 2 and he gladly listened and watched as i demonstrated the cross step and pull technique most of us use. all i could think of was "I wish someone woulda helped me a lot sooner than they did." but this guy i'm bad with names and forgot it almost instantly but had only been playing for about a week… Continue

Added by Jason Lively on January 29, 2009 at 5:59pm — 3 Comments


A lot of us confuse practice, for playing a round of golf.. but the fact is playing a round is no where close 2 actual practice. we limit ourselves 2 the shots we throw everyday.never trying new shots or really paying attention 2 the shot's we make. we all know when we throw the shots we wanted 2, u know, when the disc comes out just right and on that perfect line it just feels right... now on 2 practice get out in an open field and concentrate on the shots you're throwing. paying attention to… Continue

Added by Jason Lively on January 29, 2009 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

keep it simple...

one of the biggest mistakes most am golfers make is carrying alot more discs than they need. i was guilty of the same when i was 2 or 3 years in... all it did 4 me was confuse the hell outta me and made me second guess my shot and disc selection... the only time i think it wise 2 carry alot of discs is when traveling 2 unfamiliar courses. and in those situations u usually can see the shot and ALWAYS GO WITH YOUR FIRST INSTINCT!!!!!!!!! and keep it simple ask yourself "do i really need 15… Continue

Added by Jason Lively on January 28, 2009 at 7:26pm — 2 Comments

lots of birdies

but i had three circle 4 and 2 regular bogeys... still shot a five down and it was a great round lot's of fun with my homie zagone.. and i putted 2 day in compliance with my confidence building routine.. felt good playing with another open player and receiving some constructive criticism... remember negative thoughts breed negative results...

Added by Jason Lively on January 27, 2009 at 9:44pm — 1 Comment

putting routine

well i started my putting routine 2 day. as a seasoned vet i feel confident that this will get me back into a confident state of mind. i feel a lil anxious and wish i were farther along than i was as far as time put in is concerned. i have a strong putting game already but i see room 4 a lot of improvement. i have felt my confidence slipping the last few tournaments even though i won and finished near the top still in the cash. but had i made my putts for birdie i would have won the open as… Continue

Added by Jason Lively on January 26, 2009 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

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