I have an article in the Irish Golf Review for 2020 to be published in December outlining the positive results I’ve had working with ten golf “Yips” sufferers. Here’s a flavour of the article…
Want a cure for “The Yips”? Most likely you’re looking in the wrong place!
Looking in the wrong place entails wasting valuable golfing years and pleasure trying every technical tip under the sun only to be disappointed. A horrible “Groundhog Day” experience of yip tips!
Why? Because what we golfers call “The Yips” is, in fact, a condition called “focal dystonia”, a psychological disorder that affects our ability to control fine movement. It is characterised by clumsy muscle control or even the inability to make any movement when in the form of LMS (Lost Move Syndrome). The Dystonia Medical Research Association likens the affected nerve transmission to a “computer virus” or “hard drive crash” of a person’s internal programming and movements.