We looked a bit deeper into the history of athletes writing messages on their sneakers. What we found is that it's "a thing". "Since its invention in the 19th century, footwear has been about much more than athletics—conveying ideas about national identity, class, race, and other forms of social meaning."Read More
You've invested in new irons & woods, premium balls, and a new driver. You've been dreaming about this next round of golf - so what's the next step? Investing in your mental game. Come find out why the most important hole in golf isn't on the course, it's in your head.Read More
Golfers who are serious about improving their game tend to work hard on the practice range--putting in hours to develop, hone and master their individual swing mechanics for each type of shot.
But what about mental training?Read More
"The Zone" is an “optimal performance state”, a special “mental” place, where somehow, and for some period of time, conscious thought is suspended, everything flows, and you can do no wrong.
So what’s the zone and how can golfers find it?Read More
Listen to ShoeTips founder, Steve Lewis; sports radio personality, Ann Liguori; and sports psychologist, Tom Ferraro discuss how ShoeTips can help you improve your golf game.Read More
You know enough to know that golf can be incredibly complicated, not to mention intimidating. As you’ve practiced your strokes, learned the rules and the etiquette, have you given any thought to your mindset? Has anyone introduced you to "the mental game"?Read More
At a loss for what to get the golfer in your life? Look no further! We have just what you've been searching for--a unique and thoughtful golf gift that's useful and can actually helps improve every golfer's game, no matter their skill level!Read More
Everyone's talking about the simple breathing technique Jason Dufner used to help win the 2017 Memorial at Muirfield Village Golf Club. ShoeTips reminds you to bring your attention to your breath as you stand over a putt--or any shot--and let your stroke take care of itself. It sure worked for Dufner!Read More
Last May, as the ShoeTips team was busy developing our new product, a story titled, "How To Keep Your Streak Alive" by Paula Creamer, ran in Golf Digest. It confirmed our concept and that we were on the right track...Read More
James Sieckmann, Director of Instruction at Shadow Ridge C.C., Omaha, Nebraska, short-game expert, four-time Nebraska Section PGA Teacher of the Year and regular contributor to Golf.com offered a mental game approach to "Putt Without Fear" in the May 2017 issue. His advice echoes several of ShoeTips' positive swing thoughts--"visualize", "breathe/focus", and "commit/trust".Read More