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."
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.
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"?
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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!
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".
Here's a great piece by GolfWeek regular contributor Dr. Bob Winters, an internationally renowned sport psychologist who works with champion golfers, that ran in the February 2017 issue. Winters shares his :60 second strategy to get your head in the right frame of mind to begin your round.
We're very excited with the USGA's Decision that ShoeTips is now Permitted under the Rules of Golf for use on your shoes or on your golf bag for all play, worldwide! "This is a game changer," said Steve Lewis, Founder and CEO of ShoeTips.
Steve won the Senior Sarazen flight in Saturday's Golf Channel Amateur Tournament at The Rose Bowl's Brookside Golf Club in Pasadena -- with the help of ShoeTips! Very exciting! Moving up in the rankings.
Who had more fun--the guys and gals who played in the May 5th All Fools Invitational at Los Verdes Golf Course in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA--or ShoeTips, who showed them how our product can help them improve their mental game?
Mindfulness meditation—staying quietly in the present—has been shown to increase creativity, the ability to manage pain and the power to relieve anxiety. For golfers, the last one might be most important.
What's the inspiring, supremely talented, and beautiful Misty Copeland got to do with golf? In her new book, Copeland doesn't focus just on eating and exercise; she equally credits mental strength and says it pertains to sports and performance in every arena.