28 May '11, 12am

#Michael Jordan offers some interesting advice in this article.

1. Focus on the little things. During my basketball career, I always told myself to focus on the little things because little things added up to big things. I equate making putts with making free throws, and my biggest mental challenge shooting free throws was in my second year, 1986, when I came back from a foot injury for the playoffs and had a 63-point game against Boston in the Garden. I had to make two free throws to send the game into overtime, and all I focused on was the basics -- I'm not gonna be short. I'm gonna extend and reach for the rim -- all the fundamentals that I had worked on at home and at practice for all those years. Golf is no different. Don't assume, for example, that any putt is good. Make sure you putt every three-footer with conviction. And keep score every time you play. I do. 2. Have total confidence in what you can do. If you have 100 percent ...

Full article: http://www.golfdigest.com/magazine/2009-11/10_rules_micha...

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