Practice vs warm-up

Practice vs warm-up

Time on the practice ground is invaluable to making some serious improvements to your game but it’s important to understand what you’re actually doing – with two distinct reasons why you’d spend time there, practising and warming up.

And bunkered Tuition Panel member Andrew Jowett, Head PGA professional at Gleneagles, explains that they two are very different things.

Practising involves lots of repetition to try and engrain a movement or drills to force some kind of change in your technique, while a warm-up is purely for injury prevention and getting a feeling for what you’re going to be doing on the day.

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