Where are the Bruce
Lee's of Golf?
Bruce Lee was not only a great,
passionate teacher of Kung Fu, he was also his
best student. Bruce didn't just tell his students
how to punch, he demonstrated at full speed with
perfect form. How many golf instructors are like
Bruce Lee when it comes to teaching the golf swing?
You wouldn't learn Kung Fu from someone who couldn't
punch, why would you learn golf from someone who
Apparently, golf is the only sport where being
capable of doing what you teach is not a prerequisite
for being considered an expert. Oddly enough,
golf has more glorified so-called experts than
most any other sport. You see and hear them every
week on TV and in magazines, telling you another
tip on how to improve your game, yet very few
of these guys can break 80 two days in a row.
Shouldn't a teacher's merit be measured on both
how well he can perform as well as well he can
teach? Or is the old saying true, "Those
that can, do, and those that can't, teach."
I think the most entertaining golf tournament
of the year would be one that pitted golf instructors
against each other in a four day event. The golfing
world would be shocked to realize that the teachers
they are paying thousands of dollars to each year
have swings that don't look much better than theirs
do and shoot about the same scores they do, or
- THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE TWO SWINGS >>>