We have a really interesting episode – talking to Dr. David Harris who does a lot of research in the world of VR. His done some research on quiet eye using VR equipment, and experimented with using VR as a way to practice. There are some really interesting findings from their study: what they were looking at, and what they were discovering. It’s insightful and relevant in terms of technology and sports, also something to keep our eyes on for what’s going on within the field of VR and how it can impact us in golf performance and in training.
We’ve all stood up on the tee-box of a hole with a tree lined fairway and tried to just hit that accurate controlled drive. On the opposite end of the spectrum you have a wide open fairway and it’s “bombs away”. THE QUESTION – do those mindsets coming into those tee shots help or hurt you?
Trillium Rose is the head director of instruction of Woodmont Country Club. She also has a Master’s Degree in Motor Learning and Control, which has “really helped shape my perspective and how I approach people’s learning, how they change their habits, and how improve their habits or learn new ones.”
Today we’re talking about what golf research is and how we’ve become a little confused with the role research vs inferences and observations plays in the growth of golf.