Teaching Tiger Woods

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The First Lesson

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The First Lesson
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OVERVIEW

Hear how the Woods-Haney relationship began, from first phone call to first meeting to first tournament. Haney describes what Woods said in their opening moments together—and in the weeks that followed—to challenge his new teacher. Here’s how Haney established credibility.

Planting Seeds
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  • Making it the player's idea
  • The ego of the superior athlete
  • Breaking through skepticism

Teaching Tiger Woods

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The First Lesson
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Planting Seeds
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Making a Swing Change
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Taking it to the Course
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Inside Tiger’s Greatness
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The Breakup
Teaching Tiger WoodsINDEX
The First Lesson
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The First Lesson
  • When Tiger Woods calls
  • Overcoming an early challenge
  • The plan for improvement
  • Fixing communication roadblocks
Planting Seeds
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Planting Seeds
  • Making it the player's idea
  • The ego of the superior athlete
  • Breaking through skepticism
Making a Swing Change
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Making a Swing Change
  • Woods’ appetite for improvement
  • The swing changes, step by step
  • Testing technique under fire
Taking it to the Course
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Taking it to the Course
  • Tracking progress when it counts
  • Does feel match real?
  • Seeing what the player doesn’t
Inside Tiger’s Greatness
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Inside Tiger’s Greatness
  • The legendary practice routines
  • Mixing physical and mental skills
  • The ultimate key: confidence
The Breakup
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The Breakup
  • How change creates renewed drive
  • Assessing dreams and plans
  • Knowing when it’s time to move on