Yips is an action that
happens when a athlete finds it difficult to perform under pressure. For Golfers having a smooth putting
stroke. Golfers are not the any ones that experience Yips Baseball
Players, Hockey and Basketball athletes are known to have issues in their performance regarding
Usually, "the Yips" take the form of jerking the putt to one
side and even jerking the putt
to the other. It's usually a feeling for the golfer a nerve-tingling
experience this is a feeling of a unease steady over the ball. When it comes to Baseball whether you are a
pitcher, catcher or outfielder Yips can have the athlete struggle in their position and they find themselves
defeated and frustrated for not performing at their highest level.
The yips is not considered a medical
condition, of course, it is merely a nervous reaction to short
putts, difficult pitches really it is more of a mental
The term "YIPS" is believed to have been coined by Tommy
Armour, who said "Once you've had 'em, you've got
Yips is so easy to label that you have it and embarrassing to admit you might actual suffer from it. Yips is something
that easily can be dealt with and allow the mind to let go of the stress
that comes along with it.
Yips are characterized
basically by a loss of the finer motor skills forcing the sportsmen, sometimes to change their playing strategies.
This brings performance anxiety and the athlete gets frustrated and fully of doubt.
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