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yips

a movement disorder that can affect sports performers, seen particularly in golfers but also in cricketers and darts players, involving uncontrollable movements of the hand or wrist or an inability to release the ball or dart, making effective performance impossible. Its causes are unknown but both neurological deficits due to long-term overuse and psychological factors such as performance anxiety have been implicated.
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The catcher got rid of his yips by tapping various spots on his body.
The causes of the yips are complicated, intertwined, and vary from person to person.
The YIPs were set up in areas where crime audits suggested contact with young people was needed.
The morning session consisted speeches by leading Youth Justice Board officials and presentations by YIPs in London, Tyneside and Cardiff.
He stressed that golfer's cramp likely only explains a subset of people who suffer from the yips.
Of course I eagerly asked Steve what his idea was, and he immediately replied (so proudly with a huge, grinning, ear to ear smile) that he was a "YIP", and that I should become a YIP, too.
After receiving apologies from some of the troublemakers when she re-opened the centre, one girl turned to her and explained that many of the youths vented their anger at the YIP workers because they had no way of explaining themselves at home.
The US team at Arizona State University monitored 50 golfers - 25 of them suffering from the yips - and their detailed findings will be complete in the spring.
Indulge in Jean Yip Group's suite of head to toe Christmas promotions and welcome the New Year in style.
Wing Yip has become the UK's leading Chinese grocer and now has four key sites - Birmingham, Manchester, Cricklewood and Croydon - with more than 300 staff.
The Ballyhoo of 1932 gave Yip the chance to write for the great comic stage talents, and he was really on his way.
Mr Yip said: "Celebrating the Chinese New Year is a great occasion for us and a very important moment on our social our community and making a donation to the trust seemed a perfect way to combine the two.