Year after year you’ve watched your game peak one month then tumble backward the next. You have your hot streaks, but they’re not something you’d confuse with lasting improvement, the goal of any player looking to escape the doldrums of bad habits, missed putts and lost skins. Fixing your game requires practice and a plan. The practice part is up to you, but we have your plan, and it covers 13 key areas. Top 100 Instructor Mark Wood explains the mistakes you must avoid to jump-start your improvement quest. Add some tips from our picks for Most Improved Players on Tour, and you will get better. Soon.