To develop your technique around the greens for those shots that 80 yards or less, you need to spend tons of time practicing. By simply hitting hundreds of pitches and chips shots to a target, you can figure out how to get the job done. But who has time to stand on the range and hit hundreds of balls? Not many of us do, but even with that practice if your technique isn't correct, you may never master those shots and have to rely on getting lucky every once in a while. Don't let your short game suffer because you don't have hours to spend practicing.
By simply doing swing drills and refining your pitching technique, you can improve your feel around the greens. Swing drills are exercises that help you get the feel swing positions that you may not be abel to do on your own. Rehearsing swing drills will excelerrate your progess.
Try this swing drills for your short game.