There are two ways to practice the short game. First are how-to shots, where you learn how to control trajectory through set up and swing shape. Second are situational shots, where you move around the short game area and practice specific shots.
This is an intimidating shot, but it can be managed easily by getting your weight far forward in your stance so that your sternum is above the ball at address
To successfully hit over hazards you must get the correct yardage and commit to a full finish