All posts by Dr Joseph Parent

About Dr Joseph Parent

Dr. Joseph Parent is a highly regarded expert in Performance Psychology who helped major champions Vijay Singh and Cristie Kerr reach #1 in the World Rankings. Dr. Parent is the best-selling author of Zen Golf: Mastering the Mental Game, How to Make Every Putt: The Secret to Winning Golf's Game Within the Game, Zen Putting: Mastering the Mental Game on the Greens, Golf: The Art of the Mental Game: 100 Classic Golf Tips, and Zen Tennis: Playing in the Zone, with over a half-million copies worldwide. Working with athletes, actors, artists, and businesses, he offers executive coaching, Mindful Awareness training, and sports psychology lessons by phone or video calls anywhere in the world through his website, ZenGolf.com. Dr. Parent’s latest book is a breakthrough for health and fitness: The Best Diet Book Ever: The Zen of Losing Weight.
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    What is Your Target?

    Our actions are shaped by our intentions. Make your intention for playing your shot a positive one, that is directed toward your target. When I ask golfers the purpose of making a golf swing, most of them...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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    The Three Kinds of Post-Shot Routine 

    An ideal post-shot routine will help you build confidence from success and learn from mistakes. Here are three post-shot routines to use for different kinds of results: 1) Very Good Results: Build confidence with statements that reinforce...

    • Posted March 23, 2016
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    Adjust Your Attitude

    Somewhere in ancient India, there was a king whose feet were very sensitive. He complained constantly about the kingdom’s roads, which were rough and rocky. Finally, the king decided he would have all the roads covered with...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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    Unconditional Confidence – The Mental Game of Champions

    “I don’t hit every green. I don’t birdie every hole.
 I don’t win every tournament. But I believe I will.”                         —Tiger Woods, 2000   What sets champions apart from the also-rans? Their mental game. The cornerstone...

    • Posted February 26, 2016
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    3 Keys for Playing Your Best

    “Ask yourself how many shots you would have saved if you always developed a strategy before you hit, always played within your capabilities, never lost your temper, and never got down on yourself.” — Jack Nicklaus No...

    • Posted February 15, 2016
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