All posts tagged "golf lessons"

  • PEAK Book Cover
    Which Way to Augusta National?

    A critical review of Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise by Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool. New York: HMH Books, 2016 Everyone knows the old story about how the weary visitor to New York City...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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  • Golf Putt
    Permanent Golf Confidence (Part II)

    This is Part II of my series on golf confidence (read part I here). You can read much more about confidence, mental toughness and golf emotions in my new book Golf on Auto Focus: Training Your Brain...

    • Posted March 7, 2016
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  • Padraig Harrington Image
    Ensuring Longevity in your Golf Performance

    An Insight into Padraig Harrington’s Training Having had the privilege of working with some of the best athletes in the world and, in particular, with 3 time major winner Padraig Harrington, I was asked recently what is...

    • Posted March 4, 2016
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  • Tiger Woods Quote
    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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  • Golf Training
    Plan your Training Programme with these 9 Principles

    The Principles of Training The principles of training are outlined so that you can benefit from the accumulated wisdom of experienced coaches and the research findings of sport scientists. Players and coaches who apply these principles make...

    • Posted February 24, 2016
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  • Golf Swing
    The Demands of Golf

    General demands Golf is a dynamic, whole body activity. The golf drive off the tee, in particular, places huge stress on joints and muscles from the toes right through to the stabilising muscles of the neck and...

    • Posted February 17, 2016
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  • Memory Image
    How Memory can Improve Your Golf

    IMPROVING GOLF PERFORMANCE BY ENHANCING PROSPECTIVE AND RETROSPECTIVE MEMORY   Memory retrieval increases the likelihood of future retrieval of the same memory traces. It is this effect that we are counting on in practice so that we...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • Injured Golfer
    Introduction to Injuries in Golf

    You might expect that because golf is a non-contact sport it is a safe sport. Believe it or not, golfers are at risk of injury every time they play or practice. Recent studies show that golf, in...

    • Posted February 8, 2016
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  • Image of Mad Golf Scientist
    2 Things Science Tells us About Improving Your Golf

    1. Warm-ups can increase your club head speed It is possible to improve club head speed through a simple warm-up. That is the finding of a study conducted recently by a group of scientists. The authors showed...

    • Posted February 5, 2016
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  • Image of poor posture at desk
    The Importance of Balanced Posture in Golf

    Modern lifestyles do not allow any significant and regular opportunities for developing fitness. You have to plan it into your daily routine if you are to get fitter. We spend a great deal of time sitting at...

    • Posted February 1, 2016
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