All posts tagged "golf performance"
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
Full-Time Mental Toughness on the Golf Course
One of the marks of a mentally tough golfer is the ability to ignore previous shots/holes and focus fully on the shot at hand. Why? Because the most important shot in golf is the one you are...
- Posted March 14, 2016
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
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
Permanent Golf Confidence (Part I)
This article is the first in a two-part series on golf confidence. Here, I define what good golf confidence is and what it isn’t. In the second article I’ll provide some proven methods for establishing meaningful confidence....
- Posted March 1, 2016
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
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
How to improve your ability to handle pressure on the golf course
We’ve all felt it. Those times when panic sets in and you can’t think clearly or get control of your movement. Hands shaking, heart beating out of your chest and the feeling that everyone is watching. In...
- Posted February 22, 2016
Get Some Emotional Coaching!
If you don’t believe your emotions can have a huge impact on your golf game, you might as well give up playing. No, I’m not kidding. But, if you’re willing to seriously evaluate how your emotions...
- Posted February 19, 2016
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