All posts tagged "mental golf"

  • Payne Stewart Quote
    Improve Golf Performance, Resilience, and Human Character

    Cultivation of Humility as a Technique not only to Improve Human Character and Resilience but as an Application for Performance Enhancement   Very few professional athletes possess a genuine dispositional humility. Of course, major reasons exist in modern...

    • Posted May 12, 2016
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  • Golf mental toughness
    Golf Mental Toughness Skills

    Mental toughness skills enable us to cope with the stressful things that happen to us. Mentally tough, resilient people face potentially disruptive events and circumstances nearly every day, and they make it a habit to turn adversity...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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  • Dave Alred video on Rehearsal
    Dr. Dave Alred on Rehearsal [video]

    Speaking at the “Developing & Maximising Athletic Potential” conference organised by renowned sports academic institute Setanta College, Dr. Dave Alred shares some insight into the concept of ‘rehearsal’ for performance. Dr. Dave Alred is a performance coach...

    • Posted April 21, 2016
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  • Golf Target Image
    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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  • Bad Grip
    Golf In Never-Never Land!

    “Never say never!” How many times have we heard people say that? They say it because they think everything is subject to change and that very little is absolute or predictable. For some things, like the weather,...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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  • Annika Sörenstam post shot
    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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  • Sufi Hand Gesture
    Sufi Golf

    There is an old Sufi parable that poignantly captures how people make bad decisions because of beliefs they hold on to that do not line up with common sense. Many of the “search strategies” that we use...

    • Posted March 18, 2016
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  • Golf ball flooded fairway
    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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  • Golf Confidence
    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
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  • 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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