All posts tagged "psychology"
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
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
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
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
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
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
Self & Game Awareness – The Key to Great Golf
From looking online, in books, and in magazines there are just so many skills, techniques, and tools that will supposedly improve your mental game. It’s amazingly confusing as what to use, when and how, and really it...
- Posted February 1, 2016