Where Should Your Focus Be? Are you able to stay focused on your current shot during critical moments in a golf tournament? Or does your mind drift causing you to think of all the potential negative outcomes of a bad shot or missed putt? You have probably experienced these thoughts..."I have to sink this putt" or "I'm two strokes down, this drive needs to be perfect." These thoughts … [Read more...] about How To Focus On The Process Instead Of Outcome In Golf
Archives for July 2014
Stop Playing It Safe In Sports In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, answers a question from a sports parent whose athlete will have a lead and then loses the lead because he or she starts sitting on the lead or starts playing safe. Listen to this month's sports psychology podcast to learn how to improve your performance in sports and other … [Read more...] about Do You Have An Athlete Who Plays It Safe When In The Lead?
Make A Consistent Routine Dr. Patrick Cohn, golf psychology expert and author of the "Golfer's Mental Edge" CD program, teaches amateur to tour professional golfers how to improve their mental game of golf using golf psychology strategies developed over the last 20 years of his career. In this week's golf psychology session, mental game of golf expert and author of The Mental Game of Golf, Dr. … [Read more...] about Are You Inconsistent With Your Putting Routine?
Do You Lose Trust In Competition? The number one reason athletes, coaches, and parents contact me is when athletes can't take their practice game to competition. Do you look like a star in practice, but choke up in competition? Freezing up (or what I call lack of trust) in competition is a common challenge for many athletes. Does your performance feel tight, controlled, or lack of freedom … [Read more...] about 4 Mental Game Tips To Take Your Practice Game To Competition
Get Ahead Of The Game With Mental Training In this week’s sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn and Olympian Wendy Bruce talk about why parents and athletes call at the last minute. Their athletes are having trouble with their mental game and they want a fix right before a big competition. Learn more about mental game challenges in gymnastics by listening to … [Read more...] about Is Mental Coaching A Quick Fix Before A Big Competition?
Do You Feel Pressure When Golfing? Do you become overwhelmed by pressure situations on the golf course? When the game is on the line, are you able to stay calm and focused or does fear and anxiety well up within you? Think of a moment when you needed to make a shot at a critical time of a tournament... Were you able to maintain your focus? Pressure situations can cause a flood of worry … [Read more...] about How Rose Regained His Focus To Win