Get Ready Before Game Time In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, answers a question from an athlete who wants to know how to prepare mentally before games. Listen to this month's sports psychology podcast to learn how to improve your performance in sports and other mental game barriers that limit your … [Read more...] about Preparing Mentally Before Competitions
Archives for August 2014
McIlroy's Mindset When Playing Golf This past Sunday, Rory McIlroy won the 2014 PGA Championship. This is McIlroy’s fourth major championship win. McIlroy shot 68 and finished 16 under par, followed closely by Phil Mickelson (15 under par), Rickie Fowler and Henrik Stenson (14 under par). The first nine holes were rough for McIlroy. He bogeyed two of the first six holes, leaving him a … [Read more...] about Rory’s Come-From-Behind Mindset for Winning Golf
Stay Focused No Matter What In this week’s sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn and Olympian Wendy Bruce talk about how some athletes get distracted and lose confidence because of others' negativity. Learn more about mental game challenges in gymnastics by listening to this week’s sport psychology … [Read more...] about Does Your Athlete Lose Confidence Because Of Others’ Negativity?
How Important Is Confidence For Athletes? Every athlete and coach knows how important confidence is for peak athletic performance... But too many athletes I work with have fragile or unsteady confidence--they ride the confidence roller-coaster. Athletes who have fragile confidence can't achieve their potential. Here are a few of the top confidence killers. Confidence suffers when … [Read more...] about 7 Benefits Of High Confidence For Athletes
Do You Have A Preshot 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 … [Read more...] about How Your Preshot Routine Can Make You A Consistent Performer On The Green