Increase Your Level Of Intrinsic Motivation Have you lost your motivation in the middle of a long season? Have you ever wondered what you could do to have greater motivation? There have probably been times where you had difficulty getting psyched up for a competition or pushing through the drudgery of training. As your season ended, you may have pointed to a lack of motivation as the … [Read more...] about What’s The Best Motivation For Athletes?
Archives for October 2014
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. Cohn, shares a tip from a … [Read more...] about Tips For Golfers Who Struggle With Putting Yips
Do You Think About The Last Shot You Made? Have you ever been haunted by your last golf shot, whether it be a poor tee shot or missing a critical putt? PROBLEM: Many golfers have difficulty focusing after a bad shot to the point that their performance drastically declines over the next few shots (The Negative Performance Cycle). Think of a golf tournament where you were plagued by a bad … [Read more...] about Golfers Who Are Haunted By Their Last Shot Or Hole…
How Do You View Mental Toughness? Do you admire certain athletes for their “mentally tough” play? Do you wish you were more mentally tough in competitions? Athletes are constantly told by coaches the importance of being mentally tough in competitions, but are unclear on its meaning; let alone how to develop mental toughness. Many athletes view mental toughness as a genetic trait … [Read more...] about Mental Toughness Defined And Beyond
What Happens When You Miss An Important Putt? When you miss a critical putt, how does it affect your next shot? Are you able to regain your composure after a bad tournament, hole or shot? Can you recall a time when your golf game unraveled after a bad hole? Did you become angry or frustrated? You probably experienced intense emotions that caused you to have difficulty focusing on your … [Read more...] about Horschel’s Mental Keys To Winning Golf