Do You Have Difficulty Improving Your Golf Game? 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 … [Read more...] about After Golf Lessons, Do You Find Yourself Reverting Back To What’s Comfortable?
Archives for December 2014
How Do You Respond To A Bad Shot? Are you frustrated or composed and ready for the next shot? Too many golfers I work with sabotage their entire round by dwelling on the last shot, as if it's natural for them and necessary to get upset... If you are in this camp, your next few holes are a snowball effect of frustration and more bogeys. How can you let go of the bad shot or hole? It's … [Read more...] about Use A Preshot And Post-shot Routine To Overcome Bad Shots
Olaniyi Sobomehin's View On Routines In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn interviews Olaniyi Sobomehin. Olaniyi is a former NFL running back. He played football at Oregon State, and Portland State. He played with some of the best players in the country, and many of them are still playing and excelling in the NFL. His motto is "Success is 20% … [Read more...] about The Importance Of Routines
Focus In Critical Moments Of The Game Have you ever lost your focus during a critical moment in competition and it led to a mistake? Have you ever wondered exactly what caused that mistake? Was it a physical or mental mistake? You may attribute mistakes to anxiety. While anxiety can disrupt your focus, there is more to it than just anxiety. The best way to manage mistakes is to know the … [Read more...] about The Pyramid Of Performance And Reducing Mistakes
Can You Overcome The Yips? 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, … [Read more...] about Do You Have A Long Term Solution To The Yips?
Do Negative Emotions Destroy Your Golf Game? Are you a resilient golfer and able to keep your emotions in check after a bad shot? Or do negative emotions destroy your golf game? Can you recall the last time you missed a shot and landed in the rough… Were you able to focus and get back on track? You may have experienced intense negative emotions which threw you off your game... Maybe … [Read more...] about Tips To Becoming A Resilient Golfer
Reach Your Potential In Competition Has a coach ever told you that you have a tremendous amount of potential, but you have not realized that potential yet? How can you achieve more of your untapped potential in sports? Many coaches foresee great futures for some athletes if they are willing to work and focus on achieving their potential... Unfortunately, some athletes do not share or see … [Read more...] about 8 Tips to Unlock Potential in Sports
Help Your Young Athletes Concentrate In Sports Are you a parent of or coach of an athlete that tends to struggle with focus during competition? In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, answers a question from Chris, a parent whose athlete struggles with focus in competition. “Let's address that first issue about getting excited before the … [Read more...] about Is Your Athlete Focused During Competition?
Understand The Ups and Downs Of Your Performance How do you overcome slumps? When you’ve had a few bad games or performances, do you expect that trend to continue? Here's what I see a lot… It starts with a bad game… Your confidence takes a little hit… You begin to doubt your ability due to a poor performance... You start playing “not to lose” instead of “playing to win” and you … [Read more...] about Mental Game Tips To Get Past Performance Slumps