Are You A Jittery Golfer? Preround jitters... Are they good or bad? Preround jitters can create a tremendous amount of worry for golfers even before they tee it up. For some jittery golfers, the feeling of nervousness builds until it seems impossible to focus on just golfing. The reality is that preround jitters are not a bad thing and, … [Read more...] about How To Use Preround Jitters To Your Advantage
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Mental Imagery And Improved Performance Olympic-level athletes have benefited from imagery for decades. Olympians, such as downhill skier Picabo Street, wrestler Dan Gabler, swimmer Michael Phelps and gymnast Gabby Douglass credit mental imagery for helping achieve their Olympic successes. In fact, Olympic gymnastic gold medalist Shannon … [Read more...] about How Mental Imagery Can Improve Athletic Performance
Help Golfers Bounce Back After A Low Round 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, … [Read more...] about Do You Struggle Following Up A Low Round With Another Decent Round?
Persistence In Golf The recipe for long-term success in golf is a mixture of patience, persistence and perseverance. Persistence is that quality that allows golfers to persevere, push forward and work towards your goals despite obstacles. Persistence requires delayed gratification. Golfers have to make a large down payment of work and effort … [Read more...] about How J.L. Lewis Never Gave Up His Dream in Golf
Mental Preparation For Competition Have you ever wondered how Olympic-level athletes are able to focus despite all the pressure to perform? Mark Gangloff is an American former swimmer and two-time Olympian. Gangloff won Olympic gold in 2004 and was the American record-holder in the 100m breaststroke. I interviewed Gangloff about his mental … [Read more...] about How Mark Gangloff Overcame The Pressure To Perform