Are You Self-Critical After Poor Play? Bad days are inevitable if you play golf--it’s a part of the game. But if bad golf days are normal, why is it so difficult for some golfers to accept them? Many golfers are self-critical after poor play. These golfers become emotionally tethered to their poor play because they endlessly replay, review and evaluate the experience in their mind. The … [Read more...] about How & When To Analyze A Bad Day Of Golfing
Archives for April 2015
What Is Pressure? The term “pressure” dominates the headlines of sporting events. Athletes often report feeling so much pressure during major competitions that they find it difficult to perform when it matters most. If pressure has such an impact on performance, ignoring its presence will only feed it. By understanding the process of pressure, you can better prepared and equipped to … [Read more...] about Does Pressure Affect Your Performance During Competitions?
Sports Psychology Podcast In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, answers a question from a high school baseball player who is struggling with his hitting. 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 performance. COHN: "Were you a great … [Read more...] about Are You In The Middle Of A Hitting Slump?