Dealing With Perfectionist Young Athletes Do you have a young perfectionist golfer that has trouble dealing with mistakes and wants to do everything themselves? 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 … [Read more...] about Helping Young Golfers With Perfectionism
Archives for December 2016
Mental Preparation to Get in The Zone “In the zone” is a term that describes that can’t miss feeling. Figure skaters in the zone feel like they can repeatedly nail their routines and stick their landings. Unfortunately, many skaters are fear-ridden and anxious as they take the ice. A young figure skater once opened up about her experiences on the ice... She loves watching the older … [Read more...] about How to Get Into the Zone for Figure Skaters
How to Stay Focused During Competition In “Sports Psychology Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers a question from Judith who wants to know how she can overcome external distractions during competition. Visit Sports Psychology for Athletes at Peaksports.com and click on contact us to submit your mental game questions for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or … [Read more...] about How Athletes Cope With Internal And External Distractions
Mental Preparation For Peak Performance Success all comes down to mindset: How well you prepare. The intensity of your training. The manner you respond to adversity. Your ability to focus under pressure. How you deal with competing when you are tired. A multitude of other aspects that contribute to optimal performance. What direction is your mindset leading you? If you … [Read more...] about Mindsets For Success in Sports
Do You Have The Full Swing Yips? Do you think you have the full swing yips and you stand over the ball for so long that you can't take it back as if you are frozen? 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 … [Read more...] about How Can You Cure The Yips?
Pro Athletes Who View Pressure as A Privilege What if I said that you cannot perform your best without pressure? It's pressure that challenges your ability and forces you to work hard and dig a little deeper to get more out of your potential. You might have very high talent, but your performance will consistently be under par without some pressure. For example, many first-round NFL draft … [Read more...] about Is Pressure a Privilege or a Burden for Athletes?