Developing Your Swing Routine In “Sports Psychology Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers a question from Alex who can't get comfortable when standing over the ball. 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 What Causes Golfers to Freeze Over The Ball?
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Does Your Golfer Lack Self-Confidence? Are you a parent with a young golfer that competes a lot, yet your golfer seems to lack self-confidence under pressure? 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 … [Read more...] about Where Does Self-Confidence Come From in Golf?
The Psychology of Sports Injury A sports injury is devastating for almost every athlete. Not only do you experience physical pain and the discomfort associated with rehab, but it can causes an emotional and mental impact on the athlete. What are the anxieties and fears when you are injured? These include: A loss of identity: Since you … [Read more...] about The Mental Side of Coping With Injury
Developing a Strong Mental Game in Golf How much time do you devote to improving your mental game? You might say, "I visualize sometimes," "Occasionally, I do some relaxation prior to hitting the greens," or, "Every now and then, my coach talks to me about having a preshot routine." These responses are common among golfers but are "sometimes," … [Read more...] about Mental Training For Peak Performance in Golf
Finding Your Rhythm Early in Competition Have you ever had a game or competition where you felt off sorts? You know, that feeling like you cannot find your rhythm or get into the flow of the game? Getting into the rhythm of a game is such an important aspect of performance. That is why shooters want to make their first few shots... Or a … [Read more...] about Keeping Confidence When You Lack Momentum