Proper Mindset for the Game, To Succeed

How Your Game Intensity Isn’t a Bad Thing

Do you want to win so badly and you’re out there tripping yourself on the golf course?

In this week’s golf psychology session, mental game of golf expert and author of The Mental Game of Golf, Dr. Cohn, responds to a question from Maggie who had this to say about his game:

“I have too much intensity while playing because I want to succeed too much. And want to win badly. Then, when I don’t play well, I have destructive self-talk, lack of trust in technique, tightening up while playing. How do I deal with this?”

COHN: High level of intensity isn’t a bad thing…Higher intensity leads to a higher level of focus. Maybe your are trying to play perfectly out there or you care so badly about what others think about your game…Here is an exercise I would recommend. Sit down and think about what are those things you say to yourself when your are not playing well? What would a bestfriend tell you?

Listen to the podcast now to learn what Dr. Cohn has to say about playing positively and not dwelling on the mistakes you committed during the game.

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