Louis Oosthuizen explains how his work with Karl Morris helped him win the 2010 Open Championship and the significance of the red dot on his glove. Plus, learn the importance of a pre-shot routine and discover why a “concentration trigger” is essential if you want to keep focus all the way to the 18th
In this video, PGA Professional, Adrian Fryer, finds himself faced with a choice that is probably quite familiar to most of us… Do you take the tough 4-iron shot for the flag and risk leaving it in the rough, or do you chip out sideways to guarantee a clean, easy shot at the green…?
When I hear coaches talking about goals, it isn’t long before the S.M.A.R.T acronym gets mentioned… the idea that goals need to be Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time-bound. Now that’s all very well and good, but over the years I’ve found I get better results when I ask people to do something a little different.
Golf is a game which allows us to think. The problem is that most of our thinking makes us worse. We have all been conditioned to think in certain unhelpful ways… How many of these Mind Traps are ruining your game? Thinking ‘Practise makes perfect’ Feeling inappropriate fear on the course Focussing on your score ‘Trying’ to […]
Over the years, I’ve seen countless systems, tips and advice on how to swing a golf club and some heated discussions from devotees and coaches of various methods. But the truth is this… if you cannot turn the information into an actual motion that you can repeat and rely on, any system is essentially useless […]
You may have noticed that The Mind Factor Online has been undergoing a facelift this year. The final stages have just been completed, and our web address has now changed to: www.golf-brain-online.com This is to bring the Mind Factor “online” – which focuses on making downloadable versions of my products available internationally – into line […]
As many of you know, I’m an Ambassador for Special Olympics Great Britain – a role which is very dear to my heart. Especially when I see how a focus on genuine ABility instead of DISability can lead to remarkable personal and sporting achievement. In today’s blog, I want to mention Matthew Sims, who despite […]
When I started to put the Coaches Programme together, I really did wonder if there going to be enough interest from coaches in wanting to look at HOW to improve their coaching and become the ‘stand out, niche expert’. I should have had more faith!! I launched it to my ‘golf-brain’ list last week, and […]
Bad rounds in golf often have as much to do with poor behavioural chains as with bad swings or poor shot selection. Recognise this familiar scenario? “I had great expectations for the British champs… my golf swing had definitely improved… got too excited, too focused on the outcome… hit a bad tee shot on the […]
It might seem like a bold headline, but most golfers are wasting 80% of their practice time. That’s because they don’t understand that there should be two different forms of practice. The first type of practice is, “working on your golf swing” – something most golfers do a great deal of. The second type of […]