Module 4: Welcome Pressure!

https://soundcloud.com/golf-state-of-mind/module-4-welcome-pressure/s-KDxr9CpYsy1?in=golf-state-of-mind/sets/golf-state-of-mind-ultimate-mental-game-training-program/s-olHdt Welcome Pressure! If you are constantly stepping into unfamiliar situations in your life, it means you are growing at a rapid pace. If you are constantly seeking a comfort zone, you are stagnant. Only when you lose the fear…

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Module 4: Optimism and Gratitude

https://soundcloud.com/golf-state-of-mind/module-4-optimism-and-gratitude/s-ef4pvoO6N8w?in=golf-state-of-mind/sets/golf-state-of-mind-ultimate-mental-game-training-program/s-olHdt Optimism and an Attitude of Gratitude "A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." – Winston Churchill Have you noticed that high performers in any field are positive and optimistic people?…

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Module 4: Sleep and Improved Fitness

https://soundcloud.com/golf-state-of-mind/module-4-sleep-and-fitness/s-UtyABOSGBUv?in=golf-state-of-mind/sets/golf-state-of-mind-ultimate-mental-game-training-program/s-olHdt Sleep As little as one hour less sleep than your mind and body needs each night can cause weight gain, lower testosterone, higher cortisol, emotional instability, fatigue and under-performance over time. The importance of sleep is vastly underestimated. Sleep…

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Module 4: Effective Practice

https://soundcloud.com/golf-state-of-mind/module-4-effective-practice/s-7c6EjpUTrDM?in=golf-state-of-mind/sets/golf-state-of-mind-ultimate-mental-game-training-program/s-olHdt Effective Practice If you are practicing effectively, then you’re spending some time simulating the mental and physical conditions of the golf course with “Performance Practice”. Most golfers practice in a way that doesn’t transfer to the golf course. They…

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Module 4: Using Self Talk

https://soundcloud.com/golf-state-of-mind/module-4-self-talk/s-vtnc7icx8gQ?in=golf-state-of-mind/sets/golf-state-of-mind-ultimate-mental-game-training-program/s-olHdt Using Self Talk Self-talk is a large part of how we communicate with ourselves, and it can play a big role in directing our performance in a positive way. First, we need to distinguish between thoughts and self-talk. Thoughts…

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Module 4: The Alter Ego Effect

https://soundcloud.com/golf-state-of-mind/module-4-the-alter-ego-effect/s-jOSrYA0LE16?in=golf-state-of-mind/sets/golf-state-of-mind-ultimate-mental-game-training-program/s-olHdt Another way that we can use imagination and anchoring to achieve our best mental, emotional and physical state is through an “Alter Ego”. Who are you when you play your best golf? What characteristics and attributes do you have?…

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Module 4: Visualization

https://soundcloud.com/golf-state-of-mind/module-4-using-visualization/s-3YxjM16dHUH?in=golf-state-of-mind/sets/golf-state-of-mind-ultimate-mental-game-training-program/s-olHdt Immediately after meditation, when your mind is quiet, is a good time to utilize the power of visualization. What is visualization? Visualization is creating images in your mind. Some players will tell that they “can’t visualize”, but if you…

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Module 4: Mindfulness and Meditation

https://soundcloud.com/golf-state-of-mind/module-4-mindfulness-and-meditation/s-YlbSeazVmzv?in=golf-state-of-mind/sets/golf-state-of-mind-ultimate-mental-game-training-program/s-olHdt Mindfulness The Wikipedia definition of “Mindfulness” is:  a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique. By being more mindful…

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Module 4: Thinking Patterns and The Subconscious Mind

https://soundcloud.com/golf-state-of-mind/module-4-the-power-of-the-subconscious-mind/s-jcyGZevcKiX?in=golf-state-of-mind/sets/golf-state-of-mind-ultimate-mental-game-training-program/s-olHdt The Power of The Subconscious Mind "The conscious mind determines the actions, the subconscious mind determines the reactions; and the reactions are just as important as the actions." ~E. Stanley Jones The Subconscious Mind - as the name suggests, is responsible…

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Module 4: Controlling The Stress Response

https://soundcloud.com/golf-state-of-mind/module-4-controlling-the-stress-response/s-O0AfX2hnpWD?in=golf-state-of-mind/sets/golf-state-of-mind-ultimate-mental-game-training-program/s-olHdt Self Awareness “Know thyself” - Socrates Dennis Waitley, the author of “The Psychology of Winning” says that “Winners have learned to know themselves intimately”. Winners are aware of how they are thinking and feeling, which gives them more control…

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Module 4: Playing Fearless Golf (Fear and The Stress Response)

https://soundcloud.com/golf-state-of-mind/module-4-fear-and-the-stress-response/s-Ctnzjc1fUfM?in=golf-state-of-mind/sets/golf-state-of-mind-ultimate-mental-game-training-program/s-olHdt MODULE 4: PLAYING FEARLESS GOLF “I think the reason I won so many majors, was because in my mind they were easier to win than a regular tournament. The pressure affected me in a positive way, whereas for a…

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Module 4: Controlling The Stress Response

https://soundcloud.com/golf-state-of-mind/module-4-fear-and-the-stress-response/s-Ctnzjc1fUfM?in=golf-state-of-mind/sets/golf-state-of-mind-ultimate-mental-game-training-program/s-olHdt MODULE 4: PLAYING FEARLESS GOLF “I think the reason I won so many majors, was because in my mind they were easier to win than a regular tournament. The pressure affected me in a positive way, whereas for a…

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Module 3: The Shot Routine (The Shot)

https://soundcloud.com/golf-state-of-mind/module-3-the-shot/s-isP8ZOKGdTo?in=golf-state-of-mind/sets/golf-state-of-mind-ultimate-mental-game-training-program/s-olHdt Step 5: The Shot Swing Thoughts Firstly, the word “thought” is misleading here as there shouldn’t be any “thinking” or problem solving going on during the swing. “Swing thoughts” should really be thought of as where your attention is…

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Module 3: The Shot Routine (Post Shot Routine)

https://soundcloud.com/golf-state-of-mind/module-3-the-post-shot-routine/s-D4z4VruQTTT?in=golf-state-of-mind/sets/golf-state-of-mind-ultimate-mental-game-training-program/s-olHdt Step 6: The Post Shot Routine In this phase we need to either celebrate success or be aware of our emotions so we can choose the best way to proceed.   “Between stimulus and response there is a space. …

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