Friday, April 24, 2009

Creating Your Mental Game Toolbox. Step Three: POWER PRACTICE SECRETS

The third step of creating your mental game toolbox is POWER PRACTICE SECRETS.

In step one you analyzed what you want, your payoff and what has and hasn't worked for you in the past. In step two, you learned about mental training tools and you should have picked one or more to start. Now, it's time to put them into action.

Monday, April 20, 2009

Creating Your Mental Game Toolbox. Step Two: PICK YOUR TOOLS

After completing Step One: ANALYZE, the next step in Creating Your Mental Game Toolbox is to PICK YOUR TOOLS. You've written down specifically what you want, whether you want to solve a problem or improve performance (or both), what you've tried and what your success payoff is. Now it's time to figure out what tools can help you do it.

Friday, April 17, 2009

Creating Your Mental Game Toolbox. Step One: ANALYZE

The great thing about sports is that you get to show off the results of your combination of ability, skills and practice. That's why it's so tough when you're stopped dead by your mental game AKA being in a slump, choking, having the yips, a hitch, meltdowns, etc. But, problems with the mental game can be fixed. Like with anything else, to fix something properly you need the right tools and know what to do with them.

Monday, April 13, 2009

The big lesson learned from the Masters playoff

What a wild finish to the Masters! And from a mental game point of view, what a powerful lesson that can be used in your game, whatever it is.