Tag: Iron Golf Mind

Beating First Tee Nerves

February 23, 2015
Beating First Tee Nerves

First tee nerves affect everyone, from beginners to seasoned professionals.  Knowing that alone can be helpful, but having some strategies for dealing with the nerves is even more useful. Here are some ideas you can try which have proven useful with a range of players.   For more ideas on improving your mental skills for […]

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Rob Neal: Making Great Golf Swings

February 6, 2015 0 Comments
Rob Neal: Making Great Golf Swings

The science of biomechanics, like other aspects of coaching and technology has made huge advances over the past decade.    Dr Rob Neal is a sports biomechanist specialising in golf and has been at the forefront of bringing improved understanding to coaches around the world.  This is a far cry from the past where our […]

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Dave Buttifant: Sports Science and Ancient Greeks

January 23, 2015 0 Comments
Dave Buttifant: Sports Science and Ancient Greeks

It doesn’t matter how far sports science takes us in the future, there are lessons from the Ancient Greeks which are as relevant today as they were thousands of years ago. Today’s guest David Buttifant recognises this at the same time as he leads innovation in the sports science field. Dave is one of Australia’s […]

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James Tomkins: Perform under Pressure

January 16, 2015 0 Comments
James Tomkins: Perform under Pressure

Does the thought of taking a year off as part of preparation for and Olympic gold medal or World Championship performance scare you?  It did me.  But that is exactly what James Tomkins did after each Olympic campaign.  The result was three Olympic gold and one bronze medals together with seven World Championship gold medals. […]

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Pia Nilsson: World’s Leading Female Golf Coach

January 8, 2015
Pia Nilsson: World’s Leading Female Golf Coach

When Swedish golf was in its golden era, the coach at the helm was Pia Nilsson.  Since then she has been at the forefront of golf coaching.  Pia is recognised as the world’s leading female golf coach and has a knack of finding out what is required for players of all levels to improve their […]

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Karl Morris: 3 Phases of Golf

November 30, 2014
Karl Morris: 3 Phases of Golf

Imagine you are leading a major professional tournament and as you walk to the tee your thoughts are about ‘topping’ the ball?  That’s what happened to Graeme McDowell.  Find out from Karl Morris what happened next. Karl is mental skills coach to US Open and British Open winners, among others.  He talks about the traits […]

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What’s your Routine?

November 4, 2014 0 Comments
What’s your Routine?

Mention the word ‘routine’ and a lot of golfers claim it inhibits their natural flair, yet the most instinctive and creative golfers all have routines.  You should too… If you enjoyed this video, then watch 4 Types of Concentration    Install this web app on your Android: Tap menu, more options, and then Add Shortcut […]

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Dale Lynch: is coaching an art or science?

September 18, 2014 2 Comments
Dale Lynch: is coaching an art or science?

I recently interviewed world-renowned coach Dale Lynch and talked about how his involvement in coaching began and what led to him being the coach to dual Australian Open winner Aaron Baddeley and US Open Champion Geoff Ogilvy. His thoughts when we discussed the art and science of golf coaching are interesting listening.  Also find out […]

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Instant improvement with a grip change

July 21, 2014
Instant improvement with a grip change

What are ‘strong’ and ‘weak’ grips and what to they do to your golf shots?  Understanding this could improve your shots instantly.     Install this web app on your Android: Tap menu, more options, and then Add Shortcut To Homescreen.×

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Slow hands for great bunker shots

July 14, 2014
Slow hands for great bunker shots

Here is a way to keep your club head speed high when you are playing bunker shots.  It is not a way that you would normally think to try…   Install this web app on your Android: Tap menu, more options, and then Add Shortcut To Homescreen.×

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