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Why Do You Play Golf?

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“We cannot teach people anything; we can only help them discover it within themselves” Galileo. Astronomer, physicist, mathematician. Read More ..... »

The "Pre Shot Routine"; A Superstition That's Bad for Golf and Bad for Golfers

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It’s widely accepted that slow play is one of the main challenges for the game of golf. Typically a professional tournament round takes over five hours, and amateur rounds on much shorter, easier courses are often 4 hours plus. One of the reasons why people are not playing more, and sometimes even leaving the game is because they are unwilling or able to waste half a day of their precious leisure time standing around waiting to hit a golf shot. Read More ..... »

GolfJuice.TV Interview

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Did a little interview with Chris Sweetnam from Golfjuice.TV last week.  We had a nice chat about how your thinking on the golf course affects how you feel, and how your feelings affect your performance. Read More ..... »

What if You Don't Know?

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"In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, in the expert's mind there are few."
Shunryu Suzuki

I had a little breakthrough in my understanding a couple of weeks ago. I had been getting frustrated by the fact I’m still feeling nervous and anxious when I’m on the golf course, even though a lot of the time, I feel like I have pretty good handle on the fact that it’s my thoughts I’m feeling, not the situation or my circumstances. More and more of the time I know that my circumstances have no control over how I feel, even though it often looks like they do at first. Read More ..... »

Where Does Confidence Come From?

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I had an interesting conversation with my friend Sarah last evening, about confidence. She had just taken on a new member of staff, who despite being good at what she did, was made redundant a year ago. She had ‘lost her confidence’ and was ‘nervous due to being out of work for a while’.  Read More ..... »