Articles and Essays
A selection of the most popular articles and essays.
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Most golfers are aware that the mental side of the game is important if you want to realise your potential. This in depth essay explores some of the key aspects of your thoughts and feelings when you play.
Golfers are told that the perfect swing is the key to golfing happiness. But is that true? This article questions that idea and explains why spending all your time beating balls is probably a mistake.
When your game deserts you, the first question you should as is whether the problem is a physical problem with your swing, or something else. This essay is a step by step guide to a correct diagnosis
What’s most important to you when you play – performance, or enjoyment? Can you have both or does playing well always need to be a grind? These questions and others are explored in this essay.
Coaches and psychologists in all sports including golf, have spent thousands of hours trying to devise ways to help players think the right thought at the right moment.
‘How can two identical twins have golf swings that are completely different?’ asks author Stephen Pressfield in this engaging and enjoyable book. Perhaps your authentic swing isn’t learnt, but remembered?
There have been many books about the mental side of the game. Most are instructional ‘how to’ guides. This one is different and in my opinion, might be the best one ever written.