Giving you up to date golf Psychology information
Welcome to Think Clearly Golf
The next step in your journey to a better golf game.
Created by James Lambdon, a Chartered Sport Psychologist registered with the HCPC, this is a membership platform with a difference.
Why thinking positively may NOT be helping your golf game
Golf is full of variety, and given that no two shots experienced are the same, there is a clear need to possess an ability to adapt to each situation presented. Be it our swing, our approach, or our mindset, we must adapt.
Five Reasons Why Putting is Difficult
Many golfers tend to think of putting as an important part of their game, and in many cases, their reasons for doing so varies widely from player to player. Think of your own game, what you’ve seen in the media, and what you see the pro’s do. Many players (professional and club players alike) attribute the success and/or failure of their round upon their performance on the green. The famous quote “drive for show…put for dough” from Bobby Locke offers a reason for why we (all) tend to focus on this as an important part of the game.
10 Steps to Self Confidence
One of the most researched relationships with the field of sports psychology is the link between sporting performance and self-confidence. Time and time again greater levels of self-confidence are linked to greater levels of performance. Like many golfers, you are likely to be aware of the impact that your level of self-confidence can have within.
Your guide to Psychological Skills Training
Are you thinking about signing up to work with a sport psychologist, but not quite sure what is it that you are actually going to be working on? One approach that sport psychologists can take is known as psychological skills training. This approach involves a number of stages from educating you in the specific psychological skills, all the way through to you being able to implement these within your own practice and competition settings. Read on to learn more about this approach, and how you can use PST to develop your golf game