Posts Tagged 'Routines'

4 Ways Golfers Can Avoid Choking

Note: The following blog is addressed to golfers directly.

Choking is a natural part of sport, golf especially. At the big moment, with our anxieties high our thinking mind, which we can control, usurps command of our swing from our non-thinking, instinctual side, which can’t be controlled. For skilled golfers, the fine tuned, rhythmic action of the swing is almost instinct. The plodding conscious mind can’t hope to keep up.

Sport psychologist Sian Beilock from the University of Chicago set up some ...

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8 Critical Factors for Road Game Success

1) Familiarize yourself with the environment. We want the players to be comfortable. All road environments are different. Every rim in a basketball arena is different. Every hockey surface is different. Time permitting, athletes should familiarize themselves with the new environment. The goal is to get to a comfort level that results in productive play.

2) Make routines as close as possible to what you do at home. If your team gets to the ball field an hour early at home, ...

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