Getting Out of Your Own Way on The Golf Course

Getting Out of Your Own Way on The Golf Course

EP 52 Episode Cover Gio Valiante, Chris Paisley, Andy Gorman

Today, leading Sport Psychologist Gio Valiante discusses how to overcome fear on the golf course, European Tour player Chris Paisley chats about how he gets the most from your talent when you are not at your best and well respected putting coach Andy Gorman tells us about the key fundamentals to putt successfully.

Key Learning Points:

  • Consider why you do what you do or why you play your sport and if it is because you want to be competent or master certain tasks or whether you are ego-orientated
  • Checkout this checklist for younger athletes to guide you – Children and Youth Motivation for Sport Quiz 
  • Review you’re A, B and C games and how you react when things aren’t going according to plan.
  • Understanding what works for you, keeping your putting routine and the way you practice putting simple and consistent is important.

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To Listen to the Full Podcast Episodes

Podcast Ep04: Chris Paisley – Life on the European Tour

Podcast Ep017: Gio Valiante – How to Play Fearless Golf

Podcast Ep45: Andy Gorman – Building Confidence in Your Putting

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David Charlton

Online Golf Performance Psychologist who supports many golfers around the world from the USA, United Kingdom, Ireland, United Arab Emirates, South Africa, Australian and New Zealand, using ONLINE Video Conferencing.    

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