Overcoming an Avoidance Mindset
Do you play to not lose instead of playing to win?
In this week’s golf psychology session, mental game of golf expert and author of The Mental Game of Golf, Dr. Cohn, responds to a question from Steve who had this to say about his game:
“I have trouble playing to win from the start of the round and play too safe. Any thoughts on playing to win when the round starts rather than once you have a lead?”
Listen to the podcast now to learn what Dr. Cohn has to say about playing with an avoidance mindset.
- Read more Golf Psychology Articles.
- Download a free golf psychology report to improve your preshot routine.
Boost Your Self-Confidence And Focus With Expert Mental Game Coaching!
If you’re a top performer during practice but find yourself under-performing in competition, the most likely culprit holding you back is your mental game. In fact, many athletes struggle with the same problem….
Master mental game coach Dr. Patrick Cohn can help you overcome your mental game issues with personal coaching.
Meet with us via Skype, phone, FaceTime, or GoTo Meeting. With today’s video technology, we are able to connect with athletes and coaches all over the globe.
Mental toughness coaching helps serious athletes like you to uncover the beliefs and attitudes that keep you from performing to your potential. You’ll learn mental game strategies to perform at your peak more often, overcoming performance plateaus and lack of consistency
What are our mental coaching students saying?
“The mental side is everything in golf—the ability to see your shot or line and trust that you can hit that shot or putt. Dr. Cohn has helped me trust my game and putting stroke.”*
~Frank Lickliter, PGA Tour, Nike Tour Winner
“I am so grateful for your insights and experience. My focus is sharp and I feel relaxed but ready to meet whatever challenge comes up. If I make a mistake, I am able to let it go and move on immediately. You have really helped me allot to get back on track and get things going again.”*
~Suzanne Strudwick, LPGA Tour
“After working with you at the end of 2001, I went from 51st to 18th on the Buy.com money list. Mentally, I am a much better player now. Your golf psychology lessons on setting goals, playing without expectations, and reacting well to mistakes has made a big difference. Thanks for all your help and I look forward to continuing to improve my mental game.”*
~Tjaart Van Der Walt, Buy.com Tour Winner
Learn Powerful Golf Confidence Strategies!
Are you making any “costly” mental game mistakes during your pre-shot routine?
Check out our golf confidence report:
Download our FREE golf confidence report TODAY!
Here you’ll learn:
- Why your pre-shot routine should match your personality.
- How to develop a focused and consistent pre-shot routine to execute your best shot.
- The top mental game strategies your pre-shot routine must include.
- Why indecision is your worst enemy in golf.
- Six ways your mental routine breaks down.