Consistently Maintain High Performance
We often talk bout how to overcome slumps and mental blocks in golf… But how do you stay at the top when you are performing well in the game?
Why do many golfers have difficulty staying at the top or maintaining a high ranking?
Can you relate to the following scenario? You put in a lot of time and hard work to break into the Top-10: extra time on the putting greens, more time at the driving range, a bit more work with a golf pro, additional weight training, hours working with a mental training coach, etc…
You saw a lot of improvement and the hard work paid off as you climbed the rankings and placed higher in tournaments. Finally, you achieved exactly what you set out to do. You felt proud and accomplished.
Now came the tricky part… maintaining momentum and staying at the top.
You felt happy to be “there.” You were content so you felt you no longer needed the extra work. You settled back into your old ways. You slowly tapered off the extra training sessions.
Instead of continuing doing what got you “there” in the first place, you pulled back. Your play slowly declined. You had a formula for success but chose not to repeat the strategies that led to your success. Your scores suffered and you became frustrated at the fact you worked so hard to get there and were back to square one.
If you do not continue to work at a high level, it’s harder to perform consistently at a high level.
So Yeon Ryu’s Consistency in Training
In the LGPA, many golfers are battling for the No. 1 ranking. When So Yeon Ryu reached the World No. 1 ranking in 2021, Ryu decided to work on her game even further. Resting on her laurels was not an option. Instead, Ryu focused on her next goal of achieving the career grand slam.
RYU: “Even though I’m No. 1 right now, I still have to knock down three more tournaments to become a Grand Slam winner. So I don’t think I’m going to stop improving myself.”
Success requires continued work. If working with a mental game coach helps improve your focus, continue your work with a mental game coach.
If strength training helped add more distance to your drives, continue your strength training.
If taking extra putting practice helped improve your confidence, continue your extra work on the putting greens.
Following your success formula will help you maintain momentum and achieve more in your golf game.
How to Continue to Perform at a High Level:
To maintain your winning ways, you need to keep working on your game.
What is your success recipe? What practice and preparation routines helped you to play your best golf. Does mental training, strength training, additional practice rounds or work with a private instructor help you succeed?
What do you need to focus on to further improve your game and accomplish your next goal? What is the weakest link in your game?
Create a plan to improve your weaknesses and how you will go about putting your plan into action.
Asking and answering these important questions will help you understand and replicate your formula for continued success.
Learn Proven Strategies to Perform with Confidence!
Do you suffer from fragile self-confidence after missed hits, playing with strict or high expectations that undermine confidence or the inability to play freely and relaxed on the course?
If you suffer from lack of focus, low self-confidence or other mental game obstacles on the course, you cant reach your true golf potential…
Successful golfers have learned how to perform with ultimate confidence in competition, so we’ve developed The Golfer’s Mental Edge Workbook and CD program to help you do this!
The Golfer’s Mental Edge program includes the top 8 mental training sessions I do with my personal students to help them boost their mental game and improve consistency on the course.
The Golfer’s Mental Edge program includes 8 confidence-boosting CDs, MP3 audio recordings, and an 8-session golfer’s mental edge workbook.
Boost Your Self-Confidence And Focus With Expert Mental Game Coaching!
Master mental game coach Dr. Patrick Cohn can help you overcome your mental game issues with personal coaching.
You can work with Dr. Patrick Cohn himself in Orlando, Florida or via Skype, FaceTime, or telephone. Call us toll free at 888-742-7225 or contact us for more information about the different coaching programs we offer!
What are our mental coaching students saying?
“To play well, you have to believe you can play well. Confidence goes a long way in golf. Patrick has developed a great system for helping me improve confidence and my overall mental approach to golf.”*
~Brian Watts, 11-time Winner on the PGA Japan Tour
“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