Episodes
In this week's podcast, Dr. Cohn interviews certified MGCP and now successful Golf Performance Coach, Rick Sessinghaus. He is one of the few voted in the top 50 Golf Coaches in the United States. Listen to the podcast now to learn what Dr. Cohn has to say about how to integrate your physical and mental skills on the golf course. Great Resources for Golfers: Download a free golf psychology report to improve your preshot routine. Visit Golf Psychology Coach for more mental game articles and...
Published 03/06/22
Do have trouble finishing off a good round because you're focusing too much on the score? 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 Chris who had this to say about his game: "What do you do in a mental training session with golfers? And what things do you talk about?" Listen to the podcast now to learn what Dr. Cohn has to say about how to overcome anxieties on the golf course. Great...
Published 01/17/22
Do you visualize your shots before you hit them but then freak out when a shot doesn't come off accordingly? 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 Juan who had this to say about his game: "I’ve been told to visualize my shots during my preshot routine. But when I visualize a shot and I don’t pull the shot off that I just visualized, I start to get disappointed and question why. Should I...
Published 01/03/22
Do you have trouble taking your pre-round warm-up to the golf course and get nervous? 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 Zack who had this to say about his game: "I get nervous and can’t take preround practice to the first tee. I have trouble swinging freely on the course--like I do on the range.  And then I have very tentative shots. What’s going on with me?" Listen to the podcast...
Published 12/20/21
Do you allow your opponents or your playing partners to get in your head and affect your mindset? 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 Sarah who had this to say about his game: "I allow my opponent get into my head. I focus too much on what they are shooting and what they think of my game. I’m just not playing my own game. How can I improve my focus on the golf course?" Listen to the...
Published 12/06/21
Do you ever struggle with your composure on the golf course because you fell nervous before the round? 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 Dan who had this to say about his game: "I feel nervous before the round and on the first 3 holes because I want to play well. But then I start overthinking... When I start out nervous, it’s hard to get my composure back during the round. How do I...
Published 11/01/21
Do you want to win so badly and you're out there tripping yourself on the golf course? 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 Maggie who had this to say about his game: "I have too much intensity while playing because I want to succeed too much. And want to win badly. Then, when I don’t play well, I have destructive self-talk, lack of trust in technique, tightening up while playing. How...
Published 10/18/21
Do you ever doubt your swing and change it immediately when you hit a bad shot while you are already in the middle game, playing for the score? 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 Rick who had this to say about his game: "If hit a bad shot, I try to change swing immediately. I get distracted easily by focusing on too many swing thoughts. How do I stop my mind from spinning after bad...
Published 10/04/21
Do you ever wonder how golfers stay positive even if things are not what they are expecting them to be? 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 John who had this to say about his game: "I start off being very positive looking forward to the round. I warm up and start to play the tournament, and, on each shot, I anticipated to have a great result--but don’t. Then doubt creeps in on the next...
Published 09/20/21
Do you have a young golfer who tends to check out quickly? 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 Elvin who had this to say about his daughter's game: "My daughter is 12 years old and has played golf since she was 7. When she makes a mistake with the first hit it derails her for at least the first two holes. She begins by getting frustrated and blaming the caddie (me) by the iron...
Published 09/13/21
Do you ever wonder what happens in a mental training session with golfers? 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 Lisa who had this to say about his game: "What do you do in a mental training session with golfers? And what things do you talk about?" Listen to the podcast now to learn what Dr. Cohn has to say about how to overcome anxieties on the golf course. Great Resources for...
Published 07/25/21
A big confidence killers for many golfers is when they focus too much on other skilled golfers. NEW - GOLFER'S MENTAL EDGE 2.0 VISIT PEAKSPORTS.COM FOR DETAILS Great Resources for Golfers: Download a free golf psychology report to improve your preshot routine. Visit Golf Psychology Coach for more mental game articles and videos. Check out ore golf psychology coaching programs at peaksports.com. *Please subscribe to The Golf Psychology Podcast at iTunes. Dr. Patrick Cohn is a golf...
Published 07/18/21
Does your preround warmup turn into a practice session? Often golfers will go out and hit balls on the range and work on their swing mechanics in order to tweak before the round. So they practice during the warm up instead of get ready to play with what they have that day. In this golf psychology video, you learn why your warmup is not a practice, and what you need to do instead. NEW - GOLFER'S MENTAL EDGE 2.0 VISIT PEAKSPORTS.COM FOR DETAILS Great Resources for Golfers: Download a...
Published 07/11/21
Do the pregame jitters or first tee jitters hurt you ability to play well on the first few holes of the golf round? Many golfers think that the pregame jitters are feelings of anxiety. But this is faulty thinking because the pregame jitters do not indicate that you are anxious. In this golf psychology podcast, you learn how to manage the preround jitters and perform well on the first hole. NEW - GOLFER'S MENTAL EDGE 2.0 VISIT PEAKSPORTS.COM FOR DETAILS Great Resources for Golfers: ...
Published 07/04/21
Does your preround warmup influence your confidence in the first tee? Many golfers assume their warmup on the range is an omen for how they will play on the golf course. But this is faulty thinking because you don't have to win on the range. In this golf psychology podcast, you learn what to focus on if your warm up was great or awful before the round. NEW - GOLFER'S MENTAL EDGE 2.0 VISIT PEAKSPORTS.COM FOR DETAILS Great Resources for Golfers: Download a free golf psychology report to...
Published 06/27/21
Do you start the golf round with a target score or range in mind? This is very common for golfers--they focus on what they think they should shoot based on their expectations and recent scores. But target scores are limiting because they make your score conscious during the round. In this golf psychology podcast, you learn what to focus on instead of target scores to help you play your best golf and use your mind effectively. NEW - GOLFER'S MENTAL EDGE 2.0 VISIT PEAKSPORTS.COM FOR...
Published 06/20/21
Do you start the golf round feeling like you are not focused? If so, you might not have the correct intensity to play your best--especially if you struggle on the first few holes consistently. Some golfers are "sleeping" early in the round and that hurts their mindset and performance. In this golf psychology video, you learn how to increase your intensity before the first tee so you can focus better at the start of the round and thus perform better. Listen to the podcast now to learn what...
Published 06/12/21
Do you mentally prepare and get in the zone before a tournament? 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 Paul who had this to say about his game: "How do I mentally prepare for a golf tournament? When things should I before I start my rounds to get into the zone?" Listen to the podcast now to learn what Dr. Cohn has to say about how to overcome anxieties on the golf course. Great...
Published 05/30/21