brain research

29 Jul
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How did we end up in the rough in the first place! For whatever reason in our learning of golf we are in the rough again. Patterns do repeat. Or maybe this is the first time you have ever hit this shot. Where did that come from? Being emotionally conscious for the 2s swing is […]

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28 Jul
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Yips is described as an uncontrollable jerk, tremor, spasm, twitch or freezing during the golf motion. It runs many players out of the game. It is most common during putting; however, can happen during chipping, pitching, or full swing. Yips in putting increases 18-hole scores by an average of 4.5 strokes/round. Yips can be divided […]

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18 Jul
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Choking is the inability to breathe. In golf and life it is poor performance that occurs in response to the perceived stress of a situation (Beilock, 2010). Possible explanations for choking:Self-focused attention -what will they think of me?Controlling the motion – micromanaging the motion.Worry/fear – what will go wrong?Choking results when the prefrontal cortex (working […]

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