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Pre Shot Routine For Golf - With Golf Psychologist Ashley Clinch

Michael Phelps: A Golden Shoulder to Lean On

TEMPE, Ariz. — Nearly a week into their most recent therapeutic reunion, Michael Phelps and Grant Hackett, two giants of Olympic swimming, sat down to breakfast at a packed restaurant and wondered how they would explain themselves to their children someday.<p>The conversations they foresaw had nothing …

What Golfer do you want to be?

Who is the golfer you most want to be? Tom Watson, with a quick rhythm, fearless putter in his younger years, respectful. Fred Couples, laconic, …

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Coach Shaka Smart

Shaka Smart is the Men’s Basketball Head Coach at the University of Texas and he’s got a phenomenal way about himself.<p>It just jumps out of this …

Self-improvement

How do You practice golf? – Ashley Clinch – Medium

How do You practice golf? If you have a regular job, with a family your time would be limited. Play on the weekend, practice after work one night a …

Tom's Hut / raumhochrosen

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> If a mental coach is also an Austrian songwriter, living his life between extremes, he needs a place, a …

In search of the 'next big thing'

Out and about on the European and PGA tours, it is never difficult to spot Tommy Fleetwood. A winner in Abu Dhabi this year and runner-up at the WGC-Mexico Championship, the Englishman’s lengthy locks and unshaven stubble give him the look of a 1970s rock musician. Before he unleashes his powerful …

Golf

Industry icon John Ashworth

<b>Style Insider: How has golf apparel and its industry changed over the years?</b><p>John Ashworth: When I was a senior in high school in 1977, every …

The Golf Doctor Podcast Interview With Performance Psychologist Ashley Clinch

The Golf Doctor Podcast by Brian Fitzgerald, The Golf Doctor. Golf Professional & Full Time Golf Instructor on Apple Podcasts

5 Pillars of Golf Strength and Conditioning for Golfers

Thu Mar 30, 2017 by Michael Carroll<p>I wrote this article after developing a series of training programs to be made available for purchase online …

How World Leading Athletes Sleep: – Michael Gervais – Medium

How World Leading Athletes Sleep:<p>World leading athletes are well aware of the importance of sleep as it relates to high performance. Most of us would …

The Best Teacher No One Knows

Pete Cowen on his five major champions, a prank with a lion and a tragedy that haunts him.<p>Early Tuesday morning of the 2011 Open Championship at Royal St. George's, and Darren Clarke is a mess. He's trudging toward the range with his head down and shoulders slumped. When he gets to me, I ask, "Are …

Golf

The New Science of Exercise

Ever since high school, Dr. Mark Tarnopolsky has blurred the line between jock and nerd. After working out every morning and doing 200 push-ups, he …

The Path to Becoming a Trail Runner

<i>Runner</i> is a short film from filmmaker Andy Lloyd that follows Australian trail runners Majell Backhausen and Blake Hose as they run through stunning alpine terrain. The duo talk about why they run and the enjoyment they get from pushing their bodies. As Lloyd shared, "I wanted to create a film that …

Stephen Hawking’s Productive Laziness

<b>Hawking’s Fixed Schedule Productivity</b>In the 1980s, at the height of his intellectual productivity, Stephen Hawking used to head home from his office …

Your Brain Performs Better When It Slows Down, with Steven Kotler

Best-selling author Steven Kotler recently visited Big Think to discuss the optimization of consciousness through flow states, a key topic in his …

The Best Advice of 2016, from the World's Best Athletes

Over the past year, I've had the privilege of interviewing over twenty of the world's best performers for my <i>Fitness Coach</i> column: people like big-mountain climber Jimmy Chin, Olympic marathon runner Des Linden, CrossFit guru Kelly Starret, big-wave surfer Nic Lamb, and NFL strength and conditioning …

John Donahoe: Dump the Myth of the High Achiever

The former CEO of eBay encourages students to build a life outside of work and find creative solutions to problems.<p>The myth of high achievers is a …

PUTTING

Dustin Johnson had a breakout season in 2016, rocketing from No. 8 to No. 2 in the world—along the way winning three times (including his first …

Golf

To boost productivity and cognition in the Knowledge Age, prioritize Deep work, avoid the Shallows, and Self-Quantify

—————In 2009, <b>Winifred Gallagher</b> published his excellent <i>Rapt: Attention and the Focused Life</i>, persuasively arguing that productivity, enjoyment and …

Time Management

The Secrets of Top Performers and What It Takes to Be Truly Great

“The deliberate part of deliberate practice—that’s really where the magic is.”<p>What does it take to become a top performer? Whether in music, sports, …

What’s the secret of the world’s best-paid sports manager? Ask the Chicago Cubs

Theo Epstein is a star because he values the person as much as the player.<p>As I write, the Chicago Cubs, perennial underachievers, are three wins away …

How Exercise Shapes You, Far Beyond the Gym

When I first started training for marathons a little over ten years ago, my coach told me something I’ve never forgotten: that I would need to learn …

Heart Rates

Practice Doesn’t Make Perfect

Zach Hambrick has always been fascinated by exceptional performance, or what he calls “the extremes of human capabilities.” Growing up, he’d devour <i>Guinness World Records</i>, noting the feats it described and picturing himself proudly posing in its pages. By the time he reached college, though, he’d …

Michael Pollan’s Simple Rules for Eating

What if eating right wasn’t actually all that complicated?What if you read enough to see patterns develop, to realize that when you stripped away all …

Nutrition