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Motivation Stats

Picture this, the round start badly and the head drops, the energy drains from your body and you wish the game was over. A couple more poor shots and it seems like the end of the world, the sky is black and the grass is red and the next guy to say ‘oh, bad luck’, may meet his maker quicker than you could get the head cover off your driver.

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Well, I hate to be the one to tell you, but your expectations may be just a little higher than your ability. One way to ensure the day goes downhill is to compare yourself to the guy who happened to hit a few good shots over the course of your golfing life. The few good shots you happen to hit, possibly through luck rather than design, are not a true reflection of the golfer you are.

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You need to know what level your game is really at. The starting point is to get base line statistics. But not the usual statistics, you know, fairways hit, greens in regulation, putts per round, up & downs, etc. You can’t be held responsible for a bad bounce, a change in the wind, bad luck, someone else performing better than you. These areas are out of your control, there’s nothing you can do about these.Watch Full Movie Online Streaming Online and Download

However, these ones, the ones you’re in control of, or at least a little bit in control of, well now we’re on the right track. Shot assessment, club selection, target selection, physical pre-shot routine, mental pre-shot routine and set-up.

Over the course of your next 6 rounds, get counting. How many times do you assess the shot properly (distance, wind, elevation), how often do you choose a clear and intelligent target, are you preparing physically and mentally for the shot ahead, do you have a consistent and accurate set-up?

This is your starting point, set yourself a goal of improving. Charge yourself with improving your performance by 10% in the next 10 games. Keep reviewing your performance and setting a goal of improving.

Basing your opinion of your performance on tasks you are in control of will allow you to have a more realistic view of your game and hopefully help you to enjoy your game more and avoid a de-motivating, negative mind.

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