Whether it is the first match of th season or you have a “big” tournament ahead, you can start to feel your nerves build the closer you get to the first round. What once seemed like a great idea filled with excitement, is now an event overflowing with angst, anxiety and stress.
The good news is that nothing has gone wrong. This is how the brain rolls. It is designed to warn you when you are in danger. While playing in a golf tourney doesn’t create physical danger, there is a potential emotional threat. This is enough to create a lot of mental chatter and nerves.
So the question is, how do you quiet your thinking and calm your nerves so you can perform your best?
In this episode, I share 5 Steps you can take to calm your nerves before a tourney.
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Golf reveals our ability to manage our mind.
Sometimes we just don't know where to focus our time and energy to build a strong mental game.
But I got you.
I created a quiz called "How Strong is Your Mental Game". Based on your answers, you'll get directed to a page with some mental game advice specifically for you.
Go to KathyHartWood.com/quiz and you can take the quiz there.