Overcome Your Biggest Challenges With A Black Belt Golf Mindset

Posted by on Sep 2, 2013 in Blog, Golf Psychology, Playing Golf | 0 comments

Today was one of my most challenging days as a golfer. Yesterday was day 1 of a 2 day event. I was hitting the ball well, and even though the putts were not falling I felt good about my game. Having been in competitive golf now for around 2 years, I have come to realize that it can be challenging for me to finish well in my events. The challenge comes from a lack of focus on staying in the moment, trusting my own ability and really believing in myself. So, back to today; I...

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The Mental Side Of Golf – How To Stay Strong When Things Don’t Go To Plan

Posted by on Aug 30, 2013 in Blog, Golf Psychology | 0 comments

As I have discussed before, once you have come to grips with the fundamentals of golf, the game is played primarily with your mind. This is why it is essential to continually work on the mental side of golf, and to always strive to improve your mindset and attitude. Not every game you play will go your way, and your success will depend on your ability to stay focused and keep going no matter how the game pans out, and to always remember your mental game of golf. Let me give...

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Ryan White – My Journey To Becoming A Black Belt Golfer

Posted by on Aug 22, 2013 in Blog, Golf Psychology | 0 comments

Part 5 – Some surprising twists and turns in my life, with many valuable lessons ahead of me…. Before I went off to college, I played golf almost every day at the club where my father was a member. I did not play many tournaments, but I had developed into a great club player. During that summer of 1992, I played in my first U.S. Amateur Qualifying, which was held at my Dad’s club. Since I felt so comfortable and confident at the club, going out and...

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Ryan White – My Journey To Becoming A Black Belt Golfer

Posted by on Aug 14, 2013 in Blog, Golf, Golf Psychology, Martial Arts | 0 comments

 Part 4: At Age 14, A Difficult Decision To Follow My Dream…  Looking back at my childhood, it was full of fun, and playing and excelling at many different sports played a large part in that. I was a great hitter in baseball due to all of the practice that I did at the batting cages, and I was lucky to be blessed with great reflexes. I made the All Star league in the final year of playing baseball.  I was also a decent martial artist growing up, again mostly due to a...

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The Mental Game Of Golf – 3 Tips To Improve Your Golf Game By Improving Your Attitude.

Posted by on Aug 6, 2013 in Blog, Golf, Golf Psychology, Mental Health | 0 comments

For those of us who are looking to improve our golf game, we tend to focus most of our attention on the physical game of golf. But that is only half of the equation, and we need to dedicate at least as much time on the mental game of golf, i.e. improving our mindset, if we really want to improve our game. Golf is one of those games where our attitude is constantly being tested. Mine is no different. Like grooving out your golf swing, developing and maintaining the right...

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Ryan White – My Journey To Becoming A Black Belt Golfer

Posted by on Jul 26, 2013 in Blog, Golf, Mental Health, Practice | 0 comments

Part Three: My Life-Changing Decision At Age 10 Welcome back to part three of my journey to becoming a Black Belt Golfer. My story resumes at age 10, which is when I made up my mind that I was going to become a professional golfer. I announced this to my father, not expecting him to take me seriously at this young age, but fortunately he was behind me 100%. Around this time, my life was jam-packed with many varied activities and commitments – Hebrew school, regular...

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