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Mental Keys for Success in Golf

A talk inspirational packed full of practical ideas, tips and techniques designed to improve your game

Experts agree that golf is anything up to 95% mental. However hard player’s work on their swing, if their mental game is inconsistent, then their scores will also be inconsistent! Developing the mind is the key to playing to their full potential on every hole. Players will learn many useful tips and ideas, practical techniques and valuable skills guaranteed to improve their game and lower their scores.

This talk will teach players step-by-step how to get rid of mental blocks, 'hazardous' thinking, lack of concentration, indecision and impatience, negative self-talk, and bad moods like anger and frustration. They will also learn how to improve distance, power and accuracy, and build confidence, concentration and consistency, and get more enjoyment out of the game.

This practical talk on ‘mental keys for success in golf’ will:

  • Offer tips for taking your game to a new level
  • Show how, beyond sound fundamentals, success in golf is mental
  • Explain how to remove negative self-talk and think (and play!) positively

  • Demonstrate techniques for visualising golf shots correctly

  • Suggest ideas for overcoming negative fears, feelings and emotions

  • Hear about top tour pro’s most closely guarded psychology secrets and how you can apply to your own game

Specific ‘mental keys for success in golf’ topics covered would include: 1. Why improving the mental side will help your game, 2. Removing the bunkers in your mind - negative self-talk and beliefs, 3. Seeing pictures in your 'minds-eye' - how to visualise correctly, 4. Developing empowering feelings - a playing state of mind & body, 5. Going for your golfing goals - positive, measurable and realistic, 6. Tricks to learn from Tour Pro's to help your game.

Mental mastery is the crux of the game at every level. Improved mental control means better:

  • Consistency - to make high stakes shots with ease
  • Concentration - to keep emotions under control

  • Confidence - to trust your swing on every shot

... and that quickly translates into lower figure handicaps.

Suggested evening event arrangement:

6.45 pm

Introduction by club official (secretary, captain, pro, etc.)

7.00 pm

Talk – ‘Mental Keys for Success in Golf’ by David Norman
Engaging, stimulating and inspiring golf psychology talk (with a PowerPoint presentation, and question time)

8:00 pm

(Close) or optional dinner hosted by a club official (continue discussion and additional questions)

9:30 pm


The all inclusive presentation fee is £550 for the evening (this includes all expenses; travel, equipment hire and admin costs).

Some funding suggestions:

  1. To cover your direct costs: ensure a minimum attendance of say 22 people at £25/person, 55 people at £10 each, etc. There is no limit (except room size) on attendance numbers.
  2. To make some money: for revenues raised over and above the fee, this could go to the club, the pro shop, junior golf fund or a charity – to whoever puts the effort and energy into organising, promoting, booking attendees, and collecting the money.
  3. To make it a social event: could charge say an extra £10/£15 to cover the cost of evening dinner, hosted by a club official (continue discussions and additional questions)
  4. We look forward to visiting your club and having the opportunity of telling your members about how they can take their game to a new level, by learning some of the secrets of the ‘mental game’ of golf.

To discuss further, or arrange a talk date: Please contact us directly.

For more details and information DOWNLOAD the short PowerPoint presentation.

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