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This is How You Should Approach Every Putt

Below is a very important tip that will help you improve your putting. And as you know, anytime you improve your putting, your scores drop. This tip is from Jeff Richmond and Jeff has recently released a newly updated putting improvement program called: 5 Minutes To GREAT Putting. You can find out more about that by going here

Now here is the tip from Jeff on how you can improve your putting…

*Possible Putting by Jeff Richmond*

There’s times when you’re about to putt and you just feel that you’re going to hole the putt. You can’t describe why you feel that way, but you do. For most of us, that feeling does not come often enough.

But you can make that feeling happen more and more, and I’m going to explain how.

Now if you run across a really good putter you’ll find that they almost hole everything. If the ball doesn’t go in it will be very close to going in.

And if you got in their head you’ll find that they are trying to make everything they look at.

They don’t have thoughts about 3 putting or anything negative like that. Instead, they are focused on doing whatever is necessary to hole the putt.

Great putters believe they can hole every putt.

Do they hole every putt?

No.

But they believe they can.

And just because they miss some putts, it doesn’t stop them from thinking the next one is going in.

However, you just can’t go thinking before every putt…

“I’m going to hole this putt… I’m going to hole this putt…. I’m going to hole this putt.”

Because if you do that and you miss then you’ll quickly lose confidence and belief in your putting. But you can do the same type of thing without negative consequences when you miss. To do this you simply have to add two words to a positive statement and those two words are…

It’s Possible

I don’t know what you say to yourself when you get the feeling you’re going to hole the putt. It might be something like…

I’m going to hole this putt.

Or…

This ball is going in the hole.

And like I said… if you were to say that before each putt, you would quickly get discouraged when you miss. But if you add the words ‘it’s possible’ to statements like that, then you can use them before each putt to help you be more confident in your putting. For example, before every putt, you could say…

It’s possible I’m going to hole this putt.

Or…

It’s possible this ball is going in the hole.

See, every putt you face has the possibility of going in. So use that possibility to build up your confidence and belief every putt. If you do this and make it a habit then you’ll be a better putter long term.

And speaking about being a better putter… I have just launched a newly updated putting system that will give you the best chance of putting as good as a Tour Pro.

To find out more about that simply go here.

That’s a great putting tip from Jeff. The next time you play golf, give it a try. I’m sure it will help you to putt better. And as Jeff said, make sure you go here and check out his full putting improvement program to have the best chance of becoming a great putter.

The Putting Game Improvement Program

Why Traditional Golf Psychology is Useless and What to Do Instead

Hundreds of thousands of golfers have tried the traditional golf psychology (positive thinking) methods to improve their golf scores. Some of them have had some success – some of the time.

But from speaking with thousands of golfers, it seems that for most of you it has been an exercise in frustration and a waste of time.

I’ll let you in on a little secret – the traditional approach to positive thinking can indeed be frustrating and often is a complete waste of time.

It’s not that you weren’t doing it correctly or often enough, or that positive thinking and affirmations have no value, it’s simply that you were missing a major piece of the puzzle.

You were practicing DENIAL. And a part of you knew it. As they say – “Denial ain’t just a river in Egypt”. You were essentially denying the part of you that knew what you were affirming, such as

“I consistently hit 90% of greens in regulation” simply was not true.

Even as you were repeating your affirmation over and over again, part of you whispered “bull****”. I call that part of you the “inner critic”. And let’s face it; the inner critic may have a point. After all, it may be a fact that in the past year, you averaged only 30% greens in regulation.

The inner critic is the voice of all negative emotions on the course – fear, doubt, anger, embarrassment, etc. It can even be an underlying cause of physical symptoms such as tension, sweaty palms, and a variety of aches and pains.

The Renegade Mindset Techniques (RMT) for Golf System deals specifically with recognizing and eliminating the inner critic. RMT is a sports-specific form of Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), the most popular method in the emerging world of Energy Psychology.

Instead of denying its existence, and allowing it to subtly sabotage our best efforts at improvement, we focus our attention on it and “clear it” with the simple yet powerful RMT protocols.

Once the negative thought or belief is acknowledged and cleared, a positive affirmation can more effectively take hold in your conscious and subconscious mind. You will have eliminated its competition, and therefore it will be easier to accept.

The RMT for Golf routines always begin with recognition of the negative issue. Then you will focus on that particular issue while “tapping” to eliminate it.

DO NOT be concerned about “being negative”!

Remember, it is the acknowledgement and clearing of the negative that is the key.

With the negative feeling/emotion cleared, THEN you can install the positive substitution with ease.

Stephen Ladd is a Golf Performance Coach pioneering breakthrough energy psychology techniques, and the creator of Renegade Mindset Techniques for Golf ?. Visit RenegadeMentalGolf.com for free reports, videos, newsletters and an 8 part email mini-tutorial!

The Renegade Golf Psychology System is a valuable resource for any golfer that believes that he/she can improve upon their mental training in order to drop their handicap and/or just enjoy the game a bit more. Although some of the psychological challenges can differ from the rank beginner to the tour pro, I’m sure these techniques can be adapted and used by all of us to finally start “training our brains”.

At the time of this writing the price is $57 US. Which seems to be quite a bargain, as that just one session around here with a sports hypnotist (who may know nothing specific to golfers) is a whopping $125. Another nice feature is that these guys offer free email coaching for sixty days, as well as a solid money-back guarantee.

To test the system out for yourself CLICK HERE

The Truth About Golf and the Zone

The Zone – it is the Holy Grail of all athletes in every sport…the elusive mind/body state in which everything comes together.The Zone – it is the Holy Grail of all athletes in every sport…the elusive mind/body state in which everything comes together.

Golfers describing the experience of being “in the zone” usually sound like this:

  • “Everything felt so easy”
  • “My swing was so fluid”
  • “I knew exactly what to do”
  •   Etc, Etc.

Ah yes…all golfers have had this experience. Some for only a moment or two, some for an entire round or even a weekend tournament.

But what is The Zone, anyway?

How do we get there and STAY there?

There are certainly plenty of theories postulated by PhDs in sports psychology as to the exact biochemical happenings in the brain and nervous system during “zone time”.

They even hook golfers up with electrodes and monitor a plethora of information and biofeedback data. This is all done to assist these golfers in their quest for the Holy Grail…The Zone.

Although it would be kind to assume that these Ivory Tower theorists have the best intentions, my gut tells me that it is usually more a case of “intellectual masturbation”.

Regardless, the whole thing really reminds me of Monty Python and The Holy Grail.

In other words, a fruitless endeavor doomed to failure because it is based on inane premises and therefore produces deluded conclusions.

However, it does provide a decent amount of comic relief, at least for me.

OK, so maybe I’m exaggerating (but just a little bit).

The quest to somehow evoke the Zone state and maintain it is misguided by most people because it is seen as a foreign destination – a state of being outside of the golfer’s natural mind/body state.

Here’s the big news …drum roll please…the Zone is your natural state of being.
That’s right – The Zone is NOT a state of being that you have to “get into” and then hope and pray that you stay there.
Rather, The Zone is your true state of mental and physical being.

It is the place to which you return when you are finally able to eliminate and clear the specific impediments to your natural freedom state.

These impediments include (but are not limited to):

  • The voice of your “inner critic” (does it EVER shut up?)
  • Self doubt
  • Fear
  • Tension
  • Comfort Zones
  • Anger
  • Etc., etc.

Feel free to add your own to the list.

The important point is that these issues keep you from LIVING in The zone, both on and off the course.
The key is to “clear” or “eliminate” these issues… and then…viola…you are in The Zone.
After a relatively short period of time, The Zone will start to feel normal, because it is indeed your natural state of being.

There are many tools, methods, and techniques that different people have found useful in clearing these types of issues. They include everything from meditation and prayer to traditional talk therapy.

Hell, if you listen to the top grossing movie stars, even Scientology!
My personal program is a combination of quantum physics and centuries-old Asian wisdom called Tap In Golf (TIG)
The Tap In Golf techniques are designed to clear these issues that keep you from being in The Zone, and from shooting the scores you deserve.

TIG is not the only way to clear your issues. It just happens to be extremely fast, simple to learn, and is specific to golf.

No electrodes or biofeedback devices required.

Golf will quickly become a whole lot easier.

Are YOU ready to LIVE in the ZONE?

Forget about the quest for the Holy Grail. Leave that to Knights who say “NI” (and the PhDs).

Stephen Ladd is a Golf Performance Coach pioneering breakthrough energy psychology techniques, and the creator of Renegade Mindset Techniques for Golf ?. Visit RenegadeMentalGolf.com for free reports, videos, newsletters and an 8 part email mini-tutorial!

The Renegade Golf Psychology System is a valuable resource for any golfer that believes that he/she can improve upon their mental training in order to drop their handicap and/or just enjoy the game a bit more. Although some of the psychological challenges can differ from the rank beginner to the tour pro, I’m sure these techniques can be adapted and used by all of us to finally start “training our brains”.

At the time of this writing the price is $57 US. Which seems to be quite a bargain, as that just one session around here with a sports hypnotist (who may know nothing specific to golfers) is a whopping $125. Another nice feature is that these guys offer free email coaching for sixty days, as well as a solid money-back guarantee.

To test the system out for yourself CLICK HERE

Reduce Your Golf Handicap With EFT

In the mid 1990’s Stanford – trained engineer Gary Craig turned the psychology world on its head with the introduction of Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT). EFT is a meridian-based therapy, often referred to as “do-it-yourself acupuncture without the needles”. Instead you simply “tap” on a few “clearing points” on the face and body while focusing on the negative emotion, in order to “clear” it.

Sounds a bit unusual, eh?

It is unusual.

But so are the results.

Gary and his team achieved “astonishing results” while working with war veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). These men had recurring nightmares, phobias, paranoia, shame and guilt among other socially crippling conditions and feelings. EFT was able to give them peace and hope in a matter of hours, where more traditional therapies had failed for years.

So what does this have to do with reducing your golf handicap?

Well, if EFT can help a war veteran with PTSD, then your first tee jitters, yips, or anxiety about hitting over water don’t really stand a chance!

Try it for yourself.

The next time you are faced with a shot that is causing you any sort of negative emotion, do the following:

Step away from the ball.

Identify the negative feeling and focus on it while performing the “tapping” as described below.

1) Using the tips of your index and middle fingers, tap on the boney area about one inch directly below one eye – approximately 10 times.

2) Next tap 10 times on the boney area just outside the same side eye.

3) Then tap the insides of your wrists together approximately 10 times.

4) Finally, take a deep breath, step up to the ball and swing away.

Yes, it really can be that simple to eliminate the mental and emotional barriers between you and consistent peak performance.

The above demonstration is just the tip of the iceberg in terms of the enormous potential inherent in these techniques to reduce your golf handicap and increase your enjoyment out on the links.

Stephen Ladd is a Golf Performance Coach pioneering breakthrough energy psychology techniques, and the creator of Renegade Mindset Techniques for Golf ?. Visit RenegadeMentalGolf.com for free reports, videos, newsletters and an 8 part email mini-tutorial!

The Renegade Golf Psychology System is a valuable resource for any golfer that believes that he/she can improve upon their mental training in order to drop their handicap and/or just enjoy the game a bit more. Although some of the psychological challenges can differ from the rank beginner to the tour pro, I’m sure these techniques can be adapted and used by all of us to finally start “training our brains”.

At the time of this writing the price is $57 US. Which seems to be quite a bargain, as that just one session around here with a sports hypnotist (who may know nothing specific to golfers) is a whopping $125. Another nice feature is that these guys offer free email coaching for sixty days, as well as a solid money-back guarantee.

To test the system out for yourself CLICK HERE

NLP For Golf Training

As a professional mental golf training coach, I’ve become known for my use of energy psychology to break through barriers and assist golfers in slashing strokes off their handicap. But energy psychology is only one of the renegade tools that I utilize with my golfers to maximize their performance. I’ve also been trained by several Master NLP Practitioners, and get great results with techniques like anchoring.

What is an anchor?

An anchor is formed when an internal response becomes associated with an external stimulus. Think Pavlov and his salivating dogs..

Hear A Bell = Salivate

Anchoring yourself is very easy to do. But because anchors can be positive or negative, and programed with or without your conscious awareness, it’s to your advantage to set them deliberately.

Here’s how to do it:

  • When ever you smash an awesome drive or stroke the perfect putt, you are momentarily in what we call a “peak state”. Immediately, perform some kind of unique action – say a specific phrase, snap your fingers twice, blink your eyes three times quickly, etc. The keys are that you do it right away, and that it be unique enough that it’s not something you do all the time.
  • After completing this process several times, you will have anchored that action and that peak state. The cool thing is that you can then perform that action (anchor) at any time on the course, and put yourself right back into that peak state. This will greatly enhance your chances of performing well – we all kick more butt when in peak states.
  • A great time to set anchors is out on the practice range. Simply hit a shot, and see how the result feels. Obviously, anchor in only the really good shots.
  • This practice range environment is ideal because you get the repetition necessary for setting those solid, positive anchors. Then go out and use them on the course to achieve and maintain your peak states. Simply “activate” your new anchor (by performing the unique action) as part of your pre-shot routine, or anytime (on or off the course) when your need to be at your best.
  • Pavlov would be so proud of all you dogs!

Stephen Ladd is a Golf Performance Coach pioneering breakthrough energy psychology techniques, and the creator of Renegade Mindset Techniques for Golf. Visit RenegadeMentalGolf.com for free reports, videos, newsletters and an 8 part email mini-tutorial!

The Renegade Golf Psychology System is a valuable resource for any golfer that believes that he/she can improve upon their mental training in order to drop their handicap and/or just enjoy the game a bit more. Although some of the psychological challenges can differ from the rank beginner to the tour pro, I’m sure these techniques can be adapted and used by all of us to finally start “training our brains”.

At the time of this writing the price is $57 US. Which seems to be quite a bargain, as that just one session around here with a sports hypnotist (who may know nothing specific to golfers) is a whopping $125. Another nice feature is that these guys offer free email coaching for sixty days, as well as a solid money-back guarantee.

To test the system out for yourself CLICK HERE

More Freedom in Your Golf Swing

Believe it or not, the simple act of a deep breath – when done properly – instantly releases tension from your body and allows you to achieve the fluid and effortless golf swing of the top tour players.

Most golfers know that there is a calming benefit to breathing deeply, and many attempt to do so during stressful situations on the course.

The problem is that almost nobody knows how to take a deep breath.

Most people have learned to breathe in a shallow and ineffective way, and can gain significant benefits from practicing what is called “diaphragmatic breathing”.

First, a quick test to find out your current situation:

While standing, place your right hand on your chest and your left hand on your stomach.

Next take a deep breath and notice which direction each of your hands move.

It is most common to find that your right hand (the one on your chest) moves upwards, while your left hand (on your stomach) moves inwards towards your spine,

If this happened to you, it means that you are actually taking a shallow “chest breath”, and only using one-third of your potential breathing capacity. This can actually increase tension and stress in your body, especially in the small muscles of the neck and shoulders.

The solution – diaphragmatic breathing.

It’s actually quite easy.

Once again, place your right hand on your chest and your left hand on your stomach.

Now this time as you inhale, keep your right (chest) hand still, and allow the air to fill up and expand in your stomach (left hand moving away from the spine).

It is sometimes helpful to imagine your stomach as a balloon, and as you inhale the air inflates the balloon.

Only after the “abdomen balloon” is filled do you allow the chest to expand and fill with air.

Hint: Watch small children, as they have not yet “unlearned” this natural breathing process and can be excellent role models for you.

As you exhale simply allow all tension to release from your body and mind.

Although it may take a small bit of conscious effort in the beginning to re-learn this breathing pattern, it is well worth it to have this simple tool at your disposal to instantly alleviate stress and create more freedom in your golf swing.

Stephen Ladd is a Golf Performance Coach pioneering breakthrough energy psychology techniques, and the creator of Renegade Mindset Techniques for Golf ?. Visit RenegadeMentalGolf.com for free reports, videos, newsletters and an 8 part email mini-tutorial!

The Renegade Golf Psychology System is a valuable resource for any golfer that believes that he/she can improve upon their mental training in order to drop their handicap and/or just enjoy the game a bit more. Although some of the psychological challenges can differ from the rank beginner to the tour pro, I’m sure these techniques can be adapted and used by all of us to finally start “training our brains”.

At the time of this writing the price is $57 US. Which seems to be quite a bargain, as that just one session around here with a sports hypnotist (who may know nothing specific to golfers) is a whopping $125. Another nice feature is that these guys offer free email coaching for sixty days, as well as a solid money-back guarantee.

To test the system out for yourself CLICK HERE

Mental Golf Game Tips to Improve Your Performance

This brief article reveals three mental golf game tips utilizing a cutting-edge technique known as “tapping”.This brief article reveals three mental golf game tips utilizing a cutting-edge technique known as “tapping”.

What is Tapping?
“Tapping” is a do-it-yourself form of acupuncture, except you don’t use needles. Instead you simply “tap” on a few “clearing points” while focusing on and saying (to yourself, if appropriate) the negative feeling or emotion.
For the sake of simplicity, the following tips will only use a single point, referred to as the “collar bone point”.

However, it is not the exact collar bone, but rather the two bony notches at the base of your neck. It is about the spot where you would knot a necktie.

Just “tap” this point with an open hand approximately 10 times as instructed in the tips below. It’s that simple…

Tip # 1 – “Tapping” in your Pre-shot Routine

  • Tap while focusing on any negative feeling or emotion you might have about the upcoming shot. If you don’t have anything in particular, just use the term “tension”.
  • Take a deep breath and say to yourself “Let it be easy”.
  • Step up and swing the club.

Tip # 2 – “Tapping” in your Post-shot Routine

What…you don’t have a post-shot routine? That’s the subject for another article. For now we’ll keep it simple and divide your shot results into either positive or negative.

1. If the shot ended up where you intended (Positive) –
Simply tap and say “Exactly”, “Spot on”, “Nice”, or any other positive phrase indicating to yourself that you manifested the intended result.

2. If the shot did NOT play out as planned (Negative) –

  • Tap and say “Anger”, “Frustration”, or whatever emotion the less-than-perfect shot brings up.
  • Take a deep breath.
  • Say to yourself “This is more what I had in mind”….
  • And then take another easy practice stroke and visualize the ball going exactly where you intended.
  • This is very important because it will plant in your subconscious mind this more positive result.

Tip # 3 – “Tapping” for Anger Management

  • Is there any activity on earth that people love to hate more than golf?
  • Any time that you feel anger on the course, just tap and say “anger”, “pissed off” or whatever best describes your feelings (and is somewhat appropriate given your environment).
  • Take a deep breath.
  • Don’t be fooled into believing that something so simple can’t be effective. Try it out for yourself and then make your own decision.

Stephen Ladd is a Golf Performance Coach pioneering breakthrough energy psychology techniques, and the creator of Renegade Mindset Techniques for Golf ™. Visit RenegadeMentalGolf.com for free reports, videos, newsletters and an 8 part email mini-tutorial!

The Renegade Golf Psychology System is a valuable resource for any golfer that believes that he/she can improve upon their mental training in order to drop their handicap and/or just enjoy the game a bit more. Although some of the psychological challenges can differ from the rank beginner to the tour pro, I’m sure these techniques can be adapted and used by all of us to finally start “training our brains”.

At the time of this writing the price is $57 US. Which seems to be quite a bargain, as that just one session around here with a sports hypnotist (who may know nothing specific to golfers) is a whopping $125. Another nice feature is that these guys offer free email coaching for sixty days, as well as a solid money-back guarantee.

To test the system out for yourself CLICK HERE

Breathe Like Tiger Woods – The Secret To A Fluid Golf Swing

Tiger Woods and other top pro golfers use a specific breathing method to relax their bodies for a fluid golf swing.Tiger Woods and other top pro golfers use a specific breathing method to relax their bodies for a fluid golf swing.

You can easily do the same thing. But first, let’s do a quick test to see where you currently stand.
In just a moment, I want you to take a big, deep breath.

And I want you to pay attention to what happens to your chest and to your stomach as you do it.

OK…do that now.

If you’re like 95% of all golfers, then your chest probably expanded outward right away, while your stomach went inward toward your spine.

If that’s the case, then you actually took a very shallow breath, not a deep one.
You would be classified as a “chest breather”!

Try not to panic. I am trained to alleviate you from this chronic condition.
Okay, but why should you care?

  • Less than optimal breathing (chest breathing) can cause:
  • An increased rate of breathing
  • Increased tension in your neck muscles
  • Headaches
  • Feelings of anxiety
  • Increased stress
  • Increased sensation of pain
  • Fatigued, stiff muscles
  • Restricted and stiff joints
  • Poor sleep patterns
  • Poor circulation
  • Poor posture
  • Inefficient movement patterns

Experiencing any of the above side effects means your golf game will suck! Or at least it will not be up to its full potential.

  • On the other hand, proper breathing:
  • Elicits a relaxation response
  • Provides an optimal amount of oxygen to your body
  • Improves circulation
  • Helps maintain a healthy musculature (including your back)

Let me be very clear about this –
The manner in which you breathe will literally determine the physiology of your body – for better or for worse.
Do you still think this breathing thing is a no-brainer?

The good news is that with a little practice and awareness, you can reprogram your breathing techniques and reap the corresponding benefits.

Optimal Breathing Exercise

Phase 1:
1. Lie on your back with your knees bent and feet flat on the floor.

2. Place one hand on your abdomen and one on your chest.

3. Slowly inhale through your nose. Try to imagine the air going all the way down into your lower lungs (abdominal area). It may help to imagine your abdomen as a balloon, and as you inhale, the balloon inflates. Do not try to force your abdomen outward; rather simply allow the air from your inhalation to expand it.

4. Stop the inhalation before the hand on your chest begins to move.

5. Hold your breath for 5 seconds.

6. Exhale slowly through your nose or mouth. Use your hand to feel your “abdominal balloon” slowly deflate, as your navel moves towards your spine.

Perform 10 or more repetitions. I recommend starting with this “abdomen only” phase, and sticking with it until it feels relatively natural and easy.

Phase 2:
In actuality, the Phase 1 exercise was only a 2/3rds breath. This is an improvement over the chest breathing, but still not quite optimal. Now we will integrate the upper 1/3rd of your breath capacity – the upper chest area.
1. Lie on your back with your knees bent and feet flat on the floor.

2. Place one hand on your abdomen and one on your chest.

3. Slowly inhale through your nose. Try to imagine the air going all the way down into your lower lungs (abdominal area). It may help to imagine your abdomen as a balloon, and as you inhale, the balloon inflates. Do not try to force your abdomen outward; rather simply allow the air from your inhalation to expand it.

4. Instead of stopping the “inflation” at the upper abdomen area, allow the breath to continue into the upper lungs and cause the chest to rise.

5. Hold your breath for 5 seconds.

6. Exhale slowly through your nose or mouth. The order of “deflation” should be the opposite of the “inflation” pattern. I.e. your chest hand should fall first, and then your abdomen hand.

Now that is a full, optimal breath.
This may take a bit of practice, but it is well worth the time and effort.
I would suggest spending five minutes in the morning, and again in the evening just prior to bed, mastering this technique. Once this technique feels quite natural lying on the ground, integrate it into your standing posture, for use on the course.

Now go get em, Tiger!

Stephen Ladd is a Golf Performance Coach pioneering breakthrough energy psychology techniques, and the creator of Renegade Mindset Techniques for Golf ?. Visit RenegadeMentalGolf.com for free reports, videos, newsletters and an 8 part email mini-tutorial!

The Renegade Golf Psychology System is a valuable resource for any golfer that believes that he/she can improve upon their mental training in order to drop their handicap and/or just enjoy the game a bit more. Although some of the psychological challenges can differ from the rank beginner to the tour pro, I’m sure these techniques can be adapted and used by all of us to finally start “training our brains”.

At the time of this writing the price is $57 US. Which seems to be quite a bargain, as that just one session around here with a sports hypnotist (who may know nothing specific to golfers) is a whopping $125. Another nice feature is that these guys offer free email coaching for sixty days, as well as a solid money-back guarantee.

To test the system out for yourself CLICK HERE

The Renegade Golf Psychology

As a golfer that is always looking to improve my game, I can become overwhelmed with the volume of information that is available from the Internet, books, magazines, etc. I’m sure you feel the same way; there is no shortage of swing coaches out there.

There isn’t as much variety out there for the mental training for golfers. Sure there are the standards like Bob Rotellla, Joe Parent and Gio Valiante; they absolutely have some useful materials that I have used for years. I don’t know about you, but it’s been a long time since I’ve heard anything that was different.

The Renegade Golf Psychology System was created by a team of alternative psychology coaches and elite golfers, to specifically address the most common challenges that we face out on the course (or more correctly, in our heads!), such as:

  • First Tee Jitters
  • Lack of Confidence
  • Losing Focus – making bad decisions
  • Getting Tight and Over-Swinging
  • “Monkey-Mind”
  • Negative Thought Patterns

The Renegade Golf Psychology System differs from all of the other sports psychology products out there in three ways:

1. It’s specific to golfers. There is no doubt that the creators of this system went to great lengths to cover as many aspects of golf as possible. They drew upon their own experiences, but also consulted with elite coaches and their golfers for insights and feedback.

2. It utilizes alternative sports psychology. The three main tools are hypnosis, NLP, and Energy Mechanics (a form of acupuncture).

3.These guys and this system are results-oriented. They admit up-front that they are intentionally short on theory, and only care about results. All of their techniques are outside of mainstream, but as you will see from the testimonials on the website, so are the results.

One of the great things about this system is that it gives you several different techniques to test out for any of the areas you need to improve. My personal favorites are the hypnosis sessions. I was a little skeptical at first, because all I could think about was my brother doing funny things up on stage at a comedy show when he was hypnotized.

But these audio sessions are nothing like that! It just feels like 20 minutes of relaxation, with the coach taking you through different segments of your game like ball striking or putting, or building confidence and playing in the zone. I felt great after each session, and within a couple of weeks started noticing improvements in several aspects of my game (and scorecard)… without any conscious effort on my part.

The NLP and Energy Mechanics techniques are very interesting and have become a staple of my pre-shot and pre-round routines. Both of these are performed in-the-moment and have proved to work well for any negative feelings that crop up, especially when I have to face a shot over water (what used to be my nemesis!). They are also very subtle, so you never have to feel self-conscious about using them.

The one drawback I had in learning these last two techniques is that I’m a visual learner. Although the descriptions are quite detailed and there are photos, I really would have done better with some video tutorials. Maybe they will add this feature to the product in the future.

The Renegade Golf Psychology System is a valuable resource for any golfer that believes that he/she can improve upon their mental training in order to drop their handicap and/or just enjoy the game a bit more. Although some of the psychological challenges can differ from the rank beginner to the tour pro, I’m sure these techniques can be adapted and used by all of us to finally start “training our brains”.

At the time of this writing the price is $57 US. Which seems to be quite a bargain, as that just one session around here with a sports hypnotist (who may know nothing specific to golfers) is a whopping $125. Another nice feature is that these guys offer free email coaching for sixty days, as well as a solid money-back guarantee. Visit RenegadeMentalGolf.com

To test the system out for yourself CLICK HERE