Tag Archives: Focus

Effective Concentration

My early beliefs about concentration were strongly influenced by what I read about players like Ben Hogan having a laser-like intense stare.  The fact that the Scots nicknamed him the Wee Ice Mon on his only trip to the British Open enhanced this thinking.  I’ve tried having this type of focus, but it just makes me mentally tired.  From what …

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Focus: Switching On and Switching Off

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The Oldest Trick in the Book

“Watch out for the water on the right.”  It’s the oldest trick in the book: you are standing on the tee and your match result is close.  After stepping away from the ball and giving you an appropriately ‘dirty’ look and then step back to the ball to hit a shot.  The result… Whatever the result you have planted the …

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Focus and Improve

Imagine you enter a room of wonders, but the light is switched off.  In your hand you have a torch with a concentrated beam. You turn it on and look to see that it lights up a monster.  You get a fright and then move the torch to light up something else.  This time it shines on a big dog. …

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