In this episode we welcome Dr Denise Mcdermott to the ADHD Golf family where she and I discuss; our kids and adhd w high functioning autism, mindful walks, replacing perfection with perseverance and so much more. http://traffic.libsyn.com/adhdgolf/ADHD_GiG_Ep_28.mp3 Download: mp3 audio | iTunes
Many times I have described to golfers that you can play as a goalie.goalkeeper with an anxious rage and be successful but those traits don’t translate well to golf. Consider the following scenario as an indoor soccer goalkeeper or as a goalie in ice hockey. With the rapid fire scenario of “shot save, ball loose in […]
Last year we talked about how Bubba Watson could better visualize his shots at the Dyabolical TPC Sawgrass. However, after Tripp isenhour’s comments about what is wrong with Bubba on the golf channel made me realize that the golf media really does not get Bubba with his gifts ADHD brain. Tripp seems to be a […]
While working with my son, the fact that his inconsistency was caused by he mental state he was in was very apparent. As I watched the videos I would see that when he was anxious his posture was very squatty. However when he was calm he could maintain a more upright posture. (more on how […]
Shawn’s Rant: The Walk From the Range to the First Tee Box In a behind the scenes capture moment, Shawn Rants about the mindset in golf that leads to the dreaded walk from the range to the first tee.
I am very proud of both my son Ben and the work we have done with Shawn Clement. Sometimes I feel bad in that by throwing Ben in experiment after experiment that I have hindered his development as a golfer. However, the payoffs in what Shawn and I have learn are a fret free structured […]
Pinehurst Greens and ADHD Focus There is nothing more challenging than when an ADHD person can not see a discernible target/reward when visualizing a shot during our pre shot routine. Bubba Watson has difficulties at TPC Sawgrass because Pete Dye made it hard to distinguish proper fairway landing area and “no man’s land”. At Pinehurst […]
Shawn Clement: Best Bunker video for ADHD Golfers It is well documented that ADHD people can be overwhelmed with a large laundry list of things to do. Shawn’s bunker shot method is simple and helps the ADHD golfer develop feel for bunker shots rapidly….
Many ADHD people have to cope with the co-morbid trait of anxiety. Dealing with ADHD and anxiety while playing the game of golf can be very tricky. The neocortex has a huge role in where and when our anxiety surfaces. Simply put, the neocortex builds models of things in order to predict the future. The […]
The following is a theory on how a future ADHD Bubba like golfer, might prepare to make the safe shot rewarding in a clutch moment with a major on the line. We all playacted as kids. We played the hero hitting the walk off slam or pretended with a whiffle ball in hand that we […]