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 […]
The brain is a prediction engine. In fact, your brain is constantly scanning sensory input in order to predict the future based on past sensory experiences. Thus, the mental state you practice in will be reflected in the way you play in the future.
For an ADHD golfer finding joy in execution is an important part of building a reward system. Praise from other players, coaches and family members is a great way to find joy in both practice and during rounds.