Zen and the Winner’s Mind

While clearly not a main-stream approach to the mental game, there has been much research into Buddhist meditation (Zen) and the many proven benefits to athletes and performers, not least of which is the fact that a ‘quiet mind’ enables fluid, powerful and accurate...

Curiously Happier Golfers

It’s official. The chi-performance GOLF method helps golfers feel “curiously happier”. This is the feedback I’ve received from my clients who are not only enjoying the process of getting better at golf but of being more in command of their mind and body. The process...

The Happiness of the Perfect Golf Shot

Do you remember the last time you hit the perfect shot? Of course you do. I’m sure you know the course and hole you were playing at the time and have re-lived it countless times since in your mind. Most golfers remember their “eureka” moment and get hooked on the game...

The Quiet Mind and Peak Performance

Optimal Thinking The flow-state is the realm of optimal thinking in which a person becomes fully immersed in the activity they perform; experiencing energized focus, total engagement and assured success. Proposed by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, the positive psychology...

Trusting Your Swing – Part 2

“When I learned how to breathe, I learned how to win”… …so said the great Tom Watson, champion of 8 majors and 39 PGA tour wins. Learning how to breathe properly – that is, deeply, slowly and mindfully, can also help you to win more golf games, and here’s...

Trusting Your Swing

To deliver a fluid, powerful and effortless golf swing, especially when under pressure around the course, two vital things need to be accomplished, but which are rarely addressed by the mainstream approach to coaching. Luckily, chi-performance GOLF provides a trusted...