Improve Your Performance by Focusing on the Ball, Not Yourself

Posted: December 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

See on Scoop.itSports and Performance Psychology

In the study, published Oct. 6 in Psychology of Sport and Exercise, German researchers followed 20 golf novices as they learned how to putt

Half of the people were told to focus on how they were swinging their arms, what the researchers called “internal” focus. The rest focused externally on the speed and direction of the golf ball.

During three days of training, the external focus group improved the most at putting, both in accuracy and consistency. These results match what other studies have found with ski simulators, golf pitch shots, soccer throw-ins, and tennis backhands.


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