Junior Golf Mental Aid

By: Brad Myers

Believe it or not, a junior golf mental aid is being asked for more and more by parents. With the success of Tiger Woods, many parents are looking for every single edge for their child. Some are even having their children leave home to attend year-round golf academies. These types of different academies are not cheap and there is no guarantees that your child will "make it to the Tour." So what affordable junior golf mental aid can you provide your child that will not break the bank? Here are some suggestions for your high school golfer:

Dr. Bob Rotella CD Collection - Dr. Bob Rotella is firmly established as the premier performance enhancement specialist in the golf world. Dr. Bob Rotella has worked with Tour Professionals the likes of Nick Price, Davis Love III, Tom Kite, Pat Bradley and many, many others. This CD collection includes CDs Golf is a Game of Confidence, Golf is Not a Game of Perfect, Putting Out of Your Mind & The Golf of Your Dreams. All of these are considered classics by many top instructors and is a great junior golf mental aid.

Gio Valiante - Fearless Golf - A pioneering sports psychologist, Dr. Valiante, has studied the sources of an athlete's fear and investigated the physiological impact of fear on performance. In addition, Dr. Gio Valentine developed a groundbreaking program for conquering an athlete's fear. In the book Fearless Golf, Valiante explains how fear plays havoc with your junior golfer's physical motion. Valiante also presents very specific ways your junior can break free of fear's grasp and perform at their very best. This is done by emphasizing the need to replace a fixation-on-results with a commitment to mastery of oneself and one's mind, his approach will not only help golfers reach their true potential, it will make playing every round fun again. An easy to read book with tales from golf's greats including Jack Nicklaus, Justin Leonard, Ernie Els, and other tour professionals - this book is the ultimate guide to the mental game and a useful junior golf mental aid.

Robert Brown - The Way of Golf - Robert Brown has written an inspiring, informative, and reflective volume of meditations on the core values of golf. No game can rival golf for the splendor of its history, the weight of its traditions, and the character of its champions. This junior golf mental aid will explain to your junior why better golfers are less concerned with their scores than whether they have played the game with the honor that it deserves.

As your child begins to play high school golf or enter AJGA Events, the mental part of the game will be a category of the game that can not be ignored. It will not mater how good the junior's golf swing is if he or she ban not properly think their way around their golf course with strategy or controlling their own excitement. The three suggestions mentioned above have all worked for players of all skill levels, form the tours down to the average golfer and would be a great junior golf mental aid to take your child to the next level.

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