Iain Highfield – Make your Training Like the Game #157
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It is great to have with us today on the Brain Booster Iain Highfield.

Iain has carved out a really successful career coaching in the USA. He has co created the company ‘Game Like Training”

Amongst other successes he has

  • Created a golf psychological conditioning program implemented at the Nike Golf Academy (UK) Bishops Gate Academy (FL) International Junior Golf Academy (SC).
  • Iain’s golf psychology program is currently being delivered via the ‘Game Like Training’ virtual classroom to Penn State University, European Tour Golfers and College Golfers
  • Published author, ‘OSVEA, Practical Ways to Learn Golf’s Mental Game’

 

We delve into some intriguing areas on today’s show.

Iain has spent time with some of the world’s foremost experts in motor learning including Robert Bjork and K Anders Ericsson and he shares some of his key learnings.

How to ACTUALLY change your golf swing. It really is NOT what you think or have been led to believe.

Why muscles don’t have ‘memory’

Why REPETITION and ‘reps’ is NOT the key

How learning and change has to take place in the BRAIN

How engagement is THE critical component

Why trying to model what the likes of Tiger Woods and Serena Williams may not be the best strategy

The Spacing Effect

The Variability Effect

The correct Challenge Point

How to set up a LEARNING ENVIRONMENT on the range

The ‘transfer appropriate process’

Looking at TENSION and TEMPO as a focus of attention and why this can give a great return on your investment of time

How mechanics can actually improve as a result of TENSION awareness

How trying to ‘keep’ a swing feeling is the wrong approach

How a process orientation can lead to MASTERY

How we look for happiness in all of the wrong places

The magic of ‘this day’ focus

How trying to ‘keep’ a swing feeling is the wrong approach

Just a really great and wide ranging session covering so many nuggets of gold

Iain has clearly spent his life searching for better learning approaches

When you listen to him today you will gain the opportunity to learn from a master coach

To find out more about Iain go to

www.gltgolf.com

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