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What can a golfer learn from a baseball legend?

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I read an article recently in one of my favourite blogs Farnam Street about a baseball legend Ted Williams. He was the last person to get a .400 batting average, not that I have a clue what that means although I understand it’s quite the accomplishment. What did interest me was the way he went about it. […]

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Three questions that may lead to your best golf yet!

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This time of year most of us are looking to improve our performance and often look to coaches, friends and family for advice. In my opinion the first place to look is within. As many of you may know I am a huge fan of keeping a journal and reflecting on your performance on a […]

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The 5 strategies used by the best players I’ve worked with

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I have taken some time to reflect on how this season has gone so far for the player’s I have the pleasure of working with. During this I started to notice a pattern among the players that have progressed most. Like any coach I can only help a player to the extent that they are […]

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Rory proves golf is a team game!

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Last weekend Rory proved what I’ve believed for quite some time. Performing the best you’re capable in the sport of golf is a team game. You need a strong group of people around you that help you access the your highest level of perfromance. There was a great article in The Independent this week that […]

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5 reasons you need to find the right people to train with!

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Over the last number of years I have been fortunate to be involved with a number of squads and groups in my capacity as a golf coach. Just recently I was working with the Danish National Squad at their April training camp in Aalborg, and I was inspired to write this post. You become who […]

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What I learned February-April (DCU Coaching Masterclass)

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It’s been a crazy few months. As is shown by the lack of blog posts of late. I won’t get everything that I’ve learned squeezed into this blog post but I will give it my best shot. I attended a coaching masterclass series in Dublin City University from the end of February to the middle […]

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What I learned in January – Florida Trip

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I haven’t written a blog post in quite a while which is something I will try and improve upon this year. My blog and site is one of my favourite ways to share information and give an overview of my vision/philosophy and the work that I do.   I managed to squeeze in a game […]

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What I learned from Pete Cowen

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I had the pleasure of listening to Leading European Tour Coach Pete Cowen speak yesterday. He coaches Greame McDowell, Fed Ex Cup Champ Henrik Stenson and Louis Ousthuizen to name but a few. I got a lot of value from the presentation. I always find when you meet someone who has reached the top in […]

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Take the Carl Sagan approach to your game

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Carl Sagan more associated with his work on the cosmos than sports, has some great advice on blending an openness to new ideas with a healthy skepticism. Although he was referring to science I believe the same approach could be taken to your golf game. You must remain open to new ideas and opportunities to […]

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Can you benefit from the ‘Jim McGuinness Effect’?

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Like pretty much every other Donegal native. I have a fascination with what Jim McGuinness has managed to achieve with the Donegal football team. I guess as a sports coach what has gone on in my home county since 2011 is all the more fascinating. Every word that Jim has spoken and every line written […]

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