Of all sports golf can truly be a mental minefield. Golfers who fail to understand the mental aspects of the game either give up or never really master it.
Besides offering the usefull physical stretching exercises that help improve your flexibility and balance, yoga also teaches mind-relaxation techniques and visualization tools that serve the psychological aspects of the game.
Yoga for Golfers : A Unique Mind-Body Approach to Golf Fitness
by Katherine Roberts
Paperback: 208 pages
Publisher: McGraw-Hill; 1 edition (April 1, 2004)
Yoga postures specifically selected for a golfer's needs, usefull Mind-relaxation methods, Visualization tools--for success on and off the course, Proper breathing techniques, and much more.
The Golfer's Book of Yoga:
Bring Your Game to the Next Levelby Drew Greenland
Hardcover: 144 pages
Publisher: American Golfer; 1st edition (September 1, 2002)
The Yoga of Golf
by Ron Mann, Ph.D.
Paperback: 180 pages. Publisher: Institute of Alternative Healing (2003)
This book provides practical techniques to quiet the mind through meditation and life force control breathing techniques; yoga postures for the golfer to develop greater strength and flexibility; and ancient wisdom to bring a higher, more enlightened perspective to the game of golf. More information:
Yoga for Golfers -DVD
Studio: Yoga for Golfers Run Time: 60
DVD Release Date: December 19, 2002
Series of exercises designed to slowly, gently and effectively move golfers' bodies towards greater strength and flexibility on the golf course. First level focuses on visualization and proper breathing to enhance concentration while executing the golf swing. Level 2 is a more vigorous yoga workout.More information:
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