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Listen in as Dr. Jim Taylor and I discuss everything related to golf and visualization including setting up your very own program to take advantage of this powerful skill.
Dr. Jim Taylor is an internationally recognized authority on the psychology of performance in business, sport, and parenting.
Dr. Taylor has been a consultant to and has provided individual and group training to executives and businesses throughout the North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. He is a frequent speaker at Young Presidents’ Organization events internationally and a featured speaker for Natixis Global Associates, the 14th largest asset management company in the world.
Dr. Taylor has been a consultant for the United States and Japanese Ski Teams, the United States Tennis Association, and USA Triathlon, and has worked with professional and world-class athletes in tennis, skiing, cycling, triathlon, track and field, swimming, football, golf, baseball, and many other sports. He has been invited to lecture by the Olympic Committees of Spain, France, Poland, and the U.S., and has consulted with the Athletic Departments at Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley.
Dr. Taylor has consulted with health and medical facilities around the U.S. including the Mayo Clinic, the Stone Clinic in San Francisco, The Aspen Fitness and Sports Medicine Institute, the San Francisco Bay Club, and Bay Club Marin.
Dr. Taylor received his Bachelor’s degree from Middlebury College and earned his Master’s degree and Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Colorado. He is a former Associate Professor in the School of Psychology at Nova University in Ft. Lauderdale and a former clinical associate professor in the Sport & Performance Psychology graduate program at the University of Denver. He is currently an adjunct faculty at the University of San Francisco and the Wright Institute in Berkeley.
Dr. Taylor’s professional areas of interest include corporate performance, sport psychology, coaches education, child development and parenting, injury rehabilitation, popular culture, public education reform, and the psychology of technology.
He has published more than 700 articles in scholarly and popular publications, and has given more than 800 workshops and presentations throughout North and South America, Europe, and the Middle East.
Dr. Taylor is the author of 15 books including Your Children are Listening: Nine Messages They Need to Hear From You (The Experiment Publishing, 2011), Positive Pushing: How to Raise a Successful and Happy Child (Hyperion, 2003),Your Children are Under Attack: How Popular Culture is Destroying Your Kids’ Values, and How You Can Protect Them (SourceBooks, 2005), The Triathlete’s Guide to Mental Training (VeloPress, 2005), Prime Sport: Triumph of the Athlete’s Mind (iUniverse, 2002), Raising Generation Tech: Prepare Your Children for a Media-fueled World (Sourcebooks, 2013), and I Couldn’t Disagree More: Insight, Inspiration, and Irrevance from an Idea Guy (Dictus, 2014). He is also the lead editor of three textbooks, Applying Sport Psychology: Four Perspectives (Human Kinetics, 2005), and Developing a Consulting Practice in Sport and Performance Psychology (FIT, 2014), and Assessment in Sport Psychology Consulting (Human Kinetics, 2017). His next book, Dance Psychology for Artistic and Performance Excellence (Human Kinetics) will be published in the Spring of 2015. Dr. Taylor’s books have been translated into 10 languages.
Dr. Taylor blogs on business, technology, sports, parenting, education, politics, and popular culture on this web site, as well as on huffingtonpost.com, psychologytoday.com, seattlepi.com, and the Hearst Interactive Media Connecticut Group web sites. His posts are aggregated by dozens of web sites worldwide and have been read by millions of people.
Dr. Taylor has appeared on NBC’s Today Show, Fox News Channel’s Fox & Friends, ABC’s World News This Weekend, UPN’s Life & Style, and the major television network affiliates around the U.S.. He has participated in many radio shows. His research and writings have as been the subject of syndicated columns that have appeared in dozens of newspapers across the country. Jim has been a columnist for The Denver Post , and has been interviewed for articles that have appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The London Times, The Chicago Tribune, U.S. News & World Report, The Christian Science Monitor, The London Telegraph, The Miami Herald, The Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel, The Baltimore Sun, The Denver Post, Skiing, Outside, and many other newspapers and magazines.
A former alpine ski racer who competed internationally, Dr. Taylor is also a 2nd degree black belt and certified instructor in karate, a marathon runner, and an Ironman triathlete.
Dr. Taylor lives north of San Francisco with his wife, Sarah, and daughters, Catie and Gracie.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
- Are visualization and mental imagery the same thing?
- How and why visualization actually works in your mind and physiology
- How to get the most value out of your visualization practice
- Why visualization is THE most powerful mental tool there is
- How your subconscious and your mental imagery are related
- Listen as Jim breaks down visualization in terms of a tee-shot
- What and how to control your visual perspective
- How to set up our own personal visualization program
- How to make sure you are progressive in your mental imagery program
- How to capture and reinforce your best rounds and likewise release your bad ones
- One of the biggest distinctions Jim has made in terms of what holds you back from playing your best golf
- And, much, much more . . .
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