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Clinical psychologist explains the mental side of golf on The Golf Performance Center’s live YouTube show

Dr. Josh Brant helps junior golfers improve their game through self-regulation

(RIDGEFIELD, Conn.)The Golf Performance Center (GPC) – a world leader in junior golf innovations, integrating player development, premium technology and facilities with industry thought leaders – will be joined by Dr. Josh Brant, a licensed clinical psychologist and leader of the GPC’s sports psychology program, on its next episode of the “5 Elements of Success Player Development Series” on Tuesday, July 28 at 12 p.m. EDT. The live, interactive YouTube show will explore how juniors can improve their game through visualization, mental preparation and on-course self-regulation. Registration can be found here.

Dr. Brant will join hosts Roger Knick, Founder of the GPC, Junior Golf Hub (JGH) and Ethan Allen Prep (EAP), Tyler Campbell, Director of Performance at the GPC, Dennis Hillman, the GPC’s Director of Coaching to discuss how a greater importance should be placed on the development of a golfer’s thought process before, during and after the round.

“Mental skills are vastly looked at incorrectly when it comes to the development of a golfer,” says Roger Knick. “As a core tenet of our ‘5 Elements of Success’ philosophy, we excel in incorporating better ways to approach a golfer’s growth mindset and Tuesday’s show is your chance to learn how we do it.”

The “5 Elements of Success Player Development Series” is a weekly YouTube series presented by Junior Golf Hub that delivers the expertise of GPC coaches directly to junior golfers and parents worldwide every Tuesday at 12 p.m. EDT. The 12 previous episodes can be viewed here.

Located in Ridgefield, Conn., the GPC integrates state-of-the-art training facilities and expert coaching to help athletes reach their goals. Beginning with the one-of-a-kind “5 Elements of Success” evaluation, the academy delivers customized instruction designed to provide aspiring golfers with tools for long term success.

For more than 20 years, the GPC has successfully guided nearly 100 competitors as they prepare for golf at the highest levels. Alumni include multiple NCAA All-Americans, current and former student-athletes at 80 different colleges and universities and professionals who have won on the Korn Ferry Tour, Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada and European Tour.

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About The Golf Performance Center
The Golf Performance Center integrates state of the art training facilities and expert coaching to help athletes reach their goals. Beginning with the unique “5 Elements of Success” evaluation, the GPC delivers customized golf coaching designed to provide aspiring athletes with improvement strategies built for long-term success. The GPC’s goal is to provide valued instruction, guidance and the necessary facilities to develop junior athletes, both physically and mentally, to successfully navigate challenges on the journey to competitive golf. Junior Golf Hub is an online community that was founded to help players and parents navigate the journey to college golf while helping coaches find top talent. Ethan Allen Prep at The Golf Performance Center is committed to an individualized, passion driven learning environment in which student-athletes in grades 6-12 are challenged to maximize their learning through exhibiting proficiency in academic skills, high moral character, and a deep understanding of the academic content and topics in which they engage.

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