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Welcome to The Brain Booster with Karl Morris. The ultimate podcast for golf enthusiasts seeking to enhance their mental game and take their golf performance to new heights. Hosted by Europe's leading performance coach to PGA Tour players, Karl Morris, along with special guests, this show is your gateway to unlocking the hidden potential within you on the golf course.

In each episode, we delve into the intricacies of golf psychology, offering valuable insights, expert interviews, and practical tips to help you conquer those mental obstacles that often stand between you and your best golf game. Whether you're a beginner looking to gain a mental edge or a seasoned pro aiming for peak performance, our podcast is your go-to resource.

Discover how to silence the inner critic, conquer first tee jitters, stay focused under pressure, and maintain a winning mindset throughout your round. Our episodes cover a wide range of topics, from pre-round routines and visualization techniques to mindfulness exercises and strategies for handling setbacks.

Join us as we explore the minds of golf's greatest champions, share success stories from everyday players, and provide actionable advice that can transform your golf experience. Subscribe now to The Brain Booster and start your journey towards becoming a mentally resilient golfer. Get ready to tee off with confidence and watch your game soar to new heights.

Download the Brain Booster companion mobile app to work on your game, Mind Caddie, available from the iOS and Android app stores: https://urlgeni.us/mindcaddie

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Welcome to The Brain Booster with Karl Morris. The ultimate podcast for golf enthusiasts seeking to enhance their mental game and take their golf performance to new heights. Hosted by Europe's leading performance coach to PGA Tour players, Karl Morris, along with special guests, this show is your gateway to unlocking the hidden potential within you on the golf course.

In each episode, we delve into the intricacies of golf psychology, offering valuable insights, expert interviews, and practical tips to help you conquer those mental obstacles that often stand between you and your best golf game. Whether you're a beginner looking to gain a mental edge or a seasoned pro aiming for peak performance, our podcast is your go-to resource.

Discover how to silence the inner critic, conquer first tee jitters, stay focused under pressure, and maintain a winning mindset throughout your round. Our episodes cover a wide range of topics, from pre-round routines and visualization techniques to mindfulness exercises and strategies for handling setbacks.

Join us as we explore the minds of golf's greatest champions, share success stories from everyday players, and provide actionable advice that can transform your golf experience. Subscribe now to The Brain Booster and start your journey towards becoming a mentally resilient golfer. Get ready to tee off with confidence and watch your game soar to new heights.

Download the Brain Booster companion mobile app to work on your game, Mind Caddie, available from the iOS and Android app stores: https://urlgeni.us/mindcaddie

    Tiger Woods used hypnosis – Could you? – Dr David Spiegel #306

    Tiger Woods used hypnosis – Could you? – Dr David Spiegel #306

    On today’s Brain Booster we have one of the world’s leading experts on hypnosis, Dr David Spiegel.
    Download Mind Caddie for hundreds of short audio lessons and exercises produced by Karl and start improving your mental game the same way as six major champions: 
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    David Spiegel is one of the United States’ most respected experts in the clinical uses of hypnosis. He is Associate Chair of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University and directs the Stanford Center on Stress and Health and Center for Integrative Medicine. David has over 40 years of clinical and research experience studying psycho-oncology, stress and health, pain control, sleep, hypnosis, and psychotherapy for cancer patients.
    We had a fantastic conversation with David about what hypnosis is and perhaps more importantly what it ISN’T
    The origins of modern hypnosis
    Why hypnosis can work when other modes of therapy may not Hypnosis is a state of highly focused attention Cognitive flexibility – trying out being a ‘different person’to solve the problem How Tiger Woods developed his mental game with hypnosis How could you utilise hypnosis for your game? How you can begin to trust your BODY more instead of always interfering How you can devlop a program of self hypnosis The benefits in making changes with hypnosis A wonderful conversation with a leader in his field   To find out more about Reveri go to
    https://www.reveri.com/  
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    What can fitness do for your Golf Mind? – Mike Carroll #305

    What can fitness do for your Golf Mind? – Mike Carroll #305

    Today on the show we welcome Mike Carroll one of the top golf trainers in the world who has had tremendous success with players at all levels but more recently his app ‘Fit for Golf’ has had phenomenal worldwide success.
    We discuss Mike Carroll’s essential message:
    Make fitness and training part of your IDENTITY Otherwise nothing will stick How you can utilise your existing habits to enhance the habit of training The importance of DOING something every day for your physical fitness Once that basic is in place you can then BUILD and build to gain some fitness momentum How we can navigate our way through the excess of information out there The BASICS of health and fitness REMAIN the same The two Keys of Muscle Strength and VO2 Max One day of RESISTANCE training One day of cardio vascular training How strength training can DIRECTLY improve your scoring potential How you can improve your flexibility through strength training The importance of stressing your muscles appropriately How you can accumulate ‘good days’ from a strength and fitness  perspective What gains can you STILL make at 50, 60 or even 70 years of age? How fitness can be such a positive benefit for your mental game The sense of DAILY achievement Building momentum on a consistent basis A really great session with a top coach who is having a major influence on so many players all across the world with his Fit for Golf app
    To find out more about Mike Carroll go to
    https://fitforgolf.blog/
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Separating SELF from CRAFT – Raymond Prior and Karl Morris – recording of live webinar #304

    Separating SELF from CRAFT – Raymond Prior and Karl Morris – recording of live webinar #304

    Today on the Brain Booster we have a live recording of a webinar I conducted with Raymond Prior.
    The event was over subscribed with people trying to get into the Zoom call after it was full.
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    Raymond and I collaborated on what we believe to be a ground breaking project called ‘Building Stable Confidence’
    It is a program that has had wonderful reviews and could be a wonderful assistance this year to help you get the best from your game.
    During the webinar we discussed the key concept of
    ‘Separating SELF from CRAFT’
    How can we develop the capability to create some space between our capability as a golfer and our self image as a human being
    How being ‘concerned’ about our value as a human is tied to our evolutionary development
    The early messages we receive as youngsters from important people around us and how this can weave into our identity
    The need to develop a ‘SAFE PLACE’ to play from How our performance can become a THREAT to our identity How this leads to unstable confidence Why your relationship to the game can become so toxic The necessity to ask yourself the question ‘Why do I play golf?’ Not to take your initial answer but to look deeper to what is REALLY important to you
    What are your INTRINSIC and SELF DIRECTED values to play the game? Challenging your core BELIEFS to see if they REALLY work for you The fragility of EXTRINSIC values and why you can never ‘get enough’ The need to JOURNAL your experiences and why that is so important What am I committed to TODAY? Think about WHY you play golf WHEN you play golf Being INTENTIONAL and on purpose This is a wonderful session with Raymond and Karl as they go into some real detail as to how to get the very best from your game
    Take ACTION and get yourself a copy of the stable confidence program
    BUILDING STABLE CONFIDENCE – THE NEW PROGRAM
    To get your copy of the brand new program with Raymond Prior and Karl Morris
    It will truly make a BIG difference to your development 
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    How Being Mindless affects EVERYTHING we do – Dr Ellen Langer #303

    How Being Mindless affects EVERYTHING we do – Dr Ellen Langer #303

     Today on the Brain Booster we are joined by an extraordinarily special guest Dr Ellen Langer
    Dr Langer has been one of the most influential people in the world of psychology over the past 40 years
    She was the first female tenured professor in psychology at Harvard
    Has written numerous books
    She has conducted so many incredible experiments, most notably the ‘counterclockwise’ experiment where she had older men go into a ‘pod’ that took them back to their younger selves.
    The results as we find out today were extraordinary
    She has been studying Mindfulness for the past 35 years and makes clear that mindfulness is NOT meditation
    Mindfulness is being aware of what is ACTUALLY happening as opposed to what we think is happening based on our auto pilot responses
    Why we need to realise that we DON’T know How our assumptions keep constantly tricking us How research only gives us PROBABILITIES not absolutes The ‘counterclockwise’ study and the amazing possibilities that open up Is ageing a direct consequence of our beliefs surrounding what we believe SHOULD be happening? Can we think ourselves WELL? Can we think ourselves SICK? What living a mindful life looks like To get a copy of Ellen Langer’s new book The Mindful Body go to
    Amazon UK
    BUILDING STABLE CONFIDENCE – THE NEW PROGRAM
    To get your copy of the brand new program with Raymond Prior and Karl Morris
    It will truly make a BIG difference to your development 
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    The difference between bashing golf balls and effective TRAINING – Ryan Mouque #302

    The difference between bashing golf balls and effective TRAINING – Ryan Mouque #302

    How could online coaching make a REAL difference to your game.
    The Lost Art of Golf 2 day school at Archerfield Links with Karl Morris and Gary Nicol 
    The ULTIMATE interactive learning experience at the ULTIMATE location
    Today on the Brain Booster we are joined by top coach Ryan Mouque who has built a really outstanding career online as a Skillest coach
    He had a background playing Rugby League in New Zealand
    We talked about the difference in other sports regarding specific training
    How we need to be much more specific about our training plans
    Being aware of what would ACTUALLY make a difference to our scoring
    Developing a tremendous online business
    How Ryan took adversity in terms of a job situation and turned it around into a fantastic online business
    The plus factor in online coaching How communication can be so much stronger Creating better accountability Understanding what drills are ACTUALLY effective How to train your own SKILL Knowing what SHOTS you have on a given day Work with opposites to balance your game How to make practice more challenging and engaging What are the best ways to speed up your swing changes Taking swing changes to the golf course A great session with a really forward thinking coach
    To find out more about Ryan Mouque go to
    https://ryanmouquegolf.com.au/
    BUILDING STABLE CONFIDENCE – THE NEW PROGRAM
    To get your copy of the brand new program with Raymond Prior and Karl Morris
    It will truly make a BIG difference to your development 
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    • 54 min
    What is the TRUE source of your experience – Andy Morrison #301

    What is the TRUE source of your experience – Andy Morrison #301

    We welcome back onto the Brain Booster Andy Morrison for a further chat about his coaching experiences
    We delve further into the nature of experience and how it is all generated by your thinking
    The Lost Art of Golf 2 day school at Archerfield Links with Karl Morris and Gary Nicol 
    The ULTIMATE interactive learning experience at the ULTIMATE location
    Andy is very prolific on Twitter/X
    His main message is that he offers the opportunity to develop your game without using lots of mental game strategies and techniques
    Why we fall into the trap of focusing too much on the CONTENT of our thinking This often actually creates the opposite effect of actually making the mind even busier What could we put our faith in that will have some longevity? What is the true nature of thought? What is actually creating our experience BEFORE the content of our thinking? The difference between having a clear INTENTION about the shot as opposed to falling into the trap of thinking ‘what does this shot say about me?’
    How we hang on to our ‘personal thinking’ Changing our relationship to what the game actually means The ability to ‘stay in the game’ Why trying to ‘fix’ our thinking can be so detrimental A really interesting session with a coach working with players at all levels of the game To find out more about Andy Morrison go to
    Twitter/X
    @AMGolfMindCoach
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    It will truly make a BIG difference to your development 
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    • 1 hr 2 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
143 Ratings

143 Ratings

thetigger ,

Karl Morris with Raymond Prior

Wow! The Brain Booster continues to excite and bring new ideas and people to the audience. Thank you Raymond. Keep it up Karl - simply the most thought provoking and insightful podcast in this area. Thank you.

DJA125 ,

One of the highlights of the week

Karl Morris is the steady voice of reason in a chaotic world. This is consistently brilliant week in week out.

@dorsetgolfcoach ,

Well Worth a Listen

Enjoyable, informative, easy listening. Often inspiring. Karl very obviously has the experience and expertise to host an array of excellent guests, and uses his skills to translate their information into tangible and practical suggestions, aimed at the masses.

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