Carol Dweck of Stanford University, Author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, has identified 2 distinctly different mindsets of most coaches – the fixed mindset and the growth mindset.
The first is the “Fixed Mindset,” in which an athlete sees ability as set. Either you have talent or you don’t. Either you are smart or you aren’t. This mindset is a dead-end because whether you succeed or not is determined by something totally outside you control
There are some short-cuts that you can do for a quick improvement in your game right now, some elements that you can improve this year, then some aspects that take 5-10 years to fully develop. In this article, I’m going to talk about mid-range improvements that you can make during the next 12 months.