Golf Psychologist Jon Finn

Jon invented the Pre-Shot Training Programme, the Pre-Shot iPhone Apps, and wrote the Pre-Shot books. These products are based on his extensive research and applied work in the area of Cognitive Science. They are now used by National Governing Bodies, businesses, universities and schools to train people how to work hard and perform under pressure.

Jon Finn is recognised by his peers as a leading expert in developing high-performing people. His consultancy Tougher Minds (www.tougherminds.co.uk) works with business, sport and education training people and organisations how to get the best out of themselves. Specifically Tougher Minds train people how to:
– maximise time-on-task efficiency enabling them to work hard and purposefully
– perform under pressure

To contact Jon for more information on his work or to arrange a one on one session please email improveyourgolf@pre-shot.co.uk 

 

Below is a sample of the breath of Pre-Shot & Tough Minds’ client base:
– The Professional Golfers’ Association
– Super League Head Coaches
– Deloitte
– University of Sydney
– The England Rugby League Team
– Premier League Football Managers
– The Rugby Football League
– The Scottish Golf Union
– The Welsh Golf Union
– Yorkshire County Cricket Club
– European Tour Golfers
– Sky Sports
– England Athletics
– GB Equestrian Teams
– The Haberdashers’ Livery Company of the City of London

Jon Finn’s Experience

Director
Developing interventions and products for business, sport and education to develop high-performing people.
Director
Pre-Shot
July 2010 – Present (3 years 6 months) Leeds, United Kingdom

Director
Tougher Minds
September 2009 – Present (4 years 4 months) Leeds, United Kingdom

Pre-Shot has developed a range of products to help golfers of all levels to play their best golf when it matters the most. These products are the cornerstone of how the Professional Golfers’ Association of Great Britain and Ireland teach their coaches how to make golfers mentally tough.

Pre-Shot products are now also used by National Governing Bodies, businesses, universities and schools to train people how to work hard and perform under pressure.
Visiting Research Fellow
Leeds Metropolitan University
Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry
January 2006 – Present (8 years)

Haberdashers’ Performance Psychology Fellow
Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools
September 2010 – September 2012 (2 years 1 month)

Working for the Haberdashers’ Livery Company of the City of London in their Monmouth Schools. The primary purpose of the project was to work with senior management, teachers and coaches to help them develop cultures within the schools which facilitated maximal performance.

Jon Finn’s Education

Leeds Metropolitan University
PhD Sport Psychology (currently writing up) – Developing Elite Talented Athletes: Coping with Academy-to-First-Team-Transitions
The Manchester Metropolitan University
Master of Science (MSc), Sport Psychology
2004 – 2005

The University of Northampton
BA (Hons) 2:1, Sports Studies and Health Studies