Our research

We are continually testing the science which underpins the Pre-Shot principles. This helps us to make sure that our products and training are the best in the world. We use imagery in golf to improve your game.

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Finn, J., McKenna, J., and Vickers, D. (2013).
Improving Pupil Learning by Integrating a Mental Skills Training Programme into a Secondary School Curriculum, PE Matters, Spring Edition.

Finn, J (2012).
Pre-Shot Club Golfer: Play your best golf when it matters the most. Self-published.

Finn, J (2011).
The Pre-Shot Training Programme: Play your best golf when it matters the most. Self-published.

Finn, J. (2010).
Discovering golf’s innermost truths: A new approach to teaching the game; A commentary, Annual Review of Golf Coaching, 4.103-106.

Finn, J. (2009).
Using mental skills to improve golfing performance: A theory based case study for golf coaches. International Journal of Sport Science and Coaching, 4, Supplement 1, 223-245.

Finn, J., Grills, A., and Bell, D. (2009).
A comparison of PETTLEP imagery, physical practice and their combination in the facilitation of non-dominant leg kicking accuracy, Chapter in: Drust, B., Reilly, T., and Williams, A. M., ed., International Research in Science and Soccer, Routledge, New York, 177-189.

Finn, J. (2008).
An introduction to using mental skills to enhance performance in golf: Beyond the bounds of positive and negative thinking. Annual Review of Golf Coaching, 2, 255-269.

Finn, J., Alfano, H. and Holmes, P. (2007).
Temporal equivalence of imagined and physical movement patterns: The influence of task complexity. Federation of Europe Sport and Exercise Psychology Annual Conference. Published as a long abstract in conference proceedings.

Finn, J., and Pack, S. (2007).
A qualitative investigation of golfing ability, imagery content and imagery ability. Journal of Sport Sciences, 25, 300.