Free Questionnaires

Sample Questionnaire

WINNING THE BATTLE WITHIN
EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE QUESTIONNAIRE

This questionnaire is designed to assess your emotional landscape/intelligence and help you reach a positive emotional state during practice and performance.

1. What is the most frequent method you use to activate your conscious (rational) mind in practice and performance for golf?

 

2. How do you activate your imaginative mind during practice and performance for golf?

 

3. What part of your imagination do you most frequently activate? (Kinesthetic – (movement feeling), tactile/release/touch, visualization, hearing)

 

4. What are the most frequent positive emotions you experience during the practice and performance of golf? (joy, excitement, calmness, appreciation, passion, dynamic energy)

 

5. What situations typically activate these emotions?

 

6. How do you maintain the positive emotions?

 

7. What are the most frequent negative emotions you experience during the practice and performance of golf? (anger, fear, anxiety, sadness, disappointment)

 

8. What situations activate these emotions?

 

9. What methods do you use, during practice and play, to control and/or change the
emotions
a. the intensity of the emotions?

b. the direction of the emotions?

c. the duration of the emotions?

WBWGOLF.COM 2009

 

GOLF SELF-IMPROVEMENT QUESTIONNAIRE

(See book Appendix for more questionnaires)

Used at the start of workshops and consultations.

These questions are designed to help you reflect upon your personal golf history, and to help you develop or refine a pre-competition plan, and a competition focus plan.

Your first response is usually the most honest one.

Knowing your competition self:

  1. Think of your all-time best golf performance(s) and respond to the following questions keeping that event(s) in mind:

How did you feel just before starting play?

No activation 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Highly activated

(mentally and physically flat) (mentally and physically charged)

Not worried 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Extremely worried

or scared at all or scared

(mentally and physically flat) or (mentally and physically charged)

  1. What were you saying to yourself or thinking shortly before the start of the round or tournament?
  1. How were you focused during the round; i.e., what were you aware of or paying attention to while actively engaged in the performance?
  1. Now think of your worst competitive round or tournament performance(s) and respond to the following questions keeping that round in mind:

How did you feel just before that round or tournament?

No activation 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Highly activated

(mentally and physically flat) (mentally and physically charged)

Not worried 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Extremely worried
or scared at all or scared

(mentally and physically flat) or (mentally and physically charged)

  1. What were you saying to yourself or thinking shortly before the start of that round or tournament?
  1. How were you focused during the round or tournament (i.e., what were you aware of or paying attention to while actively engaged in the performance)?
  1. What were the major differences between your thinking (or feelings) prior to these two performances (i.e., best and worst)?
  1. What were the major differences in your focus of attention during these (i.e., best and not-so best)?
  1. How would you prefer to feel just before an important round or tournament?

No activation 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Highly activated

(mentally and physically flat) (mentally and physically charged)

10. How would you prefer to focus your attention during an important performance?11. Is there anything you would like to change about the way you approach a competition or practice?

12. Is there anything you would like your coach or instructor to change in the way they instruct you?