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BC65: Derek Johnson – Building Mental Toughness in Pitchers

In this podcast, former Vanderbilt Baseball pitching coach Derek Johnson shares strategies for helping pitchers compete one pitch at a time and reach their maximum potential through mental conditioning.  Johnson is considered by many as the top pitching coach in the world.  He currently works as the pitching coordinator for …

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BC64: Brian Cain on the Mental Game of Baseball

In this podcast, master of the mental game Brian Cain breaks down what it takes to succeed on the diamond one pitch at a time.  Cain also fields questions on the mental game of baseball. Follow Cain on Twitter @BrianCainPeak.

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The Next 200 Feet

Today, I want to share with you a concept that I’ve been teaching for 10 years. When driving down the road, your headlights can only see the Next 200 Feet. Watch this 90-second video on how to focus on the process throughout your journey: What is the Next 200 Feet for …

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BC63: Firas Zahabi – Mental Game of MMA

Firas Zahabi is one of the most respected MMA trainers in the world.  He is the head coach of TriStar Gym in Montreal, Canada – home of 2010, 2011 and 2012 Canadian Athlete of the Year and UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre.  Zahabi is a master of the mental …

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BC62: Frank Anderson – University of Houston

Frank Anderson is the pitching coach at The University of Houston and the former head baseball coach at Oklahoma State.  He is also the father of Major League Baseball pitcher Brett Anderson.  Coach Anderson discusses the mental aspects of pitching and what it takes to perform your best one pitch …

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BC61: Jack Dahm – Former University of Iowa Baseball Coach

Jack Dahm is the former head baseball coach at The University of Iowa.  Dahm discusses the importance of routines and being able to slow the game down by being able to slow yourself down to give you the best chance for success on the diamond. Follow Cain on Twitter @BrianCainPeak.

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Self to Service

I want to challenge you this holiday season… Watch this video to learn one strategy to move from Self Minded to Service Minded: When you walk in the door to your family at Christmas, I want you to say “There you are!” instead of “Here I am.” Live with a Service …

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BC60: Keith Bateman

Keith Bateman is the head baseball coach at Augsburg College in Minnesota.  Bateman is a master of the mental game and is one of the top young coaches in the game of baseball.  In this podcast he discusses competing against the game one pitch at a time. Follow Cain on Twitter …

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Tough Choice for Good

Your decisions determine your destiny. Make a difficult decision that might change your life forever. Watch this video below to find out what Tough Choice for Good I made in my life: There’s a tough choice that you know you’ve got to make. Make that tough choice for good today! DOMINATE …

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BC59: Kyla Holas – University of Houston Softball Coach

Kyla Holas is the head softball coach at The University of Houston.  One of the premiere pitching coaches in the country, Holas was also an All-American pitcher at The University of Louisiana Lafayette. In this podcast, Holas discusses the mental aspects of softball performance and what it takes to achieve …

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The Magic Bullet

Today, I want to share with you what has been a magic bullet in my life… A magic bullet is something that changes your perspective on life so much that you can trace a lot of who you are and what you do back to that magic bullet. Watch this 2-minute video …

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Woe to Win

Today, I want to share a personal story… I had a great high school baseball career in Massachusetts and received a scholarship to the University of Vermont… where I was terrible…  Watch the rest of this Woe to Win story in the 4-minute video below: If I can do it, you can do …

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Work The Cut

When most people watch MMA fights, they want to see the big knockout… Watch this 2-minute video below featuring one of my favorite stories about Working The Cut: Survive the assault and work the cut. Want to share this story with your team? Tweet this video. DOMINATE THE DAY! Your Peak Performance …

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Leadership VIP – WOW!

I just finished going through the new Leadership VIP Program and it is LEGIT! Brett Basham, Co-Author of The Leadership Clock (and my roommate on tour with the Team USA Collegiate National Team in the summer of 2013), teamed up with the creator of Mental Game VIP, Matt Morse, to create Leadership VIP. …

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BC56: Brian Cain – Athletic Administration

This week, Brian Cain joins us on the other side of the microphone as he shares his story from being a PE Teacher to 7 years as an athletic director to one of the world’s most sought after peak performance coaches.  He shares what he knows now that he wishes …

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BC55: Spanky McFarland – Former JMU Baseball Head Coach

Spanky McFarland is the former head baseball coach at James Madison University and one of the best men in college baseball history.  McFarland talks about creating a program of excellence, built on character and competing one pitch at a time. Follow Cain on Twitter @BrianCainPeak.

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BC54: Steve Smith – Former Baylor Baseball Head Coach

Steve Smith is the former head baseball coach at Baylor University and the all-time wins leader in Baylor history.  Smith shares insight into coaching the mental game and into the core values of the program, competing one pitch at a time, and what he has learned from a lifetime of …

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BC53: Kyle Peterson – ESPN Analyst

Kyle Peterson is one of the top college baseball analysts in the world and can be seen every weekend on ESPN covering college baseball.  Peterson was an All-American pitcher at Stanford and went on to have a successful professional baseball career.  Peterson talks about his mindset as a pitcher and …

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BC48: All Access Mental Game VIP

This is the 50th episode of the Brian Cain Peak Performance Podcast – 50 episodes in which Cain has interviewed the top coaches and athletes that use his system for establishing a championship culture and for competing one play/pitch at a time. Cain is one of the most highly sought-after …

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BC47: Marla Townsend – Winning the Mental Game

This week’s guest is UAB Softball head coach Marla Townsend.  Coach Townsend has led UAB Softball to the NCAA Tournament in 5 of the last 6 seasons and has guided the Blazers program since it began in 1998.  In addition to being named Conference USA Coach of the Year in 2013 …

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BC46: Ron Polk – Mississippi State and Baseball HOF

This week’s guest is former Mississippi State and University of Georgia head baseball coach Ron Polk.  Coach Polk is one of the most storied coaches in Southeastern Conference, college baseball and NCAA History.  He was inducted into the College Baseball Hall of Fame in 2009 and has since served as the …

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BC45: Brian Shoop – Building Better Men Through the Game

This week’s guest is UAB Baseball Head Coach Brian Shoop. Coach Shoop is one of the most organized men I have ever met. His practices are some of the most fast paced, competitive and detailed in the country. A man of the highest character and integrity, Coach Shoop talks about …

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BC43: Todd Whitting – Mastering The Mental Game

This week’s guest is Todd Whitting, head baseball coach at The University of Houston.  Coach Whitting led the Cougars to the American Athletic Conference Championship in 2014 and in 2015 and to an NCAA Super Regional in Austin, Texas, in 2014. I first started working with Coach Whitting when he …

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Why McDonald’s Kicks A$$

There are thousands of restaurants out there and McDonald’s kicks their A$$ when it comes to sales. In this video I share with you exactly how they do it and exactly how you can use this SAME strategy to start living a more kick a$$ life. CLICK HERE TO PLAY …

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BC42: Erik Bakich – Accelerated Player Development Program

This week’s guest is Erik Bakich, Head Baseball Coach at The University of Michigan. Coach Bakich led the Wolverines to the Big 10 Conference Championship in 2015 and participated in the NCAA Tournament for the first time as a head coach. I first started working with Bakich when he was …

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BC41: Cat Osterman-2x Olympic Medalist Shares Mindset Insight

This weeks guest is one of the greatest athletes of all time. Cat Osterman is a 4-time NCAA All-American softball pitcher originally from The University of Texas. The Houston native is also a 2 time Olympic medalist having pitched the USA Women’s Softball Team to the gold medal at the …

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My Coach Sucks

With the high school fall sports season about to start up, I wanted to share a video with you as a competitor about how much my coach sucks. You will love this short video about how terrible my coach is, and I am sure you will want to share this …

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BC40: John Brubaker-Seeds of Success & Separating The Who From The Do

This weeks guest is Coach John Brubaker. Coach Bru is a nationally renowned performance consultant, speaker and award-winning author. He teaches audiences how to obtain better results in business and sports with straightforward tools that turbo charge performance. Using a multidisciplinary approach, “Coach Bru” helps organizations and individuals develop their …

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BC38: Mike O’Day-Strategies for Success in Leadership, Athletics, and Life

Mike O’Day is a legend in high school athletic administration. Inducted into the Vermont Principals Hall of Fame and a recipient of the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association Thomas Frederick Award (given to the top athletic director in the nation each year) O’Day invested 31 years in leading the athletic …

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BC37: Greg Wallis & Nathan Choate – Coaching the Mental Game

Nathan Choate and Greg Wallis are the pitching coach and offensive coordinator for the Grand Canyon University Baseball Program in Phoenix, Arizona. I have worked with these two up incoming college baseball coaches since 2006 at UC Irvine. Choate and I played little league baseball together in Williamstown, Mass before …

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BC36: Adam Revelette – Inside Pitch Magazine

Adam Revelette is a volunteer assistant coach at Baylor University and editor of Inside Pitch Magazine. Revelette ran the Baylor University baseball operations in 2013 after joining the staff on Aug. 9, 2012. Prior to coming to Baylor, Revelette spent two seasons as an assistant coach at Transylvania (Ky.) University. …

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BC35: Trevor Moawad – Building an Elite Mindset

This weeks guest is Trevor Moawad, one of the top Mental Conditioning Coaches in the country. Moawad has held multiple roles as both Director of Mental Conditioning and Director of the multi-disciplined IMG Performance Institute (at the IMG Academies in Bradenton, Florida) and most recently Moawad was the Vice President of …

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BC31: Jack Warren – Giving Back to the Game

Jack Warren is the host of the Top Coach Podcast, as well as a featured partner of the Brian Cain Peak Performance Podcast on the Top Coach Network. He is the creator of the Top Coach Podcast series, featuring the top baseball and softball coaches from around the country. In …

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BC30: Steve Springer – Quality At-Bats

Steve Springer is the master of quality at bats. From a non-starter his senior year of high school baseball to playing in the Major Leagues and now coaching numerous all-star hitters on the mental side of the game “Spring” is a gem and the baseball version of Rudy. In this …

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BC29: Alan Jaeger – ZEN and the Mental Game

Alan Jaeger is a master of mental training, long toss and arm care. He has helped hundreds of baseball and softball players from the youth level to the major leagues learn to maximize their arm and mental strength Jaeger is a believer that training should address more than just an …

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BC28: Todd Bradley – The Coach’s Journey

Todd Bradley is the head softball coach at Campbell University in North Carolina. I have known Bradley for the past five years having had the chance to work with him at the Florida State Softball camp. He has impressed me as a passionate, dedicated and hard working coach with an excellent …

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BC27: Dr. Dan Laby – Sports Vision Training

Dr. Daniel M. Laby is a member of the clinical faculty (Assistant Clinical Professor) of the Harvard Medical School, he also instructs students from the Boston University School of Medicine and the New England College of Optometry. He works with the St Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox baseball teams …

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BC26: Dan Cimini – Make the Worst Thing the Best Thing

Dan Cimini is the head baseball coach at University Liggett School in Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan. ULS has won more games than any other high school team in the State of Michigan, has been to 4 straight State Championship Games (Winning 3 State Titles in 2011,2013 and 2014), has been …

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BC25: Olaniyi Sobomehin – The NFL Firefighters Mindset

Olaniyi “Nee” Sobomehin “Show Bo” [OH-la-nee-yee Shuh-BO-muh-heen] played college football at Oregon State University and Portland State University before signing on with the New Orleans Saints of the NFL. Nee’s podcast was fascinating. He shared insight into the mindset that it takes to succeed in the NFL and spoke at …

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BC24: Garrett Black – Coins, Chips, and Championships

Garrett Black is the athletic director and softball coach at Greenbrier High School in Evans, Georgia. He has one 17 district titles and state championships in Georgia 5A softball in 2004 and 2014. He is one of the most accomplished softball coaches in the country and a master of the …

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BC23: Russell Cooper – Coaching & Parenting

Russell Cooper is an international softball pitching icon and one of the most respected authorities on softball pitching in the world. In this podcast he shares his advice on reaching your potential in softball and in life and also on the challenges that parents who coach can face when coaching …

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BC22: Travis Wilson – New Zealand Softball to the Atlanta Braves

Travis Wilson was playing softball for the New Zealand National team and was drafted by the Atlanta Braves. His first at-bat EVER in baseball came in professional baseball. After playing with hall of fame MLB players in the minor leagues and in two Braves Major League Spring Trainings, Wilson is …

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BC21: Craig Snider – Learning from great coaches in softball

Craig Snider is an assistant softball coach at Florida State University and one of the top assistant coaches in all of college softball. Snider has also coached at college softball power The University of Oklahoma and won two conference titles while working as an assistant at Stephen F. Austin University …

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BC20: Lisa Navas – South Carolina Softball

Lisa Navas has over 700 NCAA Softball wins as a head coach, started the program at NC State in the Atlantic Coast Conference and is now an associate head coach at The University of South Carolina in the mighty Southeastern Conference. In this podcast she shares what she has learned …

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On Our Honor – 2015 TCU Baseball Video

We all need inspiration and motivation in our lives on a daily basis. Whether you are a baseball fan or not, this video will be sure to get you fired up.   Every year since 2010 TCU Baseball Coach Jim Schlossnagle has coordinated a preseason motivational video to be played …

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BC19: Florida State Softball Camp

This podcast takes you inside a session at the 2014 Florida State University softball winter camp where Brian Cain works with youth softball players on mastering the mental game. Learn the system that Cain teaches to help softball players of all ages play one pitch at a time and give …

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BC18: Tim Leiper – Coaching 1B MLB with Toronto BlueJays

Tim Leiper is the first base coach for the Toronto Blue Jays and has spent over 30 years in professional baseball. A minor league player for 12 seasons, a infield coordinator, minor league manager and Major League Coach, Leiper’s energy and passion for teaching the game of baseball and player …

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The MUST HAVE Checklist for Maximum Production

How are you doing with staying on your new year’s resolution plan for 2015? Are you dominating your goals or are they dominating you? This week I want to share with you one of the most simple and effective tools I use for Maximum Production.   A CHECKLIST! This week, …

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BC17: Pat Trainor-Strength Training for International Baseball

Pat Trainor has worked in the field of strength and conditioning and professional baseball with the Tampa Bay Rays, San Diego Padres and Major League Baseball International. In this podcast he discusses the characterizes he has observed in the elite players he has had an opportunity to work with from …