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Coaching Through COVID: Mental Performance Strategies To Create The Mindset, Habits and Culture Your Athletes Need to Succeed

Coaching through COVID presents new challenges for coaches and athletes. But with those challenges are unique opportunities to thrive. In this video, I walk you through how I’ve helped thousands of youth, high school, college and professional coaches and athletes use this time to invest in themselves and continue to develop the elite mindset, habits… Read More

How to Master The Mental Game of Baseball and Get 1% Better

Spend any time on the baseball field hear coaches and players say “baseball is 90% mental…” Ask them what they do to train their mental game or how they work on it in practice and you will be hard pressed to get an answer. For most baseball coaches and players, the mental game is something… Read More

How to Master The Mental Game of Golf on Sirius XM

Spend any time on the golf course and you will hear golfers and golf coaches say that the sport is 90% mental…   Ask them what they do to work on the mental game and you will be hard pressed to get an answer beyond having a routine.  For most golfers, the mental game is… Read More

The ONLY tool you need create the process, routines and habits you want and to destroy the ones you don’t

  Imagine it’s 5:00 a.m. and your cell phone alarm is ringing.  You’re supposed to be at the gym in 30 minutes for your morning conditioning session.  You don’t have a workout written down, an accountability or training partner to meet up with. You plan to just figure out what to do when you get… Read More

A Look Inside College Baseball’s Top Mental Performance Program

I’ve had the privilege of working with Ole Miss Baseball, one of the top college baseball programs in the country and 2009, 2014 and 2018 Southeastern Conference Champions.  Working closely with their Head Coach Mike Bianco, his staff and players has been a highlight of my mental performance coaching career. From being in the dugout… Read More

PODCAST: Alan McDougal – Coaching Mental Performance In Baseball and Creating The Right Culture

Alan McDougal, MPM is the head baseball coach at Colleyville Heritage High School in Colleyville, TX.  He led the Panthers to the 2019 Texas 5A State Championship and earned his team a #1 National Raking in all of High School Baseball.  In that 2019 Season, one of Alan’s players, Bobby Witt Jr. (Pictured on the… Read More

The elite mindset building workout I do every Monday to kickstart the week

Since September 2019 I’ve been commited to doing “The Murph” as part of my Monday morning routine as a way to kickstart my mindset for having a great week. The workout is in honor of US Navy SEAL Lt. Michael Murphy. Lt. Murphy was the officer-in-charge of a four-man SEAL element in support of Operation… Read More

Get Your Mind Right: How the skills of focus and awareness work together to determine your performance and your future

GO GREEN AND GET YOUR MIND RIGHT I hear coaches tell their athletes all the time to “get your mind right.” The University of Alabama Football used to have a chant they did before taking the field to “get your mind right.”   But what does it actually mean to “get your mind right”? First, let’s… Read More

Mental Performance Mastery Case Study: Rich Franklin, MMA World Champion

Over the past few weeks, I’ve shared practical strategies and methods athletes can use to break through the barriers that hold them back, and to develop the confidence and mental toughness needed to consistently perform at a higher level.  I’ve heard a ton of great feedback from the videos, articles, and social media posts covering… Read More

Athletes: Ideas for dealing with self isolation, social distancing, and not having access to weight rooms or athletic facilities.

No one has ever been through something like “this” before. Seasons just… over.  High school and college athletic careers… ending.  Not with a lost game or a championship, but with uncertainty with what the present and future will bring. And while I’d love to tell you “Here’s what you should do”… these are uncharted waters… Read More

3 mental performance experiments that could take your athletic performance to the next level (even if they seem way too easy to work)

As a lifelong athlete myself, I’ve experienced firsthand what it’s like to feel like you’re capable of performing at a much higher level than you currently are.  After a solid high school athletic career as a three sport standout athlete, I went to college on a baseball scholarship and fell flat on my face. Interestingly,… Read More

How coaches and athletes can create the elite mindset needed to succeed during the #CoronaSeason

In this video, I’m going to share with you the exact conversations, suggestions and direction I’ve shared with the coaches and athletes looking to me for answers during this difficult time. And you might be surprised to find that what I share will help you to feel and perform better—immediately. Control what you can control… Read More