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Developing and Executing Your Personal Mental Performance Training Plan

Cain sits down with Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jake Fraley on the importance of mental health and training mental performance.

Using Fear As Fuel: The Mental Training that Helped AJ Johnson Capture a Title on the PBA Tour

Using Fear As Fuel: The Mental Training that Helped AJ Johnson Capture a Title on the PBA Tour.

The Mental Game Intentions of an All-Star and World Series Champion – Josh Jung

Get a behind-the-scenes look at Josh’s breakout season in 2023 where he was name an MLB All-Star en route to helping the Texas Rangers win the World Series.

PODCAST: Enthusiasm Amplifies All Your Other Skills

Learn how enthusiasm amplifies all your other skills as a coach or athlete. On this episode of the MPM podcast Brian discusses the importance of being enthusiastic and how lacking it might keep you from achieving your goals.

Leaders Are Trained

Leaders are trained, not born. Here’s how to grow into a leader.

Leaders are trained. Leadership is a skill that can be trained intentionally, but do you know where to focus your efforts? Learn what the 6 Cs of Leadership are and how you can train them.

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Do You Have Big Goals? Here’s How To Get Them All Done.

Your daily energy is a finite resource. So, you need to know how to use the daily energy you have to do the things that matter. The more automated and organized your day is, the more self-discipline, energy and focus there is to direct towards the most important tasks.

Executing Consistently Good Habits Will Get You to Your Elite Goals. Here’s How to Get Started.

Consistently performing at a high level requires the ability to modify behavior and develop the structure needed to execute the game plan. High performing coaches know the power of routine. They know how to build and break habits in their athletes. And they teach the structure needed to guide their athletes day when they’re not around.

Athletes Can Only Compete in the Present Moment. Do Your Athletes Know How to Stay in the Present Moment?

The mental images you are exposed to, whether they be positive or negative, have a direct impact on your physical and mental performance. 

When you know how to coach mental imagery and meditation, you’ll see that your athletes know how to: stay calm under pressure, focus on the present moment task rather than getting caught up in the future or the past

Work the Process. But, Do You Have a Process?

It’s not always easy to find the energy needed to do the day to day tasks that are necessary to reach your lofty goals. 

Your daily energy is finite. Which is why you can’t waste your energy on things you can’t control. 

But if you know how to develop the process over outcome skillset in the athletes or clients you coach, they will know how to direct their energy to what they can control and this decision to let go of what you can’t control will save you tons of energy you can use elsewhere.

PODCAST: How You Behave Determines What You Achieve

In this short “Mental Minute” podcast episode I breakdown the importance of your day to day and moment to moment behaviors and how those align with your achievements. I also share one of my favorite stories about a successful business entrepreneur who learned early enough in life the power of expectations and behaviors. Winners act like winners long before they are winners. It’s how you behave that determines what you achieve.

PODCAST: The Baseball MPM Podcast With Cain & Casey – Episode #8 – The Power of Accountability

In The Baseball MPM Podcast With Cain & Casey, Brian Cain, creator of the Mental Performance Mastery (MPM) Coaches Certification and 30 Days to MPM Athletes Program and Sean “The Mayor” Casey, MLB Network Analyst and one of baseball’s all-time best hitters talk about success strategies you can use to master mental performance both on and off the baseball field.

PODCAST: Trade Expectation For Execution If You Want Results

In this short “Mental Minute” podcast episode I breakdown the expectation trap and how you can change your life and your performance by giving up expectations and focusing solely on execution of your process.

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