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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

PODCAST: The mindset for making adversity your advantage, from paralysis to becoming an Ironman World Champion

Jason Fowler was a nationally ranked amateur motocross racer by the age of 10. Born with a natural competitive drive, he pushed himself to develop his skills and become the best in his field.  Jason was well on his way to going pro. That is, until one fateful day when he was preparing for an upcoming race. While riding his motorcycle, he hit a rock, which caused him to land directly on his head, leaving him paralyzed from the chest down. He was only 17 years old. We would go on to win The Ironman Triathalon World Championships…

PODCAST: The mindset it took to become one of college basketball’s greatest players ever

Markus Howard is 21st in all-time NCAA basketball scoring.  He is the Big East Conference’s leader in all-time scoring and their player of the year in 2018-2019.  Howard is one of the most impressive players of all time, yet equally if not more impressive is what he does off the court to prepare.  In this podcast Markus shares the mental performance strategies he used as a player and shares what he’s doing during the Covid-19 pandemic to prepare for a professional career.

PODCAST: The one fight you must win if you are going to be successful?

In this Mental Performance Mastery (MPM) Podcast Episode, I share a story about the internal battle we all face between the two wolves inside of us.  The constant struggle between good and bad, between average and excellent, between what you should do and what you want to do.  Win this fight and you will be successful at anything you want to do. 

PODCAST: US Army Solider, Blood clot survivor, olympic hopeful, the mindset to make adversity your advantage

Megan Henry was a college field hockey star for American University, is an olympic hopeful and member of the Team USA Skeleton program, a Blood Clot Survivor & Awareness Promoter and US Army WCAP Soldier-Athlete.  In this podcast she shares the mindset, routines and strategies she uses to make adversity her advantage.  She shares how to use fear as fuel, how to create elite habits and routines and what it takes to succeed against the odds.

PODCAST: Your ONE Word Intention, a Tattoo 10 Years in The Making

In this Mental Performance Mastery (MPM) Podcast Episode, I explain where I got the idea or my first tattoo, how it was 10 years in the making and the meaning behind it all.  I also share with you one of my favorite strategies for enhancing focus and increasing intention by simply choosing ONE Word to live by for a pre-determined period of time

PODCAST: From no chance to NFL, how MPM helped the LA Rams Justin Lawler on and off the field

Tom Murphy is an undefeated mixed martial arts fighter, entrepreneur and the world’s top anti bullying activist.  Tom’s story of going from an un-recruited high school wrestler to undefeated mma fighter in the UFC, to walking away from it all to start SweatHeartsAndHeroes the world’s top anti bullying educational agency is impressive.