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PODCAST: How mental performance helped turn the impossible dream into an Olympic medal

Lyndsey Fry is only 27 years old, but she’s already accomplished more than many people attempt in a lifetime. She played Division 1 Women’s Ice Hockey and graduated from Harvard University and holds an MBA from Arizona State University.  She also won a silver medal as a member of the Team USA Women’s Ice Hockey Team at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Socci. After college she launched her own business—Lyndsey Fry Hockey—where she trains the next generation of women’s hockey players at camps around the country. 

PODCAST: From high school national player of the year to an every day fight to live: The role of mindset in choosing your response to success and adversity

In this episode of the Brian Cain Mental Performance Mastery Podcast I interview one of the most inspiring people you will likely ever encounter. During high school, Taylor Dockins was one of the most dominate softball players and high school athletes in the country, winning the Gatorade National Player of the Year Award. Today, she is a star pitcher for the Cal State Fullerton Softball team.

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

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

The 10 mental performance skills every athlete must master for peak performance

As a three-sport standout athlete and captain in high school, I thought I was prepared for success in collegiate athletics.  Man was I wrong.  I quickly realized the meaning of the phrase, “Big fish in a small pond.” Graduating high school with a class of just 89 students may have skewed my reality when it… Read More

How to Build a Championship Culture (Plus the top 3 mistakes even smart, hard-working coaches make)

At some point, every coach realizes that working hard isn’t enough to get to the top. The truth is that all coaches works long hours trying to do whatever it takes to win. But there’s one thing I’ve learned after many years being around some of the best coaches in the world: success is about… Read More

The foundation of effective leadership that most coaches get dead wrong and how you can get it right

Get this right and things tend to fall into place; get it wrong and things tend to fall apart. Sometimes, helping our clients and athletes requires the process of unlearning things they “know.” Whether it’s limiting beliefs or habits they think are helping but are actually hurting, unlocking their potential and guiding them to success… Read More