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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.

PODCAST: Life Is A Strategy Game

In this Mental Performance Mastery (MPM) Podcast Episode, I explain how talent is over-rated and how life is a strategy game, not a talent game.  As a society, we over emphasize the importance of talent and under play the importance of strategy.  You can be, have, do anything you want with the right strategy.  When you understand this concept and live this concept you stop making excuses and start making progress.

PODCAST: What You Can Learn from the Daily Habits of an 18-Yr Old with a $7.7 Million Signing Bonus

Bobby Witt Jr.  “Junior” is one of the most exciting young athletes in the country, and was the No. 2 overall pick in the 2019 Major League Baseball draft. The Kansas City Royals inked him to the 3rd largest signing bonus in Major League Baseball history when they paid the 18 year old a $7.79 million dollar signing bonus. He then found himself on the cover of Sports Illustrated.

PODCAST: The Rise of Vitor Belfort: How a Shy Brazilian Teen Became an MMA Superstar

Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort has dominated the mixed martial arts scene for over two decades and cemented his legacy as one of the greatest knockout artists the sport has ever seen, having faced off—and beaten—some of the most legendary names in the sport. He is a a former UFC Light Heavyweight and the UFC 12 Heavyweight Tournament champion top three all time in UFC finishes and still competing for world championships into his early 40’s.

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

Lyndsey Fry is a silver medalist with Team USA Women’s Ice Hockey Team at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Socci. She is also a Harvard Grad.
In this episode she shares the mental performance strategies she used to ascend to the top of women’s hockey and now in the entrepreneur world.

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

Taylor Dockins one of the most inspiring people you will ever meet. As a high school athlete she was one of the most dominate softball players and high school athletes in the country, winning the Gatorade National Player of the Year Award.
Since high school, Taylor has been battling a rare form of cancer, and she regularly undergoes chemotherapy treatments while also balancing life as an elite student athlete.

7 ways successful strength and fitness coaches use mental performance mastery (and how you can, too)

What makes a successful health, fitness, or strength coach? It’s not just about writing great workout and conditioning programs or knowing a lot about nutrition. There’s something else at play here… something booming with possibility, yet something few coaches are tapping in to. Here are the “secrets” elite coaches use to get results.  You know… Read More