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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: How mental performance turned a MMA Fighter into the worlds top Anti Bullying activist

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: The Law of the Jungle

Understanding the parable of “The Law of the Jungle” can transform your life by getting you to take a look at your real self.  We become the average of who we associate with most and what we do most frequently.  We all have an inborn Lion inside of us that’s born to hunt greatness.  Learn how you find your real self and your amazing dormant talents.

PODCAST: Bobby Witt Jr. – The Mental Performance Training 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.

PODCAST: From math teacher to MMA World Champion in one month: the power of mental performance training

Rich “Ace” Franklin went from being a high school math teacher to a UFC World Champion MMA Fighter in one month. In this episode, Rich discusses the impact our work together made in his career and the exact mental performance strategies he used to help him compete at his best inside the octagon.

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

PODCAST: Zach Sorensen – The Mental Performance Skills Baseball Players Need To Succeed

In this episode of the MPM Coach Spotlight Podcast, I have the pleasure of talking with MPM Certified Coach Zach Sorenson.

Zach is a former Major League Baseball player with the Cleveland Indians and The Los Angeles Angels. He also worked as the Texas Rangers’ minor league Mental Performance Coach in 2018. Zach’s experience both coaching professional athletes and competing as one gives him unique insight into what mental performance secrets the pros use to compete at the highest level.

In this episode, he’ll share what he’s learned and how you can use these same strategies with your athletes.

PODCAST: Mike Bianco – Creating A Program of Excellence Through Mental Performance Coaching

 Mike Bianco, Head Baseball Coach at The University of Mississippi was named 2020 NCAA Baseball Coach of The Year and is the longest tenured coach in the Southeastern Conference’s sports of football, men’s basketball and baseball. I have worked closely with Mike (pictured here with TCU Baseball Coach Jim Schlossnagle and I with Team… Read More