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Use Pre/Intra/Post workout routines to help clients and athletes dominate their training sessions with maximum focus

On July 4th in Boston, Massachusetts I walked into a Barnes & Noble and my life changed forever.  I had never read a book start-to-finish at this point in my life—despite being just one year from graduating college. And I definitely had NOT planned on buying one that day.  But I did love baseball. So… Read More

The goal-setting “secret” top-performing coaches use to make big goals feel achievable

The Mountain of Excellence is a symbolic concept often used in sports. The summit of the mountain represents your goal while the mountain represents the obstacle(s) one must conquer to reach it.  The most interesting part of this analogy is this: While we all dream of what life will be like when we reach the… Read More

BC164 – Mental Performance Secrets of Professional Athletes with MPM Certified Coach Zach Sorensen

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.

BC163 – Generating Influence, Impact and Income with MPM Certified Coach Tyler Pazik

In this episode of the MPM Coach Spotlight Podcast, I had the pleasure of talking with MPM Certified Coach Tyler Pazik.

In a short time, Tyler has built a very impressive client list, including a Heisman Trophy winner, teams from Power 5 conferences including TCU, Notre Dame and Oklahoma, and Team USA Bowling (to name a few).

In this episode, we dive into the life-changing experience Tyler has had as an MPM Coach—personally and professionally. He also dishes on how his experience with the MPM Certification differed from his Master of Sport Psychology degree at TCU, and he gets real about advice for those weighing the options between joining the MPM Certification or starting a master’s program (his answer may surprise you).

If you’ve ever wondered how becoming a certified MPM Coach could impact your influence, success, and income, you don’t want to miss this episode.

BC161 – From high school baseball coach to highly sought after MPM Coach: Ethan Miller

Ethan Miller is one of the first coaches to complete our MPM Certification Course and one of the most active MPM Certified coaches at spreading his influence and impact while making an income from mental performance coaching. His full-time job is as the Athletic Director, Health and Physical Education Teacher and Varsity Baseball Coach at… Read More

PODCAST: Andrew Franks – NFL Kicker – From D3 To The NFL

Brian sits down with current Kicker for the Miami Dolphins Andrew Franks to discuss his journey from playing Division 3 Football at RPI to kicking in the NFL.  Andrew’s drive and determination to be great make him one of the top peak performers ever interviewed on the podcast.   You will learn… Why Andrew chose to attend a D3 school…. Read More

PODCAST: Dr. James Maas | Sleep, The Missing Link in Peak Performance

Dr. James Maas is a world renown authority, consultant in the field of sleep and performance and widely regarded as the world’s leading expert in sleep research and how sleep impacts optimal performance.   You will learn… How sleep relates to optimal performance. Sleep tips that NFL and Olympic teams are using. About the sleep… Read More

PODCAST: Monica Abbott Softball’s First Million Dollar Mental Game

Monica Abbott is the D1 Softball All-Time Career Leader in Wins, Strikeouts, Shutouts, Innings Pitched, Games Started, and Games Pitched.  After her collegiate career, she signed the most lucrative contract ever for a female in professional sports.   In this episode, you will learn… How Monica went through the 4 Stages of Buy-In before participating in… Read More

PODCAST: Bobby Maximus | The Importance of Ruthless Self-Work

Brian sits down with one of the elite Peak Performers in the world, Bobby Maximus.  Bobby is a former police officer turned UFC fighter and is now the General Manager and founder of Gym Jones.   You will learn… The importance of ruthless self-evaluation. Bobby’s story and what drives him to be elite. A few techniques to… Read More

PODCAST: Raúl Ibañez | The Mental Game of a 19-Year MLB Player

Former 19-year Big Leaguer Raúl Ibañez joins Brian to talk mental game and how it attributed mightily to his success.  Raúl hit over 300 home runs and drove in more than 1,200 runs throughout his illustrious career…    You will learn: A fascinating story about how Raúl developed his obsession for baseball. How the mental game… Read More

PODCAST: Lonni Alameda | Growing the Game & Running a Championship Program

One of the best college softball coaches in the country, Florida State’s Lonni Alameda, sits down with Brian on this episode of the Peak Performance Podcast…  Discover… The impact that the late, great Harvey Dorfman had on Lonni. Florida State’s core values and how they came up with them. The idea of a “One More Board.”… Read More

PODCAST: Ken Ravizza | Why Is the Mental Game Important?

In one of the BEST podcasts of the year, Brian takes you back to an interview with his mentor, Dr. Ken Ravizza, on the importance of the mental game… Learn about: Ken’s answer to why the mental game is so important. An important question to ask your players about their mental state. How to maintain confidence… Read More