Pillar #3 Focus and Awareness

Mental Performance Coaching Case Study: Georges St-Pierre, 13-time MMA World Champion

  Over the past few weeks, I’ve posted articles that outline simple, practical ways you can begin implementing mental performance coaching. Today, I want to take things a step further and share a case study from someone I’ve worked with over the years to illustrate the kind of impact a well-designed, strategic mental performance coaching… Read More

Build the ‘awareness muscle’ to stay calm under pressure, fight through adversity, and make better decisions (even when it’s hard)

  In the 1973 figure skating world championships, Irina Rodnina and Alexander Zaitsev were midway through their routine when the music unexpectedly stopped. Even if you’ve never watched the sport, you can probably imagine the importance of music in a figure skating routine. From providing cues and synchronizing movements to the rise and fall of… Read More

3 Strategies for more Motivation, Focus, and Commitment

  If there are three words every coach would like to use to describe their athletes, motivated, focused, and committed would be near the top. The problem is that it’s hard to get people to actually display these characteristics. It’s an area of performance that most coaches simply don’t know how to address. Despite popular… Read More

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

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.

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

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… 

PODCAST: The Mindset of The Chief of The One-Pitch Warrior Tribe – Chad Cordero

Cal State Fullerton Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Chad Cordero was an All-American and the 20th overall pick in the 2003 draft.   He was the 1st player to make the Major Leagues from that draft, spending less than 2 months in the minor leagues and breaking through with the Montreal Expos on August 30, 2003.

PODCAST: Jon Gordon – The Energy Bus, Hard Hat and Becoming a #1 Best-Selling Author

Today’s guest is international best-selling author Jon Gordon.  His books and talks have inspired readers and audiences around the world.  His principles have been put to the test by numerous  coaches and teams in the NFL, NBA and MLB and by Fortune 500 companies, school districts, hospitals and non-profits. He is the author of numerous… Read More

PODCAST: Heath Autrey – How Mental Performance Helped Fuel The #1 Ranked Team in The Country

Former TCU Baseball assistant coach Heath Autrey is the head coach of the Dallas Banditos #1 Ranked 13U baseball team and is also the head baseball coach at Corsicana High School in Corsicana, TX.  Autrey is an Inner Circle member and has coached numerous Major League players including Clayton Kershaw and Chris Davis, among other… Read More

PODCAST: Kirk Saarloos – The Mental Performance Skills Training Behind one of College Baseball’s Best Pitchers & Pitching Coaches

Kirk Saarloos is the pitching coach at TCU and is widely regarded as the top pitching coach in all of college baseball. A former All-American pitcher at Cal State Fullerton, Kirk went on to have a 5-year Major League Baseball career in which he threw a no-hitter in Yankee Stadium. In this podcast Kirk discusses… Read More