Pillar #3 Focus and Awareness

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

PODCAST: Erik Bakich – The Role of Mental Performance in Accelerated Player Development Program

Erik Bakich, Head Baseball Coach at The University of Michigan. Coach Bakich led the Wolverines to the Big 10 Conference Championship in 2015 and participated in the NCAA Tournament for the first time as a head coach. I first started working with Bakich when he was an assistant coach at Vanderbilt in 2007 and have… Read More

PODCAST: 2x Olympic Medalist Mindset – Cat Osterman

Cat Osterman is a 4-time NCAA All-American softball pitcher originally from The University of Texas. The Houston native is also a 2 time Olympic medalist having pitched the USA Women’s Softball Team to the gold medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics and the silver medal in the 2008 Summer Olympics. She has also graced the… Read More

PODCAST: The Mindset of Courtney Ceo, All-American Softball player who hit .493

Courtney Ceo  not only led the Oregon Ducks to a PAC-12 championship and the Women’s College World Series, she led the nation with a .493 batting average. She was a 2014 USA Softball Player of the Year finalist, 2014 NFCA First Team All-Pacific Region, 2014 NFCA First Team All-American, First Team Pac-12 All-Conference and was… Read More

PODCAST: How One Decision Can Change Your Destiny Forever

Matt Carpenter is a 2X Major League All-Star (2013 & 2014) a World Series Champion (2011) and a Master of The Mental Game.  In this podcast, Carp breaks down his mental approach to the game and how ONE DECISION that he had at TCU changed his life and his career for ever. I started to… Read More

Using concentration grids to help develop focus and awareness

Concentration grids have been a staple of mental conditioning for years. This game/exercise is all about concentration and efficiency, which is best accomplished by staying in the present moment.  Concentration grids are a great way to increase your ability to stay in the present moment for an extended period of time. Your training program with… Read More