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.
The number one drill you can do to develop mentally tough pitchers is what we call Shadow Bullpens. Shadow Bullpens are how a pitcher practices their process/routine and visualization, two essential skills pitchers need to compete one pitch at a time and give themselves the best chance for success at slowing the game down and executing…
Missy Parkin won the prestigious USBC Queens, is a member of Team USA along with being an entrepreneur, a wife, a proud mom. She also been named to Bowlers Journal International magazine list of Top 100 coaches 8 different times. Today, she opens up about her life, career, and the mental performance techniques that have helped lead to her success.
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.
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.
Firas Zahabi is one of the most respected MMA trainers in the world. He is the head coach of TriStar Gym in Montreal, Canada – home of 2010, 2011 and 2012 Canadian Athlete of the Year and UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre. Zahabi is a master of the mental game and is excellent at training an elite mindset for his fighters in and out of the cage.
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…
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…