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3 mental performance experiments that could take your athletic performance to the next level (even if they seem way too easy to work)

As a lifelong athlete myself, I’ve experienced firsthand what it’s like to feel like you’re capable of performing at a much higher level than you currently are.  After a solid high school athletic career as a three sport standout athlete, I went to college on a baseball scholarship and fell flat on my face. Interestingly,… Read More

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

The untapped competitive advantage: 3 Ways you can use mental performance training to level up your coaching—immediately

Imagine the Google search by a coach who wants to help his or her athletes perform better…  For the sake of this example, let’s say we’re talking about a baseball coach.  So they might look for terms like: Baseball fundamental drills.  Weight training for baseball. Conditioning for baseball.  The result? Well… “Baseball fundamental drills” gave… Read More

7 ways successful strength and fitness coaches use mental performance mastery (and how you can, too)

What makes a successful health, fitness, or strength coach? It’s not just about writing great workout and conditioning programs or knowing a lot about nutrition. There’s something else at play here… something booming with possibility, yet something few coaches are tapping in to. Here are the “secrets” elite coaches use to get results.  You know… Read More

Hacking the habit loop: Help your clients and athletes achieve goals faster with this proven 3-step formula

Your life is a sum of your habits. The habits you have shape how you spend your time and how successful you will become—in sports, in achieving your goals, in life.  Even the most disorganized person relies on countless daily habits. You may not be aware of them, but you already perform habits every single… Read More

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

Defeat limiting beliefs and compete with confidence (3 smart strategies for athletes)

In 1954, Roger Bannister shocked the world when he ran the first ever 4-minute mile.   The world of track and field believed breaking the 4-minute mark was an insurmountable human barrier. An impassable obstacle that could not be breached—a physically impossible feat.  But Bannister persisted. And eventually, he broke the world-record and made the… 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

Here’s what’s possible with the MPM Certification: 7 Coaches share their experiences…

I created the Mental Performance Mastery Certification with one goal: To give you the tools, knowledge, and resources you need to help your clients or athletes master the mental game so they can consistently perform their best, overcome any obstacle, and stay focused under pressure.

The 10 mental performance skills every athlete must master for peak performance

As a three-sport standout athlete and captain in high school, I thought I was prepared for success in collegiate athletics.  Man was I wrong.  I quickly realized the meaning of the phrase, “Big fish in a small pond.” Graduating high school with a class of just 89 students may have skewed my reality when it… Read More

The ABC’s of elite performance: Stop focusing on the outcome—and start optimizing the process

“Becoming a champion is not an easy process… It is done by focusing on what it takes to get there and not on getting there” Nick Saban, Head Football Coach, The University of Alabama The society we live in is a results-driven society.  As a coach, your job is likely in jeopardy if you don’t… Read More

High-Performance Routines: Help athletes lock in focus and perform their best when it matters most

You can know all the right information, but if you do not put it into ACTION—what good does it do for you?  The purpose of any routine is to build more trust, consistency, and confidence in performance.  Think about those three things for a minute.  These are concepts of athletic performance often glossed over. But… Read More