Recent Articles - Page 3

PODCAST: The Rise of Vitor Belfort: How a Shy Brazilian Teen Became an MMA Superstar

Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort has dominated the mixed martial arts scene for over two decades and cemented his legacy as one of the greatest knockout artists the sport has ever seen, having faced off—and beaten—some of the most legendary names in the sport. He is a a former UFC Light Heavyweight and the UFC 12 Heavyweight Tournament champion top three all time in UFC finishes and still competing for world championships into his early 40’s.

PODCAST: How mental performance helped turn the impossible dream into an Olympic medal

Lyndsey Fry is a silver medalist with Team USA Women’s Ice Hockey Team at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Socci. She is also a Harvard Grad.
In this episode she shares the mental performance strategies she used to ascend to the top of women’s hockey and now in the entrepreneur world.

PODCAST: Courtland Sutton – The Elite Mindset and MPM Strategy of an NFL Pro Bowl WR

Today’s guest is a Pro Bowl receiver for the Denver Broncos. Before the NFL, Courtland Sutton was a breakout star at SMU, where he caught more than 30 touchdowns and racked up more than 3,200 receiving yards. He’s an electrifying player, who led all wide receivers in the NFL in broken tackles on receptions. 

PODCAST: From high school national player of the year to an every day fight to live: The role of mindset in choosing your response to success and adversity

Taylor Dockins one of the most inspiring people you will ever meet. As a high school athlete she was one of the most dominate softball players and high school athletes in the country, winning the Gatorade National Player of the Year Award.
Since high school, Taylor has been battling a rare form of cancer, and she regularly undergoes chemotherapy treatments while also balancing life as an elite student athlete.

The elite mindset building workout I do every Monday to kickstart the week

Since September 2019 I’ve been commited to doing “The Murph” as part of my Monday morning routine as a way to kickstart my mindset for having a great week. The workout is in honor of US Navy SEAL Lt. Michael Murphy. Lt. Murphy was the officer-in-charge of a four-man SEAL element in support of Operation… Read More

PODCAST: From math teacher to MMA World Champion in one month: the power of mental performance training

Rich “Ace” Franklin went from being a high school math teacher to a UFC World Champion MMA Fighter in one month. In this episode, Rich discusses the impact our work together made in his career and the exact mental performance strategies he used to help him compete at his best inside the octagon.

PODCAST: US Army Solider, Blood clot survivor, olympic hopeful, the mindset to make adversity your advantage

Megan Henry was a college field hockey star for American University, is an olympic hopeful and member of the Team USA Skeleton program, a Blood Clot Survivor & Awareness Promoter and US Army WCAP Soldier-Athlete.  In this podcast she shares the mindset, routines and strategies she uses to make adversity her advantage.  She shares how to use fear as fuel, how to create elite habits and routines and what it takes to succeed against the odds.

Get Your Mind Right: How the skills of focus and awareness work together to determine your performance and your future

GO GREEN AND GET YOUR MIND RIGHT I hear coaches tell their athletes all the time to “get your mind right.” The University of Alabama Football used to have a chant they did before taking the field to “get your mind right.”   But what does it actually mean to “get your mind right”? First, let’s… Read More

Mental Performance Mastery Case Study: Rich Franklin, MMA World Champion

Over the past few weeks, I’ve shared practical strategies and methods athletes can use to break through the barriers that hold them back, and to develop the confidence and mental toughness needed to consistently perform at a higher level.  I’ve heard a ton of great feedback from the videos, articles, and social media posts covering… Read More

Athletes: Ideas for dealing with self isolation, social distancing, and not having access to weight rooms or athletic facilities.

No one has ever been through something like “this” before. Seasons just… over.  High school and college athletic careers… ending.  Not with a lost game or a championship, but with uncertainty with what the present and future will bring. And while I’d love to tell you “Here’s what you should do”… these are uncharted waters… Read More

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