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PODCAST: Maddie O’Brien – 2014 NCAA All-American – FSU Softball & NPF Player

Maddie O’Brien was a 4-year All-ACC Softball player at Florida State University and is currently playing for the Pennsylvania Rebellion of the National Pro Fastpitch.  In this podcast she talks about her mindset for success, competing one pitch at a time and what she does for mental training.  She was a finalist for College Softball… Read More

PODCAST: Kaleigh Rafter – Canadian Olympic Softball Player Talks Mental Game

Kaleigh Rafter has been a member of the Canadian National Team since 2007.  She was a member of the 2010 ISF World Championship team that won a bronze medal in Venezuela, and also won two silver medals at the Pan American Games (2007 and 2011).  Rafter competed with the 2012 ISF World Championship team that… Read More

PODCAST: Kirk Saarloos – The Mental Game, Fullerton, MLB, TCU

This week’s guest is Kirk Saarloos.  Kirk 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…. Read More

The Man in the Glass

Today we’re going all the way back to 1994 in Williamstown, Massachusetts.  At a high school football banquet, Glenn Foley shared with me a poem that has stuck with me to this day. Watch this video featuring the poem titled The Man in the Glass: I challenge you to look inside and ask yourself:  Where am I?… Read More

PODCAST: Derek Johnson – Building Mental Toughness in Pitchers

In this podcast, former Vanderbilt Baseball pitching coach Derek Johnson shares strategies for helping pitchers compete one pitch at a time and reach their maximum potential through mental conditioning.  Johnson is considered by many as the top pitching coach in the world.  He currently works as the pitching coordinator for the Milwaukee Brewers. Follow Cain on… Read More

PODCAST: Brian Cain on the Mental Game of Baseball

In this podcast, master of the mental game Brian Cain breaks down what it takes to succeed on the diamond one pitch at a time.  Cain also fields questions on the mental game of baseball. Follow Cain on Twitter @BrianCainPeak.  

PODCAST: Firas Zahabi – Mental Game of MMA

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… Read More

PODCAST: Marla Townsend – Winning the Mental Game

This week’s guest is UAB Softball head coach Marla Townsend.  Coach Townsend has led UAB Softball to the NCAA Tournament in 5 of the last 6 seasons and has guided the Blazers program since it began in 1998.  In addition to being named Conference USA Coach of the Year in 2013 and being known as traditionally… Read More

PODCAST: Mike Bianco – Creating A Program of Excellence & The Mental Game

This weeks guest is Mike Bianco, Head Baseball Coach at The University of Mississippi. Coach Bianco has led the REBS to the 2009 and 2014 SEC Conference championships and a trip to Omaha in 2014. Bianco played and coached at Louisiana State University with quite possibly the greatest mental conditioning coach of all time in… Read More

PODCAST: Todd Whitting – Mastering The Mental Game

This week’s guest is Todd Whitting, head baseball coach at The University of Houston.  Coach Whitting led the Cougars to the American Athletic Conference Championship in 2014 and in 2015 and to an NCAA Super Regional in Austin, Texas, in 2014. I first started working with Coach Whitting when he was an assistant coach at… Read More

PODCAST: Erik Bakich – Accelerated Player Development Program

This week’s guest is 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… Read More

PODCAST: Cat Osterman-2x Olympic Medalist Shares Mindset Insight

This weeks guest is one of the greatest athletes of all time. 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… Read More