Anthony Trucks, former professional football player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Pittsburg Steelers, Washington Redskins), entrepreneur, and motivational speaker talks about his story of adversity, and how he had to change his mindset to overcome being in and out of foster homes as a child, and how he had to deal with the up’s and down’s of collegiate and professional football. After all the obstacles that Anthony had faced and conquered throughout his life, he contributes his success to believing in himself, proving his worth, and being motivated by his family. As Anthony would say to anyone that is striving to change their life or grinding out to be the best they can be… “Trust Your Hustle”.
Marcus Mayo, high school quarterback coach and author of Mindful Quarterbacking, talks about how and why mindfulness is a key factor within a quarterbacks state of mind. We discuss aspects of his book that touch on breathing, meditation, competition, and preparation. Quarterbacks at all levels that are looking to improve or enhance their mental game need to listen to this episode and pick up his book.
Steve Springer, the Toronto Blue Jay’s Performance Coach preaches the gospel on the mental game. With 14 years of professional experience, working with mental performance coaches, and working as a mental performance. Steve has created an approach that works, which will get any baseball player mentally prepared to play America’s game. If you are a baseball player and you want to increase your mental game, you have to listen to this episode.
Coach Sam Fisher, Owner of Throw To Win QB Training and Quarterback Coach for Norte Dame High School talks about the mental game of a quarterback. We talk about the dynamics that quarterbacks deal with in regards to pressure, discipline, and breathing. He evens shares his own personal experiences as a quarterback and his approach as a coach when training quarterbacks. If your a quarterback or a quarterback coach you have to listen to Coach Fisher talk about the mental game of a quarterback.
Dublin High School’s Girl’s Varsity Basketball Coach, Hans de Lannoy talks about fear of failure, disconnecting from the outcome, and the kind of pressures a high school athletes go through during this day of age. With over 40 years of coaching 36 of them at the varsity level and multiple championships, Hans shares personal stories about his recent basketball season/career, how to set expectations with athletes, and how yoga played a part in his career. When you hear this episode, you understand why his players played their hearts for him, but why he has had a very successful coaching career.
Donavin Britt, owner/coach of the Las Vegas Krav Maga and MMA Academy talks about the warrior mindset and the kind of mindset that one needs to have when enduring self defense training. He shares stories about simulation training and how Bruce Lee has affected his mindset. If your are interested in Krav Maga and MMA, you must listen to Donavin’s gospel.
In this episode, I talk about how coaches and athletes mentally transition out of a season and how I dealt with my transition from coaching high school football last year.
Greg Romero, the 3 time Olympic BMX Coach, who has won over 100 professional BMX races talks about disconnecting from the outcome (winning vs. losing), fear of failure, and pre-competition anxiety. Greg shares his personal mental performance stories as an athlete and his approach on coaching BMX athletes from a mental perspective.