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146. How To Spot A Superstar... ft Mujeeb & Kayode Rufai

7/12/2019
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How do you spot the potential in something thats looks ordinary? What does potential which has not yet found expression look like? How do you spot a superstar who is not yet a superstar? What does talent that whispers look like? These are some of the questions that we tackle during this episode. You'll also hear from two collegiate athletes that share a story of hard work, diligence, and belief. CONSIDERATIONS What you should never forget about TALENT IDENTIFICATION Hire for skills...

Duration:00:37:23

145. SPORT SPECIALIZATION CONSIDERATIONS

7/2/2019
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SPORT SPECIALIZATION CONSIDERATIONS Skill Acquisition and Motor Performance Perspective Perhaps the greatest and most obvious benefit of specialization is the acquisition, development, and proficiency of motor skills related to success in a given sport. An athlete who practices a skill or set of skills with increased frequency and duration, considering he or she does so in a scientifically appropriate manner, may become more proficient at the skills than one who practices them...

Duration:00:30:39

144. A Basketball Life... ft Jazz Johnson

6/27/2019
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Nevada shooting guard Jazz Johnson is looking forward to his senior season. He was the Wolf Pack's leading 3-point shooter last season. In a candid interview, he sits down with me and co-host Leland Johnson (Father) to discuss: Overcoming AdversityTrainingMental Toughness After coming off the bench for all but one of his 33 appearances last season, Johnson was named the Mountain West's sixth man of the year. He averaged 11.0 points in 28.6 minutes per game. Stay tuned!

Duration:00:41:05

143. What is Self-Talk ft. Sugey Gomez

6/25/2019
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Self-talk is your internal dialogue. It’s influenced by your subconscious mind, and it reveals your thoughts, beliefs, questions, and ideas. Self-talk can be both negative and positive. It can be encouraging, and it can be distressing. Much of your self-talk depends on your personality. If you’re an optimist, your self-talk may be more hopeful and positive. The opposite is generally true if you tend to be a pessimist. Positive thinking and optimism can be effective stress management...

Duration:00:27:23

142. How To Have A Positive Attitude pt. 2

6/20/2019
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HOW TO HAVE A POSITIVE ATTITUDE… A positive attitude–optimism, expectancy, and enthusiasm–makes everything in academics, sport, and life easier. A positive attitude will fuel you when you’re down and supercharge you when you’re already “in the zone.” Here’s how to cultivate a positive attitude, regardless of what’s happening at school, practice, or at home: #1 Link positivity, creativity and attention. In addition to physical benefits, a positive attitude produces a “broad, flexible...

Duration:00:21:56

141. How To Have A Positive Attitude

6/14/2019
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HOW TO HAVE A POSITIVE ATTITUDE... A positive attitude--optimism, expectancy, and enthusiasm--makes everything in academics, sport, and life easier. A positive attitude will fuel you when you're down and supercharge you when you're already "in the zone." Here's how to cultivate a positive attitude, regardless of what's happening at school, practice, or at home: #1 Link positivity, creativity and attention. In addition to physical benefits, a positive attitude produces a “broad,...

Duration:00:31:29

140. Are You Coachable?

6/4/2019
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Coachable athletes are obedient athletes. Being obedient means a player not only listens to coach's instruction, but is willing to complete the responsibilities of his role in that instruction. In an athlete, obedience breeds discipline, and discipline is a requirement for anyone hoping to reach their full potential. There are not a lot of paths to a player becoming his best. Discipline makes a player trust worthy in the eyes of his coach, and that trustworthiness reboots the process...

Duration:00:39:58

139. How To Overcome Adversity #3 ft. Leland Johnson

5/28/2019
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How To Overcome Adversity #3 Travis Daugherty explains in his book, THE LENS that the ability to overcome adversity is a hidden talent. He further explains that the ability to overcome adversity can be taught, developed, and cultivated in a student-athlete. Listen in as we supply the sports parent with answers to help their student-athlete overcome adversity. Below are 5 ways to help you get through adverse situations in sport or life. 1. Have the right mindset. Your thoughts are...

Duration:00:34:10

138. Twelve Disciplines of the Mind - DeShawn Fontleroy

5/21/2019
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TWELVE DISCIPLINE OF THE MIND 1. Right Hearing 2. Strength & Courage 3. Right Judgement 4. Love & Affection 5. Power of Expression 6. Imagination 7. Understanding 8. Will Power 9. The Discipline of Order 10. Praise 11. Enthusiasm 12. Detachment "Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates. There's plenty of movement, but you never know if it's going to be forward, backwards, or sideways." Discipline brings stability and structure into a student athletes'...

Duration:00:07:59

137. The College Football Recruiting Bible - V3

5/14/2019
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Mike Judy is going into his 13th season at Smyrna (DE), 6th as head coach. Judy has amassed a 42-12 record, winning 3 state championships in 5 years. Prior to Smyrna, Coach Judy served as Offensive Coordinator at Gar-Field HS (VA) and Hargrave Military Academy (VA) Post-Graduate Team. Judy has served as strength and conditioning coordinator at each of the schools, and worked one season in Major League Baseball as a Strength & Conditioning Coach with the Philadelphia Phillies Minor League...

Duration:00:39:20

136. The College Football Recruiting Bible - V2

5/7/2019
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Mike Judy is going into his 13th season at Smyrna (DE), 6th as head coach. Judy has amassed a 42-12 record, winning 3 state championships in 5 years. Prior to Smyrna, Coach Judy served as Offensive Coordinator at Gar-Field HS (VA) and Hargrave Military Academy (VA) Post-Graduate Team. Judy has served as strength and conditioning coordinator at each of the schools, and worked one season in Major League Baseball as a Strength & Conditioning Coach with the Philadelphia Phillies Minor League...

Duration:00:32:31

135. The College Football Recruiting Bible

4/30/2019
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Michael Judy, M.Ed. Mike Judy is going into his 13th season at Smyrna (DE), 6th as head coach. Judy has amassed a 42-12 record, winning 3 state championships in 5 years. Prior to Smyrna, Coach Judy served as Offensive Coordinator at Gar-Field HS (VA) and Hargrave Military Academy (VA) Post-Graduate Team. Judy has served as strength and conditioning coordinator at each of the schools, and worked one season in Major League Baseball as a Strength & Conditioning Coach with the Philadelphia...

Duration:00:56:36

134. How To Persevere Through Challenges

4/23/2019
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PERSEVERANCE….IS IT REALLY THE KEY TO SUCCESS? PERSEVERANCE IS THE HARD WORK YOU DO AFTER YOU GET TIRED OF DOING THE HARD WORK YOU ALREADY DID. How you do anything is how you do everything. Perseverance is a steady persistence in a course of action-trying again and again. It is the inner machine that keeps you going. I’ve realized that I have to be committed in all I do to have success and not give up, no matter the circumstances. There were times I felt like shutting down this...

Duration:00:25:58

133. Myths & Fallacies, Women & Strength Training pt. 2

4/16/2019
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EMILY PAPPAS, M.S. EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY WHY is there a disparity of women in the weight room compared to men? It all derives from how women have been viewed in sport since the early 1900s. Why females view lifting as a guy thing stems from years and years of misinformation and cultivation of societal norms that are currently inhibiting our female athletes success. Emily brings to light these common myths: 1. Q angle, Hormones, and Injury risks ( Alluding it is due to a "structural...

Duration:00:35:34

132. HOW TO CREATE A BETTER 7v7 FOOTBALL CULTURE...

4/9/2019
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The Coaches, The Athletes, The Parents, The Referees... How Can We Do All Four Respectfully? With the rising concerns about player safety, the research indicates that 7-on-7 football is not a fad but instead has staying power as the next generation of the sport. With national tournaments, like Pylon, Players of the Future, Adidas, Under Armor, and Left Coast Elite:the verdict is clear. 7v7 Football is here to stay. Love it or hate, 7v7 Football brings some of the brightest kids together...

Duration:00:42:16

131. "I'm Your New Hitler..." He Said What?

3/19/2019
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Jason Brown, the coach of the Independence Community College featured on season three of Netflix's "Last Chance U," recently resigned from the position. Brown's resignation comes on the heels of his text message to a player, in which he said the following: "I am your new Hitler." The player Brown sent the text to Alexandros Alexiou, a German native. In an exchange with Alexiou, Brown told the freshman he had 17 disciplinary points out of the 25 you're allowed before getting kicked off the...

Duration:00:20:38

130. Lessons from an NFL Strength Coach FT. Thomas Stallworth II

3/12/2019
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Thomas Stallworth is in his first season as the Giants’ assistant strength and conditioning coach. He shares his thoughts on: 1. What would you tell a young athlete (high school), with NFL aspirations how to approach the strength training process? 2. What aspects, outside of football do you think a young athlete should try and master as they work toward an NFL career? 3. What are your top 3 pieces of advice for the strength coach wanting to work at the NFL level? What is the major...

Duration:00:48:06

129. The Truth About Performing Under Pressure

3/5/2019
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Performing Under Pressure tackles the greatest obstacle to personal success, whether in a sales presentation, at home, on the golf course, interviewing for a job, or performing onstage at Carnegie Hall. Despite sports mythology, no one rises to the occasion under pressure and does better than they do in practice. The reality is pressure makes us do worse and sometimes leads us to fail utterly. But there are things we can do to diminish its effects on our performance. Performing Under...

Duration:00:53:13

128. Defining Leadership with Benjamin Wax, PhD

2/26/2019
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The word “leadership” gets thrown around a lot. Recruiters, parents, and coaches rant about leadership and how the Student-Athlete needs to be a leader. What many do not understand, is that leadership is something that must be learned and developed. Yes, leadership is incredibly important in a Student-Athlete, but it is not something that happens overnight. Dr. Benjamin Wax is a strategic leadership specialist with the John Maxwell Team and winner of several powerlifting and...

Duration:00:47:31

127. A Nigerian Sports Life - FT. Adetola Ogunlewe

2/19/2019
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ADETOLA OGUNLEWE is a sports performance coach and sports attorney who helps young athletes navigate the world of sports by understanding the mental and physical issues stalling their growth and productivity. Find him at www.athletemaestro.com or listen to his podcast, Athlete Maestro, on iTunes and other platforms. In this wonderful conversation, we discussed: The sports business in NigeriaThe Nigerian education system

Duration:00:35:35