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Sports Psychology and Mental Toughness Interviews with Coaches

Want the best sports psychology and mental toughness interview with elite coaches? Listen to mental game interviews with coaches on sports psychology topics from motivation to peak performance.

How to Break Performance Barriers in Sports
How to Break Performance Barriers in Sports Dr. Patrick Cohn, interviews Pamela Millican, a peak performance coach, former British and European surf champion, and snow board coachDr. Cohn and Pamela Milican talk about how to overcome mental game barriers in sports to perform your best . . . Mental Training Tip
Overcoming Adversity and Mental Game Challenges
Overcoming Adversity and Mental Game Challenges Dr. Patrick Cohn, interviews Chris DePiero. Chris DePiero is the current head coach and general manager of the Oshawa Generals of the Ontario Hockey League. Dr. Cohn and Chris DePiero talk about overcoming adversity in sports . . . Mental Training Tip
The Psychology of Sports Injury - Recovering from Mental Scars
The Psychology of Sports Injury - Recovering from Mental Scars Dr. Cohn and Mental Coach, Karen Fanjoy talk about challenges associated with sports injury and how to recover from mental scars that are often left after injury. Learn how to overcome fear of re-injury . . . Mental Training Tip
Staying Focused in Sports with Simon Hartley
Staying Focused in Sports with Simon Hartley Mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn interviews Simon Hartley Simon Hartley, a sports psychologist who works with gold medalists and world record holders. Simon talks about how to stay focused on the task at hand instead of results . . . Mental Training Tip
Tennis Emotional Toughness: Interview with Mental Coach Jeff Moore
Tennis Emotional Toughness: Interview with Mental Coach Jeff Moore Jeff Moore and Dr. Cohn talk about the mental dynamic of practice, emotional toughness, and how to design practice for physical, mental, and emotional stress. This way athletes create a positive transfer from practice to competition . . . Mental Training Tip
Mental Toughness in Baseball with John Rubinow
Mental Toughness in Baseball with John Rubinow Expert mental coach, Dr. Patrick Cohn interviews John Rubinow, owner of Proball Baseball Clinic. Jjohn Rubinow runs a baseball clinic for adults who want to take their game to the next level. He shares his tips to improve your mental game. . . . Mental Training Tip
John Wooden on His Secrets to Coaching Success
John Wooden on His Secrets to Coaching Success In this interview with John Wooden, Tony Robbins explores the secrets to Wooden's success at UCLA and the core beliefs and strategies that guided his approach. Former UCLA basketball coach John Wooden explains his philosophies, strategies, . . . Mental Training Tip
Taking Your Tennis Strokes From Practice to Competition
Taking Your Tennis Strokes From Practice to Competition Dr. Cohn is joined by Ian Westermann of the Essential Tennis podcast to answer a common question from junior players and discuss the ability of begin able to take your strokes from practice to competition. . . . Mental Training Tip
Coach Dave Jones: How to Find The Zone in Basketball
Coach Dave Jones: How to Find The Zone in Basketball Sports Psychology Expert Dr. Cohn is joined by Dave Jones of BasketballShootingCoach.com. Coach Jones has been coaching basketball for almost thirty years. Dave Jones shares his experience in basketball and how he helps players get into the zone . . . Mental Training Tip
Interview with John Stevenson on Hockey Confidence
Interview with John Stevenson on Hockey Confidence John Stevenson is a Mental Game Coaching Professional with Zone Performance Psychology, specializing in the mental game of Hockey. John has worked with the Edmonton Oilers and has ten years experience working in the Western Hockey League. . . . Mental Training Tip
Interview: Track & Field Coach Caryl Smith Gilbert
Interview: Track & Field Coach Caryl Smith Gilbert Caryl Smith Gilbert is in her 3rd season as head women's track and field and cross country coach at UCF. She has a Masters degree in sport psychology. Dr. Cohn and Caryl discuss the unique challenges of today's internet-connected athletes in sports . . . Mental Training Tip
Interview with UCF Golf Coach Courtney Trimble
Interview with UCF Golf Coach Courtney Trimble Dr. Cohn and Courtney Trimble discuss the challenges for collegiate golfers today. Courney is the University of Central Florida's Women's Golf Head Coach. She previously served as an assistant coach at Auburn University. Trimble was an All-SEC selection in 1999 . . . Mental Training Tip
Interview with UCF Tennis Coach Stephanie Nickitas
Interview with UCF Tennis Coach Stephanie Nickitas Stephanie Nickitas is in her 4th season at the University of Central Florida. Nickitas was a standout tennis player at the University of Florida where she won 128 singles matches in her college career. Nickitas and Dr. Cohn discuss the mental game challengers for . . . Mental Training Tip
College Basketball Coach Jarrod Olson Interview
College Basketball Coach Jarrod Olson Interview Jarrod Olson is the head women's basketball coach for Florida Southern. As a player, Coach Olson earned NAIA All-America recognition scoring 2,018 career points. Dr. Cohn and Coach Olson discuss important mental game qualities for college athletes . . . Mental Training Tip
Interview with Tennis Coach Kathy Toon
Interview with Tennis Coach Kathy Toon Kathy Toon was the Head Women's Tennis Coach for University of California-Berkley. At Cal Berkley, Toon coached three doubles teams to NCAA champioship titles. Toon also earned a Master's degree in sports psychology and played college tennis at Pepperdine . . . Mental Training Tip
Interview with Basketball Coach Carolyn Savoy
Interview with Basketball Coach Carolyn Savoy Dr.Carolyn Savoy recently retired as head basketball coach of Dalhousie University after coaching for 32 years. Dr. Savoy worked as a mental coach for the University of Tennesee championship basketball team in 1990-91 and with her own team . . . Mental Training Tip
Coach Interview: Dr. Tom Hanson with Swen Nater
Coach Interview: Dr. Tom Hanson with Swen Nater Dr. Tom Hanson interviews Swen Nater to learn how the principles of effective coaching. Swen Nater talks about what it was like playing for John Wooden. They also discuss practice efficiency. Listen to the interview to learn how to improve your practice . . . Mental Training Tip
Interview with Baseball Expert David Kosler
Interview with Baseball Expert David Kosler David Kosler is the author of the book "Stepping Up To The Plate: Inspiring Interviews with Minor Leaguers." Kosler has coached high school baseball and was a closer at UC Berkeley. Listen to this interview to learn about the top MLB ball players' mental attitude under pressure . . . Mental Training Tip
Interview: Pro Baseball Scout Leland Maddox
Interview: Pro Baseball Scout Leland Maddox Leland Maddox, special assistant to GM & professional scout for the Cincinnati Reds, discusses the importance of the mental game when scouting for prospective baseball players. Learn what sets professional baseball players apart from others . . . Mental Training Tip
Interview: Basketball Coach Reggie Witherspoon
Interview: Basketball Coach Reggie Witherspoon University of Buffalo Basketball Coach, Reggie Witherspoon discusses his philosophy on the mental game of basketball. Learn why basketball players need to perform on instinct instead of trying to make things happen and over-analyze their performance . . . Mental Training Tip
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