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The Sports Psychology Podcast by Peaksports.com and Dr. Patrick Cohn. Learn how to improve your mental game and perform better.
 
The MindSide is the performance perspective of Dr. Bhrett McCabe. Throughout the podcast, topics will be explored and discussed related to nutrition, performance and sports psychology, and personal excellence.
 
This is a podcast for professional and competitive athletes who want to see just how far they can really go. I teach tools that are new, innovative, and actually work. I equip and empower athletes to think about possibilities in their athletic career and life that lead to massive action and therefore, they are able to achieve massive results. While coaches prepare athletes physically, I prepare athletes mentally. When a coach says to an athlete “You are ready”, then the athletes believes 100 ...
 
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How do you manage the adrenaline and excitement when you're on the biggest stage? Two-time world long drive champion Tim Burke joins Dr. Bhrett McCabe on this episode of "Exploring The MindSide" to talk about that, plus much more. Tim played baseball at the University of Miami. How does he compare his time on the mound to his time in the tee bo ...…
 
What's it like to take over for a coaching legend? Dana Duckworth did just that a few years ago when she landed the Alabama gymnastics coaching job, taking over for longtime coach Sarah Patterson. It's been on the job training for Dana. What has that been like? How have the athletes changed since she competed in the early 90's. Plus, what advic ...…
 
What if what we think are our problems really are not problems at all? This podcast explains the idea that when you think something is causing your fear or pain or excitement, that is not really what's happening at all. What happens is you have a thought about that situation and that thought is what causes all the emotions. I explain this throu ...…
 
Where does the game of golf stand in 2018? What are some of the challenges facing the sport going forward? Those are just some of the questions we asked Bob Harig in this episode of "Exploring The MindSide". Bob covers golf for ESPN.com and just returned from the Ryder Cup. He talks about the failure of Team USA in that competition and what the ...…
 
Have you ever been knocked down? Everyone has. How did you respond? That's what defines you. In this episode of "Exploring The MindSide", performance coach Ben Newman joins Dr. Bhrett McCabe to talk about the secrets to success. This is a fascinating podcast and we want to thank Ben for taking the time to join us. To find out more about Ben you ...…
 
After experiencing a Virtual Reality video game, the meaning of challenging my brain took on a whole new level. I created an experience that I had never known before within a few minutes of trying to walk a virtual plank off a skyscraper. Logically, I knew what was happening, but my brain yelled at me to step back into the elevator. I obeyed my ...…
 
In this episode of "Exploring The MindSide", we decided to look back at some of the best coaches we've had on the podcasts, and pull some excerpts from each. First up is Michael Breed. Then we have Bryan Gathright. We finish up with Michael Hebron. We pulled just a part from each, but we think these podcasts were some of the best we've had. We ...…
 
Have you ever had a transformational experience? Joshua Medcalf has, and in this episode of "Exploring The MindSide", he talks about when that happened and the "radical" journey he's been on since then. Josh is the founder of T2BC, a boutique consulting firm whose focus is leadership, life-skills and mental training. The life journey he has tak ...…
 
Let’s talk about how to get the results you want as a gymnast, soccer player, baseball player, swimmer, and any other sport! How do you change your results in your sport?Oftentimes, athletes will ask me how they can be more consist or what they should do when they feel stuck?Here are a few ideas:1. Become a curious observer of your Thoughts and ...…
 
In this episode of "Exploring The MindSide", we decided to look back through some previous podcasts and bring you some excerpts from some of the best over the last year. First up is PGA Tour player Brian Harman. This is one of the first times Dr. McCabe has ever had a client as a guest on his podcast. Then we talk to former PGA Tour player Phil ...…
 
If you haven't yet heard about the CTFAR Model developed by Brooke Castillo, then you are in for an amazingly delicious mental treat. This podcast breaks down each letter in this acronym. The CTFAR Model is a formula to solve most all of your life problems. Enjoy the road to endless possibilities as you apply this model in your own life!…
 
In this episode of the "Exploring The MindSide" podcast we decided to change gears a little bit. No special guest this week. This is a solo podcast from Dr. Bhrett McCabe on a few topics that have been on his mind. Lots of good information that we think you'll find helpful. Trying to figure out how to be a better leader? Hopefully this podcast ...…
 
The words LPGA major champion are music to the ears of Angela Stanford. Angela captured her first ever major championship last weekend at the Evian Championship in France. It's been a career of close calls for Angela, but her one shot victory puts her in elite company as a major champion. In this episode of "Exploring The MindSide", she joins D ...…
 
Good News/Bad News: So here’s the bad news… You are your biggest obstacle... And here’s the good news...You are your biggest obstacle… Wait what? You are in charge of you so you can change you bc you are in control! Even if you feel out of control! I help athletes learn how to feel in control again as they achieve their goals one step at a time ...…
 
Have you ever been to Disney World and marveled at their customer service? Pete Blank has seen it firsthand. He worked at Disney for 13 years and and got a front row seat to how it's done. Now, he's taken that experience and knowledge about customer service into other ventures. Thank you to Pete for joining us on this episode of "Exploring The ...…
 
There is no situation, skill, person, thing or past that can cause you to feel fear! The only reason you feel any emotion is because of the thoughts you have about the situation, skill, person, thing, or your past. Find out more about this tool in this episode of "Peeling off the Bar".
 
Dr. Len Zaichowsky is one of the pioneers in the field of sports and performance psychology. His new book, written with Daniel Peterson, is called "The Playmaker's Advantage." The book teaches you how to develop your mental game and become a playmaker on the court or field. In this episode of "Exploring The MindSide", Dr. Bhrett McCabe talks ab ...…
 
In this episode of "Exploring The MindSide", Dr. Bhrett McCabe sits down for a fascinating conversation with Gordie Stewart. Gordie is the owner of Hoover Toyota, and he talks about a risky business decision he made years ago at his car dealership that has paid unbelievable dividends. He's one of the smartest business guys around. You'll learn ...…
 
In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert Dr. Patrick Cohn talks with Dr. Megan Melchiorre. They discuss the psychology of volleyball and some of the challenges that volleyball players have. Dr. Megan is the newest member of the Peak Performance Sports team. She is the lead mental coach specializing in working with ...…
 
In this episode of "Exploring The MindSide", Dr. Bhrett McCabe sits down with the founder of ZeeKee, David Gibson. ZeeKee is a digital marketing firm located in Birmingham, Alabama. Gibson started the company about 15 years ago, but just recently sold it. In this podcast, David talks about the challenges of starting your own business, but then ...…
 
He's the best known weatherman in the southeast, on TV and on social media. He knows the location of every little backroad and mom and pop store. Where did James Spann get his love for weather? and how did the deadly tornadoes on April 27, 2011 impact him? You'll get the answers to that and more in this episode of "Exploring The MindSide". Than ...…
 
In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert Dr. Patrick Cohn talks with Dr. Megan Melchiorre. They discuss the psychology of volleyball and some of the challenges that volleyball players have. Dr. Megan is the newest member of the Peak Performance Sports team. She is the lead mental coach specializing in working with ...…
 
He's head of the best conference in the country. How does he do it and how does he manage the day to day commitments? SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey joins Dr. Bhrett McCabe in this episode of "Exploring The MindSide". Commissioner Sankey talks about the expectations that are being put on student-athletes today and how tough that can be to manage ...…
 
From a lifelong career in sports to running a non-profit foundation called "We're All A Little Crazy." Eric Kussin has a fascinating story to tell. What drove him to start this foundation? You'll get the answer to that in this great conversation with Dr. Bhrett McCabe on "Exploring The MindSide". To find out more about the foundation please vis ...…
 
How important is your family? Is it the most important thing in your life? A lot of people say that it is but do your actions reflect your words? In this episode of "Exploring the MindSide", Dr. Bhrett McCabe talks with former Auburn head football coach Gene Chizik about the decision he made to step away from coaching in order to spend more tim ...…
 
In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert Dr. Patrick Cohn talks with Dr. Megan Melchiorre. They discuss the psychology of volleyball and some of the challenges that volleyball players have. Dr. Megan is the newest member of the Peak Performance Sports team. She is the lead mental coach specializing in working with ...…
 
Everyone needs a coach in their life.. But why is that so important? What are the good pillars of a coaching philosophy? Those are just some of the questions Coach Micheal Burt answers in this episode of the "Exploring The MindSide" podcast. Thank you to coach for joining us and we hope you enjoy it. If you're interested in finding out more abo ...…
 
Ready for some insight from the CEO of one of the fastest growing media and marketing companies in the country? In this episode of "Exploring the MindSide", Dr. Bhrett McCabe talks with the founder of Bold Worldwide, Brian Cristiano. What are the keys to growing a company like his? What are some of the mistakes he sees other entrepreneurs make? ...…
 
At the MindSide we've been exploring "the moment" all year. What better person to talk to than a NFL quarterback. In this episode of "Exploring the MindSide", Dr. Bhrett McCabe talks with Derek Anderson. How did he stay in the league so long? Derek answers that question along with talking about the leadership abilities you must possess to play ...…
 
In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert Dr. Patrick Cohn talks with Dr. Megan Melchiorre. They discuss the psychology of volleyball and some of the challenges that volleyball players have. Dr. Megan is the newest member of the Peak Performance Sports team. She is the lead mental coach specializing in working with ...…
 
Phil Blackmar played 16 seasons on the PGA tour and 5 on the Champions Tour. On this episode of "Exploring the MindSide", Phil joins Dr. Bhrett McCabe to about his career in golf and all the changes the sport has seen over the years. Like Dr. McCabe, Phil has a strong interest in the psychology of the game and how it can affect performance. We ...…
 
Have you ever eaten at "Hot & Hot" or "Ovenbird"? They are two of the most popular restaurants in Birmingham. On this episode of "Exploring The MindSide", world-renowned chef Chris Hastings joins us to talk about his career. This podcast is fascinating, as Chris talks about his early days in the business, to his time on Iron Chef, and then winn ...…
 
In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert Dr. Patrick Cohn talks with Dr. Megan Melchiorre. Dr. Megan is the newest member of the Peak Performance Sports team. She is the lead mental coach specializing in working with youth and high school athletes in various sports. Do you have teams that tend to get tight at the e ...…
 
Struggling on the greens? Can't seem to make the right read? Aimpoint is your answer. On this episode of "Exploring The MindSide", Dr. Bhrett McCabe talks with Aimpoint founder Mark Sweeney. Mark came up with this idea 15 years ago. Why? Because he knew there had to be a way to make putting easier. If you're an entrepreneur hoping to get your i ...…
 
Are you settling for mediocrity? In this episode of "Exploring the MindSide", Dr. Bhrett McCabe encourages you to strive for greatness. Don't give in to easy and the status quo. Success isn't easy. It's exhausting. It can be brutal. It can destroy the people who have doubts. The MindSide will release a new video series on Sunday, July 1st. It's ...…
 
Austin Cook is making a name for himself on the PGA Tour. Austin just started his second year on the tour, and this week he stopped for a chat with Dr. Bhrett McCabe. In this edition of "Exploring the MindSide", we talk with Austin about his life on the PGA Tour, and he talks about the special memory of his first tour win last November. We hope ...…
 
Mac Barnhardt recently left Lagardere Sports. It's a player management firm with some of the biggest names in golf as clients. Phil Mickelson, Jon Rahm, and Brandt Snedeker are clients of that agency. Mac joins Dr. Bhrett McCabe on this edition of "Exploring The MindSide" to talk about the state of golf. More specifically, the business side, pl ...…
 
In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert Dr. Patrick Cohn talks with Dr. Megan Melchiorre. Dr. Megan is new at Peak Performance Sports. She is the lead mental coach specializing in working with youth and high school athletes in various sports. In this podcast, they will answer the question of the week... "How do yo ...…
 
On this episode of "Exploring the MindSide", we're celebrating a coaching legend. LSU women's golf coach Karen Bahnsen recently announced her retirement after 34 years of leading the program. Dr. Bhrett McCabe talks with Coach Bahnsen about the legacy she leaves in Baton Rouge, plus what it was like to spend that long with one program. Coach Ba ...…
 
Are you doing it right? What poor practice habits do you have? In this episode of "Exploring the MindSide", Dr. Bhrett McCabe talks Dr. Will Wu, a motor learning expert and professor at California State University Long Beach. Dr. Wu will tell you how bad preparation and bad practice habits are affecting you, and what you can do to change that. ...…
 
On this week's edition of the "Exploring The MindSide" podcast, Dr. Bhrett McCabe sits down for a chat with Cordie Walker. Cordie is the founder of the Golf Science Lab. It's a platform and educational place where you can come to learn how to perform better. It's goal is to help bring to light golf-related research in an understandable and prac ...…
 
In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert Dr. Patrick Cohn talks with Dr. Megan. Dr. Megan is new at Peak Performance Sports. She is the lead mental coach specializing in working with youth and high school athletes in various sports. In this podcast, they will answer a question from one of our readers... "How do you ...…
 
Curious to know what drives a successful airline company? Today Ann Rhoades talks with Dr. Bhrett McCabe about JetBlue. It's an airline Ann started years ago. It's purpose? Bring humanity back to air travel. Ann talks about the beginning, and then where the company is now with over 21,000 employees. This podcast is enlightening from a standpoin ...…
 
What's the toughest obstacle you've had to overcome in your life? Imagine waking up in the hospital as an amputee after losing a leg in a motorcycle accident. That's what happened to Chris Osborne, but that's not his story. His story is how he came back from that terrible accident. Listen to this podcast. Hopefully it will inspire you and cause ...…
 
In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert Dr. Patrick Cohn talks with Dr. Megan. Dr. Megan is new at Peak Performance Sports. She is the lead mental coach specializing in working with youth and high school athletes in various sports. In this podcast, they will answer a question from our most recent survey... "How do ...…
 
For this podcast we decided to try something a little different. Dr. Bhrett sat down with Mary Beth Gore and Emily Smith at "Real & Rosemary" in Birmingham to talk about "Her Story". Mary Beth and Emily created "Her Story" just over a year ago to help share the stories of women in and around the Birmingham area. The main focus is to uplift and ...…
 
It's one of the most famous calls in golf history. Hal Sutton on the 18th hole at the 2000 Players' Championship, trying to hold off Tiger Woods. "Be The Right Club Today", Sutton said as he stuck his approach 8 feet from the pin. Sutton went on to win that tournament. He won 14 times on the PGA tour, including the PGA Championship in 1983. In ...…
 
From mechanic to NBA Legend. That's the story of Mark Eaton. He was a late bloomer when it comes to the game of basketball, however, he turned himself into a 2-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year. His jersey number was hangs from the rafters in the Utah Jazz arena. After basketball Mark transitioned into the business world. He's an author and ...…
 
Eternal endurance. It's something Dave Jones has. Dave is one of just four people to ever run marathons on all 7 continents in 7 straight days. Just think about that for a minute. Plus, he didn't start running until 5 years ago and he had been a smoker for 25 years. He does all this while being a husband and father to three children, plus makin ...…
 
Are you ready for your business class? That's what you'll get in this podcast with entrepreneur Kyle Brost. Kyle's passion is contagious. Along with being an entrepreneur, Kyle is an executive coach, a public speaker, and an author. We hope you enjoy this episode of "Exploring The MindSide" and thank you to Kyle for taking the time to join us. ...…
 
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