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Mind Set Game #47: Be the best you with Bobby Stroupe

In today’s episode of the Mind Set Game Podcast, I sat down with Bobby Stroupe.

Bobby is the Founder and President of ACCELERATE Performance Enhancement Center (APEC).  Coach Stroupe has directed human performance systems for nearly 20 years while expanding his influence as an author, consultant, speaker, and educator. His experience includes working with school systems, collegiate teams, professional teams, businesses, corporate fitness and individuals alike.

His coaching ranges from youth athletes to some of the top names in multiple professional sports including 1st round picks, Super Bowl and World Series champions. APEC has been a part of developing over 20 athletes that trained in the APEC system in grade school and continued all the way to the professional ranks. Among many accomplishments by his athletes, Bobby has been credited with supporting arguably the strongest arms in the game of baseball and football. Coach Stroupe has been featured as a top trainer for multiple sports and athletic performances on ESPN, Sports Illustrated, USA Today, NFL and MLB network, STACK, Bleacher Report, and many more.

Bobby has been asked to present on various human performance topics at notable coaches clinics nationally and internationally, including the NIKE Roundtable. Stroupe launched the CAPEC certification at Nike World Headquarters in addition to doing work with Nike Training and the Nike Young Athlete division. Bobby serves on the Advisory Committee for Wellness and Exercise at Tyler Junior College. Stroupe and staff have powered strength & conditioning for TJC baseball during their four times in a row National Championship run.

As an entrepreneur, Stroupe and team built APEC from a grass field in 2005 to today, a worldwide training leader in human performance. Bobby serves as the president for APEC, making strategic decisions, designing training systems, and guiding an elite team of coaches that power two locations (Tyler and Fort Worth, Texas). Continue reading “Mind Set Game #47: Be the best you with Bobby Stroupe”

Mind Set Game #46: Rhondda to Rio with Rhys Jones

In today’s episode of the Mind Set Game podcast, I sat down with Rhy Jones.

In 2012, after only 3 years of taking part competitively, Rhys was selected to represent Great Britain for the first time at the London 2012 Paralympics and become a British Paralympic sprinter. In 2013, he was selected to represent Great Britain once again at the IPC World Championships in Lyon, France. In 2014, Rhys was selected to represent Wales at the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow and Great Britain at the IPC Athletics European Championships in Swansea. More recently, he has competed at Rio 2016 and at the IPC World Championships in London this year (2017). Continue reading “Mind Set Game #46: Rhondda to Rio with Rhys Jones”

Mind Set Game #45: Control your own destiny with Kyle Logan, Stu Holt & Jalen Brown

In today’s episode of the Mind Set Game Podcast, I sat down with Kyle Logan, Stu Holt and Jalen Baker who are co-hosts of Under Pressure TV.

Under Pressure is a sports media brand that aims to inspire, inform, and entertain through sports culture. They produce original content from a weekly podcast show, a documentary series featuring a variety of athletes and people of other industries, and interviews where they talk to people who are doing great things in their respective industry. Continue reading “Mind Set Game #45: Control your own destiny with Kyle Logan, Stu Holt & Jalen Brown”

Mind Set Game #44: The rise of Cardiff Metropolitan University Swimming with Dave Tonge

In today’s episode of the Mind Set Game Podcast, I sat down with Dave Tonge.

Dave has coached the University’s swim team for the past 6 years and has over 15 years experience in coaching and teaching swimming. Additionally, Dave is an ex-swimmer competing for the City of Cardiff under Dave Haller and still holds a Masters Welsh Record. Within the University Dave’s roles include Swimming Performance Director, Sports Facilities Duty Manager as well as a university lecturer. Furthermore, he is a Cardiff Met Alumni with a Master’s degree in Physical Activity and Health. Continue reading “Mind Set Game #44: The rise of Cardiff Metropolitan University Swimming with Dave Tonge”

Mind Set Game #43: AKA Jason Robinson of wheelchair rugby with Ayaz Bhuta

In today’s episode of the Mind Set Game podcast, I sat down with Ayaz Bhuta.

Ayaz is a member of the British wheelchair rugby aka murderball and a recent member of ParalympicsGB in Rio 2016. Continue reading “Mind Set Game #43: AKA Jason Robinson of wheelchair rugby with Ayaz Bhuta”

Mind Set Game #42: Long term athlete development in basketball with Marc Steutel

In today’s episode of the mind set game podcast, I sat down with Marc Steutel.

Marc is the head coach of Men’s basketball team at Northumbria Univerisity aka Team Northumbria as well as being the course leader in Sports & Exercise Science at Newcastle College. Continue reading “Mind Set Game #42: Long term athlete development in basketball with Marc Steutel”

Mind Set Game #41: Be mindful with Dr Denise McDermott

On today’s episode of the Mind Set Game Podcast, I sat down with Dr Denise McDermott.

Denise has been in private practice in Southern California since 2001. She completed her Adult Psychiatry residency at Emory University in Atlanta Georgia, and her Child Psychiatry residency at UCLA. As a medical doctor with board certifications in both Adult and Child Psychiatry, she treats children, adolescents and adults. Her goal is to empower you, your child, and your family to live the best life possible. Her approach is to encourage people to believe in wellness, not illness, and to lead a balanced healthy lifestyle.

Denise utilizes a multi-disciplinary approach to medicine, where she integrates her western medicine psychiatric training using the Bio/Psycho/Social framework coupled with a Spirit/Mind/Body approach for mental health treatment of the whole person.

Denise summarises the episode in these words: “Be mindful of how your thoughts, words and actions affect your own individual health and the health of others.”

Continue reading “Mind Set Game #41: Be mindful with Dr Denise McDermott”