In Today’s episode of the Mind Set Game Podcast, I sat down with Corie Mapp.
He lost both legs in 2010 in an ambush in Afghanistan, while serving in The Household Cavalry. Today his only concern is to give something back, to inspire others. With roots in Barbados, Corrie excels at sport – he has played disabled cricket for Hampshire, was part of the Paralympic bobsleigh team – and it’s been a key part of his physical and mental recovery.
When he’s back home in Swindon, he helps at the Royal Legion centre – assisting other veterans.
He is a hero who is fiercely competitive…but a man who judges success not in medals, but rather in being an example to others.
“If we sit at home, pile loads of weight on and feel sorry for ourselves, things go downhill. Sport helps me stay fit and competitive, and keeps me mentally sharp. Sport has been incredibly important for me, and for everyone competing in these Games. I desperately needed something to focus on during rehab. Sport fills a gap in my life that the Army had left.” Continue reading “Mind Set Game #56: Don’t exist, live with Corie Mapp”
In today’s episode of the Mind Set Game Podcast, I sat down with Dr. Rob Bell.
Dr. Rob Bell (DRB) is a certified consultant of the Association of Applied Sports Psychology. He has PGA Tour credentials as a Sports Psychology consultant, furthermore, he is a mental coach for multiple winners on the PGA Tour, a medalist at the Rio Olympics, the 2013 USTA National Champion and has caddied on the PGA Tour. He is the author of 5 sport psychology books.
He works with Indy Eleven and the University of Notre Dame. His passion is helping others become The BEST at Getting BETTER!
“We know that we are all getting ready for that HINGE Moment. The ONE person, event, or moment that will make all of the difference in our lives. We just don’t know when that is coming…”
Continue reading “Mind Set Game #55: Mental toughness with Dr Rob Bell”
In today’s episode of the Mind Set Game Podcast, I sat down with John Register. John won the Paralympic silver medal just 6 years after having his left leg amputated. A world-class athlete who qualified for two Olympic Trials, and a prospect for Army Officer School, John was on the successful career path.
The injury temporarily halted his career until he found his new normal. He qualified for two Paralympic Games and won the Paralympic Long Jump Silver Medal in Sydney, Australia while setting the American record in the process.
He founded the United States Olympic Committee Paralympic Military Sports Program which shows wounded, ill, and injured veterans how to use sport as a tool for their rehabilitation. Continue reading “Mind Set Game #54: Explore the unknown unknowns with John Register”
In today’s episode of the Mind Set Game Podcast, I sat down with James Vear.
James is the current GB U-16 basketball Head Coach. He joined Barking Abbey in the 2014-15 season, bringing a wealth of international experience with him. Having started coaching with Sevenoaks Suns, he stayed there four years before taking over Medway Park Crusaders’ Academy, helping them gain promotion to NBL Division 1. James would then move to Canada to take up a lead assistant role at Dalhousie University before taking a lead assistant position with the Great Britain under 20 Men in the summer, helping them gain promotion to Division A in his first year. James was then offered his first pro coaching job in Denmark with the Aalborg Vikings Basketball Club, where he picked up Coach of the Year while leading them to a team record for wins and their first playoff appearance. Continue reading “Mind Set Game #53: Coach education within basketball with James Vear”
In today’s episode of the Mind Set Game Podcast, I sat down with Brett Bartholomew. Brett is a strength and conditioning coach, author, consultant, and founder of the performance coaching and consulting company, Bartholomew Strength and author of Conscious Coaching: The Art and Science of Building Buy-In. Continue reading “Mind Set Game #52: Conscious coaching with Brett Bartholomew”
In today’s episode of the Mind Set Game Podcast, I sat down with Alif Bland.
Alif is a former member of both the Cheshire Phoenix formerly Cheshire Jets/Chester Jets and Bristol Flyers of the British Basketball League (BBL). But not forgetting he has also plaid his trade in Germany, Japan, and the Americas. Continue reading “Mind Set Game #51: The highs and lows of professional basketball with Alif Bland”
In today’s episode of the Mind Set Game Podcast, I sat down with Dan Highchock.
Dan is an online training, nutrition coach as well as being a professional wheelchair basketball player in Spain. For Dan having the discipline and mindset to go and push yourself to your absolute limits, way out of your comfort zone is a great preparation for anything that life throws at you. When you feel like giving up, you don’t, you keep pushing on and come out stronger on the other side! Continue reading “Mind Set Game #50: Stay the course with Dan Highcock”