52 episodes

Sports stars talk to Charlie Webster about their mindset and mental health in open and honest conversations. Everyone struggles sometimes, you're not alone.

My Sporting Mind mysportingmind

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.6 • 75 Ratings

Sports stars talk to Charlie Webster about their mindset and mental health in open and honest conversations. Everyone struggles sometimes, you're not alone.

    My Sporting Mind...with Hal Robson-Kanu

    My Sporting Mind...with Hal Robson-Kanu

    Wales forward Hal Robson-Kanu talks to Charlie about how he's shaped his mindset throughout his life and career.


    In our season 2 finale, Hal describes the pain he experienced with injuries during his early days in football, how he mentally got through those tough times - and how it inspired him to start his own Turmeric company.


    Hal explains why football can 'eat you up' if you're a deep thinker, and talks about the sport's mismanagement of mental health issues.


    He also shares his fascinating approach to coping through life's difficult moments.


    Season 2 is proudly supported by Sportinglife.com, ahead of the rest with 160 years of sporting knowledge and integrity.

    • 46 min
    My Sporting Mind...with Jack Butland

    My Sporting Mind...with Jack Butland

    Crystal Palace goalkeeper Jack Butland talks to Charlie about his journey in football - and the power of acceptance.


    Jack opens up about the struggles he had at Stoke City, with his loss of form and confidence, and how he's found his 'mojo' again at Palace.


    He explains how 'everything starts with mentality', and describes how beneficial it is to acknowledge mistakes and use it as motivation.


    Jack also talks about the great influence Roy Hodgson has had on his career, with Roy now having left his role as Palace manager.


    Season 2 is proudly supported by Sportinglife.com, providing sporting opinion, debate and analysis for over 160 years.

    • 56 min
    My Sporting Mind...with Monty Panesar

    My Sporting Mind...with Monty Panesar

    Monty Panesar talks to Charlie about he really felt during his England cricket career, and how he's improved his mindset.


    Monty - one of England's greatest-ever spin bowlers - opens up about the loneliness he experienced, why he felt like a 'fire ball' during tough moments, and how he found a healthy balance in his life.


    In a compelling chat, Monty also shares his advice to anyone struggling, and talks about his goals for the future.


    Season 2 is proudly supported by Sportinglife.com, providing sporting opinion, debate and analysis for over 160 years. 

    • 57 min
    My Sporting Mind...with Jordanne Whiley

    My Sporting Mind...with Jordanne Whiley

    Britain's 12-time Grand Slam winner Jordanne Whiley talks to Charlie about her inspiring journey in tennis - and how her mindset has grown along the way.


    Jordanne explains how she copes with her hectic schedule and tournament pressure, and the emotions she feels when competing.


    She talks about how she juggles her career with being a Mum - and how family life has made her happier, and a better player.


    Jordanne also discusses her experience with social anxiety, the help she's got through CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy), and shares her advise for anyone struggling.


    Season 2 is proudly supported by Sportinglife.com, the home of expert analysis and insight for racing, football, golf and much more.

    • 34 min
    My Sporting Mind...with Petr Cech

    My Sporting Mind...with Petr Cech

    Chelsea's Technical and Performance Advisor Petr Cech talks to Charlie about his mindset throughout his life and career.


    Petr - one of the Premier League's greatest-ever goalkeepers - speaks in depth about the head injury he suffered in 2006, and what he learnt on his journey to recovery.


    He also talks about self-discipline, the importance of listening to your body, and living with no regrets.


    Season 2 is proudly supported by Sportinglife.com, ahead of the rest with 160 years of sporting knowledge and integrity.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    My Sporting Mind...with Jason Smyth

    My Sporting Mind...with Jason Smyth

    The world's fastest Paralympian, Jason Smyth, talks to Charlie about his life and career - and his motivation ahead of his fourth Games in Tokyo.


    Jason, who has won five Paralympic gold medals in a remarkable, unbeaten sprinting career, opens up about his drive and mentality in the sport.


    He also talks about self-belief, and explains why life is really about how you overcome challenges.


    Season 2 is proudly supported by Sportinglife.com - the home of expert analysis and insight for racing, football, golf and much more.

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
75 Ratings

75 Ratings

CroninR ,

The Series

Absolutely loved the series Charlie, great insight and so relatable whether your a sportsman or a parent just dealing with life. Can’t wait for series 2 👏

PatManchester ,

Superb!

Brilliant range of guests with varied stories. Justin Langer is WOW. Charlie’s great, makes the conversations flow so well. Highly recommend this!

Absrufc ,

Fantastic show

I only come across this podcast to listen to the Paul Warne episode. I will be binging on the rest of catalogue within the next week.
Great show, flows well and easy and real interesting insight to the hard work and detail behind the scenes.

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