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The Official Long-Form Podcast of Brian Cain, MPM, #1 Best-Selling Author, Creator of The Mental Performance Mastery (MPM) Coaching Certification and The 30 Days to Mental Performance for Athletes Course.

The Brian Cain Mental Performance Mastery Podcast is dedicated to helping you reach your maximum potential through mastering the 10 pillars (skills) of mental performance. 

Brian Cain has worked with the top coaches and athletes in professional, collegiate and high school sports on building an elite mindset and the routines, habits and culture they need to win.

His client list includes 6 UFC mixed martial arts World Champions, 10 NCAA National Champions, 4 MLB Cy Young Award winners, a Heisman Trophy winner, Olympic gold medalists, and top performing school, corporations and law enforcement teams from around the globe.

Also be sure to check out Brian's daily podcast, The Mental Performance Daily Podcast.

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The Official Long-Form Podcast of Brian Cain, MPM, #1 Best-Selling Author, Creator of The Mental Performance Mastery (MPM) Coaching Certification and The 30 Days to Mental Performance for Athletes Course.

The Brian Cain Mental Performance Mastery Podcast is dedicated to helping you reach your maximum potential through mastering the 10 pillars (skills) of mental performance. 

Brian Cain has worked with the top coaches and athletes in professional, collegiate and high school sports on building an elite mindset and the routines, habits and culture they need to win.

His client list includes 6 UFC mixed martial arts World Champions, 10 NCAA National Champions, 4 MLB Cy Young Award winners, a Heisman Trophy winner, Olympic gold medalists, and top performing school, corporations and law enforcement teams from around the globe.

Also be sure to check out Brian's daily podcast, The Mental Performance Daily Podcast.

    Lessons Learned From A Lifetime of Coaching - Dave Serrano - Coaching Matters

    Lessons Learned From A Lifetime of Coaching - Dave Serrano - Coaching Matters

    In this episode Brian sits down with former UC Irvine, Cal State Fullerton and University of Tennessee Baseball Head Baseball Coach Dave Serrano to talk about lessons learned from a lifetime of coaching NCAA Baseball. 

    In this episode Dave shares strategies that you can use as a coach to grow yourself and your program.

    Dave was a part of leading 3 college world series programs to Omaha, The University of Tennessee and Cal State Fullerton as an assistant and UC Irvine and Cal State Fullerton as a head coach. In this podcast he discusses:

    Doing Whatever It Takes To Pursue What You Love

    The Dangers of Pursuing Your DREAM vs. Being Where Your Feet Are

    Understand Who You Are, Where You Came From and Why You Do What You Do

    Being Grounded Is More Valuable Than Reaching For Bigger


    The ONE Book That Has Changed Coach Serrano’s Life - Heads Up Baseball


    Breathe, Control What You Can Control, Stay Present


    The Competition Between The Lines & In Life Is Real

    When You Know It’s No Longer About You

    How To Manage A High Stress Position SEC Coach


    The 3MS for Post Retirement That Dave Learned From Drew Brees

    Mastery - What To Do In Your Life

    Mentorship - What You Do When You Are Coaching

    Making A Difference - What To Do Post Retirement


    Advice For Young Dads…

    Work Life Balance vs. Work Life Integration

    Working The Process and Avoiding The Results Trap

    You Can Learn More About Coach Dave Serrano at DaveSerranoCoaching.com


    Family Always Comes First, Team Always Comes Second

    Don’t Let The Scoreboard Judge You

    Stand For What You Stand For, Don’t Let The Scoreboard Change You From Who You Are

    The Coaching Matters Group Coaching Program, Season #2 is brought to you by Fundraising University. Coaching Matters is a nonprofit foundation whose primary purpose is to help coaches, athletes and activities directors succeed in their programs, schools and communities.  

    Fundraising University works to help you raise the most amount of money, in the least amount of time, with the least amount of interference, to support coaches and activities directors in enhancing the student experience and life-skill development that is a critical component of our educational system.

    Brian Cain, MPM, the World’s leading mental performance coach and former high school athletic director works to educate, empower and energize you to be your best through his 10 pillars of mental performance mastery system.

    Together, Fundraising University and Brian Cain bring you interviews, question and answer sessions and group coaching opportunities around mastering mental performance, creating culture and developing the leadership skills you need to succeed as a coach, business owner and competitor.

    July 2022 marked the beginning of Coaching Matters Season #2. As we transition into Season #2, starting on July 11, 2022 our Coaching Matters calls will be reserved for Coaching Matters Ambassadors, Fundraising University customers, Fundraising University employees & Franchise Owners. 

    To find out how to become a Coaching Matters Ambassador or Fundraising University Representative, please click this link https://coachingmatters.org/register-here 

    If you are a coach looking to master mental performance coaching, the missing link in your clients and athletes performance, join Brian’s MPM Coaches Insiders List and receive his best strategies for coaching mental performance and save $200 off his MPM Certification Course when it opens this fall.
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    • 55 min
    Building A Culture and Mental Game System In Your Program - Jim Schlossnagle

    Building A Culture and Mental Game System In Your Program - Jim Schlossnagle

    In this episode Brian is joined by Texas AM Baseball Coach Jim Schlossnagle.  

    Coach Schloss lead TCU to the NCAA College World Series in 2010, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and in year one at Texas AM in 2021.  

    He orchestrated one of the biggest turn arounds in college baseball history at Texas AM as the Aggies were picked to finish 13th out of 13 in the SEC and they finished 2nd in the SEC, won the West which put 4 teams in Omaha and finished 3rd in the Nation.

    The 8x Conference Coach of The Year and 2016 NCAA National Coach of The Year has been investing into mental performance coaching since 2006.

    Topics Discussed:


    When is it time to bring in a guest speaker or outside consultant to work with your program

    How has the mental game evolved over 17 years of college coaching

    The importance of a language and terminology of the program

    How to get Buy In from your staff and players as it relates to culture and mental game

    The role of self-awareness and humility in being coached

    Play for each other and play to a standard, not a scoreboard

    Building a Player Led vs. Coach Fed Culture

    The Best Team To Coach Is A Team You Can Trust

    Captains vs. Leadership Council

    The Program Belongs To The Coach, The Team Belongs To The Players

    How did Covid change the mental game and what we do

    Doing Weekly Zooms and defining - “Zoom Excellence”

    How to Build The Mental Game In With The Time You Have

    Using The Classroom As A Coach

    What you permit, you promote


    The Coaching Matters Group Coaching Program, Season #2 is brought to you by Fundraising University.  Coaching Matters is a nonprofit foundation whose primary purpose is to help coaches, athletes and activities directors succeed in their programs, schools and communities.  

    Fundraising University works to help you raise the most amount of money, in the least amount of time, with the least amount of interference, to support coaches and activities directors in enhancing the student experience and life-skill development that is a critical component of our educational system.

    Brian Cain, MPM, the World’s leading mental performance coach and former high school athletic director works to educate, empower and energize you to be your best through his 10 pillars of mental performance mastery system.

    Together, Fundraising University and Brian Cain bring you interviews, question and answer sessions and group coaching opportunities around mastering mental performance, creating culture and developing the leadership skills you need to succeed as a coach, business owner and competitor.

    July 2022 marked the beginning of Coaching Matters Season #2.  As we transition into Season #2, starting on July 11, 2022 our Coaching Matters calls will be reserved for Coaching Matters Ambassadors, Fundraising University customers, Fundraising University employees & Franchise Owners. 

    To find out how to become a Coaching Matters Ambassador or Fundraising University Representative, please click this link https://coachingmatters.org/register-here 

    If you are a coach looking to master mental performance coaching, the missing link in your clients and athletes performance, join Brian’s MPM Coaches Insiders List and receive his best strategies for coaching mental performance and save $200 off his MPM Certification Course when it opens this fall.

    For more from Brian Cain Peak Performance, visit BrianCain.com
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    • 1 hr 14 min
    Building A Program With Intentional Culture - Cliff Godwin, ECU Baseball

    Building A Program With Intentional Culture - Cliff Godwin, ECU Baseball

    In this episode Brian is joined by Cliff Godwin, the head baseball coach at East Carolina University. Brian and Cliff talk about Building a Program With Intentional Culture. Brian and Cliff talk about:


    The Book Coaching Third and the impact it makes in ECU Baseball players

    The ECU Pirates Mission and motto for the program

    Toughness Over Talent

    Player Over Starter

    Accept or Execute Your Role 

    Out Team The Other Team

    Out Compete The Competition - Jordan Points - MJ Award

    MJ Points Breakdown

    The Department of Defense T-Shirt

    Having grace with the guys who you are coaching


    The Coaching Matters Group Coaching Program, Season #2 is brought to you by Fundraising University. Coaching Matters is a nonprofit foundation whose primary purpose is to help coaches, athletes and activities directors succeed in their programs, schools and communities.  

    Fundraising University works to help you raise the most amount of money, in the least amount of time, with the least amount of interference, to support coaches and activities directors in enhancing the student experience and life-skill development that is a critical component of our educational system.

    Brian Cain, MPM, the World’s leading mental performance coach and former high school athletic director works to educate, empower and energize you to be your best through his 10 pillars of mental performance mastery system.

    Together, Fundraising University and Brian Cain bring you interviews, question and answer sessions and group coaching opportunities around mastering mental performance, creating culture and developing the leadership skills you need to succeed as a coach, business owner and competitor.

    July 2022 marked the beginning of Coaching Matters Season #2. As we transition into Season #2, starting on July 11, 2022 our Coaching Matters calls will be reserved for Coaching Matters Ambassadors, Fundraising University customers, Fundraising University employees & Franchise Owners. 

    To find out how to become a Coaching Matters Ambassador or Fundraising University Representative, please click this link https://coachingmatters.org/register-here 

    If you are a coach looking to master mental performance coaching, the missing link in your clients and athletes performance, join Brian’s MPM Coaches Insiders List and receive his best strategies for coaching mental performance and save $200 off his MPM Certification Course when it opens this fall.
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    The Power of Moments 6-6 - Connection - Connection - Create Shared Meaning, Deepen Ties, Making Moments Matter - Real Estate Mental Performance

    The Power of Moments 6-6 - Connection - Connection - Create Shared Meaning, Deepen Ties, Making Moments Matter - Real Estate Mental Performance

    In this episode of The Team Allie Beth Allman Real Estate Mental Performance Podcast Erin and Brian talk about The Power of Moments and continue their 6 part mini series on The Power of Moments by Dan and Chip Heath.  

    In this episode they discuss creating moments of connection through shared meaning, deepening ties and making moments matter.

    Keith Conlon, MPM is President of Allie Beth Allman & Associates and has helped lead the firm to record sales and unprecedented growth. Over the course of his tenure, the brokerage surpassed over $3.8 billion in sales in 2021, and launched offices in Southlake and Lakewood, and has grown to include nearly 400 agents.

    Erin Young has a proven track record of working with discerning clientele. Before transferring to New York, she sold luxury condominium space at the W Dallas and W Austin Hotel and Residences. Prior to her jaunt at the W, Erin successfully developed and integrated a sales and marketing strategy, which allowed her to sell out half of a large condo development in eight weeks that were unsold for 18 months prior to her appointment on the project.

    Brian Cain, MPM, is one of the World’s leading mental performance coaches who helps agents take principles proven in elite performance arenas and apply them to their everyday performance through his 10 pillars of mental performance mastery system.

    Together, each week Keith, Erin and Brian bring you interviews, question and answer sessions and group coaching around mastering the mental aspects of real estate performance and helping you to develop the leadership and mental performance skills you need to succeed.
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    • 19 min
    The Power of Moments 5-6 - Pride - Recognizing Others, Multiplying Milestones and Practicing Courage - Real Estate Mental Performance

    The Power of Moments 5-6 - Pride - Recognizing Others, Multiplying Milestones and Practicing Courage - Real Estate Mental Performance

    In this episode of The Team Allie Beth Allman Real Estate Mental Performance Podcast Erin and Brian talk about The Power of Moments and continue their 6 part mini series on The Power of Moments by Dan and Chip Heath.  

    In this episode they discuss creating moments of pride through recognizing others, multiplying milestones and practicing courage.

    Keith Conlon, MPM is President of Allie Beth Allman & Associates and has helped lead the firm to record sales and unprecedented growth. Over the course of his tenure, the brokerage surpassed over $3.8 billion in sales in 2021, and launched offices in Southlake and Lakewood, and has grown to include nearly 400 agents.

    Erin Young has a proven track record of working with discerning clientele. Before transferring to New York, she sold luxury condominium space at the W Dallas and W Austin Hotel and Residences. Prior to her jaunt at the W, Erin successfully developed and integrated a sales and marketing strategy, which allowed her to sell out half of a large condo development in eight weeks that were unsold for 18 months prior to her appointment on the project.

    Brian Cain, MPM, is one of the World’s leading mental performance coaches who helps agents take principles proven in elite performance arenas and apply them to their everyday performance through his 10 pillars of mental performance mastery system.

    Together, each week Keith, Erin and Brian bring you interviews, question and answer sessions and group coaching around mastering the mental aspects of real estate performance and helping you to develop the leadership and mental performance skills you need to succeed.
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    • 25 min
    You Don’t LUCK Into Anything - Creating A Winning Culture In Your Program - Bill Mosiello - Ohio State Baseball

    You Don’t LUCK Into Anything - Creating A Winning Culture In Your Program - Bill Mosiello - Ohio State Baseball

    In this episode Ohio State University Baseball Coach Bill Mosiello shares strategies you can use to:

    Be the best assistant coach you can be

    Master the mental aspects of coaching

    Create a championship culture

    Build better people through coaching


    The Coaching Matters Group Coaching Program, Season #2 is brought to you by Fundraising University.  Coaching Matters is a nonprofit foundation whose primary purpose is to help coaches, athletes and activities directors succeed in their programs, schools and communities.  
    Fundraising University works to help you raise the most amount of money, in the least amount of time, with the least amount of interference, to support coaches and activities directors in enhancing the student experience and life-skill development that is a critical component of our educational system.
    Brian Cain, MPM, the World’s leading mental performance coach and former high school athletic director works to educate, empower and energize you to be your best through his 10 pillars of mental performance mastery system.

    Together, Fundraising University and Brian Cain bring you interviews, question and answer sessions and group coaching opportunities around mastering mental performance, creating culture and developing the leadership skills you need to succeed as a coach, business owner and competitor.

    To find out how to become a Coaching Matters Ambassador or Fundraising University Representative, please click this link https://coachingmatters.org/register-here 

    If you are a coach looking to master mental performance coaching, the missing link in your clients and athletes performance, join Brian’s MPM Coaches Insiders List and receive his best strategies for coaching mental performance and save $200 off his MPM Certification Course when it opens this fall.

    Are you a coach? Join Brian’s FREE 3 Day Mini Course on Coaching Mental Performance

    Are you an athlete? Join Brian’s  FREE 3 Day Mini Course on Mental Performance for Athletes

    Are you a golfer or golf coach? Join Brian’s  FREE Golf Masterclass

    Are you a baseball player or coach? join Brian’s FREE Baseball Masterclass
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    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
84 Ratings

84 Ratings

KC McGinley ,

Love

Listening to Brian has been so helpful for my energy & attitude. All his guests are so inspiring and fun to learn about. Brian has given me tangible goals to get a little better every single day & overcome adversity.

chezvil ,

The best!!

This is the best mental sports performance podcast!! I enjoy all of the guest that come on and I love hearing their own experiences and their own journeys!!

RoxFan1 ,

Must Listen!!!

Cain always brings an ‘A’ game. Absolutely love listening every time a new podcast comes out. One of the best at what he does, these are must listens for any athlete, coach, AD, leader, etc.

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