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The Official Podcast of Matt Sheldon from Become Elite and Mimi Estelle!

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    • 4.9 • 91 Ratings

The Official Podcast of Matt Sheldon from Become Elite and Mimi Estelle!

    My Two MUST Have Supplements, The Best Drills, and How to Build a Brand | Q+A

    My Two MUST Have Supplements, The Best Drills, and How to Build a Brand | Q+A

    In this episode of the Against All Odds Podcast, Matt sits down and answers some of your guys' questions that were submitted via his Instagram! The questions answered in this podcast are as follows: 
    What are you going to do when you can’t find any more Vapor XI’s?
    What’s the best way to train with a small group of friends?
    How did you stay motivated when people were doubting you?
    There are so many drills out there how do I know what is best for my growth as a player?
    Can you still go pro even if you don’t have an amazing college career?
    How does one deal with burnout? I can’t allow myself to take days off sometimes..
    What did you use as motivation to keep working hard every day when you were younger?
    What is the best way to go about contacting USL League 2 teams?
    What’s the biggest lesson you’ve learned in your pro career?
    How do you manage individual football training in season?
    Do you feel as driven as you were a year ago, 5 years ago, 10 years ago?
    What is your primary goal today?
    What are your thoughts on listening to music during a workout vs podcast vs silence?
    Do you meditate? Why or why not?
    Do you have a pre-match routine/ritual?
    Two MUST supplements for pro footballer that actually help?
    What advice would you give to someone who is trying to build a brand around soccer?
    What is your favorite moment of your career so far?
    Sit back, relax, and enjoy this episode of the podcast! 

    • 1 hr 2 min
    How Pros Deal with Injuries | A Chat with Andrew Macrae

    How Pros Deal with Injuries | A Chat with Andrew Macrae

    In this episode, Matt sits down with FC Tulsa teammate Andrew Macrae to talk about his recent injury and surgery. They discuss the specifics of the injury, what Andrew is doing to stay occupied, what he's doing to improve during this time, the difficulties of injuries as pro footballers, and his vision for his future and his career. 
    This is a fun podcast with some serious topics, so sit back, relax, and enjoy! 

    • 56 min
    The Year Before Germany | Dropping Out of College To Play Pro Soccer

    The Year Before Germany | Dropping Out of College To Play Pro Soccer

    In this episode we dive deep into the period of time from when Matt dropped out of college until he went to Germany. Make sure to listen to the Germany podcast to continue the story. 

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Our Dream Life After Soccer

    Our Dream Life After Soccer

    In this episode Matt and Mimi talk about their ideal situation after Matt is done playing soccer. Looking around the Tulsa neighborhoods just has them thinking about their future and they are actually agreeing on where they would like to live! Matt has been doing small group trainings and working out on his own, he actually tried a hobby with Mimi and the result was not what either of them expected. Matt and Mimi also talk about how having no games or serious trainings has made him feel like he actually has a normal life right now. They get to enjoy weekends and live a less strict life. Listen for the details!

    • 46 min
    How to Have a Successful Collegiate Soccer Career

    How to Have a Successful Collegiate Soccer Career

    In this episode Matt sits down alone with a microphone and a camera to talk about his collegiate soccer experience as well as his best advice to have a successful four years in college. Matt attended UC Davis, a D1 college in Northern California, where he played every single game over his four seasons and ended up with 15 goals and multiple assists.
    Matt discusses how he prepared as an incoming freshman for the fitness tests and how he impressed early on to earn a starting spot in the first game of the season. He also goes in depth to talk about how he improved his game and how he spent offseason each year in order to prepare himself for the next jump... the professional game. 
    Sit back and listen to Matt talk about his time in college! 

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Matt's Losing Motivation, Mimi's Field Hockey Career, and Dealing with Tornadoes

    Matt's Losing Motivation, Mimi's Field Hockey Career, and Dealing with Tornadoes

    In this episode of the Against All Odds Podcast Matt and Mimi sit down and have a relaxed talk about what's been going on over the last few weeks. They end up diving into a variety of different topics such as how the Quarantine has negatively affected Matt's daily motivation levels, Mimi's weird recurring field hockey dreams, dealing with recent tornadoes, why Mimi is heading back to San Diego, and how this time away from soccer has affected Matt's outlook on retirement.

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
91 Ratings

91 Ratings

RicFit Review ,

Excellent Content as Always

Matt brings excellent content on every platform that he has to help provide footballer’s of any age the best possible value. You don’t only learn about football and how to become a better athlete, you also learn about life and how to become a better human. As with all his channels, I highly recommend this podcast!

KMud7 ,

Always Great Content

Matt and all his guests offer the rawest emotions of the life of a professional soccer player.

gnarian ,

What a story

This season has been great, love hearing about their stories.

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