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As a young athlete, you face many obstacles before achieving your sports goals. You must master the mental, physical and business aspects of sports as well as have a strategy and plan to achieve your sports goals. Join Sports Performance Coach and Sports Lawyer Tola Ogunlewe as he helps you break these limitations. Every lesson/interview is broken down into simple actionable steps to get you to achieve your sports goals and perform your best as an athlete. This podcast is also for parents who want their children to play professional sports.

Athlete Maestro Podcast Tola Ogunlewe - Sports Mindset & Performance Coach I Sports Lawyer

    • Sports
    • 4.8 • 32 Ratings

As a young athlete, you face many obstacles before achieving your sports goals. You must master the mental, physical and business aspects of sports as well as have a strategy and plan to achieve your sports goals. Join Sports Performance Coach and Sports Lawyer Tola Ogunlewe as he helps you break these limitations. Every lesson/interview is broken down into simple actionable steps to get you to achieve your sports goals and perform your best as an athlete. This podcast is also for parents who want their children to play professional sports.

    Anticipate But Work For It

    Anticipate But Work For It

    "We're going to be perpetually disappointed by life, if we spend our days anticipating something greater  while doing nothing to obtain" An as athlete, waiting for greatness without taking actions often leads to disappointment. So as a young athlete, merely dreaming of winning championships or achieving personal records isn't enough. Success comes from rigorous training, dedication, and consistent effort. Without putting in the hard work and setting actionable goals, your aspirations will remain just that—"dreams"—leaving them unfulfilled despite your hopes for greater achievements.Take the ACTIONS now!!If you found this episode helpful, share it with a fellow athlete to help them on their quest to achieve their sports goals. Want me to answer your questions here on the show, send a mail to friday@athletemaestro.com If you found anything useful on the podcast, please leave a RATING AND REVIEW so other young athletes like yourself can find and benefit from the podcast. To learn how to SUBSCRIBE AND LEAVE A RATING on the show, head to www.athletemaestro.com/subscribe. For more on Athlete Maestro visit athletemaestro.com Find me on social media Instagram - @tolaogunlewe Twitter - @tolaogunlewesportsperformance, sportsmindset, studentathlete, collegeathlete, eliteathlete

    • 10 min
    EP 1154 - Why You Keep Getting Distracted As An Athlete

    EP 1154 - Why You Keep Getting Distracted As An Athlete

    If you EVER find yourself at a point where you're not consistent, not able to stick to the process. This shows you're being DISTRACTED. In this episode, we will discuss the reasons you're getting distracted. This will help you to eliminate those distractions while navigating your journey to an elite athlete.Here are some of the reasons that you're getting distracted as an athlete:1. You don't have the right goals: You often become distracted when your goals are unclear or not well-aligned with your values and abilities. This lack of clarity can lead to diminished focus & motivation during training and competition. You must set the right goals to enable you to remain undistracted.2. You don't have a plan of action: Without a structured roadmap, or a well-drafted plan,  you may struggle with uncertainty, leading to inconsistent training, lack of progress, and diminished motivation. This plan of action is the glue that brings the goals together.3. You're not disciplined enough: If you're not disciplined enough, the above-mentioned points won't work. So, lack of discipline can be a major source of distraction for you, affecting your ability to stay focused and consistently perform at your best. 4. You want to eat your cake and have it: Young athletes aiming to "have their cake and eat it too" usually face distractions from conflicting priorities.In other to become an elite athlete, you need to trade off some things.5. You think you have time: Thinking there's always enough time can distract you from maximizing your potential. Procrastination or underestimating deadlines can lead to rushed preparations, missed opportunities, and subpar performance. So you need to recognize the value of time and adhere to structured schedules.If you found this episode helpful, share it with a fellow athlete to help them on their quest to achieve their sports goals. Want me to answer your questions here on the show, send an email to friday@athletemaestro.com If you found anything useful on the podcast, please leave a RATING AND REVIEW so other young athletes like yourself can find and benefit from the podcast. To learn how to SUBSCRIBE AND LEAVE A RATING on the show, head to www.athletemaestro.com/subscribe. For more on Athlete Maestro visit athletemaestro.com Find me on social media Instagram - @tolaogunlewe Twitter - @tolaogunlewesportsperformance, sportsmindset, studentathlete, collegeathlete, eliteathlete

    • 22 min
    Amanda Serrano - Never Be Afraid To Challenge The Status Quo

    Amanda Serrano - Never Be Afraid To Challenge The Status Quo

    In this episode, we look into the career of Amanda Serrano. She is a professional boxer from Puerto Rico, known for being a multiple-weight world champion, and also won titles in several weight classes throughout her career. She's considered one of the best female boxers in the world.Here are some lessons you can take from his career journey which can be found helpful:1. Never be afraid to challenge the Status Quo: Amanda Serrano's career stands as a testament to fearlessly challenging the status quo in women's boxing. She has shattered barriers across multiple weight divisions, capturing numerous world titles and inspiring a new generation of athletes to redefine what's possible. Thus, never be afraid to challenge the Status Quo because it might be the breakthrough you're seeking. 2. Always come back: Amanda Serrano's career demonstrates remarkable resilience through her ability to consistently "come back" stronger. Overcoming challenges, she has repeatedly returned to the ring, securing numerous world titles across different weight divisions.3. Have a plan for the end: With foresight and determination, Amanda prepares meticulously for each phase, ensuring her legacy extends beyond the ring. As a young athlete, it is very important that you always have plan for the end. If you found this episode helpful, share it with a fellow athlete to help them on their quest to achieve their sports goals. Want me to answer your questions here on the show, send an email to friday@athletemaestro.com If you found anything useful on the podcast, please leave a RATING AND REVIEW so other young athletes like yourself can find and benefit from the podcast. To learn how to SUBSCRIBE AND LEAVE A RATING on the show, head to www.athletemaestro.com/subscribe. For more on Athlete Maestro visit athletemaestro.com Find me on social media Instagram - @tolaogunlewe Twitter - @tolaogunlewesportsperformance, sportsmindset, studentathlete, collegeathlete, eliteathlete

    • 22 min
    The Iceberg Of Success In Sports

    The Iceberg Of Success In Sports

    Another excerpt from EP 524; The Iceberg of Success in Sports - This is why we are revisiting episode 524 where we talked about how you can highlight the critical role of mindset and mental resilience in overcoming challenges and performing consistently under pressureVisible success, such as winning championships or setting records, represents only a fraction of what contributes to an athlete's achievements. The Iceberg of success is more or less of a depiction of an iceberg. You need to see beyond the surface and look beneath. The Iceberg is just the 10% of your SUCCESS, the remaining 90% is the PROCESS which is beneath the surface of what you're seeing.If you found this episode helpful, share it with a fellow athlete to help them on their quest to achieve their sports goals. Want me to answer your questions here on the show, send an email to friday@athletemaestro.com If you found anything useful on the podcast, please leave a RATING AND REVIEW so other young athletes like yourself can find and benefit from the podcast. To learn how to SUBSCRIBE AND LEAVE A RATING on the show, head to www.athletemaestro.com/subscribe. For more on Athlete Maestro visit athletemaestro.com Find me on social media Instagram - @tolaogunlewe Twitter - @tolaogunlewesportsperformance, sportsmindset, studentathlete, collegeathlete, eliteathlete

    • 9 min
    EP 1151 - The Most Important People You Need Around You When You Haven't Broken Through

    EP 1151 - The Most Important People You Need Around You When You Haven't Broken Through

    For athletes, success often hinges not just on individual talent but on a supportive network of crucial individuals.In this episode, we will look into the types of people that you need in your career journey to become an elite athlete.1. Someone who knows your journey in and out.2.  You do not want people who do not understand your journey in and out to come in the middle of your pursuit.3. People who approve of where you are trying to go.N/B: You cannot be struggling to breakthrough and you're surrounded by people who are struggling to break-through.If you found this episode helpful, share it with a fellow athlete to help them on their quest to achieve their sports goals. Want me to answer your questions here on the show, send an email to friday@athletemaestro.com If you found anything useful on the podcast, please leave a RATING AND REVIEW so other young athletes like yourself can find and benefit from the podcast. To learn how to SUBSCRIBE AND LEAVE A RATING on the show, head to www.athletemaestro.com/subscribe. For more on Athlete Maestro visit athletemaestro.com Find me on social media Instagram - @tolaogunlewe Twitter - @tolaogunlewesportsperformance, sportsmindset, studentathlete, collegeathlete, eliteathlete

    • 22 min
    EP 1150 - Selects Edition - Mark Spitz

    EP 1150 - Selects Edition - Mark Spitz

    On today's selects edition of the podcast, we look back at episode 292 on Legendary American Swimmer Mark Spitz, as we explore three lessons from her hall-of-fame career.Mark Spitz is renowned as an American former competitive swimmer who achieved legendary status in the sport. He garnered widespread acclaim by winning seven gold medals at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, setting a record for the most golds won in a single Olympics at the time. Spitz's dominance in swimming and his impressive record catapulted him to iconic status in Olympic history.See failure as a learning opportunity Here are some lessons you can take from his career journey which can be found helpful1. See failure as a learning opportunity.2. Practice & mentor attitude are more important than talent.3. Work hard earlier in your career.If you found this episode helpful, share it with a fellow athlete to help them on their quest to achieve their sports goals. Want me to answer your questions here on the show, send an email to friday@athletemaestro.com If you found anything useful on the podcast, please leave a RATING AND REVIEW so other young athletes like yourself can find and benefit from the podcast. To learn how to SUBSCRIBE AND LEAVE A RATING on the show, head to www.athletemaestro.com/subscribe. For more on Athlete Maestro visit athletemaestro.com Find me on social media Instagram - @tolaogunlewe Twitter - @tolaogunlewesportsperformance, sportsmindset, studentathlete, collegeathlete, eliteathlete

    • 20 min

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32 Ratings

32 Ratings

Billy Boy 20 ,

Perfect for Athletes of all Levels

I found this podcast while searching for some good lessons for my club volleyball team. The lessons are spot on for what athletes deal with. I have been using the podcast as part of our development as a young team. Lots of episodes to find a topic that works best for your situation.

Jay Thooft ,

Tola does a tremendous job!

My personal favorite is the "How To Stop Overthinking Episode". Such a good pod!

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Great podcast

Good to listen to while I’m training

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