16 episodes

This podcast is all about how to activate the tools within you to stay inspired both within your game and when you're away from it. I talk with athletes, coaches, olympians, olympic champions, and entrepreneurs, I and pick their brain on what tools they use for success and inspiration within their game as well as in their everyday life.

Within The Game Aaron Wexler

    • Sports
    • 5.0 • 40 Ratings

This podcast is all about how to activate the tools within you to stay inspired both within your game and when you're away from it. I talk with athletes, coaches, olympians, olympic champions, and entrepreneurs, I and pick their brain on what tools they use for success and inspiration within their game as well as in their everyday life.

    David Meltzer on How to Stay Inspired in Your Personal life, Your Sport, and in Your Business

    David Meltzer on How to Stay Inspired in Your Personal life, Your Sport, and in Your Business

    Episode 15 featuring David Meltzer: Author, Speaker, and Inspiring Entrepreneur
    Website: https://dmeltzer.com/ (https://dmeltzer.com/)
    Connected to Goodness Book: https://amzn.to/2L7N24K (https://amzn.to/2L7N24K)
    The Playbook Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-playbook/id1271087930 (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-playbook/id1271087930)
    The 2-minute Drill: TV Show: https://dmeltzer.com/pitch/ (https://dmeltzer.com/pitch/)


    In this episode we discuss:
    The value of Accessibility, Productivity, and Gratitude
    How Practice is essential for inspiration and consistency
    David's goal of creating exponential happiness and inspiration on the planet
    How David uses his success to create ambassadors of Inspired living
    How "Lowering the bar" can help you to become unstuck
    Emotional management tools
    False enthusiasm drills
    "The highest vibration is the TRUTH"

    • 36 min
    NBA Hall of Fame Photographer Andy Bernstein on Kobe, the Bubble & the Lakers Winning a Championship

    NBA Hall of Fame Photographer Andy Bernstein on Kobe, the Bubble & the Lakers Winning a Championship

    Episode 14: Andy Bernstein
    NBA Hall of Fame Photographer, AEG Director of Photography (Staples Center, LA Live), Team photographer for the Lakers, Clippers, Sparks, Co-Author of The Mamba Mentality: How I Play.”
    Buy The Mamba Mentality on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3nGBtQe
    Legends of Sport Podcast - Andy Interviews Kobe Bryant: https://apple.co/37BtJcG, @legendsofsport
    Mike Asner - Kobe Murals - www.kobemural.com
    IG: @adbphotoinc, @legendsofsport


    In this Episode, We Discuss:
    Kobe and the Mamba Mentality
    The Bubble and the 2020 Playoffs
    The Lakers and Le Bron
    The challenge of documenting a championship journey in still photographs
    Inside Andy and Kobe Bryant’s relationship and how it grew
    “The Revolving Door of Priorities” explained
    How Andy tries to illicit an emotional response from the viewer with his photos
    How Andy can separate his emotions form being a fan to being
    Stories about Magic Johnson, Shaq, Jordan, and Kobe
    How yoga and meditation helps Andy
    How great Timing is all about how you prepare and how patient you are
    The discipline of only being able to take 1 pic every 4 seconds in the arena’s
    How getting burned makes you learn

    • 57 min
    Anthony "AD" Davis - How to Win a State Championship as a First Year Coach

    Anthony "AD" Davis - How to Win a State Championship as a First Year Coach

    WTG Episode 13 Anthony "AD" Davis - First Year Varsity Head Basketball Coach for Crossroads School wins State Championship after losing CIF Championship Game in 2018
    YouBall Training - http://youballtraining.com/team/anthony_davis/
    More Than a Game by Phil Jackson - https://amzn.to/36XmmvZ
    Jordan Brand - https://air.jordan.com/


    In This Episode We Discuss:
    How Meditation and Visualization helps him and his team
    Keeping everything a competition
    How Inspired Practices lead to Inspired Games
    State Champion run 2018 as a first year Head Coach - Mindset of Champions
    Kobe's Impact on him and his team
    Shaq's and Shareef O'neal's impact on him and his team
    Advice for Coaches and Parents

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Lily Justine - 2x NCAA Champion in Beach Volleyball for UCLA

    Lily Justine - 2x NCAA Champion in Beach Volleyball for UCLA

    Episode 12: Lily Justine
    IG: @lilyjustine
    In this Episode we discuss:
    Following your Passion, Setting Intentions for practice
    How to get yourself in the right mindset
    Trusting yourself and Your Team
    How to Manage your emotions in the game
    How Lily's Success on the court impacted her career path in the medical field
    How Lily finds the flow *reflecting on your own intentions
    Coach Stein Metzger's influence on Lil's Success and how she was recruited by UCLA
    How to use failure to your advantage - "how are we going to respond to our awareness of it?"
    Lily's biggest ever learned and and her biggest challenge

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Eric Fonoimoana - How the Olympic Gold Medalist Keeps a Mindset of Progress

    Eric Fonoimoana - How the Olympic Gold Medalist Keeps a Mindset of Progress

    Episode 11: Eric Fonoimoana - Beach Volleyball Olympic Gold Medalist, 13x AVP Champion, Mira Costa Beach Coach, Founder of Dig 4 Kids, Co-owner of Elite Beach Volleyball, Realtor
    Links:
    Youth Foundation: Dig 4 Kids - https://dig4kids.org/ (https://dig4kids.org/)
    Elite Beach Volleyball Club: https://www.elitebeachvolleyball.com/
    Real Estate: https://manhattan-beachproperties.com/ (https://manhattan-beachproperties.com/)
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ericfonoi/ (https://www.instagram.com/ericfonoi/)
    In This Episode We Discuss:
    -How Eric chooses a mindset of "Progress"
    -Putting in the work to becoming your best self
    -How Eric creates a plan for the day and the week
    -How Inspired practices lead to inspired Games
    -How Mindful Breathing can help you with staying calm and managing anxiety
    -Recap of the 2000 Olympics and championship Point
    -Impacting and Motivating the Youth - Dig 4 Kids
    -The "Zone" - how to get in the zone, or flow state, and stay in it
    -The meaning of "Life Wealth"

    • 43 min
    Travis Mewhirter - How To Be a Writer, Podcast Host, and a Pro Athlete at The Same Time

    Travis Mewhirter - How To Be a Writer, Podcast Host, and a Pro Athlete at The Same Time

    Pro Beach Volleyball Player, Author, Podcast Host
    Link to We Were Kings: https://amzn.to/2GCIp0A (https://amzn.to/2GCIp0A)
    Link to Sandcast Podcast: https://sandcast.podbean.com/ (https://sandcast.podbean.com/)
    Link to Inner Game of Tennis: https://amzn.to/32ktUpO (https://amzn.to/32ktUpO)
    In this episode, we discuss:
    How to stay inspired in your sport as well as in your creative projects
    How to overcome writer's block
    How to stay genuinely passionate and happy
    Stories about the late great Eric Zaun

    • 1 hr 18 min

Customer Reviews

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40 Ratings

40 Ratings

Jess McGuire 8 ,

For the competitor in us all

If you want priceless insight from some of the world’s best athletes and entrepreneurs, this podcast is for you! Aaron is awesome and challenges these extremely successful people to share some of the keys to getting as far as they have. I found myself using insight from this podcast while competing in my own beach volleyball games this week! 5-star

aAllensy@Dj ,

Westcoast Ball club

Great and Wonderful organization

Neighbor Karen ,

Focus!

This podcast is exactly what I need right now! The discussions about focus and thinking have given me so much to work on for myself. Thanks Aaron. I look forward to listening to more episodes!

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