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Dr. Christian Zepp is an expert for sport psychology, a researcher and lecturer whose motivation it is to help his athletes, coaches, teams, and students take the next step in their athletic, mental and personal development. Based on his experiences as an athlete, national team coach and his applied work with many elite athletes, coaches and teams from different countries in the world, he shares with you tips, tricks and strategies to develop an optimistic attitude, have powerful habits, and show ambitious behaviors day in and day out. In his show, Chris reviews brilliant books that will help you getting a new perspective, being mindful, and eventually improving your performance. In addition, Chris interviews incredible athletes, coaches and sport psychologists, sharing with you their stories and experience about what helped them achieve success and become the person they are today. Discover how you can learn from them how to improve your motivation, discipline, and leadership skills, and how to also use this knowledge to help others soar.

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Dr. Christian Zepp is an expert for sport psychology, a researcher and lecturer whose motivation it is to help his athletes, coaches, teams, and students take the next step in their athletic, mental and personal development. Based on his experiences as an athlete, national team coach and his applied work with many elite athletes, coaches and teams from different countries in the world, he shares with you tips, tricks and strategies to develop an optimistic attitude, have powerful habits, and show ambitious behaviors day in and day out. In his show, Chris reviews brilliant books that will help you getting a new perspective, being mindful, and eventually improving your performance. In addition, Chris interviews incredible athletes, coaches and sport psychologists, sharing with you their stories and experience about what helped them achieve success and become the person they are today. Discover how you can learn from them how to improve your motivation, discipline, and leadership skills, and how to also use this knowledge to help others soar.

    Squash and death threats from the Taliban with Maria Toorpakai

    Squash and death threats from the Taliban with Maria Toorpakai

    In this episode, Maria talks about her story and her experiences as a girl in an extreme patriarchal society, about being oppressed, about receiving death threats and about never giving up. She talks about the mindset she developed on her journey in life in squash and sport, about equality, human rights and her book A different kind of daughter.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Keeping it simple in sport psychology with Lisa Rübsteck

    Keeping it simple in sport psychology with Lisa Rübsteck

    In todays's episode, Lisa, a sport psychologist from The Hague in The Netherlands talks not only about the great moments as a sport psychologist, but also shares several situations where she felt that she might have made a mistake, and that taught her some valuable lessons. In addition, we talked about what skills future sport psychologists should learn in order to be really able to work with their clients, and not only focusing on the basic sport psychology skills everyone can learn from books.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Turning off the mind with Nick Symmonds

    Turning off the mind with Nick Symmonds

    Nick Symmonds is a two-time Olympian, with a record of 7 NCAA titles, 9 U.S. titles, a silver medal at the World Championships and a personal best of 3:59.68 for One Mile.
    In this episode, Nick talks about how he dealt with stress prior and during competitions, why discipline and dealing with obstacles is so important and what characteristics he developed while being an Olympic athlete that help him achieve his goals today in business and the mountains.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Holistic athlete development in eSports with Fabian Broich

    Holistic athlete development in eSports with Fabian Broich

    In this episode, Fabian gives great insights into the lives of eSports athletes, how they train, how they live and how he tries to improve not only their level of performance through the application of several methods from sport psychology, but also their mental and physical well-being through new diets, more physical activity and fresh air. Fabian is doing a remarkable job in Copenhagen, helping Origen and his athletes to dominate League of Legends in 2019.

    • 1 hr 41 min
    Learn from the past and get ready for the future

    Learn from the past and get ready for the future

    With this solo episode today I am sharing one of the strategies with you, which I use for myself and which I apply with athletes and other clients when it’s all about defining new goals for the future. I’m taking you through the complete process of reflecting on the past, identifying lessons learned from the last year or the last season, define new goals for the future as well as strategies for the times when life gets difficult and you might lose your goals out of sight.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    One toe at a time with Kevin Rempel

    One toe at a time with Kevin Rempel

    Kevin Rempel is a 2014 Paralympic Bronze medalist, author of the book ‘Still Standing: When You Have Every Reason to Give Up, Keep Going’, and founder of the Sledge Hockey Experience. In this episode, Kevin talks about his experiences after his accident, his mental health problems and suicidal thoughts, how he took responsibility and ownership of his life and his situation, bad recommendations he heard in the hospital, and what gratitude means to him today.

    • 1 hr 27 min

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