Our podcasts will complement the blog posts and provide greater insight into the highlighted topic. The host, Brandon Shintani, will be chatting with guest speakers ranging from student-athletes to professionals who specialize in sport psychology, mental training, and performance enhancement. Some notable guests on the show include Ron White (2 Time USA Memory Champion) and Graham Betchart (NBA Trainer). If you want to learn about the mental aspect of sports, this is the podcast for you!
Mind-Design Sports also has another podcast called the Sport Mind Avenue Podcast. The hosts, Jonny Mondo and Elliott Steinberg, discuss current events happening in the sports world as well as the mental impacts these events can have on athletes and their surrounding community. They also integrate different psychological segments to end each show such as Q&As, fantasy drafts, and interviews. The episodes aim to break down the big news stories you see each day through a psychological lens for younger athletes. If you want to dive deeper into current sports stories, then this is the podcast for you!
Training Your Brain: Developing Mental Fitness - EP 26 w/ SportPsychMDs (Torrey Troggio & Armin Hoes)
As athletes, we spend large portions of our time training our bodies’ ability to perform well- our physical fitness- to perfection. But mental fitness can play just as large a role as a well-trained body in athletic success. After all, a good arm is nothing if you freeze up right before the critical moment. What constitutes a mentally fit attitude, especially for student-athletes? In this episode, we dive into this question with psychiatrists Torey Troggio and Armin Hoes of Sports Psych MDs. They discuss some individual components of mental fitness, pass on some sage advice, and even analyze the playing styles of current NBA athletes.