Performance for Better Skills: Commitment and its Effect on Mental Health - EP19 w/Angus Mugford
Commitment, according to the Oxford dictionary, is the state or quality of being dedicated to a cause or activity. In order to perform well in sports, one needs to be fully committed and show a lot of passion. Today, we invite Angus Mug, a director of health performance for over 15 years, whose main focus is to help people reach their mental potential, to speak to us about the importance of commitment for high sports performance. Hope our athletes find this inspiring!
0:00-1:14 = Introduction of Guest Speaker, Angus Mug
1:15-5:02 = Lessons Angus learnt from US Military
5:03-7:47 = How to remain Focused as an Athlete
7:48-11:24 = Dealing with Fear
11:25-15:20 = Understanding the line between ‘Unhealthy’ and ‘Pushing one’s self’
15:21-17:48 = What is High Performance?
17:49-20:02 = Famous athletes Angus worked with
20:03-22:05 = Experience with top athletes
22:06-24:51 = Commitment, Natural talent, or Routine?
24:52-26:01 = Difference between Commitment and Routine
26:02-28:40 = Uniqueness of Baseball compared to other Sports
28:41-31:04 = Pros and Cons of playing in the Minor League
31:05-34:21 = How Travelling affects Mental Health
34:22-36:33 = Common Mental weaknesses and Solutions
36:34-38:39 = Piece of advice to Young Athletes
40:44-41:08 = Concluding
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