Gettin' Gritty with Dr. J is a podcast about building mental toughness on and off the field. Dr. Julie Wiernik is a licensed sports psychologist with over 20 years of experience in improving athlete performance and overall mental health. If you're an athlete, parent, coach, or just someone who wants to become a grittier human being, this is the podcast for you.
In this episode, Dr. J has an engaging conversation with Taylor and his roadmap from standout high school and college pitcher to serving his country in the Air Force. He is candid about his positive and negative experiences with his coaches as well as a feeling of losing his identity in the military.
On this espisode, Dr. J and her producer John speak on a number of topics including dealing with streees, grieving the loss of a loved one, situational awareness and assisting those in the military suffering with PTSD.
In this first episode of the new year, Dr. J discusses the reaction to the recent collapse of NFL player, Damar Hamlin and how the country has rallied around his recovery. In the larger discussion, she shares the changing mindset of the sports community and society's shift twoard larger acceptance of the need for more mental health resources.
The End Abusive Coaching Campaign is for you.
Dr. J and Mitch Lyons, former college basketball coach and founder of the End Abusive Coaching Campaign talk about the mental and psychological effects on abusive coaching and his movement to change the culture in schools across the country. They also discuss their joint effort to develop a curriculum of accountability for coaches and schools everywhere.
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This week is an 'In the Studio' episode where the mics are left on as Dr. J and her producer John have conversations about various aspects of sports, mental health and pop culture.
Today's episode starts out talking about football and takes some interesting twists and turns you don't want to miss!
Go to Dr. J's new website: www.gettingrittypodcast.com and ask her a question or make a comment directly on the webs...
Raising teenagers can be a daunting task. Excelling in athletics and academics can be a great catalyst for raising confident and independent young people. What happens when a new coach enters the scene and underminds years of healthy development and creates a toxic environment on the softball field?
Jennifer Colglazier shares details of her daughter's experience and the steps they took to regain her confidence, not only in spo...
On this week's episode, Dr. J has a heartfelt conversation with Lynda Hewitt, who's son is active on the national junior tennis circuit and she has in turn, become an active player herself.
They discuss the rigors of travel, expenses and fees involved and the balance of the investment and commiment vs home and family dynamics.
Dr. J's Practice: www.texascenterforsportpsychology.com
Podcast Website: www.gettingrittypodca...
This week's gritty guest in our baseball series is my friend Connie Brown. She was a gritty beast of a competitive swimmer and athlete who competed at the University of Texas at Austin and competed in the Olympic Trials. Her story is inspiring as she was nationally ranked at such a young age and struggled with never having a passion fo...
This is Part 2 of Nick Lee's Interview
Nick Lee was a former professional player with the Washington Nationals organization from 2011 to 2018. He went to Madison High School in San Antonio TX and after attending college he was drafted by the Nationals in 2011. He has vast baseball experience at the highest level and had to battle arm...
Nick Lee was a former professional player with the Washington Nationals organization from 2011 to 2018. He went to Madison High School in San Antonio TX and after attending college he was drafted by the Nationals in 2011. He has vast baseball experience at the highest level and had to battle arm injuries along the way. In this episode he...
This week's gritty guest in our baseball series is Garrett Acker. Garrett grew up in San Antonio and specialized in baseball, which earned him the chance to play at the Division I level. Garrett started his select organization Tribe baseball where his philosophy is that “every player has the chance to play at high levels. You should tr...
This week's gritty guest is a professional youth baseball coach with the San Antonio Lobos baseball organization. He has been coaching with the Lobos since 2017. He was a 3 year Varsity starter at Sandra Day O’Connor High School in San Antonio and was ,2 year Unanimous 1st team All District Utility infield, 2 year 2nd Team All City Uti...
This week's gritty guest in our baseball series is Dr. Jesse Michel. He's the CEO of Mindset for Excellence, and he recently completed his fifth and final season as the Mental Skills Coordinator for the Houston Astros. During his time with the Astros, the organization won four AL West titles, three American League pennants, and one World Series championship. From 2017-2021, the Astros tied a Major League record by reaching ...
This week's gritty guest in our baseball series is Joe Almaraz, who is currently an international scout for the St. Louis Cardinals. He is a seasoned professional baseball scout and baseball coach who has served for many years with different organizations. In this podcast, we cover all aspects of being a professional baseball player, w...
This week's gritty guest in our baseball series is Major League baseball player Matt Adams. Matt has been Nicknamed "Big City" for his imposing size and ability to regularly hit long home runs. The St. Louis Cardinals selected Matt in the 23rd round of the 2009 MLB draft from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. In 2011,...
Jill Fitch has lived and worked in San Antonio for over 25 years. She is a graduate of Austin College in Sherman, Texas, with a degree in Communications and Latin American Business. In 2012, Jill made the decision to make her long time passion of real estate, a full time job.
Jill is a strong believer of “give and you shall receive”...
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My name is Jay Shetty, and my purpose is to make wisdom go viral. I’m fortunate to have fascinating conversations with the most insightful people in the world, and on my podcast, I’m sharing those conversation with you. New episodes Mondays and Fridays. Listen anywhere you get your podcasts, and please rate and review the podcast if you enjoy it. Live life today ON PURPOSE.