Mindful Sport Performance Podcast

Mindful Sport Performance Podcast

Drs. Keith Kaufman and Tim Pineau (along with Dr. Carol Glass) developed the Mindful Sport Performance Enhancement (MSPE) mental training program and founded the MSPE Institute, which provides training and consultation to promote greater success, satisfaction, and well-being in sport and other realms of performance (e.g., performing arts, business). In this podcast, Keith and Tim discuss various topics related to mental training, mindfulness, peak performance, and optimal experience for a wide range of performers -- from recreational to elite, kids to adults. They offer practical tips and exercises from their own work, and interview other top-level experts to highlight effective approaches to performance enhancement. The Mindful Sport Performance Podcast will give listeners a full catalogue of fresh ideas on how to thrive in competitive environments and embrace a more mindful way of being. Get in touch with Keith and Tim at MSPEPodcast@gmail.com... Show More
June 19, 2020 44 min

In this episode, Dr. Dan Zimet, a clinical sport psychologist and national masters champion in handball, joins the conversation. Dan begins by describing a favorite mindfulness exercise that combines breathing and stretching. He then explores with Keith and Tim the challenges of quiet moments with oneself, impacts on his work of being both a psychologist and an athlete, creative strategies for establishing a mindfulness practice, investing in the mental training and mental health needs of athletes, and perspectives on the evolution of mindfulness in sport.

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