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Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast

Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast

By Rob Bumbaco
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast is designed to help athletes develop the mental skills necessary to perform at their best.
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Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #20

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Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #55- You Can't Do It Alone
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob discusses Lesson #2 from Make Your Bed by Admiral William H. McRaven.  https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
04:50
May 25, 2022
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #54- Start Your Day with a Task Completed
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob discusses Lesson #1 from Make Your Bed by Admiral William H. McRaven. https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
04:17
May 17, 2022
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #53- Interview w/ Lauren Ammon
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob is joined by former D1 swimmer Lauren Ammon.  Lauren is the owner of Performance Reimagined where she currently provides mental performance training to athletes.  Rob and Lauren discuss athletic identity, process over outcome, and the importance of post-game routines.   Learn more about Lauren: https://www.laurenammon.com/ https://twitter.com/mrslaurenammon?lang=en https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
37:06
May 10, 2022
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #51- Do You Talk to Yourself the Same Way You Talk to Your Teammates?
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob gives an easy to use strategy to help you redirect self-defeating statements.   https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
03:27
April 26, 2022
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #50- I Hear You, But Are You Willing To Put In The Work?
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob discusses a quote from the book "No Limits-The Will to Succeed" by Michael Phelps.  We all have goals, but what sets the highly successful athlete/person apart from the average athlete/person? https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
05:20
April 18, 2022
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #49- We Are Not Superheroes
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob discusses the importance of a one step at a time approach. https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
05:11
April 05, 2022
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #48- This Specific Amount of Time Will Change Your Life
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob discusses how a specific amount of time will help you to improve in any area of your life.   https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
03:22
March 30, 2022
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #47- I Talk to Myself Everyday
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob discusses the power of your inter dialogue.  https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
05:17
March 24, 2022
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #46- I'm Anxious, So What?
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob discusses how perception is reality when it comes to performance anxiety.  https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
04:09
March 15, 2022
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #45- Why Am I Not Confident?
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob discusses the concept of imprinting and how it is used to build confidence.   https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
05:19
March 08, 2022
Visualization
Visualization 
08:58
March 01, 2022
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #44- Who's In Your Group?
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob discusses the importance of having a strong support system and surrounding yourself with like-minded people.   https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
10:01
March 01, 2022
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #43- How Do You Talk To Yourself?
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob discusses the impact of self-talk and shares one of his favorite strategies for countering negative self-talk statements.   https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
05:41
February 22, 2022
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #42- What is Your Daily Mantra?
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob discusses the importance of controlling your inner dialogue through the use of mantras.   https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
04:10
February 15, 2022
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #41- The Game is Over, Now What?
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob discusses how to use a post-game routine to get better as an athlete.   Visit us at: https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
05:10
February 09, 2022
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #40- "Failure is Final Once You Stop Striving"
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob discusses a quote from "How Champions Think" by Dr. Bob Rotella.  Rob discusses the importance of embracing adversity and failure.     Visit us at: https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
05:41
February 02, 2022
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #39-You Have to Know This Information In Order to Perform at Your Best
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob discusses the importance of emotion regulation and a specific strategy to help you manage negative emotions more effectively. Visit us at: https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
07:41
January 25, 2022
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #38- It's Not Negative, It's Not Positive, It's Neutral
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob discusses the concept of Neutral Thinking and how to utilize this skill to perform at your best.   Visit us at https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
05:44
January 18, 2022
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Ep.# 37- What is the 80/20 Principle and How I Can I Use it in My Life?
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob discusses the 80/20 Principle (Richard Koch) and how you can start applying to your life.   Visit us at https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
07:14
January 10, 2022
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #36- STOP DOING THIS When Working Toward Your Goals!
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob discusses why people lose motivation and focus when working toward their goals.  Rob shares a story from a recent coaching experience he had with his youth hockey team.   Visit us at https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
05:04
January 04, 2022
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #35- Interview w/ mental performance coach Josh Kozuch of the Tampa Bay Rays
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob and Rachael talk with Josh Kozuch.  Josh is one of the mental performance coaches with the Tamp Bay Rays.  Josh speaks about some of his own struggles as a baseball player that lead to his interest in the field of mental performance.  Other topics discussed include routines, breathwork, and focal points. Great info!      You can connect with Josh: https://www.instagram.com/josh_kozuch/?hl=en https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBL4YbLRQCE7OUarYh1J34w https://twitter.com/josh_kozuch?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor Visit us at https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
26:25
December 06, 2021
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #34- Attitude for Success
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob and Rachael discuss the 4 concepts for an Attitude for Success: Other Focused, Self-Focused, Healthy Competition, Preparation. Visit us at https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
16:38
November 29, 2021
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #33- Three Reasons It's Important to Develop a Strong Mental Game
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob and Rachael discuss three reasons why it is important to develop a strong mental game.  Rob and Rachael discuss a few of their favorite mental skills exercises.   Visit us at https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
15:20
November 15, 2021
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #32-Ella Bumbaco
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob interviews youth hockey player, Ella Bumbaco.  Rob and Ella discuss finding your "why", using relaxation strategies in pressure situations, and the pros/cons of having a parent coach.   Visit us at https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
11:11
November 02, 2021
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #31- Discussing NHL Current Events Surrounding Addiction and Mental Health
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob and Rachael discuss Carey Price taking a leave of absence from the NHL to address mental health concerns as well as the tragedy of Jimmy Hayes.   Visit us at https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
17:52
October 18, 2021
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #30
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob and Rachael talk with Laura Miller, Ph.D., a professor in the Sport Management Studies program at California University of Pennsylvania.  The group discusses the challenges that student athletes face, the role coaches/administrators play in supporting the mental health of student athletes, and the importance of finding balance between athletics and other areas of life.   Visit us at https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
32:54
October 04, 2021
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #29
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob and Rachael talk with Stephen Aupy, VP of Strategic Partnerships at Gamban.  Gamban is a solution that blocks access to online gambling.  The group discusses why athletes are at risk for problem gambling, sports integrity, and ways coaches/parents can discuss this issue with their athletes.    www.gamban.com Visit us at https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
33:57
September 20, 2021
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #28
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob talks with former professional swimmer Micha Shaw.  Micha trained for the 2008 Olympics in open water swimming.  Micha provides some tips on getting started with mindfulness training, how to combat performance anxiety, and the difficulties of transitioning to life after sports.   Micha Shaw Website: https://www.michashaw.com/about Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/michashaw/?hl=en Visit us at https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
27:51
September 13, 2021
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #27
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob and Rachael talk with former hockey player and owner of Mindset Body Bank, Rob Pallante.  Rob talks about the things he knows now that would've been helpful to him during his playing career.  Rob shares how a traumatic accident lead him into the field of mental performance.  Finally, the group discusses how visualization is a key skill to improving performance.    Rob Pallante Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rpallante/?originalSubdomain=ca Website: https://www.mindsetbodybank.com Visit us at https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
31:31
August 02, 2021
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #26
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob and Rachael talk with musician and artist Evan Dean of the Evan Dean Band.  Evan is also a licensed clinical social worker and discusses how he incorporates music into his therapy sessions.  Evan speaks about performance routines, dealing with performance anxiety, and performing when you don't feel at your best physically and emotionally.   Evan Dean Band: http://www.evandeanband.com Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Evandeanband/ Visit us at https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
42:46
July 26, 2021
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #25
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob and Rachael use two recent events from the sports world to discuss the topics of humility and vulnerability in sports.  Join us for a great discussion!  Visit us at https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
19:42
July 19, 2021
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #24
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob and Rachael interview James Schwabach.  James is a corporate behavior change specialist at Mind Gym and former mental skills coordinator for the Tampa Bay Rays.  James offers some great insight on the similarities between the world of sports and the corporate world when it comes to mental performance.  We discuss the importance of relationship building and James provides a great exercise to help keep you moving in the right direction and working toward your goals.   James Schwabach Links Mind Gym: https://themindgym.com/about-us/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/JSchwabach?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-knowledge-transfer-podcast/id1547221307 Visit us at https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
39:21
July 12, 2021
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #23
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob and Rachael interview Kelsey Bartman.  Kelsey is the Associate Artistic Director, Resident Choreographer, and Dancer for Texture Contemporary Ballet.  Kelsey discusses topics such body image, perfectionism, and confidence.   Visit us at https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
31:07
June 14, 2021
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #22
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob and Rachael interview Justin Pereira.  Justin is the Head Coach of the U15 AAA Oakville Rangers and Assistant Coach of the Oakville Blades of the OJHL.  Rob and Rachael talk with Justin on the importance of the coach/player relationship as well as the similarities between fitness and mental skills training.   Visit us at https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
25:57
June 07, 2021
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #21
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob and Rachael interview Buddy Snyder.  Buddy is the founder of the Assisted Goals Foundation.  The Assisted Goals Foundation tries to engage the community and provide a reprieve from the financial burden associated with the cost to play hockey through their Primary Assist Scholarship. The goal is to grow the game and make it accessible to anyone, anywhere, at any time.  Other topics discussed include: the struggles of parenting the youth athlete, body language, and playing well when not feeling at your best. Assisted Goals Foundation https://www.assistedgoals.org/ https://www.facebook.com/assistedgoalsfoundation/ Visit us at https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
44:59
May 24, 2021
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #20
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob and Rachael interview Paige Roberts.  Paige is a Mental Sports Performance Expert specializing in helping athletes reset their nervous system mentally to overcome performance anxiety, recover fully from sports injuries or failures and rebound from performance slumps or blocks.  We discuss traumatic bran injuries as well as removing the stigma surrounding athletes and mental health.    Paige Roberts info. https://robertsneurotraining.com/ https://brainspotting.com/ Visit us at https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
39:19
May 17, 2021
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #19
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob and Rachael interview the Head Woman's Hockey Coach at The University of Western Ontario, Candice Moxley.  We discuss a number of topics including emotion regulation, character, navigating the pandemic as a coach/athlete, and why some athletes may initially resist mental training.   Visit us at https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
42:36
May 03, 2021
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #18
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob and Rachael use two recent articles to discuss self-identify, confidence, motivation, and mental health.   Links to articles: https://sports.yahoo.com/trevor-lawrence-clarifies-comments-about-motivation-i-dont-need-football-to-make-me-feel-worthy-190525044.html?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbS8&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAHr5doicW_VA9K97QfnsKAuJJs1V1Eu0Y628DN2ShzDFqHP96qk3M-zYd2BxKda8CyZxf4TGM11YbM9IP26xgqv7Kre082ucyKyE23plnAbi0C7QdJ6Wt8zSH2xqOmFa4U_lib67ykkaFlnCLzTrs7I8HE0c_t-X9nom58yjPB1t https://www.si.com/mlb/2021/04/20/mlb-mental-health-reckoning-daily-cover Visit us at https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
19:03
April 26, 2021
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #17
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob and Rachael talk about the upcoming tryout season for many young athletes.  We discuss both tools for players and parents to make this a less stressful time.   Join our tune up for tryouts to learn more about these topics in more detail!! https://learn.betterinstitute.com/courses/copy-of-back-in-the-game-mental-skills-training-3 Kenny Rausch USA Hockey Podcast https://anchor.fm/rob871/episodes/Back-in-the-Game-A-Sports-and-Mindset-Podcast-Episode-7-eohs7l Visit us at https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
24:26
April 12, 2021
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #16
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob and Rachael are joined by the Bryce Weiler.  Bryce is the disability consultant for the Baltimore Orioles where he has helped the Orioles become the first team in sports to wear braille on their jerseys to honor people who are blind. Bryce is also the cofounder of a nonprofit called the Beautiful Lives Project where he gives people with disabilities the opportunity to experience programs in sports, cheerleading, dance, ballet and other events throughout the country.  Bryce talks with us about gratitude and overcoming obstacles.   You can learn more about Bryce's Beautiful Live's Project @ https://www.beautifullives.org/ Visit us at https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
25:33
March 29, 2021
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #15
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob and Rachael are joined by the Columbus Mavericks Head Coach and GM Nate Handrahan.  We have a great discussion on focus, self-evaluation, and parenting young athletes.  Check out Nate's hockey development camps Hammer Hockey: https://hammerhockeydevelopment.com/ https://www.columbusmavericks.com/ https://betterinstitute.com/big/ Visit us at https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
42:55
March 22, 2021
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #14
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob and Rachael discuss March Madness and MLB spring training.  Why do upsets in sports happen? What goes through the mind of a baseball player fighting for a spot on a team in spring training?   Join us 3/16 @ 6pm for a free webinar for parents and coaches! We will focus on: - Keys to a strong mental game - Supporting your athlete, what can YOU do? Keys to parenting/coaching a youth athlete - Developing mental health awareness in sports When: March 16, 2021 Time: 6 pm EST How: Virtual Webinar via Zoom Click the link below to register! https://betterinstitute.com/big/ Visit us at https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
26:05
March 08, 2021
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #13
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob and Rachael talk with Derin McMains.  Derin is currently the Director of Mental Conditioning at ReliaQuest. ReliaQuest is located in Tampa and is the top cyber security company in the world. He is a former professional baseball player and professional baseball manager, and has been working in the field of mental conditioning for the past 9 years. He has built out mental conditioning programs for the San Francisco Giants, Seattle Mariners and the University of Notre Dame. Visit us at https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi Sponsorships: off for this episode
34:28
March 02, 2021
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #12
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob and Rachael discuss the recent hockey games in Lake Tahoe and the early struggles of the New York Rangers number one draft pick, Alexis Lafreniere's.  Rob and Rachael talk about dealing with unexpected circumstances such as a 9 hour delay in a sporting event as well as maintaining self-confidence when others around you may be doubting you.       Visit us at https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
13:50
February 22, 2021
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #11
This week on Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Rob and Rachael talk with Julian Capel, Ed.D and Drew Johnson, M.Ed.  Cape and Drew work in leadership roles on college campuses where they relentlessly encourage students to be the best version of themselves. They’ve done extensive research on student-athletes and use their own life experiences and findings to help encourage and motivate students to be more than just athletes. Visit us at https://betterinstitute.com/big/ or on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/backinthegamebi
33:50
February 19, 2021
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #10
Join Rob Bumbaco, Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Certified Mental Coach and Rachael Popcak, Licensed Social Worker as they discuss the mental side of sports.  In this episode Rob and Racheal discuss Patrick Mahomes' post Super Bowl interview and what it says about leadership and accountability.  They also discuss the Tiger Woods HBO documentary.....is success at all cost always the best mentality?
18:55
February 12, 2021
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #9
Join Rob Bumbaco, Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Certified Mental Coach and Rachael Popcak, Licensed Social Worker as they discuss the mental side of sports.  In this episode Rob and Racheal discuss Super Bowl Sunday!  Will Tampa have a preparation advantage due to playing at their home field?  Brady vs Mahomes.....what mental skills make them special?     Visit our website at https://betterinstitute.com/big/
19:14
February 05, 2021
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #8
Join Rob Bumbaco, Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Certified Mental Coach and Rachael Popcak, Licensed Social Worker as they discuss the mental side of sports.  In this episode Rob and Racheal discuss the topic of "motivation." Coach of the Colby College Men's Hockey Team, Blaise MacDonald, joins the team to offer some additional info on the topic. Visit our website at https://betterinstitute.com/big/
38:35
February 02, 2021
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #7
Join Rob Bumbaco, Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Certified Mental Coach and Rachael Popcak, Licensed Social Worker as they discuss the mental side of sports.  In this episode Rob and Racheal discuss the topic of "intangibles." Director of Youth Hockey-USA Hockey, Kenny Rausch, joins the team to offer some additional info on the topic.  
37:53
January 08, 2021
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #6
Join Rob Bumbaco, Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Certified Mental Coach and Rachael Popcak, Licensed Social Worker as they discuss the mental side of sports.  In this episode Rob and Racheal discuss emotional recovery from injuries.  Dr. Alcala, Pittsburgh Pirates team physician, joins the podcast to discuss recovery from concussions.  
41:39
November 24, 2020
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #5
We will be discussing developing your identity and setting yourself up for success by defining yourself as more than an athlete.  We are joined by former Bengals running backs coach Jim Anderson.
35:15
November 10, 2020
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #4
Today we discuss confidence building exercises and are joined by RMU Men's Basketball Coach Andy Toole.  Coach Toole discusses his playing/coaching career, some ways he managed his own confidence levels as a player, and how he works with his own players when they may be lacking self-confidence.  
35:59
October 28, 2020
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode#3
In this episode we talk about working through adversity and how to look at adverse situations as opportunities.  We are visited by Tommie Kesten, a soloist with the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre.  Tommie will discuss a traumatic event that she dealt with and how she has used this event as a a source of motivation.    Tommie Kesten's Foundation www.1sixfoundation.org
28:47
October 12, 2020
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #2
In this episode we discuss what it means to stay present.  We will give our 3 tips to get your mind Back in the Game as well as visit with Allison Coomey, the associate head coach of the women's hockey team at Penn State.
29:16
September 14, 2020
Back in the Game: A Sports and Mindset Podcast Episode #1
First episode, layout of the podcast, goal setting, interview w/ Randy Harris-former D1 Hockey Player/President of Lighthouse Technology Services
30:57
July 30, 2020