Sport Psychology: Leadership (Part 2)

Sport Psychology: Leadership (Part 2)

Gary and Nathan continue their conversation about leadership lessons from sports. Gary related this to his work for the U.S. Army on good training for situations that required adaptability. They discussed the value of learning to learn with and through peers on the job. They concluded by emphasizing the importance of collaborative learning in managing anxiety and observational acuity in extremis.

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Sport Psychology: Coaching and Training

Sport Psychology: Coaching and Training

Gary and Nathan record an episode "in the wild" while watching the NY Rangers and the LA Kings go at each other again with playoff consequences on the line toward the end of the regular season. Gary talks with Nathan about what has made the LA Kings a clutch team since Darryl Sutter became coach and why the NY Rangers have so much trouble with them. They discuss the psychological dimension of competition.

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Exercise Psychology: Personal Training

Exercise Psychology: Personal Training

In this episode, Gary goes on location to talk with Jeff McCarthy, a personal trainer in downtown Boston. They talk about the motivations behind personal training and the psychological approach that helps individuals get the most out of it and stay with it for indefinitely long periods of time.

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Sports Psychology: Interactions Between Mind and Body

Sports Psychology: Interactions Between Mind and Body

In this episode, Nathan talks with Gary about how he got into sports psychology. They also discussed issues that can be addressed uniquely by sports psychologists and the impact that they can have on individuals and teams.

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