Archive: Podcast

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Episode 7: Understand And Follow The Process

January 16, 2020

In this episode of the PerformanceXtra podcast, I discuss the details of the process of performance, how to focus on it, and how to understand it better. You can sum it up with the phrase, “focus on the process.” Understanding the process more thoroughly and following it more consistently can help us improve our game.  […]

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Episode 6: Fight The Opponent, Not Yourself

January 5, 2020

On this episode of the PerformanceXtra podcast, I discuss our natural tendency to fight ourselves more than we fight the opponent during competition.  It is something that we all do to a certain extent.  Let’s do it less.  We’ll perform better and enjoy ourselves more.  Listen below and please leave a comment with your thoughts […]

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Episode 5: Jerry Albrikes

August 8, 2019

I have been fortunate to know some great coaches and great people in my life, and the guest on this episode of the PerformanceXtra podcast is one of them: Jerry Albrikes.  Jerry is a man of good character, and he brings that to all of his interactions on the court whether that is as a […]

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Amy Hanson-Kuleszka

Episode 4: Amy Hanson-Kuleszka

June 10, 2019

On this episode of the PerformanceXtra podcast, I talk to Amy Hanson-Kuleszka, a figure skating coach in the Boston, MA area.  Figure skating is an incredibly difficult sport, and Amy is one of the best coaches around.  But Amy is more than a figure skating coach.  She’s a valuable mentor for her students, and she […]

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Alex Johansson

Episode 3: Alex Johansson

March 7, 2019

Alex Johansson is the Director of the New England Tennis Academy at Longfellow Natick (MA), and is one of the best tennis coaches in the business.  He has spent the last 16 years in junior tennis development, and has helped more than 40 players to reach their goal of playing college tennis.  Before becoming a […]

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Episode 2: Clemson vs Alabama National Championship Game

January 9, 2019

In Episode 2 of The PerformanceXtra Podcast, I review the Clemson vs Alabama National Championship Game, and how questionable decision making played a part in the result.  Listen below and please share your comments.         Follow PerformanceXtra

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PerformanceXtra Podcast

Episode 1: Jaime Gaard Chapman

March 6, 2017

For some time now, I have been wanting to try a podcast format for the blog and I finally did it.  For those of you who are fans of “The Tim Ferriss Show”, I modeled this podcast on his interview format so you’ll probably recognize that.  The idea of interviewing coaches and athletes, and finding out what […]

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