The Mental Half
By Mason Astley
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The Mental Half is about the mental skills necessary to succeed in sports, performing arts, and any other endeavor that requires you to be at your best when the pressure is on. We talk about how to develop mental skills with an emphasis on real-life case studies and concrete advice. Mason Astley is the host. He holds a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology with a Sport Psychology concentration from Boston University, and he coaches tennis at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
||CleanTMH 011 - How You Played is Not the Score||Part Three of a Conversation with Adam Naylor||10/5/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTMH 9 - Adam Tackles Momentum||In this episode of the Mental Half, I continue my discussion with Dr. Adam Naylor about a range of topics, including the elements of the Mental Game Pyramid, The Two Mental Skills that most of his athletes have, and the slippery concept of momentum in..||7/24/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTMH 8 - Adam Brings the Threat Level Down||The Mental Half - A Show about the Mental Side of Performance||6/30/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTMH 7 - The Josey Problem||The Mental Half - A Show About the Mental Side of Performance||6/9/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTMH 6 - Control||The Mental Half - A Shoe About the Mental Side of Performance||5/15/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTMH 5 - Alessandro Makes Latte Art||The Mental Half - A Show About the Mental Side of Performance||4/15/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTMH 4 - Tehnaz is Running This Code||The Mental Half - A Show About the Mental Side of Performance||4/1/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTMH 3 -Ryan Takes Away Facebook||A show about the mental side of performance||3/12/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTMH 2 - Annie Hacks the Test||A show about the mental side of performance||3/6/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTMH 1.5 - Update||More detail about Efficacy-Performance Spirals and Deep Breathing||2/26/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTMH 1 - Colin Double Faults||A Sport and Performance Psychology Podcast||2/24/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
Lots to think about
Smart stuff and a fun listen. Anybody trying to get an edge in their sport, or simply understand athletes better, should give it a try. Cue it up ahead of your workout mix!