Welcome to Episode 026: Playing Present on the Court w/ Graham Betchart.  If you want to listen to the greatest minds in basketball talk about sports nutrition, strength & conditioning and leadership, you’ve come to the right place!

Graham Betchart is one of the world’s leading mental performance coaches. He has worked with some of the NBA’s best athletes including Aaron Gordon, Ben Simmons, Karl Anthony Towns, and Andrew Wiggins (to name a few) and professional organizations such as True Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank, and the Utah Jazz.

Graham creates blockbuster companies, training programs, and online courses to help athletes, coaches, parents, entrepreneurs, and working professionals take their mental game to the next level. He is also the author of Play Present: A Mental Skills Training Program for Basketball Players. His mission is to bring mental training to the masses so that anyone (not just professional athletes and CEOs) can learn to perform better, and experience more joy in the process.

We sat down and discussed how players can play in the moment.  Check out this week’s podcast and learn…

  • How to improve next play speed
  • Why you should practice counting to 1
  • What NBA players do to improve their mental performance
  • How Kobe prepared for his 81 point game
Play present


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