Sports Motivation Podcast

Take control of your sports career and start DOMINATING your competition. The "I'm Not You" Sports Domination Podcast is hosted by Former All American and NFL Running Back Olaniyi Sobomehin aka Niyi Sobo, and he walks you through the specific strategies, habits, and most important MINDSET that you need to take your game to the NEXT level. You'll learn how to master your emotions, how to set goals and crush them, and the mindset of the worlds best athletes so you can get the results you want. This show will feature interviews with NFL, NBA, MLB and Professional Soccer players so you can leverage their experience to reach your sports goals!
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Dec 29, 2017

As we wind down 2017, I take a look back at the best interviews and episodes of 2017. We have come a long way and we're only just getting started. Enjoy the 2017 Highlight Reel and I'll see you in 2018.


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(0:00) Welcome to a special Highlight Reel episode of the Sports Motivation Podcast!

(3:38) 128: How to find your life’s purpose

(11:27) 158: How to develop a “Don’t give a crap mentality”

(13:19) Jairek Robbins

(19:05) 173: You’re Not That Good

(23:21) Nell Daly

(27:21) Tony Horton

(34:02) Ben Kenyon

(38:10) 122: How to improve and grow at a fast rate

(40:42) Tom Bilyeu

(43:58) Robert Greene 

(48:47) 180: The Film Room: Kobe Bryant Mindset, Pt. 3 “Limitless Curiosity”

(51:19) 188: The Film Room: Michael Jordan Mindset, Pt. 2 “Gametime Mentality”

(55:06) George Mumford

(58:22) Cal Newport

(1:00:31) Todd Durkin

(1:04:23) 164: How to avoid burnout

(1:09:58) Elliott Hulse

(1:15:30) 206: The Film Room: Floyd Mayweather Mindset, Pt. 3 “Why Loyalty + Brutal Honesty are keys to Floyd’s Success

(1:19:10) Jay Abraham

(1:27:28) 138: What to do with your friends once you decide to be great

(01:30:44) 190: 4 Fears to Overcome


Dec 27, 2017

If artists like Jeezy, Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, and J Cole can go from broke to wealthy coming from living in the harsh realities of the American Ghettos, whats preventing you from reaching your goals? It's most likely your mindset. Listen to this episode to understand how Jeezy's views on being broke that has turned him into a multimillionaire and one of the most respected artists in the game.

Dec 26, 2017

Have you ever had a coach, boss, or parent who always talked to you in a disrespectful way, overreacted over your mistakes or made you feel small every time you messed up? I think we all have dealt with this at some time of our lives. However, when we allow them to get to us, and we get scared and overly cautious, that's when things begin to fall apart. We have to plan for how to handle our emotions and overcome. In this episode, I show you how.



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(1:21) Welcome to the Sports Motivation Podcast

(4:08) How do you effectively deal with fear?

(5:07) The cost of fear

(7:03) 8 steps to dealing with fear

(7:26) Step 1- Expose the fear

(7:55) Step 2- Understand the fear

(8:40) Step 3- Get to the root of the fear 

(10:28) Step 4- Interrupt the fear

(11:35) Step 5- Set a new goal

(12:38) Step 6- Condition yourself

(13:37) Step 7- Notice the progress

(13:56) Step 8- Repeat the emotion

(14:32) A quick strategy for putting all of these together 

Dec 22, 2017

No more excuses. This is a 2.5 hour, 16 step process for how to set up a master plan for your 2018 goals. If you want to set up some phoney resolutions and continue to have the same type of results in 2018, that's cool. This won't be for you. But for those obsessed with doing what it takes to get everything that you want from your sport and life, this is your solution. People thought I was crazy for laying this out for you in the way that I did, but I'm tired of seeing people struggle with the excuse of not knowing how and not having the money. Now you can lay out a master plan, and not spend a dime. You're welcome, Merry Christmas, and let's get it in 2018. Go to to download the playbook and listen to the episode to follow along and set up the plan. 



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(1:24) Welcome to a special edition episode for 2018


(8:25) Primetime

(10:35) Step 1- Get pissed off about reality

(14:21) Step 2- Identify what you learned

(18:46) Step 3- Design your life

(25:15) Step 4- Create end of year vision

(31:14) Step 5- Create your Top 5

(37:30) Step 6- Motivators- Identify your Pain and Pleasures

(46:10) Step 7- Identify and Diagnose problems

(01:02:04) Step 8- Design the plan

(01:08:55) Step 9- Target Practice

(01:18:35) Step 10- GPS Planning

(01:26:00) Step 11- Anticipation Playbook       

(01:36:37) Step 12- Create your G-Code

(01:43:28) Step 13- Resolve Conflict

(01:51:43) Step 14- Make momentum and take action

(01:55:45) Step 15- Show gratitude

(01:59:12) Step 16- Upgrade your circle



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Dec 20, 2017

J Paul Getty was amongst the richest in the world in his time, and spoke in his book very candidly about what holds most young ambitious men from becoming wealthy. I break down a few of his principles in this episode, and it will probably rub some people the wrong way. I wonder if you're one of them. Take a listen.

Dec 19, 2017

In today's interview, I sit down live with world class marketer Jay Abraham where we discuss the keys to achieving greatness and what holds most people back from reaching their potential.


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1:22 Welcome to the Sports Motivation Podcasts

2:31 Welcome Jay!

3:28 Jay’s Story

6:59 What drove Jay

8:32 Funnel vision

9:42 Why people don’t look at things creatively 

14:41 There is no silver bullet

20:08 I don’t deal in theory but in strategy

21:46 Small progressive successes 

22:27 The power of geometry in business

25:43 3 ways to grow a business

27:10 Measuring results

29:04 Ray Dalio- Principles

36:20 Bill Walsh- The score takes care of itself

40:40 Why are you doing what you’re doing?

44:00 Jay’s core tenants of his philosophy

46:10 “In order to be heard, you first have to hear”

51:22 Leave people better than before you met them

57:58 Power is only achievable by empowering others

1:02:07 Keys to greatness with having great relationships

1:06:50 You either grow or die in a relationship

1:14:00 Jay’s daily habits


Dec 15, 2017

The value we give is directly proportional to the money we make. It's a law of nature. Listen in on an exclusive group session where I explain pain and pleasure, and how you set your standard for the value you give to the world through your sport or business.  Give yourself that pain and pleasure before life gives it to you.


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(1:23) Welcome to a special episode of the Sports Motivation Podcast!

(2:06) I don’t consider myself a business guru

(3:24) Massive wealth for me is inevitable

(4:26) I think systematically

(7:09) What drives us

(9:16) Buy in before you start

(11:10) On a scale of 1-10, how committed are you to your sport or business?  7 is not an option because 7 is a cop out.  Email me at or hit me up on twitter @niyisobo and tell me why you gave yourself that number and what you think it will take for you to make it a 10.    

(14:58) You have to figure it out

(16:27) You set your own standard

(17:36) Don’t worry about the how

(19:33) Money represents value


Dec 13, 2017

Ever feel like you are stranded on a desert island with no idea how to get off of it? Listen in as I read an excerpt from "Marooned" by Robert Kraske. My take home message to you is to stay true to your dreams, desires, and goals. Most give up. Don't be like most people. Figure that out and you will be rewarded.

Dec 12, 2017

Are there certain emotions you feel that put you in a rut? Have no idea how to get out of them and back to being a beast? Listen to one of my live coaching calls where I go through my powerful emotion playbook again. You need to be able to quickly change unproductive emotions if you want to dominate!

Dec 8, 2017

What do all high performers have in common? They all know how to manage and master their emotions. If they don't, it's only a matter of time before the pressure exposes them. In order to be the best and to dominate under any circumstance, you have to have the awareness and the tools to understand and shift your emotions when you need to. In this episode, I take you into a live coaching call with my Killer Instinct group and walk one of my clients through a powerful "Emotion Playbook" exercise.


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(2:48) What would your physical state be if your money emotion was dialled in?

(4:04) The meaning of what you are focusing on

(5:44) “Being broke is childish and I am quite grown”

(9:10) My daughter loves the Nicki Minaj top 10 steps to success

(10:17) Felix Dennis- How to get rich: one of the world’s greatest entrepreneurs shares his secrets

Dec 6, 2017

Do you constantly develop yourself or do you just work as a technician? Listen in on a meeting with my team as I read an excerpt from The E-Myth Revisited by Michael Gerber and make the connection between its principles and my own business.

Dec 5, 2017

Struggling with achieving results? It could be an operator error or it could be the design of your machine. What is a machine? Listen in on a live coaching call with my Killer Instinct group as I explain what machines are and how they can help you run your life and business.


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(0:00) Defining the systems

(2:28) Think of your life as a machine

(5:27) The sub-machine

(10:03) The questions to ask yourself about your machines

(11:45) Example of not having the right person run the machine




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Dec 1, 2017

Most high performers fold under the lights, they get overwhelmed with anxiety and worry when the results matter most, and it affects not just them but their teammates, their employees, their customers, and everyone involved. If you want to dominate under pressure, that means you'll have to go against your natural instincts, which is to run from that pressure. You have to teach yourself to be this episode I give you an inside look into my live coaching program where I break down the mindset standard that high performers must have and how to create your legitimate recipe for maximum confidence. 



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(0:00) Welcome to a special episode! 

(4:08). The Gametime Mentality

(6:16) #1: There’s no guarantee that you will have another shot at this

(8:00) #2: Apply pressure now so you can play in the zone later

(12:34) #3: Full intensity, focus, and tenacity are my standards no matter what anyone else does

(20:37) #4: Full preparedness means knowing anything and everything that can happen and plans for it

(26:15) What should you do when you are feeling tired

(28:02) 3 parts of an emotion

(29:18) #1: Body language

(34:19) #2: Focus

(45:07) #3: Language






Apply to the next Killer Instinct Coaching Group here!