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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Jul 6, 2018

How do you get a loved one, friend or teammate to really buy into your vision  and believe in you? In my experience, there are things that really don't work, and some things that build trust like no other. In this episode, I break down how I've been able to gain the trust of my wife (for now at least lol)

Time Stamps:

(1:22) What we say is “best”, right?

(2:23) The trust factor in my relationship with my wife

(5:21) An analogy: Football 2-a-days TRUST IS A MUSCLE

(8:25) Tip #1: Know your goals and your dreams.

(8:48) Tip #2: Work from a PLAN.

(9:38) Tip #3: Don’t sweat mistakes!

(10:51) Tip #4: Doubt is a good thing.

(11:43) Tip #5: Share your wins and losses with your significant other.

(12:21) Tip #6: Act like you’ve won before.. (don’t sweat them either)

(13:01) POEM: “If” by Rudyard Kipling

(13:40) Tip #7: Think about those that you are serving; do for them, what is BEST for them!

(14:49) Tip #8: Don’t lie.

(15:33) Focus on yourself. Think about others. Be truthful. Be honest.


Jul 5, 2018

This new habit has absolutely changed my mornings, and I want to show you exactly what I started doing that has led to me being more alert, positive and motivated right when I wake up.

Jul 4, 2018

This is a book from the stoic philosopher Epictetus, my personal favorite. Straight BARS. Check it out.

Jul 3, 2018

In this episode, I share with you 3 books that I have several copies of and take with me on every trip and keep by my bedside. When you hear their power, you'll understand why.

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(1:22) Reggie Bush was always dedicated to squats parallels the importance of reading

(3:15) Practical, motivation, inspiring, and courageous books

(4:42) Book 1: Sun Tzu’s, “The Art of War”

(5:03) Why reading war-strategy based books can be beneficial for your life

(6:00) Snippets from “The Art of War”

(7:25) Book 2: Wallace D Wattles’, “The Science of Getting Rich”

(8:05) Snippets from “The Science of Getting Rich”

(10:10) Book 3: Yamamoto Tsunetomo’s, “Hagakure: The Secret Wisdom of the Samurai”

(10:47) Snippets from “Hagakure: The Secret Wisdom of the Samurai”

(13:20) What books do YOU bring with you? Do you bring books? Or just electronics…

Jun 29, 2018

In this episode, I share with you a clip from a 1 on 1 call I had with a client and I am coaching them through how to eliminate triggers and master their emotions. Check it out.

Jun 28, 2018

This guy's youtube channel has literally changed my life and has been a crucial piece in Fearless Academy, the school my wife and I started for our 5 children. You gotta check this out. This clip is of Tom Bilyeu's Top 10, past guest on the show (Episode 186 check it out if you haven't listened to it). Yup, I just put you up on game (twice).

Jun 27, 2018

I fell across this classic by accident and when I first started reading it, I was blown away. Check out why in this episode.

Jun 26, 2018

There is a lot of you that have ideas, businesses, and movements you want to start but you're tossing your time away and putting things off. I know why, and in this episode I may slap you in the face a bit, but proceed to give you some practical advice on how to break through...


Time Stamps:


(1:22) Welcome back to the Sports Motivation Podcast!

(1:40) Fear and Procrastination

(3:40) Reality

(9:15) You gotta move!

(11:41) #1: Decide on your plan

(13:08) #2: Take daily action

(14:05) #3: Get a mentor

(14:43) #4: Take inventory of your life nightly

(16:14) Your current reality isn’t good but you’ve settled

(17:10) A reality of my fear


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Jun 22, 2018

How many times have you had an instinct to try or do something and you didn't out of fear of what someone would think or say or do to you? This is natural but this does not mean we must indulge in the fear. In this episode, I take you through a powerful exercise in how to unleash yourself from this fear and begin to take the action you need to. Check it out, it's very powerful!


Time Stamps:


(1:22) Welcome back to the Sports Motivation Podcast!

(2:07) Fear of other’s opinions

(2:47) A high school story

(6:27) Evolutionary Psychology Books

(9:46) A quote from “Hagakure”

(13:42) Death exercise


Jun 21, 2018

There are a lot of "celebrities" online, and a lot of them are talking a bunch of nonsense. Not Will Smith. If you haven't already, he is a must follow on IG and Youtube. Listen to this episode so I can tell you why.

Jun 20, 2018

This is a slept on classic that I have read 3 times over already in the last 3 months. It's written by an Ancient Samurai Warrior and in this b+b episode, I break down a powerful excerpt that speaks to me on many levels.

Jun 19, 2018

I decided to give all the graduates a special INY graduation speech. It's definitely not the typical speech you'd hear and if I did this live I am sure there would be some parents and teachers mad at me. But what else would you expect? Check it out and forward it to all the graduates out there who are about to enter the real world. You're welcome.

Jun 15, 2018

In this episode, I break down a powerful mental conditioning exercise that I use often that helps me build crazy amounts of confidence and clarity, and gets rid of older negative beliefs that have held me back.


Time Stamps:


(1:22) Welcome back to the Sports Motivation Podcast!

(1:30) Mental Conditioning

 (4:12) A powerful exercise for you

(4:38) Sit down with a piece of paper/journal

(5:58) Beliefs

(7:20) Where did we form our beliefs?

(9:22) Discredit the belief

(10:56) Identify new beliefs

(13:17) Strengthen the new beliefs   

(14:28) Prove or evidence of a belief



Jun 14, 2018

I want to put you up on game. Meet Mike Rashid and listen as I share the impact that his "Mental Jewels" had on me at a crucial part in my life.

Jun 13, 2018

This book changed the way I view money and is a MUST read for those who want to be financially free.

Jun 12, 2018

I see a lot of people who want to make money online and influence people or "motivate" them. For these people, I have some harsh, yet valuable words. You need a reality check, especially if you're struggling to get customers, listeners, or results.


Time Stamps: 

(1:22) Welcome back to the Sports Motivation Podcast

(1:30) How cool is this? Technology

(4:30) What I do

(5:19) Rocky

(6:41) I don’t care about being famous

(7:28) I am on my way to becoming very wealthy

(8:00) Money is value

(9:12) Wallace D Wattles, “Science of Getting Rich

(10:06) I study and perfect my craft daily  

(12:56) Killer Instinct Program

(14:10) Money Playbook- Coming Soon!

(15:56) Your Reality

(16:30) You slave away at a job

(19:03) Email me at if you can help me grow my IG following. P.S. Follow me on IG @niyisobo

(20:25) Step your value game up!

(22:16) Get your money right!

(23:55) My philosophy

(25:53) What have your goals been?

(30:00) = not for the lazy.


Jun 8, 2018

Habits CAN be hard to create. But all of the impractical, vague advice we get about habits is usually to blame for that. So how do you actually create habits that stick and that last in any environment? Let me share my experience and advice.


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(1:22) Welcome back to the Sports Motivation Podcast

(3:30) Habits

(5:59) The 10,000 hour rule

(8:15) Decide you really need to do this habit/get sold

(9:56) Examine your current reality

(11:34) Diagnose the cause of the bad habit

(12:45) Create a plan to replace a habit

(15:01) Visualize your habit going perfectly

(16:50) Craft with someone who’s practical    

(18:29) Review the results

(20:26) Acknowledge wins

(22:53) Focus more on building the new habit

(24:24) The "p" habit

(27:26) OREOS

(28:27) An excerpt from “The Way of the Superior Man” 


Jun 7, 2018

I've listened to this rant probably 20 times and when you listen you'll know why. And now I can say I put you up on game.

Jun 6, 2018

Finally, a book from one of the most influential, successful and revolutionary moguls in Hip Hop History. Filled with practical gems and one that every entrepreneur must read. I break down 2 excerpts from this book and explain the power behind them.

Jun 5, 2018

It's tough to make your dreams a reality while you work a" 9-5" whether your dream is to create a business or make it as a pro. I've been able to make both transitions and I want to share my experience and some words of advice if you want to make your dreams happen.


Time Stamps:

(1:40) Shoutout to Dusty!

(1:50) Today’s episode topic

(4:18) Approach your craft or sport like a professional

(7:18) Protect your energy

(8:55) Protect your time

(10:03) Raise your standard

(11:13) Beliefs

(16:30) My mindset

(24:58) Begin to plot your escape

(26:36) No Days Off

(27:02) Wake up early

(27:57) Learn how to market yourself

(28:00) Top marketing books

(28:58) Learn to increase your value

(30:20) You don’t have a lot of time

(34:22) For the ladies




Jun 1, 2018

You ever talk to someone you know one day and they are struggling with a problem... Then you see them a few weeks, months, even years later and they have the SAME problem? And same complaints? Don't let that be you. You need a formula for solving problems, and you need to know what unlocks your creativity and motivation to make progress. Check out today's episode.


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(1:30) Solving Problems

(3:09) Real Life Example

(5:54) Formula to Solving Problems

(6:19) Start with Desire

(7:26) Need to Solve the Problem

(9:08) Determination

(10:46) What are problems in your life?

May 30, 2018

I break down a clip from a BEAST of a song that used to get me in killer mode when I was training for the NFL. Check it out.

May 29, 2018

I've made a ton of mistakes and even repeated the same costly mistakes. I'm sure we all have. But what separates the good from the great is how well they actually LEARN and profit from these mistakes and not just NOT repeat them....but use the lessons to make GAINS in other areas as well. In this episode, I take you up close and personal into my life and show you the almost fatal mistakes I made and how I've learned from them. I'm giving you don't have to make the mistake to learn from it. It's like going to a can eat the BBQ without even cooking. (or paying lol)


Time Stamps:


(1:22) Welcome back to the Sports Motivation Podcast

(1:57) Mistakes in my life

(6:57) Ray Dalio, “Principles

(7:30) Failed Relationship and Poor Decisions

(8:08) How I was raised and having kids

(19:34) What I learned

(24:16) Understand who has influence on you in your life

(26:48) My decisions based on your own principles despite the pain

(27:42) Don’t make decisions based on fear or desperation

(28:28) Make decisions with long term in mind

(28:50) Actions mean more than words

(30:11) Train yourself to be afraid of less

(33:34) What a failure you’ve had? 

May 25, 2018

If you want to stand out and achieve at a high level, you have to be a PROFESSIONAL. That means working harder, being more skilled, and having a higher degree of awareness. But how do you do that and what other elements must be mastered to be ELITE? In this episode, I break it down.


Time Stamps:


(1:22) Welcome back to the Sports Motivation Podcast


(2:21) PhD in Peak Performance

(4:30) 7 elements of Peak Performance

(4:55) Create crystal clear vision

(5:37) Know who you are

(6:19) Master the art of setting goals

(6:53) Systems for managing your time and day

(7:41) Gametime Confidence

(9:00) Build Daily Confidence

 (11:30) Killer Instinct System


May 24, 2018

This is the very first episode of a new series we are doing on the Sports Motivation Podcast. the concept is simple: I want to put you up on game about as many websites, podcasts, courses, songs, and other resources that I use or have used that have changed the game for me. Listen to today's to find out about a website that is turning into the headquarters for high performers who want their daily dose of motivation.

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