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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Now displaying: September, 2019
Sep 27, 2019
In the Jungle, there is chaos, continuous change, and danger. This quickly leads to overwhelm, frustration and helplessness for most people.
My goal for you is to be in CONTROL.
Over the next several weeks, I will be detailing how to develop the mindset of a true Jungle Lion... complete control, confidence and poise under pressure, while executing consistently.
In today's episode I detail my story... my episodes of helplessness and how I was able to take control back. Listen closely, as I will be showing you what control looks like, the illusion that it really is, how to create a sense of control wherever you go, and whatever goals you decide to pursue.

Time Stamps:
(1:22) Shoutout to my DAY ONES!
(2:22) "From reserve to pro" - the inspiration behind today's episode
(9:28) My reality check: The most important traits that I LACKED.
(12:25) My transition: I was stuck and couldn't stand where I was at...
(14:50) My transformation: I had to wake up to my reality.
(28:13) Why most people lack control
(39:53) You know this is all possible.
(41:19) What to expect over the next three weeks!
Sep 26, 2019

In this episode I put you up on a mindset that will guarantee to alter the course of your life... only if you listen. It's time to invest in your most important asset... your mind. #UpOnGame

Sep 25, 2019
In this episode, I break down some powerful #BARS from female emcee Rapsody.
Song: "Cleo"
Artist: Rapsody
Album: Eve
Sep 24, 2019
You grew up a certain way.....a part of a certain religion. Your family and friends are clear with what they believe in...the only problem is that you don't believe in the same things. At least not anymore. You are trying to recreate yourself. And in the midst of you trying to do this, you feel as uncertain, scared and hesitant as ever.
How do you become confident in what you believe in?
How do you handle the reality that some family members will no longer want anything to do with you?
In this episode I break down these harsh realities, and how to deal with them to be as confident as ever in your new identity.

Time Stamps:
(1:22) "Principles"
(2:49) Emotions
(3:35) The inspiration for today's episode!
(8:00) Independence... get outta the house.
(10:43) Make a conscious decision about who/what you want to be in life.
(11:19) Question the reality of your past.
(13:50) Time for action: Get a therapist/counselor.
(16:47) Study the history of your religion.
(18:45) Start clarifying your new philosophies.
(21:32) Redefine your standards in your relationships.
(23:14) Communicate those standards to your people.
(24:06) Observe.
(25:13) Invest in a "new family".
(27:15) LIVE IT.
(28:01) Modify and update as you go.
Sep 20, 2019
Sometimes when you become a part of a new team, you get off to a bad start. You don't know the plays. You make costly mistakes. And then your teammates begin to gossip, and put you in "that" category.
If you're not careful, you will take on this identity and become the very player that you don't want to be. In this episode, I show you how to create a new identity, in spite of your mistakes and shortcomings.

Time Stamps:

(1:22) This episode is dedicated to you, if...
(3:34) I was boxed in, as an athlete
(9:10) I was boxed in, as a firefighter
(11:13) How to break out of the box(es) in your life...
(13:44) Step 1: Keep it 100 with your reality.
(14:51) Step 2: Give yourself perspective.
(16:18) Step 3: Decide what your real identity is.
(17:51) Step 4: Take control of your controllables!
(19:48) Step 4.5: Get in the best physical shape, humanely possible.
(21:35) Step 5: Pre/Post PRACTICE.
(23:00) Step 6: Evaluate yourself often.
(25:20) Step 7: Don't be surprised when your time comes.
Sep 19, 2019

Do you plan your week? In this episode, I show you how to execute this habit in the type of way that will lead to more fun, more efficient work, and a head start to the next week. It's a game changer. #UpOnGame

Sep 18, 2019
Of all the people you hang around each day, how many are actually chasing their goals and dreams, and creating the life they want?
If you have to think too hard, you're doing something wrong. It needs to be a standard to be surrounded with people who are all committed to greatness. Listen to the Dreamville crew tell it on this track.
Song: "Down Bad" (ft. Young Nudy)
Artist: Dreamville (J. Cole, JID, Bas & Earthgang)
Album: Revenge of the Dreamers III
Sep 17, 2019

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
Sep 13, 2019

We are taught that pain is bad, and our trauma "shouldn't have happened". What if I told you that your trauma and pain can actually be the things that make you come alive? What if I told you that you can and should be motivated and locked in EVERY DAY? This can only happen if you stop repressing and denying your pain, and instead incorporate it into your mission. In this episode I show you how.

Time Stamps:
(1:22) What's your trauma?
(4:31) Examples of the greats...
(5:32) You have to generate the right energy to overcome your pain
(6:55) You and your DORMANT ENERGY
(7:42) Use PERSPECTIVE; stop referring to your pain/traumas as "bad"
(9:49) ACCEPT your pain, and channel it
(10:56) A father story, Pt. 1: School-life was rough... but I learned a lot.
(15:59) A father story, Pt. 2: What happened post-NFL, and a very important Fourth of July family moment.
(19:19) A father story, Pt. 3: My reality check, after retiring the desire to please my father.
(22:42) My purpose is to teach people how to take control.
(27:32) Here are my steps for you
(28:03) Step 1: IDENTIFY what the PAIN is.
(30:07) Step 2: Be AWARE of your INSECURITIES.
(31:13) Step 3: Turn these INSECURITIES INTO ANGER.
(34:21) Step 4: Find a TARGET for your anger.
(36:40) Step 5: Find a VEHICLE to express this anger into ACTION.
(40:37) Step 6: REINFORCE the anger OFTEN and when NECESSARY.
(41:50) Questions for you to reflect on after listening...
Sep 12, 2019
When it comes to wealth creation, there are so many ways to do it.....but where do you start?
Let's say you know you want to invest in real estate...but still, how do you know who to trust, who to listen to, and which plan to follow?
In this episode I share with you a set of resources, and more importantly, an expert you can trust. Shane Melanson is an author, consultant and has helped hundreds of high net worth individuals expand their wealth using real estate. He's also a great friend of mine, and I spent over a year working with Shane as a 1-on-1 client. If you want to learn more about how to build your wealth using real estate, with Shane is where you start.
Follow Shane by going to his website here:
Listen to Shane's podcast:
Sep 11, 2019

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. #BooksandBars

Sep 10, 2019
The dreaded "imposter syndrome" decide what you want to accomplish, only to be plagued with feelings of unworthiness, doubt and indecision.
"Am I even good enough?"
"Maybe I could just wait to do this. I need more experience."
"There's too much competition."
If you give in to the voice, you'll remain stuck, stranded, and completely average.
You must learn how to overcome this tendency, and in this episode I detail exactly how to do that.
Time Stamps:
(1:22) Are you this person?
(2:19) We like "labeling" things...
(5:04) What "The Imposter Syndrome" does to the weak
(6:32) Reality: We're animals first
(7:30) Reality: Change is initially scary to us
(9:34) Reality: Don't be a victim.
(10:55) The Alpha response: Understand your animal nature.
(13:13) What a true killa thinks, when they feel the imposter syndrome on the road to success...
(13:21) Killa's mindset: "I'm not good enough yet, and that's alright."
(15:13) Killa's mindset: "I do not need to be perfect, to get into the game"
(15:27) Killa's mindset: "The pressure of not wanting to fail, is beneficial to me"
(16:52) Killa's mindset: "Failure is where the gains come."
(17:12) Killa's mindset: "I trust myself to rise to the occasion."
(18:03) Killa's mindset: "This is my destiny."
(18:34) Action plan: Decide on the vision
(19:12) Action plan: Objectively create a plan
(19:26) Action plan: Identify the most pressing next steps
(19:46) Action plan: Plan your week based on your moves.
(20:07) Action plan: Wake up every morning, and prepare to hunt.
(20:19) Action plan: Go out and execute regardless of how you feel.
(20:35) After your action plan, review and repeat.
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Sep 6, 2019
You and I are plagued with the same matter how hard we work, how much we accomplish, there is still a nagging feeling of "I gotta do more".
This is not necessarily a bad thing, but when it causes you to be so hard on yourself that you don't give yourself encouragement, props, and kudos, it begins to eat away at your confidence.
You need to learn how to give yourself the right amount of praise without negatively impacting your hunger and drive. In this episode, I break down why.
Time Stamps:
(1:22) Are you this type of person? Do you have this mindset?
(6:28) New mindset: "I am a BEAST"
(7:04) New mindset: "I love results"
(7:21) New mindset: "My hunger always remains"
(7:46) New mindset: "I'll never fully satisfied off a win"
(8:12) New mindset: "Comfort should come from knowing I am a killa"
(8:42) New mindset: "Failure is an illusion"
(9:14) New mindset: "When I fail to hit a result, I am still worthy"
(9:35) New mindset: "The more I hunt, the more I kill"
(10:10) New mindset: "The bigger targets I set, the bigger results I get"
(10:39) Your game plan: Establish your standards.
(11:42) Your game plan: Identify your ideal hunting state of mind.
(12:22) Your game plan: Talk to yourself the way you need to be talked to.
(12:51) Your game plan: Nightly, keep inventory of wins, losses, and lessons.
(13:56) Your game plan: Find a coach to challenge you and reinforce you to make the night actions.
(15:28) Your game plan: Accept compliments, then wash and rinse.
(16:07) Your game plan: Habitually ignore the infected compliments.
(16:35) Your game plan: Spend time around absolute beasts.
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Sep 5, 2019
One of the easiest ways to increase your discipline is by tracking everything that matters. I used to be pretty old school- from printing, to all types of charts, and quickly I realized how overwhelming that can be...
That's why in this episode I am introducing you to an app that has absolutely changed the game for me in terms of tracking, and increasing my discipline levels. Search for the "Strides" app (and you'll see a blue logo with white lines).
Sep 4, 2019
In this episode, I break down one of the best intros I've ever heard on a hip hop album. This is a clip from Jeezy's new album "TM104: Legend of the Snowman"...
Most people respond to trauma and unfortunate events with a child's mentality, and grieve for too long. Jeezy shows us how to turn pain into powerful action, and instead of being debilitated by the traumata, you become MOTIVATED.
Song: "the enTRAPreneur"
Artist: Jeezy (featuring Gary Vaynerchuk)
Album: TM104: The Legend of the Snowman
Sep 3, 2019
When you decide to be the best in the world at what you do, you automatically shrink your circle. It becomes difficult to find people who relate to you, who encourage you, who challenge you to be better.
In this special edition episode, I send a special shout out to all my "Killas", including Killer Instinct Alumni and important people in my life who have been there for me.
I wanted to say thank you...I love you....and I see you. Keep huntin'. Don't stop.