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Sports Motivation Podcast

Learn the strategies, systems and mindset needed to perform and dominate under pressure. The Sports Motivation Podcast is hosted by Former NFL Running Back Niyi Sobo. Here you'll learn how to master your emotions, specific methods for setting and reaching your goals, and how to develop the mindset of the worlds greatest athletes.
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Oct 5, 2022

How do you communicate with difficult people? Why is it so hard getting through to certain people? 

This book by Mark Goulston is a must read for anyone looking to improve their ability to comunicate. 


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Get Instant Access to the "31 Keys to Dominate" email course. 

Join the Killer Instinct Coaching program. 

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Sep 30, 2022

Accountability, when done right, can be the difference between struggle and consisitent success. 

In this epsiode, I share with you how to set up an accountability with a teammate, co-worker or friend. 

Sep 27, 2022

It's difficult being the best player on the team. You are smarter than your coach, and their mistakes are costing you wins and hurting your future. How do you handle it?

In this epsidoe, I discuss some harsh realities, and the best way to handle a sticky situation like this one. 

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Sep 23, 2022

There's nothing like leaving the zoo for the jungle...but it seems as hard as you tried to prepare, the stresss and anxiety is proving too much to handle. In this episiode, I break down my philosophy and approach to being full time Jungle. 

Sep 20, 2022

In this epsiode, I break down a few gritty lyrics from Benny The Butcher, as he explains some of the realities that come with rising to the top. 

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Sep 16, 2022

You’ve got momentum, and then…..BAM. Life hits you with something that totally surprises you, and throws off that momentum. 

How do you handle that? 

What can you do to prevent it?

How do you respond when it does throw you off?

In this episode, I break down my answers to these questions. 

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Sep 13, 2022

In another episode of Bars, I break down wisdom from BSF rapper Rick Hyde, and his philosophy on the value of struggle. 

Sep 9, 2022

Use this powerful goal setting exercise to gain clarity on your vision, goals and action plan. 

To work with Niyi Sobo, click here. 

Sep 7, 2022

There's problems and then there are PROBLEMS. Season ending injuries. Divorces. Deaths in the family. Natural disasters. 

What's the mindset and approach to these things that can keep us in the game? How can we stay aggressive in the face of these obstacles? 

In this episode, I break down the mindset and approach. 

Sep 2, 2022

How do good games affect you? What about bad games? You are allowing these emotions to affect you for too long, leading you to lose your sense of calm and poise. In today's episode, I am goimg to show you a simple method for evaluating yourself after a game so that you can improve faster, and stay more level headed and poised. 

Aug 30, 2022

In this epsidoe, I share a bar from rapper Rick Hyde to illustrate the importance of staying focused, to avoid getting lost and distracted. 

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Aug 26, 2022

In this epsidoe I expose 3 very clear signs that will prove your relationship is holding you back and sabotaging your dreams and goals. 

Aug 23, 2022

It is easy to forget the standards that must be maintained to live an ambitious "Jungle" lifestyle...in this epsidoe I remind you of 4 standards that you must not forget. 

Aug 19, 2022

Planning and mapping out your day (the night before), is one of the most game changing habits you can create. In this episode I share with you a powerful 10 minute planning visualization that will walk you through each stage of the daily planning process, and leaving you feeling motivated and locked in each night before you go to bed. 

Use it with a pen and paper, or just throw it on before you go to sleep for a powerful guided visualization!

Share this with a friend or teammate that you know needs it!

 

Aug 17, 2022

Having that fire to keep going is relatively easy when things are going well. But what about when things don't go well?

What do you do when things are crumbling right beneath you, and you are stressed,overwhemed and depressed? 

In this epsiode I share some valuable tips for staying motivated and keeping that fire lit, especially when nothing is going your way. 

 

Jul 22, 2022

Confidence matters....especially when your lack of it prevents you from perfroming when it matters most. In this episode, I break down 3 core reasons why you lack confidence when it matters most, and how to improve your confidence so that you can dominate on game day. 

Jul 19, 2022

Being LOCKED IN means you are actively pursuing a worthy goal, with an intense focus and obsession. 

Can you say that you're locked in? If not, listen as I break down the formula for how to be in a perpetual locked in state, which is what's requiredf or you to accomplish at the highest level.

Jun 7, 2022

Gratitude seems to be the cure for everything...at least according to the infinite gurus and spiritual leaders. 

But does gratitude actually work? In this episode I break down why gratitude works and how to use it the right way to create the feelings you need to succeed at a high level. 

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Jun 3, 2022

In this epsiode I give you an inside look into a powerful mental conditioning workshop I took some of my Killer Instinct clients through. We take a look at 2 deadly mindsets and do some active work to root them out. 

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May 31, 2022

Enjoy this powerful set of "Mental Reps", and use it to build confidence, certainty and big time energy towards your goals. 

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May 27, 2022

Failure, regardless of how much of a "winner" you consider yourself, is inevitable and very much a part of your sports journey. 

So how do you deal with failure? How can you prevent failure from dampening your efforts? How can you use failure to make you better?

In this epsode, I break down the types of failure, why they happen,and what to do when you experience it. 

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May 24, 2022

Anxiety and overwhelm is sure to overcome you whenever you're involved in high pressure situations. The question becomes how do you manage it and keep it at bay.

In this epsiode, I share some powerful advice from 11x NBA champion coach Phil Jackson on how to master anxiety. 

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May 20, 2022

If your desire is to dominate, you are admitting your willingness to deal with pressure. The question becomes, what do you do when it shows up? How do you handle it? In this episode, I share with you my philosophy on how a true competitor deals with and manages pressure. 

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May 17, 2022

So much is made of the "mental game". All of the most dominant athletes talk about how important the mental is. But how do you work on this in a practical way? In this epsiode, I break down a simple and practical way to think about strengthening your mental game. 

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May 13, 2022

Gone are the days where you can just "focus on your sport", and avoid the "politics" of it all. 

If you are a pro, then that means you are monetizing your talent. That makes you a BUSINESS. 

So what is the mindset and strategy to be the CEO that your career needs? In this epsiode, I beak down the mindset shift that is nessessary to master the business of your sport. 

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