Ryan Mason is currently a first team football coach at Tottenham Hotspur FC and was the youngest person ever to manage a Premier League football match at 29. Ryan played football professionally until a life changing skull injury, which he suffered during a match and led to 48 staples in his skull. In this episode they discuss the injury and the struggles that took place in the following months. He shares how he fought through the anger and resentment that followed.
Nine months after his injury, Ryan was told he would never play football again. This sudden life change led him to find a passion for coaching. He shares with Jake and Damian his coaching methods, how he builds trust within the...
Reflecting on the guests they’ve spoken to in the month of November, Jake and Damian discuss the greatest learnings from each guest and how they can be applied to our everyday lives. Listening back to the conversation they had with Danny Drinkwater, they dive into the biggest lesson he was taught during his career, including those by Sir Alex Ferguson. Author and blogger Shane Parrish was another impactful guest in November; Jake shares with Damian how the conversation with Shane has been impacting every day of his life since, specifically in terms of where he spends his time. Jake and Damian also spoke to Matt Fitzpatrick about his strict method of practise and play. Matt went on to share the story of a text message he received from his personal hero, basketball player Michael Jordan. At the beginning of November, Jake and Damian hosted an exclusive live event with Sarina Wiegman to celebrate the launch of her book. They think back to this special night and listen to the answer Sarina gave to an audience question. The final guest of the month was Alex Albon, a conversation that took place in two halves, from discussing the most difficult moments of his career to how his life has transformed in the last few years. Every month lessons offered by the guest on this podcast are utilised by Jake and Damian in their own lives, including leading with intention, knowing how to spend your time and respecting your teammates. Listen to the episodes mentioned: Danny Drinkwater: https://pod.fo/e/1fcb1b Ole Gunnar Solskjær: https://pod.fo/e/21718 Shane Parrish: https://pod.fo/e/1ff000 Matt Fitzpatrick: https://pod.fo/e/2038f9 Alex Albon: https://pod.fo/e/205b4f Sarina Wiegman: https://pod.fo/e/2013d6 To hear the full episode right now, download The High Performance App at this link: https://www.thehighperformancepodcast.com/app-link Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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Alex Albon is one of the most exciting talents in Formula 1, currently driving for Williams Racing. He has previously raced for Scuderia Toro Rosso and Red Bull Racing where he was teammate to the current Drivers Champion, Max Verstappen. This episode was recorded across two occasions, with the first taking place at the Williams Racing headquarters just days after the now infamous Qatar Grand Prix, which saw Alex need medical attention due to the heat in the car. The second half was recorded in London when Alex returned from an early exit in Sao Paulo. The conversations cover Alex’s rise through the ranks of racing, and his struggles when he was dropped by Red Bull, electing to stay with the team and improve the car for his teammates. Alex opens up on the learnings he has taken through difficult periods in his career and his personal life, which he believes have enabled him to develop the mental resilience needed to become a champion. Download The High Performance App by clicking the link below https://www.thehighperformancepodcast.com/app-link Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
1 hour 18 mins
27 November Finished
Ahead of the launch of the new High Performance book, ‘How to Change Your Life: Five Steps to Achieving High Performance’, Jake and Damian discuss the waypoints that people should expect to travel through in order to make lasting change. The patern of dream, leap, fight, climb and arrive has shown itself in the journeys of countless high performers and in this episode we discuss each stage, selecting a previous guest who exemplifies it. The book covers these steps in detail, using examples from our conversations with the guests on the podcast to illustrate how to effectively move through these stages. Pre Order 'How to Change Your Life' (Out 7th December): https://linktr.ee/howtochangeyourlife Listen to the first chapter for free NOW on the High Performance App: https://www.thehighperformancepodcast.com/hp-app Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24 November Finished
Ahead of the release of our podcast with F1 driver, Alex Albon, this is an exclusive first listen which details Alex’s first ever appearance on an F1 grid, leading to him gaining a seat with the prestigious Red Bull Racing team. The full episode covers Alex’s career to date, his ambitions for the future, and the incidents, struggles and circumstances which have challenged him and helped him to grow. To hear the full episode right now, download The High Performance App at this link: https://www.thehighperformancepodcast.com/app-link Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22 November Finished
This conversation provides a glimpse into the mind of a golfer whose meticulous approach, dedication, and mental resilience has propelled him to the pinnacle of the sport. Matt Fitzpatrick is a professional golfer, and won his first major championship at the 2022 U.S. Open. In this episode, Jake, Damian and Matt discuss the techniques and skills he employs in his professional and personal life that have shaped his career. Matt shares the transformation that took place in 2018 that took his career to the next level; he reveals the meticulous approach he uses to hone his craft and why being numbers obsessed is the secret to his success. They explore his journey from amateur to professional golfer, and his shift in mindset, including the power of positive self-talk. Matt also shares the life-changing advice his caddy Billy Foster gave him just before winning the U.S Open. In this episode they delve into how he developed his winning mindset in a sport where you lose more than you win. Download The High Performance App by clicking the link below https://www.thehighperformancepodcast.com/app-link Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
1 hour 5 mins
20 November Finished
Returning to the episode with author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, Mark Manson, Jake reflects on the lessons he still thinks about daily. Mark suggested parents should not be telling their children they can do anything, as it may set them up for a fall in the future. Telling them they’re going to be brilliant will ensure they don’t build their resilience muscle. Jake shares with Damian how after this episode he now talks to his children differently. They also reflect on why comparison is killer and Mark’s experience writing Will Smith’s book. And they discuss how saying no makes you a more attractive prospect. Listen to the full episode with Mark: https://pod.fo/e/15bfe7 Download The High Performance App by clicking the link below and using the code: HPAPP https://www.thehighperformancepodcast.com/app-link Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17 November Finished