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Clarity For Parents Of Athletes

Clarity for Parents of Athletes is created for parents who are raising athletes with help from stories of former and current professional athletes about their parents and how they were raised. Listen to the journeys these athletes went on during their younger athletic career and how they felt their parents guided them and advice they have for parents to help them with their children. Other episodes include deep and transformative insights to help you and others parent athletes and non-athletes in a more beneficial way, as well as help you lead your life with a clear mind.

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#CFPOA # 20- Part 2- "Tough Love"on the way to the Olympics with Mohini Bhardwaj

Mohini Bhardwaj's parents believed in supporting her when she told them she wanted to move from Cincinnati and train in Orlando, all in hopes of making the 2000 USA Gymnastics Team.  Her dreams to make that team were not quite answered but she continued her pursuit and eventually made the 2004 team and was named captain for the Olympics in Athens...all the while living away from home.  Her path was not easy and her determination is incredible.As always, I discuss parental influence during Mohini's journey and what pressure she felt from the sacrifices her family made for her.Have questions for me?  Contact me through my website- aclearmind.com.  I'm available to do a workshop for your team or parents as well as work with individuals and small groups.

36mins

1 Oct 2019

Rank #1

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#CFPOA #3 Striking Gold in a Natural Flow with Ashleigh McIvor DeMerit

Blind jumps, twists, turns, high speeds, and racing against three other competitors?  This is the adrenaline filled life of a Ski Cross athlete.  I just happened to interview the first Olympic Gold Medalist in that event, who won it at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games, near her hometown of Whistler, British Columbia.  Oh yeah, she's a World Champion in that event as well!So, what were her parents like during her journey?  What did her path as a skier look like? How does she plan on parenting her own son during his journey as an athlete?  Find out this and much more in this episode.

1hr 6mins

18 Apr 2019

Rank #2

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#CFPOA # 20- Part 1- "Tough Love"on the way to the Olympics with Mohini Bhardwaj

Mohini Bhardwaj's parents believed in supporting her when she told them she wanted to move from Cincinnati and train in Orlando, all in hopes of making the 2000 USA Gymnastics Team.  Her dreams to make that team were not quite answered but she continued her pursuit and eventually made the 2004 team and was named captain for the Olympics in Athens...all the while living away from home.  Her path was not easy and her determination is incredible.As always, I discuss parental influence during Mohini's journey and what pressure she felt from the sacrifices her family made for her.Have questions for me?  Contact me through my website- aclearmind.com.  I'm available to do a workshop for your team or parents as well as work with individuals and small groups.

44mins

1 Oct 2019

Rank #3

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#CFPOA #12 How to Help Your Child Through Adversity with Gabe Nosseir

Gabe recently experienced a lot of people talking or writing about resiliency and got into a social media discussion with a woman on how to best "teach" children how to be resilient.Gabe defines resiliency and goes into his theory as to how to best help children maintain it and to maneuver through adversity in a beneficial way.Please feel free to rate, review, subscribe to and share the podcast!You can now leave Gabe a voicemail with anything you want to talk about or ask and he'll respond in a future episode or if you want to keep it private, just let him know and he'll respond to you.  Leave the message at speakpipe.com/clarity for

43mins

23 Jul 2019

Rank #4

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#CFPOA #4 Part 1- Three Powerful Questions To Effectively Guide Your Child With Andrea Neil

To say Andrea Neil is a legend of Canadian women's soccer is an understatement.  She spent 18 years on the national team and was the role model for many young Canadian soccer players, including one HUGE name who is on the national team today.  Her journey that she recalls during this interview is incredible and includes starting off as a high-level badminton player and almost losing her leg in a motorcycle accident.  As always, we talk about her parents and how they guided her on her journey and Andrea touches on the three questions she asks herself when she talks to her son.You can find this and all the episodes of Clarity for Parents of Athletes on my website- aclearmind.com/podcast

50mins

14 May 2019

Rank #5

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#CFPOA #7 Going Deep in the Sandlot with Doug Flutie

In this episode of Clarity for Parents of Athletes, Gabe chats with Heisman Trophy winner and 20 year professional football quarterback Doug Flutie about his path as a young athlete and the role his parents played during that time.Doug goes deep about his love for his parents, his love for football and of course we get to hear about his relationship with his son and his daughter.  What led to Doug's success on the field, which included being named as the best college football player in 1984 and winning numerous championships as a professional?  Find out in this awesome episode!

56mins

11 Jun 2019

Rank #6

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#CFPOA #5 How to Help Your Child Listen To You With Gabe Nosseir

Gabe delves deeper into the principle of thought and specifically where any "negative" thought you have ever had really comes from and what three categories those thoughts are.  Gabe also helps you to discover an amazing way to help improve communication between you and your child and to have your child listen to you better and then flourish more in his or her life.

26mins

28 May 2019

Rank #7

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#CFPOA #15 Your Most Helpful Accountability Partner with Gabe Nosseir

Gabe talks about his trip to Bali, the times we can be hypocritical with our children, and where mixed messages can lead them, and how it can affect their performance.  Plus, listen to who some of the upcoming guests will be!As always, you can contact Gabe through his website, aclearmind.com/podcast

33mins

20 Aug 2019

Rank #8

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#CFPOA #4 Part 2- Three Powerful Questions To Effectively Guide Your Child With Andrea Neil

To say Andrea Neil is a legend of Canadian women's soccer is an understatement.  She spent 18 years on the national team and was the role model for many young Canadian soccer players, including one HUGE name who is on the national team today.  Her journey that she recalls during this interview is incredible and includes starting off as a high-level badminton player and almost losing her leg in a motorcycle accident.  As always, we talk about her parents and how they guided her on her journey and Andrea touches on the three questions she asks herself when she talks to her son.You can find this and all the episodes of Clarity for Parents of Athletes on my website- aclearmind.com/podcast

39mins

14 May 2019

Rank #9

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#CFPOA #9 Preventing Your Child's Injuries

Whether you know it or not or believe it or not, your injuries and ailments are connected not just with your body but your emotional level and thoughts as well. Of course the same goes for your child as well. Find out which injuries are connected with what thought patterns in this episode with Gabe and find out what it takes to help prevent and recover from them. Of course the same goes for your child as well!

41mins

25 Jun 2019

Rank #10

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#CFPOA #10 Powerful Influences with Oguchi Onyewo

Oguchi Onyewo, also known as Gooch, spent 10 years on the US Men's National Soccer Team and played on numerous European club teams, before finally capping his career off with Philadelphia Union of Major League Soccer.Gooch is a first generation American whose parents emigrated from Nigeria and worked diligently to provide for him and his four siblings to help them excel in whatever they chose to do in life.  It just so happened to be soccer that Gooch focused on and he had a strong desire to be the best since he was a young child.  Where did that drive come from?  What were his parents like during his athletic career and what is Gooch's advice for parents today?

55mins

9 Jul 2019

Rank #11

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#CFPOA #6 Q&A Segment #1- What Do You Do About A Painful Experience?

In this short segment, Gabe answers the question from a listener- What do you do about something that's not thought, like violent crime?

9mins

28 May 2019

Rank #12

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#CFPOA #14 Takeaways from Jarrin Solomon

Imagine if we all lived life day-by-day, minute-by-minute with the idea that our child can look up what we did with our lives on the internet someday.What is the reason for the "win at all costs" mentality some coaches have and what is the downside?What were the some of the major blessings in the athletic journey of Jarrin's athletic journey?Listen to all this and more in this episode!

9mins

6 Aug 2019

Rank #13

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#CFPOA #13 Important Role Modeling with Jarrin Solomon

Jarrin Solomon went from a budding youth soccer player and multi-sport athlete to narrowing down his focus on track.  He helped lead the 4x400 relay team from Trinidad and Tobago to a Bronze Medal finish in the 2012 Olympic Games in London and beat traditional powerhouse USA in the 2017 World Track & Field Championships, also in London.Dive into this episode and hear what Jarrin's parents were like on his journey as an athlete.  His father ran for Trinidad and Tobago as well, so did Jarrin feel pressure to perform from him?Also in this episode, Jarrin talks about some troubling issues he sees in youth sports today and how he expects to parent his daughter when she's on her journey as an athlete.Please feel free to leave me a voicemail about anything you want to share about the podcast or if you have a question you want help with.  There's a link on my website- a clearmind.com/podcast or you can go to speakpipe.com/clarityfor.

59mins

6 Aug 2019

Rank #14

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#CFPOA #19 Doubling Your Child's Athletic Productivity by Doing This with Paige Tonz

Paige Tonz says she went into her college softball career with low confidence.  Despite this, her athletic ability took her to Northwestern University and playing in the Big Ten Conference.  It was there that she made a decision to work on improving the mental side of her game.  When she was able to propel herself to a higher frequency of thought, her skills improved even more and doubled her batting average.Now she helps young girls with the psychological side of their beings, both in person and virtually.  Check out her work at- paigetonz.comListen to her awesome story of how she went from being too hard on herself to conquering her fears and find out where those came from in the first place on this episode.As always, I'm available to work with your team and parent groups or individuals as well.  Go to my website- aclearmind.com for more information.

59mins

17 Sep 2019

Rank #15

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#CFPOA #16 A Blueprint for Athletic Success with AJ Bramlett

"To be the best you want to be, you have to have a real passion for the game and work on your own."AJ Bramlett had that passion for basketball and his desire to work on his own led him to play for one of the best college basketball coaches in history, Lute Olson, at the University of Arizona, where he helped his team win the 1997 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship.  AJ went onto a professional career in the NBA and in Europe after his college days.So, what did his parents do (or not do) that helped him have that self-motivation to want to work on his game outside of practice?  Find out in this episode of Clarity for Parents of Athletes.Please feel free to contact Gabe for either team and/or parent workshops or individual coaching at aclearmind.com

1hr 5mins

27 Aug 2019

Rank #16

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#CFPOA #11 Takeaways from Oguchi Onyewo

What propelled Oguchi Onyewo, who said he wasn't the best soccer player growing up, to spend 10 years on the US Men's National Soccer Team and experience a long professional career throughout Europe?Gabe gives his opinion on what he believes helped Gooch along his journey.Do you have different takeaways?  Leave Gabe a voicemail at speakpipe.com/clarityfor

8mins

9 Jul 2019

Rank #17

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#CFPOA #18 Part 1- From the Orphanage to the Court with Robert Ian Bonnick

Robert Ian Bonnick grew up in a children's home in London, England from the time he was 18 months until he was 18 year's old.  His stories are unbelievable and lead to many questions, both regarding his athletic journey and even simply his journey as a child without much contact with his parents.How did he excel to get to the level of playing for the English National Basketball Team?Who were his major influences?There are so many gems in this amazing episode as well as in his book, "Soul Survivor", which you can order through his website by clicking here- https://www.robertianbonnick.com/

49mins

3 Sep 2019

Rank #18

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#CFPOA #21 Are You Unconsciously Teaching Your Child to Bully?

Most parents realize that they are the most important role models for their children (or maybe they don't).  In this episode of Clarity for Parents of Athletes Gabe delves into the impact yelling at referees at games has, not just on the referees, but on your child.Why has berating referees become socially acceptable and what's the difference between heckling and bullying...or is there one?  Why do people find it necessary to yell at them in the first place? As usual, Gabe goes deeply in this episode.Want to explore working with Gabe during one of his workshops, small groups, or individually?  Check out aclearmind.com to contact him or leave him a voicemail at speakpipe.com/clarityfor

28mins

15 Oct 2019

Rank #19

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#CFPOA #8 Takeaways from Doug Flutie

What was the secret ingredient, which led Doug Flutie to have such great success as a college and professional quarterback, despite not meeting the typical physical mold?  Gabe delves into what he believes is the answer and also discusses what happens when we let go of expectations of our children.

10mins

11 Jun 2019

Rank #20