Muscles and Management

Episode #153 Mental Health and Improving Athlete Performance with Philadelphia Phillies' Mental Skills Coach Hannah Huesman

May 19, 2021 Gerry DeFilippo Season 3 Episode 153
Muscles and Management
Episode #153 Mental Health and Improving Athlete Performance with Philadelphia Phillies' Mental Skills Coach Hannah Huesman
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Muscles and Management
Episode #153 Mental Health and Improving Athlete Performance with Philadelphia Phillies' Mental Skills Coach Hannah Huesman
May 19, 2021 Season 3 Episode 153
Gerry DeFilippo

*SHOW TIMESTAMPS FEATURED AT THE END*

In this episode, Gerry welcomes Philadelphia Phillies Mental Skills Coach, Hannah Huesman, on the show to talk everything pertaining to mental health and improving mental health performance for athletes.

To start, Hannah discusses her journey into the field, education and the things she has learned both in AND out of school that has shaped her outlook of human mental health, particularly for athletes. From there, Hannah details a bit of the difference between working with normal, everyday people and athletes, and how it is also connected when it comes to certain aspects of human behavior.

From there, the conversation turns to some key aspects of mental health performance for athletes including taking risks (both on and off the field), how to equip yourself with tools to succeed, everything pertaining to failure and some of the biggest struggles players tend to have.

All that and more on this episode of Muscles and Management!

Episode Timestamps

4:15 - Knowing How to Shut Off

7:40 - Authenticity and Realness

14:20 - Hannah’s Background

19:45 - Difference Between Normal Clients and Working with Athletes

23:40 - Hannah’s Path to Today

27:00 - Follow Your Gut & Taking Risks

35:20 - Equipping Athletes with the Tools Needed to Succeed

40:40 - Having a Plan for Failure

45:15 - Biggest Struggles Players Tend to Have

52:00 - Final Thoughts 

Support the show (http://www.challengerstrength.com)

Show Notes

*SHOW TIMESTAMPS FEATURED AT THE END*

In this episode, Gerry welcomes Philadelphia Phillies Mental Skills Coach, Hannah Huesman, on the show to talk everything pertaining to mental health and improving mental health performance for athletes.

To start, Hannah discusses her journey into the field, education and the things she has learned both in AND out of school that has shaped her outlook of human mental health, particularly for athletes. From there, Hannah details a bit of the difference between working with normal, everyday people and athletes, and how it is also connected when it comes to certain aspects of human behavior.

From there, the conversation turns to some key aspects of mental health performance for athletes including taking risks (both on and off the field), how to equip yourself with tools to succeed, everything pertaining to failure and some of the biggest struggles players tend to have.

All that and more on this episode of Muscles and Management!

Episode Timestamps

4:15 - Knowing How to Shut Off

7:40 - Authenticity and Realness

14:20 - Hannah’s Background

19:45 - Difference Between Normal Clients and Working with Athletes

23:40 - Hannah’s Path to Today

27:00 - Follow Your Gut & Taking Risks

35:20 - Equipping Athletes with the Tools Needed to Succeed

40:40 - Having a Plan for Failure

45:15 - Biggest Struggles Players Tend to Have

52:00 - Final Thoughts 

Support the show (http://www.challengerstrength.com)