How important is it for your athlete to learn how to train their brain? Is it actually the most important skill?
Listen in as I talk with Austin Byler (who played for the Arizona Diamondbacks) as he shares his experience.
Austin gives us some mental training tips and tools that you and your athlete can use to get started training your brain today!
Austin and I discuss...
- His mission for Major League University and what "Rewrite Your Destiny" means for an athlete.
- When he started taking mental training seriously and why he didn't own it earlier in his journey.
- When an athlete is injured, why mental skills are so important.
- His best advice for athletes and parents as they help their athletes navigate their own sports journey.
From Peoria, Arizona
Part of a Family of 7
2014: Mountain West Conference: First Team Selection
2014: ABCA West Region: Second Team Selection
2014: Drafted by Washington Nationals in the 9th Round (did not sign)
2015: Mountain West Conference: First Team Selection
2015: midseason watch list for the USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award
2015: Semifinalist for the Dick Howser Trophy (Top player in all of College Baseball)
With Nevada Program: 4th with 39 homers, 5th with 115 walks, 5th with 11 triples, 6th with 209 games played, 7th with 757 at-bats, 7th with 50 doubles, 8th with 180 runs, 8th with 242 hits.
2015: Drafted by Arizona Diamondbacks in the 11th Round
Career 118 walks, 64 doubles & 32 Home Runs in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization
Austin is the CEO of Major League University.
Major League University's mission is to inspire and develop the next generation of leaders!
You Can Find Austin and Major League University in all these places!
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