In this episode of the Prepare Like A Pro Podcast, I am speaking with Luke McDonald, Sports psychologist for the Boxhill Football club. Luke is well experience working in the clinic and athletes for both recovery & performance preparation. We discussed with Luke his love for helping others with athletic pursuits and health. Mentor’s along his journey from his father Barry Mitchell to past peers at the Sydney Swans. Tom provided insight into his approach to assisting footballers with mental tools to help to cope with performance anxiety. The importance of understanding everyone is different and not one approach suits all.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Luke career journey from start to now
  • His mindset and the importance of hard focused work
  • His business leading psychology and what he does to help others
  • The challenge of 2020 and how he coped with it personally and helped his clients to cope
  • The lessons learned from the experience of valuing life balance
  • The importance of working on your strengths and making the best they can be
  • What has worked and what has and hasn’t throughout his career

People mentioned:

  • Max Bailey
  • Damian Mascitti
  • Josh Deluca
  • Vincent Adduci
  • Dylan Vizzarri
  • Daniel Napoli
  • Sam Mitchell

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