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UNCOUPLING ATHLETICISM & OPPORTUNITY FROM GENDER

By Jamie Leno Zimron / LPGA Pro, 6th Dan Aikido
Somatic Psychologist, Corporate Speaker, Peak Performance Trainer

Like music and art, sport is an integral part of our humanity. Every person deserves to happily inhabit their body, and to have equal access to athletic opportunities. Fitness,...

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MIXING UP 'MANLY' WITH 'ATHLETIC'

By Jamie Leno Zimron / LPGA Pro, 6th Dan Aikido
Somatic Psychologist, Corporate Speaker, Peak Performance Trainer

Did you know that female athletes in ancient Greece were not allowed to compete in the all-male Olympiad Games – despite the fact that women ran, swam, wrestled, played ball,...

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THE GENDER PAY CHASM IN SPORT

By Jamie Leno Zimron / LPGA Pro, 6th Dan Aikido
Somatic Psychologist, Corporate Speaker, Peak Performance Trainer

President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act in 1963. Yet right now in 2021, women still make roughly 75-80% of men’s wages. That percentage is far lower for non-white and...

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THE POWER OF FLOW: WHY EASY REALLY DOES IT

by Jamie Leno Zimron, The Golf Sensei®
LPGA Pro, 6th Degree Aikido Black Belt, Somatic Psychologist, Corporate Speaker & Trainer

 

I’ll never forget a wonderful round of golf with 2 scratch players. One was a ‘young-gun’ mini-tour player of medium-build, the other a...

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INTEGRAL COACHING IN SPORTS

By Nuno Matos, Ph.D.
Master Integral Coach

- Mindset is not the one and most important performance asset - 

We all know that an athlete’s mindset is highly important, but I hear and read a lot from mental coaches, athletes and the like, recommending that athletes strengthen their...

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ABOUT THE ZONE

By Scott Ford

One thing can be said for all sports; they can all be played in either your normal performance state or your peak performance state. The question is, why would anyone choose to play in their normal performance state when they have the option of playing in their peak performance...

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CALM YOUR MIND, TRANSFORM YOUR HEALTH AND HAPPINESS

By Kristen Tinker

The Search for Pleasure… It’s like the Holy Grail!

We have long been obsessed as a people to seek out pleasure everyday. We seek pleasure and avoid pain…always have, always will. But, the quest for pleasure has reached new levels in the last few decades as we...

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YOUNG MINDS SOLVING CLIMATE CHANGE

By Chad Frischmann, Vice-President of Project Drawdown
(Excerpt of an article published by The BBC. Read the full article here.)

A new generation is becoming energised over the need to halt climate change. So how do we help them protect their future?

Global warming, and its effect on climate, is...

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THE MASTERS: A “JUST LAST WEEK” RETROSPECTIVE

By Greg Warburton

As I watched the Masters Golf Tournament this year (April 8 – 11), I found myself frustrated with the ongoing void of sports commentary about players using mental/emotional fitness skills to “get in and right back out” of the mental/emotional impact of a poor...

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OPENING DAY REFLECTIONS ON RESILIENCE

by Barry Robbins

Ballpark sparkling after 18 months of closure.

Players & fans standing at attention as the national anthem is played.

Announcer claiming a moment of silence for those who have died over the last year, including the greats - Joe Morgan and Hank Aaron.

Bryan Stow, a Giants fan...

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A SENSE OF WHOLENESS

By Scott Ford

Playing your sport in the zone is playing your sport in a higher conscious state, and playing in this higher conscious state can turn sport into a transformative practice. It means playing the game in a state of flow, and a flow state is first and foremost a higher state of...

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ON BEING AN ATHLETIC GIRL & SPORTSWOMAN

By Jamie Leno Zimron
Sensei / LPGA Pro, Aikido 6th Dan, Somatic Psychologist & Trainer

As part of Women's History Month March 2021, Evo Sports held a Zoom meeting with women athletes that left all the men hushed, some in tears. One woman at a time, we simply told stories of our lifelong love...

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