Hannah Huesman, M.S., is a Mental Skills Coach with the Philadelphia Phillies. She is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant with the Association for Applied Sport Psychology. Before joining the Phillies, she was a Mental Performance Coach with Sport Strata, a New York based firm focuses on teaching skills and techniques proven to increase characteristics of peak mental performance.
Hannah received her Master’s degree in Sport Psychology and Motor Learning from the University of Tennessee, and played Division I softball and basketball at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She has a series on Instagram and LinkedIn called “Mental Sweat Mondays.”
In this podcast, Hannah and Cindra talk about:
- How she developed her own confidence
- What’s it is like working in professional baseball as a female
- Why confidence is up to you
- How mental skills need to be practiced proactively not reactively
- What it means to focus on the right thing at the right time
- And how self-awareness is “the” foundational skill
0:26 – Introduction
2:52 – Beginning of Interview
3:15 – Hannah’s Passion & Background
6:39 – How Hannah Found Success as a Young Woman in a Male Professional Sport World
9:42 – Top 2 Tips on How Hannah Developed Her Confidence
15:46 – A Time Hannah Failed and What She Learned From It.
20:52 – Mental Sweat Mondays
27:15 – Being Proactive vs. Reactive
29:23 – Mental Skills Hannah Thinks Makes a Difference in High Level Athletes
30:51 – Why Hannah Thinks Self Awareness is so Important
33:24 – What Mental Toughness Means to Hannah
40:15 – Comparison is Fatal to Performance
43:07 – Hannah’s Perspective on Failure and How to Rebound
45:48 – How to Connect with Hannah
46:25 – Hannah’s Final Thoughts
46:56 – Summary
You can find a full description of the Podcast at cindrakamphoff.com/hannah.
You can find Hannah at https://www.instagram.com/hannahhuesman.