Mindful Sport Performance Podcast

Ep. 3: Dr. Dan Zimet - Clinical Sport Psychologist & Elite Athlete

June 19, 2020 Dr. Keith Kaufman & Dr. Tim Pineau Season 1 Episode 3
Mindful Sport Performance Podcast
Ep. 3: Dr. Dan Zimet - Clinical Sport Psychologist & Elite Athlete
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Mindful Sport Performance Podcast
Ep. 3: Dr. Dan Zimet - Clinical Sport Psychologist & Elite Athlete
Jun 19, 2020 Season 1 Episode 3
Dr. Keith Kaufman & Dr. Tim Pineau

In this episode, Dr. Dan Zimet, a clinical sport psychologist and national masters champion in handball, joins the conversation. Dan begins by describing a favorite mindfulness exercise that combines breathing and stretching. He then explores with Keith and Tim the challenges of quiet moments with oneself, impacts on his work of being both a psychologist and an athlete, creative strategies for establishing a mindfulness practice, investing in the mental training and mental health needs of athletes, and perspectives on the evolution of mindfulness in sport.

Show Notes

In this episode, Dr. Dan Zimet, a clinical sport psychologist and national masters champion in handball, joins the conversation. Dan begins by describing a favorite mindfulness exercise that combines breathing and stretching. He then explores with Keith and Tim the challenges of quiet moments with oneself, impacts on his work of being both a psychologist and an athlete, creative strategies for establishing a mindfulness practice, investing in the mental training and mental health needs of athletes, and perspectives on the evolution of mindfulness in sport.