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188: Harness the Power of a Growth Mindset with Professor Alison Pope-Rhodius

The Strength Running Podcast

Release Date: 04/08/2021

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Alison Pope-Rhodius is a professor of Applied Sport and Performance Psychology and a Program Director at Holy Names University in California. She is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant and the co-editor of Excelling in Sport Psychology: Planning, Preparing, and Executing Applied Work.

As an expert in this field, Alison got to travel the world working with elite archers and coaches, culminating in working with the U.S. team and U.K. number one archer at the 2004 Olympics. She has been an active member of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) for many years and was made a Fellow in 2018. 

Alison brings an approachable understanding of what the growth mindset is and how athletes can use it to their advantage. In our conversation, we talk about:

  • Details of what a growth mindset is
  • Common pitfalls to avoid
  • How to recognize when you are in a fixed mindset
  • Tips for practicing this technique

Alison also shares about the power of controlling the elements that you can, and letting go of the rest.

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