How to Use Mindfulness for Peak Performance

Discover the how-to secrets to incredible success, joy, inner-peace and happiness with George Mumford, Michael Jordan’s Mindfulness Coach.

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Whether you’re looking to succeed like Michael Jordan, have incredible focus and determination, or simply to find greater joy, happiness, and inner-peace in your life, then do we have the show for you.

In this episode, we interview George Mumford, the mindfulness coach behind the top players and teams in the NBA. From Michael Jordan, to Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’neal, the Lakers, Bulls, Nets, and Knicks, George has coached them all. And he shares his secrets from his new book, The Mindful Athlete: Secrets to Pure Performance.

He’s not only helped them become better players, but more importantly, happier, more joyous, more centered and compassionate human beings.

You’ll be inspired, motivated, and uplifted by George’s amazing words of wisdom, and filled with direction with his practical, sage advice.

This is a very powerful and inspirational interview to help guide you on your way.

I don’t which is more important from this interview, how much easier you’ll find inner peace and happiness in each and every moment, or how much he’ll point you toward your greatest success in life!

Prepare to be inspired! Prepare to have your *** on fire, as he calls it, and prepare to discover greater joy and compassion, in each and every moment!



George Mumford’s deeply moving personal story is unforgettable. A basketball player at the University of Massachusetts (where he roomed with Dr. J, Julius Erving), injuries forced Mumford out of the game he loved. The medications that relieved the pain of his injuries also numbed him to the emptiness he felt without the game and eventually led him to heroin.

After years of making meditation on and off the cushion the center of his life and getting clean, Mumford enrolled in Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn’s Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction program and collaborated with him to create the Inner-city Stress Reduction Clinic in the early nineties.

When Michael Jordan left the Chicago Bulls to play baseball in 1993, the team was in crisis. Coach Phil Jackson, a long-time mindfulness practitioner, contacted Dr. Kabat-Zinn to find someone who could teach mindfulness techniques to the struggling team–someone who would have credibility and could speak the language of his players. Kabat-Zinn led Jackson to Mumford and their partnership began.

Mumford has worked with Jackson and many of the teams he coached to become NBA champions. His roster of champion clients has since blossomed way beyond basketball to include corporate executives, Olympians, and athletes in many different sports.

He currently works with Jackson’s New York Knicks.


George Mumford Online: Website | Facebook


Book by George Mumford:

The Mindful Athlete: Secrets to Pure Performance


Other References:

Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn: creator of the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program


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