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Today’s guest is Sasha Vishdehi – a former actor, director and internationally competitive athlete turned peak performance coach, healer and catalyst for seekers on the path of reconnecting to unconditional love.

From the creators of the groundbreaking Sports, Energy and Consciousness Festival™ comes Omni Athlete™, a new weekly interview show that explores the perspectives of the world’s highest achieving mind, body and spirit competitors to learn their secrets for accessing peak performance. Hosted by Josh Crist, Omni Athlete is designed to give athletes the techniques and knowledge they need to access their peak performance state. Subscribe for new episodes every Tuesday.

Pulled Quotes

  • “The real-time happens when there are real struggles.”
  • “When you’re the generator, you’re there and you’re naked.”
  • “Presence is about not being there.”
  • “What seed did you plant that you feel you must have that in order to satisfy yourself?”
  • “We hide behind our built shells of strength.”
  • “They are doing the unexpected because they are on that edge of almost making a fool of themselves.”
  • “We need community and the tools to deal with ourselves.”

Mentioned in This Episode

  • The power of not being able to runaway from yourself
  • How the stories we tell ourselves show up on the court
  • Why having someone to talk to is so important as a young athlete
  • What happens when you don’t push your emotional edge
  • How to understand the emotional relationship you have with yourself
  • The role buddhism played in shaping his evolution as a coach
  • What he believes would have accelerated his development as an athlete early on
  • Why he believes peak performance is about creating the groundwork to be present
  • How to put language around your peak performance experience
  • Why there’s no sense of nakedness quite like sport
  • How meeting your edge leads to creativity

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