Episode 97: Using Athletic Training to Stay Centered with Mike Dufek

Centered in the City

Sep 30 2021 • 30 mins


During today's podcast, we talk to Mike Dufek, D1 Baseball athlete, about how he uses his athletic training to practice being centered. Mike highlights the importance of mindset training. As a player, you are trained to fail, learn how to embrace your weaknesses and know your role. To be centered, means you get to constantly practice balance and navigate from a places of comfort and discomfort--maintaining a growth mindset is key. Listen to this episode and share your takeaways with us!

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Mike Dufek is a former collegiate & professional baseball player. For the last 10 years, he's worked at Next College Student Athlete (NCSA, www.ncsasports.org) helping student-athletes in all sports pursue their dream of competing at the college level. He currently resides in Chicago & spends his free time watching sports, playing golf, staying in shape, eating good food, & hanging out with his hot wife. Can be reached at mdufek@ncsasports.org.