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Dec 18, 2019

Matt Dixon is back with his 2020 Holiday Gift Guide centered around his four pillars of performance.

These ideas aren’t quick fixes or magic shortcuts to performance success. They are simple, actionable, and authentic ideas for your performance-driven loved one.

We hope this list provides inspiration, ideas and...

Dec 4, 2019

In this episode, which is a sequel to our original  Episode 47 on "Childhood Development in Sport," Matt explores three critical components of development in kids in sport:

  • Performance anxiety
  • Sport specialization
  • The journey through the teenage years, especially around puberty

The biggest improvements and...

Nov 27, 2019

In honor of the Thanksgiving holiday here in the United States, we’re taking the week off and featuring a few “Best of” segments from recent episodes. The common themes throughout? 

Elite behavior, effective communication, proper feedback and identifying talent. The heart of this episode is built upon personal...

Nov 20, 2019

Two Purple Patch athletes, Sandy Holbrook James and Sarah Gott, share their journeys of integrating multisport into their time-starved lives and how they both transformed from recreational athletes to Kona Qualifiers!

They get intimate and vulnerable speaking about how they balance their training schedules with...

Nov 14, 2019

In this powerful episode on healthy development and mindset in sport, Matt outlines optimal coaching habits for creating healthy athletes, lists the top 10 key habits that support longterm health, and he defines what a GOOD coach is. 


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Purple Patch Podcast - Episode 1

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