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World Champion Mindset

Newly crowned World Champion Vito Arujau joins the podcast two days after winning his first senior world championship. Wrestling Mindset co-founder Gene Zannetti talks with Vito about his mindset before and during the World Championships in Belgrade, Serbia.


0:17 - Sport psychology interviews and visualization before Worlds

1:45 - Vito began Sport Psych a year and a half ago

3:20 - Inconsistency before mental training

5:15 - What works best for Vito before and during a match

9:46 - Vito reaction to trailing 7-7 late in his finals match

11:50 - Vito match strategy

15:11 - Advantages and Pressure of having a dad who is a 2x world champion

19:54 - How Vito's dad helped him mentally

22:55 - Weight plan for college season and Olympic Trials

23:44 - Toughest part of winning a world title

26:00 - How to approach a "big" tournament

28:45 - Peaking for the championship match of a tournament

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