In this video podcast, Dr. Gordon Bloom and Eric “adreN” Hoag discuss traditional sports and eSports athletes and the overlapping difficulties facing both.
Bio: Dr. Gordon Bloom is a Professor of Sport Psychology at McGill University who has worked with some of the world’s leading athletes and coaches as both researcher and applied consultant. Gordon is currently director of the McGill Sport Psychology Research Laboratory (http://sportpsych.mcgill.ca) where he has developed an internationally-recognized research program that is designed to help athletes and coaches achieve personal development and performance success. Gordon consults with numerous high performance and developmental athletes and teams, including several Olympic and world champions, where he teaches them how to use mental skills to accelerate their level of performance in sport and life. Additionally, he has worked with the United States Olympic Committee, Sport Canada, Singapore Sport, the Nippon Sport Science University in Japan, and the KIHU research center in Olympic Sports in Finland. Gordon has been featured regularly on the radio, television, and in the print media. He is a dynamic speaker who provides a variety of applied and innovative workshops and lectures that will help individuals working in high performance and stressful environments reach their potential and achieve their goals.