George Mumford

Mindfulness and Performance Expert

“George helped me understand the art of mindfulness. To be neither distracted or focused, rigid or flexible, passive or aggressive. I learned just to be.”
Kobe Bryant, 5-time NBA champion

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George Mumford

Mindfulness and Performance Expert

“George helped me understand the art of mindfulness.”
— Kobe Bryant, 5-time NBA champion

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In my book, I share my story and the mindfulness tools and techniques that have transformed Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, and many others who have been in search of how to elevate their game.

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About George

George T. Mumford a.k.a. The Mindfulness Performance Whisperer, is a highly acclaimed and leading expert in sports psychology & performance. Phil Jackson’s ‘Secret Weapon’ to winning eight NBA Championships. George’s passion is teaching mindfulness to high profile sports, business and academic teams alike; from the Los Angeles Lakers, Chicago Bulls and New York Knicks, to senior global executives and systems. He is the author of The Mindful Athlete: Secrets to Pure Performance. Learn More

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“George has ‘Mumfied’ the teams I’ve coached over the past 20 years. He has a style of mindfulness that goes beyond ‘just sitting/breathing’ to focusing while in action. For anyone needing to perform at the highest level, George’s book is for you.”

— Phil Jackson, 13-time NBA champion

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The Tim Ferriss Show

George Mumford, Mindfulness Coach to Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant, on Awareness, Compassionate Action, the Dizziness of Freedom, and More

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Watch George Talk abouT ESPN’s The Last Dance & how to sustain success

Championship Conversations with George

A weekly chat with professionals in the mindfulness space

Recently, George interviewed Bill Kennedy, an Executive Coach and Consultant who works with business executives in the greater Boston area.  He has taught Physics at MIT and developed ICOR Principles for working with Business Executives.

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