The Sports Doctor, August 26, 2020
The Sports Doctor with Dr Robert A Weil
Guests, Robert Andrews and Julianne Soviero
Guest, Robert Andrews
Robert B Andrews - The Institute of Sports Performance
Robert Andrews works with Olympic, professional, college, high school and junior high school athletes, and attended the Beijing and London Olympics where he worked with USA and international athletes. He works with minor and major league baseball players and MLB All Stars. Robert helps athletes achieve peak levels of performance by integrating sports performance tools to increase mental and emotional toughness.
His area of specialization is helping injured athletes overcome the mental and emotional impact of sports related injuries and teaches the mental keys to peak performance in baseball.
He has worked with Olympic Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medalist, Olympic teams, athletes, and hopefuls; helped USA athletes win 13 medals, including 7 Gold Medals at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Also work with World Champions, NFL All Pros and MLB All Stars, NBA players, NBA All Stars, Heisman Trophy winners, Ray Guy Award finalist, NCAA All Americans & Champions, State Champions, All State athletes, college, high school and junior high athletes. Attended London Olympic Games. Worked with USA and International athletes in gymnastics, trampoline, and track and field. Worked with U. S. A. Men's Gymnastics at 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Key note speaker at 2017 Navy Seal Foundation Impact Summit.
Robert implemented a cutting edge model for treating the mental and emotional impact of sports related injuries. This process accelerates the recovery process dramatically. Athletes return to play confident and free of the fear of re-injury. Especially effective with ACL injuries, Tommy John recovery, broken ankles, and concussions. Seeing athletes before surgery is critically helpful.
He was the Lead sports performance consultant for U.S.A. Men's national and world gymnastics team and national, world, and Olympic team coaches as they prepared for the 2012 London Olympics. Also worked with USA Trampoline in preparation for the London Olympics. Worked with top track and field sprinters and other top track and field athletes. Their times have improved dramatically by implementing mental skills training into workout and competition regiments.
Helps college football players prepare for the NFL Combine. Evaluates talent for the NBA Combine and Draft.
Specialties: - Helping athletes reach their peak potential and reach new levels of performance
- Assist injured athletes in over-coming the mental and emotional blocks that limit their confident return to play after injury-Help organizations create a positive winning culture.
Author of 'Champion's Mental Edge: Turning Winners into Champions' on Amazon.
Guest, Julianne Soviero
Julianne understands all of the struggles that you are experiencing as a pitcher. As a young athlete, Julianne wanted nothing more than to be a pitcher. Unforunately, her first attempts at pithing were described by her father as “looking like a drunk stork.” Undeterred, Julianne went to her first camp at Hofstra University and fell in love with the complexity and intensity of the pitching motion. She worked so hard at the camp that she slept for 14 hours her first day back.
The camp gave her all of the motivation she needed. She made her parent’s basement into a shrine for pitching, complete with motivational quotes that she wrote on the walls. She put in thousands of hours of practice in that basement and emerged a new pitcher and a new person. She proceeded to become an All-County Athlete, the recipient of a Division I athletic scholarship, and an academic All-American. She was instrumental in leading her team to win the MAAC Conference during her freshman year.
Unfortunately, learning the motion wasn’t the only hurdle that Julianne had to overcome. A tear to her ulnar cartilage required surgery, took a year of rehabilitation, and nearly destroyed her collegiate career.
Julianne thought she would never pitch again, which is why she is currently obsessed with injury prevention and was a researcher in Lenox Hill’s study on “The Performance Demand of Softball Pitching.” Several years after she finally recovered fully from surgery, she became one of the few pitchers to ever pitch a win against the world-famous Brakettes. She has used all that she has through her struggles to produce countless award-winning athletes.
- Over twenty years experience pitching and over fifteen years of experience teaching pitching
- A certified personal trainer for over years
- Experience as a pitching coach to the Italian Professional League
- Researcher for Lenox Hill Hospital’s Study on “The Performance Demand of Softball Pitching.”
- Four-time academic All-American (Division I)
- Recipient of the 2001 NIT Student/Athlete Award
- Valedictorian of Manhattan College 2002 Graduating Class
- Certified hypnotist since 2006
- Consultant for LIU Post Softball from 2010-2013 (2011 Appearance at the College World Series, 2011 Eastern Regional Coaching Staff of the Year)
The Sports Doctor
The Sports Doctor is in! Dr. Robert A Weil, Sports Podiatrist, specializes in orthotics that improve alignment, stability, balance & performance. He has practiced podiatry & sports medicine for over 30 years in the Aurora- Naperville area and was recently inducted into the prestigious 2019 National Fitness Hall Of Fame. Dr. Bob has treated many of the world’s premier athletes from all types of sports. He is the host of “The Sports Doctor™” Radio Show. The show is now featured on BBS Radio Network, UK Health Radio Network & Sports 4 Fanz Radio. Dr. Bob was formerly on HealthyLife Radio and was also on WDCB public radio in Chicago for over 20 years. He has written articles for many newspapers & magazines and is a frequent guest on other networks. And his new book, co-written with Sharkie Zartman, titled '#Hey Sports Parents! An Essential Guide for Any Parent with a Child in Sports' - is now available on Amazon!
Join the Sports Doctor and his great guests for important topical information for injury free exercise, wellness and sports performance for both adults and kids. Frequent topics include, the role of the foot in sports, all aspects of sports medicine including, proper sports shoes, youth safety, health, wellness, and sports performance for both adults and children.