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Billy Hansen - Author of "Harder Than I Thought, Easier Than I Feared" - Episode 585
Episode 58523rd January 2022 • Hoop Heads • Hoop Heads Podcast Network
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Billy Hansen is the author of the book “Harder Than I thought, Easier Than I Feared” about his experience with sports performance anxiety and how he recovered his skills and love for the game. 

Billy played basketball at Regis University in Denver and served as an assistant coach there for two years after his playing career ended. He presently teaches a course at Regis called Mindfulness for Athletes, and is the meditation coach for the Regis men's basketball and baseball teams. His specialty is mindful shooting - training basketball players in the mental side of shooting the ball - and he's worked with athletes at all levels, from high school to the NBA.

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You’ll want to be prepared to take some notes as you listen to this episode with Billy Hansen, author of the book “Harder Than I thought, Easier Than I Feared”.

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