Fresh Spin on issues faced by Athletes and Entertainers

June 15, 2010
Hosted by Ida R. Muorie

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Episode Description

Ida Muorie, "Oprah of Sports" will welcome special guest Todd M. Kays, Ph.D to discuss his new book, "Sports Psychology for Dummies," that was co-authors with Leif H. Smith, Psy.D. Ida will explore the four premises of the book: "Set and Reach Your Goals; Play Your Best Under Pressure; Develop Winning Habits; and Bounce Back from Adversity." Ida and her guest will make the corollary to some of the same issues athletes experience, that rising entertainers experience as well. Ida guest will be surprise how similar these issues can be when you read recent stories about Lindsay Lohan, Michael Jackson, Gary Coleman, Tiger Woods, Ben Roethlisberger, Vince Young and Reggie Bush.

The Sportsmavericks Show©

The Sportsmavericks Show©

Tues 5 PM PT on VoiceAmerica Sports Network

The Sportsmavericks Show redefines the elite athlete by bridging the gap between parents, athletes and the community. Host Ida Muorie, a.k.a. The Oprah of Sports brings to the VoiceAmerica Network original programming - balancing the pursuit of academic excellence and sports participation. The Sportsmavericks Show airs every Tuesday evening at 5 PM/PST, 8 PM/EST on the VoiceAmerica Sports Channel. Listeners will be engaged in straightforward talk, spontaneous and unscripted by the experts. Ida and her guests will explore the challenges of success and failure in sports, and will help athletes and their parents navigate the transition from high school, college and then on to the pros. We put “fun” back into sports, and recognize role models in sports through our “Sportsmavericks All-Star Award” program. Tune in Tuesday evenings at 5 PM/PST with Ida Muorie and The Sportsmavericks Show, right here on the VoiceAmerica Sports Channel.

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Ida R. Muorie

Ida R. Muorie

Ida R. Muorie, JD is a sports advocate, author, college professor, renowned speaker, personal coach, financial strategist, international spokesperson, lawyer and the President and CEO of Sportsmavericks, Inc. Sportsmavericks is a Community Education and Sports Network company that offers services in life coaching, consulting, diversity training, publishing, community events and video conferencing workshops for sports professionals, student athletes and parents of athletes. In 2004, Muorie combined her experience in sports education with 20 years of financial experience, to launch the first sports talk show on The VoiceAmerica Network. She is also the host and producer of the audio series-- Laying The Foundation For Excellent: “Survival Guide IV Student Athletes,” the DVD, “Finding The (Sports) Woman In You,” and the author of “The Pro-Ready Impact Principles,” and “The Financial Playbook For Athletes.”

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