George Mumford – Mental Coach to Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant and more

Per Bristow and George Mumford

George Mumford - sports psychologist and meditation teacher - was a secret weapon behind the NBA Championship team the Chicago Bulls during the Michael Jordan years, as well as The Lakers NBA Championship team helping Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’Neal, and more improve their performances. You who have followed me know that a big part of what I do is teach awareness and mental skills of effective learning and high performance. (These are subject I go into deeper at my [Read more...]

Remarkable Performance at Per Bristow Live Event


At "Per Bristow Live" in Toronto, I had the pleasure of inviting Deidrey Francois up on the stage. Only a few years ago, she didn't believe she could sing - that she wasn't "good enough". No one in the audience was prepared for the emotional impact she would have on us all. Here's the video. (Although this video does of course not do justice to the amazing experience we had in the room.) Much of my Live Event is about learning how we can recognize the restrictions that hold us back in life, … [Read more...]

Performance: What does it mean to “perform”?

So in the last blog post we addressed the voice. Let’s today address the issue of “performance”. I am known as a voice and performance coach, so let's address the issue of how to perform well. What does it mean to "perform"? What does that word “performance” mean? “Performance” to me is not just about getting up on stage, or performing on a sports field. Being able to perform well is about being able to live life with greater enjoyment and greater success. We want our body and mind to perform … [Read more...]

Use This To Achieve Your Goals

I'm sitting here in the Los Angeles sunshine today (we have had a couple of really warm days), doing what I love to do this time of the year. And that is to reflect. I am in one sense a very future driven person.  I have always been a big dreamer. However, part of dreaming big and being able to accomplish big goals and dreams is to also be able to reflect on the past. In order to achieve goals we need to learn, develop, and grow in some way.  Right?  After all, what point is a goal if … [Read more...]

The Abuse That Kills Children’s (And Adult’s) Voices

I am addressing this for the sake of our children, for the sake of you adults, as well as society in general.  In my previous article, I wrote about the tragic beliefs that prevent so many from living fulfilled lives.  In fact, it prevents people from fulfilling some basic human needs.  As a parent, educator and coach, having personally coached hundreds of people (thousands probably) with belief systems that stem from subconscious traumas often formed in childhood, this deeply concerns me. When … [Read more...]