The Mental Advantage


This video series with James “SplitSuit” Sweeney and Dr. Tricia Cardner covers a great deal of mental game information for the serious poker player. Whether your focus is eliminating mental stumbling blocks, problems with tilt, or consistently playing at your highest level of excellence…this series has it all. If you are looking for the next area of your game to work on…this is it. Tilt less, play your A-game longer, and crush your mentally-weak opponents!

This is the most comprehensive video series ever created on the mental game of poker. SplitSuit and Dr. Cardner take a “theory & practice” approach, discussing the psychological theory behind common issues AND offering solutions to fix these leaks. The series contains 6 videos with a runtime of about 5 hours…and all videos are in HD MP4 format so they will look great on any device. And by purchasing today you’ll get the following bonus videos (over 4hrs of content) FOR FREE!

Here’s the truth. All poker players have mental issues that hold them back. Actually…scratch that. All HUMANS have mental issues that hold them back from their full potential. We all do it, but we do it to varying degrees. Poker is a game of strategy and execution…and a huge part of the execution is making sure your judgement isn’t clouded by ego or fear. Dr. Cardner and I give you the tools to really examine yourself and the skills to fix any leaks you have.


Check out the full table of contents from this series below:

Overcoming Mental Stumbling Blocks

James “SplitSuit” Sweeney and Dr. Tricia Cardner discuss the various aspects of self-sabotage. They describe different types of self-sabotage as well as give specific advice on how you can reduce problem thoughts and behaviors. Specifically, this video includes:

  • Why poker players self-sabotage
  • Why it’s important to be introspective
  • How to get out of your own way
  • The six most common types of self-sabotage, how to determine if you have them, and how to correct them
  • Four skills you need to implement if you want to consistently get into your zone of excellence

Solving Tilt

James “SplitSuit” Sweeney and Dr. Tricia Cardner talk about the ins and outs of tilt. They discuss what tilt is and give specific advice on how you can reduce going on tilt. This video covers:

  • Where tilt originates & what you can do about it
  • How to increase your awareness of triggers using a “tilt autopsy”
  • Setting up your environment to stop tilt ASAP
  • A simple method for resetting your mind when tilt starts to crop up
  • Cognitive behavioral strategies especially designed for poker players

SplitSuit & Dr. Cardner

Going Pro

James “SplitSuit” Sweeney and Dr. Tricia Cardner examine what it takes to go pro. They look at the many variables you need to consider when making this lifestyle choice. Topics include:

  • Deciding whether you should drop out of college to play poker full-time
  • Determining how much money you should save up before going pro
  • How to build a support system
  • The personality traits you need to be successful as a pro
  • Understanding what you can and cannot control
  • How to deal with adversity as a professional player
  • The #1 way to improve your mental toughness

How to Learn Poker

James “SplitSuit” Sweeney and Dr. Tricia Cardner discuss the steps needed to master poker in a way that will keep you from going broke. Discussion points include:

  • Step by step instructions on how to “learn” poker
  • How to set learning goals
  • The importance of needing a weekly focus
  • Designing an overall plan for developing your game
  • How to use immediate feedback to improve
  • Flow – what it is and how using it can help you progress as a poker player
  • Immersion for total success
  • Why it’s important that you take notes/keep records on your hands

Developing Expertise

James “SplitSuit” Sweeney and Dr. Tricia Cardner consider how poker expertise develops and the steps you need to take to master poker. This video looks at:

  • What the 10,000 hour rule is and how it applies to poker
  • Combining practice and theory for best results
  • Deliberate practice specifically for poker players
  • Breaking down the complexity of poker
  • The psychological trait you must develop to master poker
  • Turning weaknesses into strengths
  • Establishing a niche versus being a generalist

Increasing Discipline

James “SplitSuit” Sweeney and Dr. Tricia Cardner look at developing the psychological trait of discipline. Their discussion covers:

  • The most important psychological factor in success
  • What it takes to get into the top 1%
  • Managing your energy to stay highly disciplined
  • The “what the hell effect”
  • How to course correct
  • ADHD and self-discipline
  • How to structure your environment to promote self-discipline
  • What to do when you lack motivation
  • How to increase motivation by setting up reward systems

Stop letting your opponents take advantage of your leaks, and fix them up today. This work will benefit you for life…so stop putting it off and get to grinding!


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