Feb 26, 2023
Exploring Mentalism, Martial Arts, and Self-Discovery with Jon Pritchard
"Exploring Mentalism, Martial Arts, and Self-Discovery with Jon Pritchard"
On this episode of The Tragedy Academy Podcast, hosts Jay Hicks and Gary DeFranco are joined by special guest Jon Pritchard, a professional mentalist, 🥋martial artist, author, and coach. Jon shares his journey of self-discovery and how he has balanced his stage character with who he is. He discusses the importance of utilizing one's authentic self and the idea of seeing people use their personalities to become their best selves. Gary and Jon also discuss their upcoming and past experiences in 🌇Dubai and Las Vegas and want to move to 🌄 Asheville, NC.
Join Jay Hicks, Gary DeFranco, and special guest Jon Pritchard as they dive into the intersection of mentalism, martial arts, and self-discovery. Jon's journey of self-discovery will inspire you to find your authentic self and become your best self. You'll hear about Jon's experiences working with technology companies, exploring Dubai, and transitioning to Zoom performances.
"The best performers are those who dial up the appropriate parts of their personality and reduce the distracting parts, creating a managed character that is still them." - Jon Pritchard.
"I think it's really important for people to use their personalities as who they are." - Jon Pritchard.
"The idea of imagining a different life so that you believe that things could be different and then change the trajectory of your life. But you need both sides working together where we're creatures of spirit manifested with psychophysical meat, bags of, reality." - Jon Pritchard.
🔍 Understanding one's authentic self is crucial to becoming a successful performer.
🌍 Exploring new locations and experiences is important for personal growth.
🥋 The best performers balance their stage character with who they are.
👥 Leveraging one's talents can help both businesses and individuals succeed.
💪 Combining mental and physical strength is important in martial arts.
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To learn more about Jon Pritchard and his work, visit his website at https://www.icanreadminds.com . Follow him on social media to stay current on his latest projects and performances. Don't miss the opportunity to connect with this talented mentalist, martial artist, author, and coach!
Thank you for tuning in to this episode of The Tragedy Academy Podcast. We hope Jon's self-discovery journey has inspired you to explore your authentic self and become your best self. Join us next week for another powerful episode of The Tragedy Academy Podcast, and remember to be cool and keep learning.
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