Craig Manning

Owner | The Fearless Mind

Dr. Craig Manning is a Human Performance Scientist and the bestselling author of The Fearless Mind. A Professor of Performance Psychology at Brigham Young University for over fifteen years, he is also a Mental Performance Consultant for the University's athletic department. His clients include the Cleveland Cavaliers, Milwaukee Bucks, Red Bull High Performance, Virginia Football, Oregon State Football, US Ski and US Snowboarding teams, and a roster of companies and Professionals around the world

Dr. Manning has found the strongest correlation to high performance is Cognitive Control or Mental Strength. It is how well we use our mind that really matters. His Mental Strength Coaching unlocks human potential, by eliminating interfering variables thus maximizing your performance.

Dr. Manning has played tennis at both the Professional and collegiate levels. He has been a three-time Conference Coach of the Year at a Division 1 school while building it into a national Top 20 program, and he earned his Ph.D. at one of the elite doctoral programs in the country. Dr. Manning has experienced the highest level of human performance from the perspective of player, coach and applied scientist.

After more than 25 years of research and application in the field of human performance, Dr. Manning has found that the key to success in athletic, business or personal lives is in the application of critical skills. His methodology utilizes a scientific approach built around the natural laws of the mind to accelerate human performance.

Dr. Manning earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in Psychology from Brigham Young University, and a Doctorate in Performance Psychology from the University of Utah.


Engineering High Performance, the NeuroScience behind outstanding performance.
Learning Objectives:

  • Cognitive Control through the understanding and development of 3 critical More