Meet Bob Palmer


SportExcel CEO, Bob Palmer, is a high performance expert, NLP master practitioner, author, the founder of the SportExcel System and 4th degree black belt in karate.  Since 1994 he has been creating innovative ways to help athletes, coaches and sport leaders achieve their dreams.  His system makes winning a lot of fun, easier to achieve and repeatable for all ages.


Working in over 30 different sports, six continents and all age and athletic levels

Bob’s SportExcel System has been embraced by a wide range of sports including the clay target sports, surfing, snowboarding, figure skating, triathlon and golf as well as the team sports of football, hockey, baseball and soccer.  It has ignited the passion, joy and skillfulness of thousands of athletes, coaches and leaders in numerous sports, and many have achieved podium success in the Olympic, Commonwealth Pan Am, and X Games, as well as in many developmental, collegiate and recreational sports.    

Rave reviews

His Olympians and pros rave about his six-step system for training and will often speak with Bob the night before performances to fine-tune their performance.  With twenty years of experience under his belt, Bob can shift almost any athlete’s performance to the Zone in less than two hours for extraordinary results. Even athletes reading his book send Bob emails detailing that the system works as a result of simply following the steps!

With this kind of reputation, other professionals such as business and sport CEO’s, singers and entertainers seek Bob out for his guidance, problem solving and insights.

Published author and worldwide trainer via Skype

Bob is the author of two books: Mind vs Target and a Mind to Win, “clinics in a book” that initiate the Zone, build leadership and ensure on-going high performance.  He also writes on high performance and leadership for North American magazine and newsletters.  Bob travels widely conducting clinics for teams and organizations.  And he has also pioneered the use of Skype for reaching out to the world.

Former karate national competitor and volunteer

A former national karate champion and 4th degree black belt, Palmer is a member of the Shintani Wado Kai Karate Association where he currently holds a voluntary position as High Performance Trainer for the Shintani Wado Kai Karate national team.  He has previously served as the Chairman of the Barrie Sports Hall of Fame, on the board of Big Brothers and as a volunteer with the YMCA.


Bob holds a degree in Education from Brock University, a degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Waterloo and a Master Practitioner level in neuro-linguistic training.



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1 Response to Meet Bob Palmer

  1. Tom sipe says:

    Your are going to be in Texas next month giving one of your classes.wanting to get info on it .


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