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Mike Gillette


Welcome to the FTA's MENTAL STRENGTH Training with expert Mike Gillette. 

Mike has appeared on 'The Roe Show' with Greg Roe, for an in-depth interview discussing his philosophy on mental health training for life, sports & business. 

Mike Gillette ~ MIND COACH

Mike is not just an expert at mental strength training, he is also a speaker, best-selling author, and peak performance Coach with a life story that reads like an action-adventure novel. Mike has been a long time supporter of the FTA and has shared his experiences with FTA co-founder & Head Coach, Greg Roe.  We invite you to explore Mike's unique mentality and how to make your mind stronger, more resilient and more focused; perfect for any athlete. 


A life which includes time spent as an Army Paratrooper, SWAT Commander, Government Counter-Terrorism Expert, Bodyguard to Fortune 100 Executives and a Record-Breaking Strongman whose feats have been documented by Guinness World Records and Ripley’s Believe it or Not.


As both a practitioner and purveyor, he is a pioneer in the field of mind and body development. Through workshops and one-on-one coaching, Mike Gillette teaches proprietary methods for break-through improvements in mental performance. And thanks to his books and DVDs, Mike’s methods are used in nearly 50 countries worldwide.


  • Bodyguard to Fortune 100 CEOs, domestically and abroad

  • Author of the book “Mind Boss: Using the Tenets of Tough Thinking to Take Charge of Your Thoughts & Transform Your Life”

  • Author of the book “Rings of Power: The Secrets of Successful Suspension Training”

  • Co-Author of the book “The Seven Paths to Success: A Behind the Scenes Look at Success & Getting Everything You Want”

  • Developed ‘Behavior Assessment Program’ for Walt Disney Company

  • Former Director of Training, Institute for Security Studies; University of Nevada, Las Vegas

  • Former Director of Training, National Law Enforcement & Security Inst.

  • Featured in numerous media outlets including Forbes Magazine, The New York Post, CBS-TV, Chicago Tribune, Black Belt Magazine and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

  • Developer of the “Strength Psychology” Instructional Program.

  • Nutritionist for the cast of reality television show “Fight Girls”

  • Inventor of the “BEAST (Bowed, Adjustable Strength-Training) Bar”

  • Certified Hypnotist – International Certification Board of  Hypnotherapy

  • Instructor Credentials in over 25 Force Management Topics

  • Member of Martial Arts Masters Hall-of-Fame

"Build An Invincible Mind In Just 3 Mins A Day"

"Mike Gillette is a master at strength and conditioning and is known for helping athletes in all sports develop mental strength with no gimmicks or tricks. In the full interview Mike discusses his thoughts on how many mainstream sports psychologists are only focused on keeping athletes comfortable. Mike feels this strategy of 'comforting' our athletes and the youth today is really the wrong approach to create productive athletes and human beings. We had a highly enlightening interview and I thank him for taking the time to talk about his experiences." ~ Greg Roe

Mike Gillette on The Roe Show
Mental Strength Training

Mental Strength Training

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