Drive. Grit. Determination.
An unwillingness to settle for
anything but
the best.

The Missing Playbook

This is your guide, your inspiration, and the lifeblood of Human Performance Mentors. This is the path to the next phase of life development. Prepare for a life-altering journey via a unique mentoring program designed to take mental training for athletes, leaders and influencers to a whole new level.

You’ve come to The Missing Playbook for a reason: You’re ready to find that next level – that next gear – of success and performance. And while we all prefer instant gratification, real, long-lasting success takes time and focused work. The Missing Playbook will help get you there.

"Michael Cooper has changed my son’s life! He has gone from a player/person who was unsure of most everything he did, to one that is confident, decisive and certain that he can achieve any goal he sets.” -WENDY WHALER, PARENT

The Missing Playbook is modeled precisely on the same system HPM has used to mentor students from ESPN, ESPN Wide World of Sports/Disney, the University of Florida, Purdue University, the Miami Marlins, McDonald’s, Keller Williams, Northwestern Mutual, Rick Macci Tennis Academy, the PGA Tour, the U.S. Army All American Bowl, ProPops Foundation, XPE Sports, the Institute of Human Performance, World Class Speed, Power Showcase, and more.

The program has molded top performers into people who have created lasting, passionate relationships and extraordinary success in virtually every realm.

"Seeking a physical edge makes sense, but acquiring a mental edge makes all the difference.”

--Michael Cooper

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What You Get in The Missing Playbook Online Program

  • Access to private online portal with 6 Missing Playbook modules to guide you to mastering the game of life.
  • Video training along with other essential supporting materials such as action sheets
  • Access to private Facebook page to give and receive support
  • LIVE Q & A with Michael and his mentors to answer questions and make suggestions


The Missing Playbook is a workbook, a toolbox and a guide. Within it, students will find the methodologies and techniques to harness attitude and emotions and analyze behavior on and off the playing surface.

Working through The Missing Playbook is one of the greatest and most rewarding challenges. Its six modules gives students the remarkable opportunity to understand the mind and and how it relates to results. It offers the chance to learn a new set of skills…skills that allow you to shift your mental, physical and emotional awareness and achieve greatness in your life.

The Missing Playbook consists of six modules, each designed to communicate the essential wisdom and skills in a specific area.


Mentoring Module One: Pre-Game – Clear the Way +

Discover a process designed to reveal your true self because the more you know thyself, the wiser you will be in your decisions moving forward. In module one, you’ll start to apply yourself in harnessing the process of envisioning, creating and guiding your personal Purpose, Vision, and Goals.

“Michael is definitely a Leader in the field of Human Performance who delivers results because he addresses the total person. I’ve experienced his effectiveness in both a professional and personal level. He has demonstrated the Integrity of a Champion by constantly searching for latest thoughts and studies in regards to human performance. The passion he has for people and their pursuit of achievement is truly amazing. In short, I recommend Michael enthusiastically and without reservation, I believe he would be a valuable asset to any team or organization. If you have any further questions with regard to background or qualification, please do not hesitate to contact me.”

- DAVID DIAZ-INFANTE NFL Two-time Super Bowl Champion/O-Line Coach New York Jets


Mentoring Module Two: Journey Into The Mind +

Challenge your current and past conditioning and push yourself from your safety net and comfort zones. Once you go through module two’s scientific analysis of the mind, you’ll never look at the human mind the same way again.

“I have had the privilege of knowing Michael for several years. His teaching and consulting is among the best among athletes. His method of mentoring with his program The Missing Playbook has kids break out of the mental bond that sports can sometimes put on athletes. Mike is currently mentoring my son, Emory, who just finished his rookie season with the St Louis Rams. And my son loves his program. I stand by Mike and his program; it has been very helpful for the ones that he has worked with!"

- JEFF BLAKE, 14 year retired NFL quarterback


Mentoring Module Three: Emotional Intelligence +

Explore your ability to maintain control despite the burden of tremendous pressures and expectations. In module three, things get personal – from family to friends to past experiences.

"Michael Cooper is a flat out prime time game changer. His effort and overall innovative playbook to change the mindset and wiring of any athlete in any sport is truly amazing. His proven results with some of our students before my own eyes, has been to say the least, off the charts. I have been around the best and heard the best over my career and Michael Cooper is THE CREAM OF THE CROP! "



Mentoring Module Four: Know Your Opponent +

Learn about your number one opponent and how to gain the high ground. Module four, without question, is one of the most critical steps to conquer the gridiron of life.

"We appreciate having you partner with us as we create positive change, reconciliation and empowerment for our "Youth of Tomorrow." Again, we thank you for your continued support!"

-DWAYNE WADE, SR. - CEO ProPops Foundation


Mentoring Module Five: The Way of The Champion +

Realize how a true champion acts, behaves and carries him or herself. In module five, you’ll start to notice what all winners have in common.

"Michael Cooper and his program for improving mental strength are undoubtedly responsible for the amazing improvements in our daughter on and off the tennis court. I can highly recommend Michael and his program to anyone interested in improving the confidence and mental strength of an athlete of any age."



Mentoring Module Six: Post Game – Initiative and Leadership +

Obtain a better understanding of initiative and leadership. In module six, you’ll learn the specific disciplines that all leaders must know.

“If one is to ever believe in anything, or put their entire heart and will into something, believe and put your heart and will into the Missing Playbook. It will change your life forever and allow you to obtain any goal, defeat any foe, and climb any mountain.”



Available Instantly 24 Hours a Day via any Device, Anytime. The Missing Playbook Personal Development Course is a video course that is available online anytime you need performance coaching.  The course is meant to be used over and over again.  Each and every time you go through it, you learn more and go to greater heights.  This WILL change your life.

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Your Performance Will Increase: No Doubt About It!

We are called Human Performance Mentors because our sole purpose is to help people that want to be a champion, become a champion.  Our results speak for themselves.  If you want that edge, then look no further.  This will be your edge!

  • You will learn how to master your mind and your emotions
  • Your confidence will soar
  • You will become unstoppable
  • You will learn how to be the leader of your pack
  • You will become a champion
  • You will cut through goals like a hot knife on butter
  • Gain a clear understanding of your strengths and weaknesses
  • Understand both who you are and what your purpose is
  • Be able to describe yourself to the person in the mirror
  • Map out your Purpose, Vision, and Goals
  • Understand how to set, discover, and achieve goals like a champion
  • Learn the primary causes of your results and how to control them
  • Manage your emotions to produce desired outcomes
  • Develop successful relationships
  • Understand the benefits of challenges and obstacles
  • Learn and face your real enemy with victory
  • Learn how to shut down negative emotions and energy that zap your performance
  • Move your mind proactively with power and control
  • Lead yourself into favorable results anytime, anywhere
  • And Much More!
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BOOKER STANLEY III, RUNNING BACK University of Wisconsin-Madison

"Your Missing Playbook opens the mind up to a whole new way of thinking and understanding life."


"His proven results with some of our students before my own eyes, has been to say the least, off the charts. I have been around the best and heard the best over my career and Michael Cooper is THE CREAM OF THE CROP!"

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