Course Description

CRUSH THE EPPP is the only comprehensive course to supply performance tools—specifically how to stay calm, confident and focused when studying for and taking the EPPP.  Stress hurts performance. CRUSH THE EPPP will show you how to reduce your stress so you can perform at your best on test day. This is a master class in top performance.

  • 6 hours of content

    Six self-paced sessions covering how to stay calm, confident and focused when studying for and taking the EPPP

  • Short, to-the-point video lessons

    Six sessions are divided into short, topic-specific, lessons for ease of use

  • Bonus content

    Bonus content for additional aid in passing the EPPP

In this course you will learn

We will cover useful tools and techniques to help you on your way to passing the EPPP

  • The nine tools for staying calm, confident and focused

  • Best practices for studying and reviewing test material

  • How to analyze your answers on practice tests

  • Best practices for taking the test

Testimonial

“I was very anxious about the EPPP. A lot depended on my passing it. My EPPP course didn’t help reduce my anxiety, or give me tools when I lost confidence. Dr. B course did all that and more: by the time I took the exam I was ready. And I passed! Dr. B is the real deal.”

EPPP Coaching Student

Course curriculum

    1. Welcome to the course!

    2. How to use this course

    3. Introduction

    4. About Dr. B

    1. 1. What we will cover in Session 1

    2. 2. How to pass the EPPP

    3. 3. The foundation for top performance

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    4. 4. Pillar 1: How stress affects performance

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    5. 5. What is "stress"? The conventional definition

    6. 6. Pillar 2: Dr. B's new definition of stress

    7. 7. What does "disconnection" mean?

    8. 8. Pillar 3: The 3-legged stool. A sturdy platform for top performance

    9. 9. Bernstein Performance Inventory (BPI): A self-diagnostic tool

    10. 10. Scoring the BPI

    11. 11. Pillar 4: Awareness and tools

    12. Time for a Quiz!

    13. 12. A brief overview of the Calm leg

    14. 13. What you need to do (homework! 😉)

    15. 14. Looking ahead to Session 2

    16. FAQ'S for Session 1

    1. 1. Introduction: A personal story

    2. 2. What we will cover in Session 2

    3. 3. Accepting challenge: The EPPP and in life

    4. 4. You must practice!

    5. 5. Review: The four pillars of performance theory

    6. 6. The "Calm Leg": Introduction

    7. 7. The "Calm Leg": Cultivating your awareness; Calm tool #1 (Breathing)

    8. 8. A useful technique: 3 point breathing

    9. 9. Calm tool #2: Grounding

    10. 10. Be present: Combine breathing and grounding

    11. 11. Calm tool #3: Sensing

    12. 12. Your nervous system and resting your eyes

    13. 13. Three techniques for resting your eyes

    14. 14. Staying connected through using the tools

    15. 15. How to stop worrying

    16. 16. Summing up: Staying connected in the body, being present

    17. 17. Introducing the FAQ's

    18. 18. Preparing for the next session

    19. 19. Conclusion

    20. FAQ's for Session 2

    1. 1. Overview: Session 3

    2. 2. Quiz!

    3. 3. Review: To pass the EPPP

    4. 4. Review: the 4 pillars for top performance

    5. 5. Introduction to audio exercise #1

    6. 6. Audio Exercise #1: Reviewing the Calm Tools

    7. 7. When you think of the EPPP...

    8. 8. Introduction to the Confidence Tools

    9. 9. What is "Confidence"?

    10. 10. Awareness: when are you not confident?

    11. 11. Overview: the 3 tools for remaining confident

    12. 12. The 3 tools to remain confident (Audio Exercise #2)

    13. 13. Confidence Tool #1: Confiding in your best self

    14. 14. Confidence Tool #2: Reflect

    15. 15. Confidence Tool #3: Envision

    16. 17. Analyzing your answers

    17. 16. Using the Confidence Tools

    18. 18. Introduction to Audio Exercise #3: Review of eye exercises

    19. 19. Audio Exercise #3: Reviewing the 3 exercises for relaxing the eyes

    20. 20. Looking ahead to Session 4

    21. 21. Concluding remarks

    22. FAQs for Session 3

    1. 1. Overview: Session 4

    2. 2. To Pass the EPPP: Quiz #1

    3. 3. Review: What you need to pass the EPPP

    4. 4. Reviewing the Calm Tools and....another Quiz! (😩)

    5. 5. The 3 Tools for Calming Down (Quiz #2)

    6. 6. Reviewing the Calm Tools: Introduction

    7. 7. Reviewing the Calm Tools: Audio Exercise

    8. 8. Review of Confidence Tools: Introduction

    9. 9. Review of the Confidence Tools: Audio Exercise

    10. 10. Review of the 4 Pillars for Top Performance

    11. 11. The Focus leg: Why is it connected with the spirit?

    12. 12. Defining “Focus”; Awareness: What is your goal?

    13. 13: Awareness: What are your distractions?

    14. 14. Introduction to the Focus Tools

    15. 15: The Tools for Staying Focused: Audio Exercise

    16. 16. The Focus Tools: Explained

    17. 17. Analyzing answers: a review

    18. 18. Getting ready for Session 5

    19. FAQs for Session 4

    1. 1. Welcome to Session 5: Overview

    2. 2. Review: What you need to do to pass the EPPP

    3. 3. Review of Focus: Cultivating your awareness

    4. 4. Review: The 3 Tools for Staying Focused (Audio Exercise)

    5. 5. Focus Tools: Explained

    6. 6. How to manage your time

    7. 7. How to study and review

    8. 8. Making up your study schedule

    9. 9. Practicing

    10. 10. Analyzing your answers

    11. 11. Review of the Calm Tools and Confidence Tools

    12. 12. Review of the Four Pillars for Top Performance on the EPPP

    13. 13. Looking ahead to the Session 6

    14. 14. On the road to being your best

    15. FAQs for Session 5

About this course

  • $300.00
  • 122 lessons
  • 6.5 hours of video content

Free book when you enroll

Crush Your Test Anxiety

Each course participant receives a hard copy of Dr. B’s book Crush Your Test Anxiety

Discover your potential, starting today

Your Instructor

Ben Bernstein, PhD

Performance Psychologist

Dr. Ben Bernstein (“Dr. B”) is a licensed psychologist who specializes in the effect of stress on performance. The author of four books, Dr. B has created The Bernstein Performance Model, a scientifically driven, evidence-based training program in reducing stress and improving performance. His clients include Olympic athletes, CEOs, prize-winning actors and writers, dentists, parents, and many people, of all ages, who have performance issues on tests. His book Crush Your Test Anxiety was #1 in its category on Amazon. One reviewer called Dr. B “a brilliant psychologist.”