139 Yak About Today Summer Series with Memory Athlete Brad Zupp (yes a memory athlete) - Part One of Two
I'm not sure I ever had a good memory. And now its certainly not as good as it was. Brad promises if we follow him, our memory could be better than it ever was.
Brad Zupp is a man of many talents. After years of performing with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Brad developed successful careers as both a realtor and financial planner. But his real love developed along the way, as what began as an interesting experiment to improve his own memory turned into a passion and, ultimately, participation in the World Memory Championships.
A sample of Brad’s astonishing memory feats includes:
- Memorizing a deck of playing cards in 85 seconds
- Memorizing 117 names in 15 minutes
- Memorizing 1,250 digits in 30 minutes
In our conversation below, Brad shares the secret memory habits he uses — so that you and your kids can use them, too!