Yak Learns a Lesson from Brad Zupp, the Memory Athlete
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!