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NLP and Ancient Hawaii: The Saviours of American Football?

Chukky Okobi

2023 Conference

With the discovery of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) by Dr. Bennet Omalu in 2002 during an autopsy of former football player Mike Webster of the Pittsburgh Steelers, CTE has been linked to the athletes who participate in contact sports, in particular American football. As of today, CTE can only be diagnosed via autopsy. Many former football players that have been found to have the condition post-mortem have been known to have suffered mental and emotional issues prior to their passing, symptoms such as cognitive and intellectual impairment, destitution, mood disorders, depression, drug abuse, and suicide attempts.   

NLP Trainer and Master Practitioner Chukky Okobi is an 8-year veteran of the National Football League (2001-2008). In the years subsequent to his pro football career, like many former NFL players he suffered all of the symptoms mentioned above and was hospitalized for much of 2016. Medical doctors were unable to give a diagnosis or offer relief, Okobi turned to NLP to mitigate his own physical, mental, and emotional suffering.        

The decade following his pro sports career, Chukky Okobi dealt with many traumatic brain injury symptoms that are indicative of CTE. Being hospitalized for almost 9 months in 2016, medical doctors were unable to provide him any relief or diagnosis. The lack of direction or effective medical care, Chukky turned his attention back to his NLP learnings, became certified as an NLP trainer, and began studying the ancient Hawaiian healing and energy practice known as Huna. Chukky credits the teachings of Dr. Matt James and Empowerment Inc. (NLP, hypnosis, and Huna energy healing) for helping him eliminate 100% of all of his TBI symptoms, eliminated his dependency on depression and anti-psychotic prescriptions, and completely regained control of his mental, emotional, and physical health. As a Master Practitioner and Trainer of NLP, he now teaches and coaches others to regain control of their mental and emotional well-b...

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