10 ways parents can help their kids play their best

1. Verbally & Nonverbally communicate you believe in them. Great parents believe in their kids and communicate it regularly. 2. Verbally & Nonverbally communicate that you accept them, love them, & are proud of them NO MATTER WHAT. Reinforce winning, perfection, & success are much lower on your priority list than their fun, happiness, &…

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7 cardinal sins of a baseball mindset

Thou hath heard it said: Thou Shalt not avoid getting in front of a ground ball, thou shalt not run back to the dugout after a k, and thou shalt slow jog it down the line on a pop up.Here are the 7 Cardinal Sins of Mindset in Baseball: 1. Indifference/Apathy- there is no room…

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10 baseball mindset red flags

1. Not Pulling the Trigger. Playing too cautiously or conservative.  2. Better in practice/pregame than in games. 3. Missing spots on the mound or not executing offensively. 4. Poor body language. 5. Not playing to your potential.  6. Low confidence. 7. Very nervous before games, pitching or at bats. 8. Easily distracted during games. 9. Struggles…

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10 rules of baseball season

1. Never be outworked. 2. Don’t focus on your statistics. Focus on getting better and going after the toughest challenges. 3. Remember that being the biggest or strongest player on the field doesn’t make you a better baseball player. 4. Have a purpose every practice. Stop going through the motions. Make sure you focus on…

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Top 10 mental mistakes baseball players make

1. Getting involved in the hype. Reading the team rankings or standings. Leave this to the spectators, after the season you can read your articles. 2. Associating with negative people and small-time thinkers. These people will only slow you down. Keep your distance from them, especially during the season. 3. Making any particular game or tournament…

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