7 Traits of a Confident Athlete

    We always hear things about “confident athletes” or “playing with confidence” or “have confidence in yourself.” But what does all that mean? What does it mean to be confident? Confidence in relation to volleyball is defined as, “a feeling of self-assurance arising from one’s appreciation of one’s own abilities or qualities,” meaning that we…

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Humility on the Diamond

Baseball is the one sport called America’s National Pastime.  It is arguably the single sport that carried the nation through wars, economic downturns, and national catastrophes. In the early 20th century, families would huddle around radios listening to their favorite radio voice bring the game to them in their living rooms.  Some families watched games…

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Self-Hypnosis

During Self-Hypnosis, an athlete can induce self-hypnosis by getting “in the zone” which is often used to prevent distractions such as crowd noise, injury, pain, movement seen in peripheral vision, anger in an referee’s poor decision, etc.Have you ever experienced the ability to get in the zone to avoid similar distractions?  What distractions, internal or…

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