Category Archives: Mental Game

Create A More Intense Batting Practice – Practice Reaction

Intense In Practice Equals Relaxed In Games We write an awful lot about the benefits of adding intensity to your baseball practices.  There are several articles on this blog about the subject, and you should check them out when you get a chance. This article, and the many that will follow in […]

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How To Add Rhythm To Your Pitching Motion: Part 2

Pitching With Rhythm is Very Important Pitching with rhythm is very important for pitchers of all ages.  It allows them to use their body correctly and efficiently.  It creates a good flow to the game and keeps them on track, and it also lets the pitcher and catcher get into a good […]

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Intense Baseball Practice Ideas

  Creating intense baseball practices is something a lot of coaches struggle with.  They want to prepare their players for game action, but so much of baseball just doesn’t lend itself very well to high intensity. In our first two articles on the subject we discussed timing your everyday drills to add […]

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Guest Article: A Bone Worth Picking

A Bone Worth Picking, Why Baseball is Not A Game of Failure By: Casey Fisk Casey Fisk is the owner of Fisk Performance Training in Grand Rapids Michigan.  His website and training facility should be visited by anybody who is serious about gaining baseball knowledge and elite physical preparedness.  He is a […]

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Become Your Own Best Baseball Coach

There Is Not Better Coach For You…Than You There are most certainly two different schools of thought when it comes to training amateur baseball players. On one side you have baseball coaches who want the players to work on the physical skills of the game only.  These baseball coaches believe players should not […]

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Guest Post – A Winning Approach During the BBCOR Era

A Guest Post on Hitting In the BBCOR Era Coach Kyle Nelson is from www.cornerstonecoachingacademy.com, and here he presents some ideas for better hitting approaches in modern baseball.  More information can be found about Coach Nelson at the end of the article. A Winning Approach To Hitting During the BBCOR Era As […]

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Why Goals For Baseball Are Crucial – Part 2

Setting Goals For Baseball If you missed part one of our series on setting goals for baseball, here it is: Why Goals For Baseball Are Crucial – Part 1 We’ve established that goals are important for our baseball practices, so let’s continue to examine some of the reasons why: #2: They give the coach […]

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3 Steps For Dealing With A Coach That Doesn’t Like You

Why Can’t We All Just Get Along? Have you ever played for a coach that doesn’t like you?  I’m betting that most of you (especially since you clicked on this article) are saying yes.  The truth is that if you play sports long enough, you’re very likely to run into a coach that […]

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Tips For Making Baseball Practice More Intense Part 2

Making Baseball More Intense Is Smart Making a baseball practice more intense is very important to develop players who are mentally tough and ready to compete at a high level.  This is part two in our series of how to do it. If you missed our first entry in this series on […]

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Staying Positive On The Baseball Field Part 4 – Take a Break

Tips For Staying Positive On The Baseball Field In the constant search for an edge in this great game we play, staying positive is a must.  Whenever we let frustration or anger get in the way of our progress, we’re doing a disservice to our development.  There will be ups and downs […]

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