Category Archives: Mental Game

Tips For Making Baseball Practice More Intense

Creating A More Intense Baseball Practice We get asked all the time what we do to make baseball practices more intense, more focused.  We believe that baseball players need to prepare for competition by doing more than just rolling baseballs around for 3 hours and leaving.  Hitting in the cages is great […]

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Why Goals For Baseball Are Crucial – Part 1

Goals For Baseball Are Very Important We’re starting a series on why we think goals for baseball are important, please follow us on Twitter to stay up to date! Reason #1 why goals are important: They give the players something to work toward every day. We know that one key to keeping […]

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Staying Positive On The Baseball Field Part 3 – Be In The Moment

Staying Positive On The Baseball Field Is Crucial Staying positive in baseball can be very hard.  It’s a game where a lot of negative things happen, and then the players are kind of left to stand around and think about their mistakes.  For example, a hitter goes up to the plate and […]

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How To Pitch So You’re Impossible To Hit

  Hitting Is Hard, But Pitchers Can Make It Even Harder   Everybody is always looking for an edge, some secret way to succeed where others have failed. In baseball it’s a never ending quest.  Looking for clues and reading long pages of statistics to find an advantage that’s escaped everybody else’s […]

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Great Pitching Drill For The Bullpen

A Pitching Drill That Requires Focus and Intensity We’re huge fans of drills which truly prepare our players for the games, and this one does that.  There is far too much time wasted on the field, at the plate, and in the bullpen by players who are just going though the motions. […]

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Coaching Pitching Mechanics On The Mound

Coaching Pitchers While They’re Pitching I wanted to address something that I see a lot of coaches do in a game, and it goes a long way toward ruining their pitchers.  This happens at all levels, but it’s more dramatic in youth baseball.  It’s when coaches go out to the mound to […]

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Staying Positive On The Baseball Field – Setting Goals

Staying Positive On The Baseball Field Is Crucial We’re checking in with another entry in the “staying positive on the baseball field” series.  The first entry was about focusing on the process and not results.  This part will give us another tool to help us do that: Set Goals It is an awesome […]

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What Is The Difference Between Confident and Cocky?

Confidence is King in Baseball   We hear coaches talking about their players all the time, and the subject of cockiness comes up a lot.  We’re always just a little bit conflicted by these conversations because there are actually some elements of cocky baseball players that we like.  We like it when […]

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How To Stay Positive On The Baseball Field

Staying Positive On The Baseball Field Is Tough Baseball Brains got its’ name by paying a lot of attention to the often overlooked mental world of baseball.  You don’t have to be a psychologist to understand the mental game, and you also don’t have to dwell on it every moment you’re on […]

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