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The Fight For Control

Have you ever watched a baseball player walk to the plate and you can see the tension in his face?  He has rehearsed this scenario many times in his mind. His parents, coaches and teammates have all said all of the encouraging things they can… “Just relax up there”  “Just have some fun”  “Have some […]

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Know Who You Are

One of the best pitching programs out there is located at the Texas Baseball Ranch in Montgomery, Texas.  The owner, Ron Wolforth, has developed a program that goes way beyond just developing the pitcher’s physical talents.  One of his coaches, Flint Wallace, recently discussed a tweet from Justin Su’a that listed seven aspects a person […]

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Being Great Is…

Boring! Were you expecting something more profound than that? Well hear me out and maybe I’ll change your mind. The number one problem that you face, that we all face, is distraction. And I’m not talking about girlfriends/boyfriends, friends/family, or school/jobs. What I am talking about is that we think we got X figured out […]

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My Most Challenging Client Ever

One of the more challenging clients I have worked with was a 14U girls softball player named Carmen. Carmen played on an elite travel softball team and was very successful. Her father brought her in and said she just wasn’t playing with the SWAG and CONFIDENCE she always had before. We spoke for some time […]

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The 1-Minute Mental Practice

Anyone who has been around the game of baseball has seen it countless times.  A player strikes out and his body language screams, “I suck!!!  I am a failure!!” His parents are encouraging, “It’s okay Matt!!!” His teammates try to pick him up, “Don’t worry Matt…we still have plenty of innings left.  You will get […]

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