| Behavior Problems, (Part Two) |
You must acknowledge that young players have feelings. In fact, while we would like to see them develop and improve they must learn to enjoy the game. They have a genuine need for attention and inappropriate behavior is their way of soliciting attention. Read Article
The Long Road
By Brian Gotta
Six years ago, my son had the worst day of his young life. He'd been cut from his high school baseball team in his junior year. A couple of weeks ago he got the news he'd always dreamed of: He was selected by the Tampa Rays in the Major League Baseball draft. How did he get past that devastating setback and much more to be where he is now? The journey has been one that has left me prouder than I could ever imagine and should serve as inspiration to any youngster who faces adversity in sports.Read Article
| | Get Psyched! How Mentally Strong Are You?
By Dr. Jim Taylor
Confidence may be the single most important mental factor because you may have all of the ability to be successful, but if you don't believe you have that ability, you won't use it to perform your best. Confidence is about believing you can be successful when it gets tough, perform your best when it counts, and achieve your competitive goals. Read Article