Mental Game

Does Potential Really Matter?

Potential is used to describe so many different things in softball - from teams to seasons to players, even to parents. But what does "potential" really mean? Find out if it is something that just happens or if there is anything...

 

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Could You Coach in the WCWS?

Under normal circumstances, tonight would have been the 2nd game of the 2020 NCAA Women’s College World Series (WCWS) best 2-out-of-3 Championship Series. We all know 2020 has been far from normal, but we still wanted to pay tribute to...

 

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Coaching in the Construction Zone

Mistakes are part of life and everybody makes them, so isn’t it amazing how mad we can get when a bunch of young athletes in pressurized situations make them. Discover how a change of approach might actually change the behavior that’s...

 

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So You Want to Be GREAT

We all want to be great, and successful in what we do, or else why do it! Read on to discover the lessons and advice from two of the most successful individuals in the fields of coaching and writing, that can...

 

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I’ve got confidence, don’t I?

We all want our players to have confidence, but do your players know what confidence looks like and how to tell if they have it? Confidence is an internal feeling that has outwards signs. Displaying the following signs tells our...

 

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A Simple Way to Manage Worry

Worry destroys some players, so discover how to turn it on its head. While its natural to worry, it sure isn’t helpful. Find a simple way to un-worry. I coach pitchers, and as worriers go, they usually lead the pack. Worry is a common emotion...

 

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The Power of Taking a Break

We’ve turned softball into a year-round sport, but taking breaks hold tremendous power! Too much softball isn’t good for you, learn 5 ways that breaks make you better! It seems like we’ve all become obsessed with every single aspect of softball. It seems like the...

 

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How to Program Your Team’s Best Game

If you’re looking for a way to get your team headed in the right direction – try this simple exercise. Here’s an easy, yet effective way to get your team’s belief higher and their game turned around. There’s no secret sauce to helping...

 

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