Tag Archives: mental aspects of pitching

How Pitchers Can Overcome Their Fear of Failure

Every pitcher I have worked with has had some hidden fear of failure. I know I sure did when I was that age. Fear of failure comes in a lot of different forms. It usually starts when the pitcher perceives they have a Lack of Something. Lack of Talent, Lack of Strength, Lack of Velocity, […]

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Why Do Pitchers Hide Their Fear of Failure

It’s time for an honest, deep conversation about your fears… Failure is such a huge part of baseball. Every walk is a failure, every hit is a failure, every run you give up is a failure. But that doesn’t make you a failure. One pitch, one hit or one run given up does NOT make […]

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5 Reasons Pitchers Lack Confidence

At some point every pitcher has a confidence crisis. The key is not to get stuck in negative thought patterns. The 5 Reasons Pitchers Struggle with Confidence. Lack of Communication.  Communication comes in several forms, how we learn, how we listen and more importantly what we take action on.  If you’re struggling with your confidence […]

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3 Reasons Pitching Mechanics Drills and Pitch Grips is Ruining Pitching

3 Reasons Pitching Mechanics Drills and Pitch Grips is Ruining Pitchers Pitching Mechanics is a learned, practiced and mastered motor skill.  But yet I spend more time trying to get pitchers to quit trying to be perfect and to quit thinking about their mechanics while they’re pitching in a real game.  It is meant to […]

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Do You Have The Personality That Pro Scouts Look For In Pitchers?

3 Types of Pitching Personalities (Mental Makeups)… that Pro Scouts see when scouting pitchers. “The Leader” Traits Pro Scouts like about The Leader Pitcher: Confident Desire to win Competitive No excuses Never quit or give up Traits Pro Scouts are afraid of in The Leader Pitcher: Thinks everyone should be like them Not coach-able or […]

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Do You Have An Emotional & Mental Pitching Mindset Strategy?

The secret to pitching with supreme confidence is having an Emotional and Mental Mindset Strategy. Average pitchers rely on a blind hope, wishful thinking and a wild guess strategy. Elite Pitchers rely on their personal pitching belief system built on their faith, trust and confidence in their preparation and practice habits. Adam Wainwright has his […]

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How to Be a Confident, Fearless Pitcher

Does competition motivate you or frustrate you? A pitcher’s belief about their opponent and their belief in their own ability will play a critical role in how he pitches and whether the competition inspires confidence or triggers thoughts of doubt and fear. Do you believe that? 4 Traits of Fearless Pitchers Fiercely competitive without poor […]

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Your Next Pitch Baseball Pitching Chart System

The New and Improved Your Next Pitch is Live? Everything you asked for and more. “Your Next Pitch” a 10 Step Pitching System to Coach and Train… The Emotional Side of Pitching (Motivation, Desires and Feelings) The Mental Side of Pitching (Thoughts, Attitude, Toughness) The Physical Side of Pitching (Skills, Strength & Conditioning, Pitches)

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How Do We Make Kids Love Baseball…Again

Congrats to the Boston Red Sox, it was a great World Series. I am just now coming out of mourning for my Cardinals. By the way, the pitching for both teams was awesome. How can we make kids fall in love with baseball? I believe there is 4 reasons why young kids play baseball. Their […]

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How to Develop a Confidence Building Pre-Pitch Routine

This is a Free Preview of one of the new routines that will be introduced in the “Your Next Pitch” Online Pitching Academy that will be launching soon. It is a 12 minute video and PDF download walking you through how to develop a confidence building pre-pitch routine.   Download The Pre-Pitch Routine Checklist Below. […]

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