Tag Archives: Mental side 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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What Major League Pitchers Do (please read)

What Major League Pitchers Do “If all you want to do is fit in…You will never Stand Out.” Major League Pitchers became Major League Pitchers because the do things differently. They don’t think like the average pitcher.  They don’t train like the average pitcher.  And they definitely don’t pitch like the average pitcher. Major League […]

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Can You G.H.O.? (Get Hitters Out)

All College Coaches and MLB Managers care about is G.H.O. What is G.H.O.? Can you consistently Get Hitters Out? They really don’t care how you do it, only if you can do it consistently. The multi-billion dollar business of College and Professional baseball needs you to consistently G.H.O. The problem is most pitchers, parents, coaches […]

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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 the Mental Makeup Pro Scouts Look for In Pitchers?

I Guarantee You that Most Major League Pitchers have a Mental Pitching Plan. If they don’t I promise you they will not be there very long. The mental side of pitching is the most undervalued part of pitching by most young pitchers. They want Velocity and they want it now.  I get it so did […]

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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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Are You Tired of Blaming The Pitching Coach…Yet?

In 2014 coaching is not the reason your son can’t pitch. There is so much information available on the internet from some great coaches that there isn’t any reason for pitchers and parents not to educate themselves on what it takes to learn how to pitch. 4 Key “E’s” to Learning How to Pitch. Education. […]

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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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