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Collin Henderson Presents Imagery

Imagery

Commentary If I could go back in time and tell my past self about all these amazing tools! Painting the picture of success and having it as part of your daily routine creates successful outcomes. I remember vividly a time in my life where I spent five minutes a day for over a month visualizing my successful day. The ... More

Collin Henderson Presents Courage

Courage

Commentary When we reach a certain age, where failure consistently knocks on the door, do we allow the past to shape our future? Ask a 5 year old what they fear...they usually can’t come up with anything -maybe spiders or falling or being away from mom or dad, but nothing about failing or people’s perception or that ... More

Collin Henderson Presents Self-Image

Self-Image

Commentary These videos from Collin are solid gold! Self-image always stems from a person or situation that began the cycle of negative self-image. Great question to always ask yourself when you are underestimating yourself... "Who told you that?" Go back to the genesis of this image and reject it. In my career I was ... More

Collin Henderson Presents Trusting the Process

Trusting the Process

Commentary Every lesson we ask our athlete’s one of three things: how’s your self talk, what’s been your plan at the plate, or what have you been focusing on in practice (aka your routine). When athletes struggle to come up with immediate answers to these questions, we know their in-game success will be ... More

Collin Henderson Presents Being Present

Being Present

Commentary When I had high level success on the field, I was obsessed over the things I had control of: my routine, what I ate, what pitch was I looking for. Even when I had a statically bad game...0-4 maybe...I reflected on these three things: did I stick to my game plan, did I visualize what I wanted to happen, did I ... More

Mindset: Body Language

Body Language

Commentary Body language is a quick indicator of how a player is feeling and can easily indicate their attitude for that day. What athletes often neglect to connect is that their overall mentality can be influenced by how they carry themselves.Making a conscious effort to portray confident body language can help ... More

The Reset Button

The Reset Button

Commentary Last week in my mental focus session I was talking with one of my athletes on whether she was present or not in her lesson. She reflected and believed that she WAS present in her lesson but at school that day she found herself unfocused. I asked her what she did, and she told me that she pulled her “squi... More

Self-Talk

Self-Talk

Commentary “My kid is amazing in the cage and in practice, but once he steps on that field, in the box, or on the mound, he/she falls apart!” We have heard this over and over again from parents. It’s why we have put so much energy into training the whole person with our weekly talks, journals, and training ... More

Doubt – Part II

Commentary The season is ramping up and games are right around the corner. Every athlete, the closer they get to the season, allows for doubts to start creeping in. "Will I have the season I want?" "Will I get to play everyday?" The questions are always in the forefront of their minds. This is a great reminder about ... More

Radical Downtime

Commentary Did you know anxiety and stress is reaching epidemic proportions in our country? 20% of youth ages 13-18 live with a mental health condition.(1) There are a number of factors that can cause anxiety and stress disorders in youth and adults. One factor that I want to talk about is REST, or as the authors of ... More