17 Results for tag: mental game

The Reset Button – Part II

Commentary Seasons are over and summer is in full swing. Every October I would come home and reset during a long season. In this time of rest it would always be a time to reset the mind and body. I looked back at the season and developed the plan for how I wanted to improve for next year. It could have been getting stronger, faster, hit sliders more ... More

Building Your Diamond Principles

Commentary/Lesson https://youtu.be/F7_DDcNsdoE Where does stress and fear come from? We pretend, a lot, especially as athletes, that we don't care about the opinions of others. Right? We don't care what the fans are doing. We don't care what the parents are doing, what the coaches are doing. But when we really look deep down inside, we realize ... More

Self-Talk – Part II

Commentary https://youtu.be/_uKnnbsvT9A Dream Big, Serve Bigger! ~ Brent Lillibridge Lesson Revisit Collin Henderson's original lesson on Self-Talk. Your Turn N/A Final Thoughts N/A More

Focus on the Joy of Watching Your Kids Play

Commentary https://youtu.be/MRwUWLKxTBs Coach Brent shares a little parenting advice in the wake of the youth baseball parent altercation video currently making its rounds on social media. As parents, let's remember to focus on the joy of watching our kids play, not the results. At the end of the day, it's not about wins or losses, flawless execut... More

Awareness. Mission. Compete.

Commentary Have you ever heard the phrase, ”Ignorance is bliss?” I believe ignorance is ignorance. I believe once you are aware of something drastic changes can happen. Be aware of how you feel, then remind yourself what you have control of right now and finally, in the end, give your best in the present moment. Today, tomorrow or right now, STOP and ... More

Doubt – Part III

Commentary We all experience doubt - wondering if you are good enough to experience success...if all the work you put in is enough. When doubt becomes dangerous is when we let it settle over us.  Conquer this with these three great questions from Collin Henderson’s “Self Talk” Video: When have you had past success? How have you earned the right ... More

E+R=O – Part II

Commentary Response is everything! No matter the event, no matter what happens in the future, we only have control of how we respond. I was by no means perfect in my career and I failed hundreds of times on how I responded. Ignorance is not bliss. Now that you know the truth, it’s time to take control of your response. Knowing it will always affect our ... More

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 results? Winning Minor League Player ... More

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 they aren’t enough. I will go ... More

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 told hundreds of times that I ... More