Blog: Goal Getter Sport

Awake at the Plate

Have you ever heard of the “fight or flight response”?   The fight or flight response is a human’s physiological reaction that occurs in response to a perceived harmful event, attack, or threat. For example, if a...

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Building Confidence

Confidence.   Probably the most talked about intangible in softball. Everyone wants more of it, but no one knows how to get more of it. Parents and players alike always complain that “coach took my confidence away”...

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How to Handle our Emotions on the Field: A Matter of the Will

e·mo·tion   a natural instinctive state of mind deriving from one's circumstances, mood, or relationships with others.   Have you ever felt defeated about your softball performance?   You feel like you’re doing everything right—practicing hard, focusing in games, and wanting...

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Your Identity is not “Softball Player”

If you’re reading this and you have any social media account (twitter, instagram, facebook) go look and see what your bio says. My guess is it will look something like this:     Softball Player // Travel Team...

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The Quality At Bat (QAB)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_da3hNiuDs   QUALITY AT BAT: Last video discussed the negative effects of the batting average on hitters and it argued hitters should stop looking at their batting average. (If you missed last video you can watch it here)   If the...

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The Negative Effects of the Batting Average for Hitters

[embed]https://youtu.be/hH00eHwZmis[/embed]     Everyone LOVES to talk about the batting average. It’s caused players to be named hall of famers and its caused players to go into a minor depression. It’s arguably the most talked about statistic in...

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The 7 Don’ts of Recruiting

Topic of the week: 7 Don'ts of Recruiting for players:   As a PSA (prospective student athlete), most players want to know what a coach looks for in an athlete. It's the million dollar question. While there...

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Never Give Up

Never. Give. Up.   Did any of you watch the Super Bowl a couple weeks ago? Whether you did or didn’t, you probably at least heard about the Eagle quarterback’s performance and story. Nick Foles was the...

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Goal Getter Sport: Down in the Slumps

Have you ever heard of a sophomore slump? It’s a common thing in sports for a player to come in their freshman season and have a great season, only to have a dip in performance...

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The negative effects of the batting average for hitters

[embed]https://youtu.be/hH00eHwZmis[/embed]     Everyone LOVES to talk about the batting average. It’s caused players to be named hall of famers and its caused players to go into a minor depression. It’s arguably the most talked about statistic in...

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