Do you remember Rap Chats? Your own positive self suggestions / inner voice/ self-talk/ song/ little person in your head chatter we all need to kick ass when life gets fast and mean. Make them your own, keep it simple and take the time to create and replay them over and over again when circumstances and events get challenging. Use the menu below as a starting point to build and believe your own shorter personal Rap Chats! I am in control of my own thinking, my own focus, my o
Part 3 of a Great at bat series. What part and pieces within the Parts are the most important? Since you are becoming your own best hitting coach and your biggest fan, you will decide what pieces need to be added and then make them a regular part of your practice and pre-game routines! Here we go. Hit the pitch you want to see. Sounds like the universal basic advice of see it, hit it". Quite the opposite. In offensive counts ,Good hitters stay with a visual plan and "funnel"
A message from my good friend Clint Hurdle I wanted to share and ENCOURAGE you to make a difference today. Be An Encourager
July 15, 2017
Truett Cathy, the founder of Chick-Fil-A, asked rhetorically, "How do you know if a man or woman needs encouragement?" His response, "If they are breathing.'
We all need encouragement and positive communicators encourage and inspire others to do more and become more than they ever thought possible.
Positive leaders are great encouragers
Back in the Batters box and ready to hit? Your pregame preparation and time spent when no one was around will be rewarded or exposed. Let's continue the hitting menu we started in Part 1 so you have a full diet of goodies to select and devour: 8. Meds (mini meditation that soothe the soul and connect you with YOU) and Best Flixs (personal highlight films) should be a constant throughout pre game and on deck. National anthem time is a great time to do both! If you can deep s
The menu is long but you need to select your choices prior to each game. Don't be afraid to try something different at times off this Menu of Hitting Excellence. Here's the first 7 on the menu! 1. 8+ hours of sleep the night before. Alert and calm in the box allows for calm smooth actions. No sleep, no chance. 2 A balanced healthy lunch that will fuel you to attack all day - protein and whole grain carbs! Add a fruit. Your body is like a Ferrari car, it doesn't want or need
Not great sleep the night before. Fast food for lunch since you we're rushed for time. Three coffees and an energy drink before the first inning. No reading or JOG ( journal) review to rekindle the great moments the week before. No dry swings during pre game hitting specific types of pitches with your eyes closed because you were concerned what your teammates would say. Two plus hours before the game of phone staring on the small screen to smash the eyes. Hitting coach maki
As we get ready to watch fireworks and enjoy the freedom this great country affords us,let's continue to work on our own July 4th independence and freedom every day: Freedom from old habits and patterns that limit our productiveness and happiness; Freedom from allowing the negative people and thoughts in on our lives to derail our goals and dreams; Freedom from thoughts and self induced stress that are manifested from dwelling on the past or future events beyond our control;