Getting their athletes to consistently play to the best of their abilities is one of the fundamental goals of baseball coaches at all competitive levels. The Baseball Coaches' Guide to Motivation -- The Fuel That Enhances Performance provides a compelling resource for anyone who wants to better understand the underlying factors involved in effective motivation. The DVD points out three different types of motivation and details how individuals can set and attain their goals. The DVD also reviews the seven principles that are essential to success in life.
Among the topics covered: * Fear * Self-esteem * Incentives * Establish goals
Seven principles of holding the rope #1 hustle #2 Enthusiasm #3 Intensity #4 Attitude #5 Care about winning as much as I do #6 Discipline #7 Loyalty
* How do you improve focus and concentration? * How high should you set your goals? * How do you track hitting success?
"Game Situation Drills for Team Practice" with Mark Brew, Lee University Head Coach 2008 NAIA National Runner-up 2008 NAIA National Coach of the Year
Coach Mark Brew reveals how to get the most out of your team and staff through baseball drills and practice planning. Coach Brew's high intensity, pre-practice warm-ups will improve the conditioning, coordination, footwork and agility of your team with an assortment of ladder, hurdle and medicine ball drills. His athletes demonstrate form running and baserunning calisthenics that simulate game-like situations and will improve a runner's conditioning and decision-making. Brew's team offensive and defensive drill series covers more than 30 different situations including double plays, bunts, pitcher fielding practice, baserunning and more. Brew's drill series will have all of your players involved and prepared for any situation. Brew also includes a printable outline for a defensive series drill that you can use to design your practice.
The best book weÂ’ve read on all aspects of taking your game to a higher level, whether a high school player wanting to earn a college scholarship, or a college player wanting to play pro ball. Topics include chapters on what college coaches look for and what athletes can expect from a college; picking the right college; speed training for baseball; how to improve your bat speed; how to throw harder; and what professional scouts look for. Forward by MLB All-Star Chipper Jones. 238 pages, 6" x 9". By Jim Vigue. CATEGORY: Mental Game / LEVEL: Intermediate-Advanced / TYPE: Book
Quotes and insights from the famous and not-so-famous. Chapters covering Leadership, Guiding Principles, Pride, Communication, Motivation, Persistence, and Positive Attitude. Inspiring, witty, fun. Study these! 198 pages, size 7" x 10". By Bruce Brown. CATEGORIES: Coaching, Mental Game / LEVEL: All / TYPE: Book
Sometimes the right words will put your team over the top. Here are over 200 motivational and inspirational quotations to increase your effectiveness and success. 136 pages, size 4.5" x 6". By Dave Altopp. CATEGORIES: COACHING, MENTAL GAME / LEVEL: ALL / TYPE: BOOK
An extensive collection of baseball signs and signals for every game situation. Covers offensive and defensive gestures and coaching signs that make up baseball's silent communication system. Some of the topics include the history, philosophy, and evolution of plays and signs -- even a guide to umpire signals. Lots of the details of sign systems that will help you as a coach get your message across.Author Stu Southworth is a former college ballplayer and high school and American Legion coach. He has compiled a lifetime winning percentage of 78% during his 31 years as a coach in California, Washington, and Oregon. 274 pages. By Stu Southworth. CATEGORIES: Coaching, Mental Game / LEVEL: Intermediate-Advanced / TYPE: Book