What is a Quality At-Bat?

This is an AWESOME time of year as baseball and softball are getting cranked up around the country… I often get asked “What is a quality at-bat?” East Carolina Baseball Coach Cliff Godwin has one of the best definitions that is as follows: “A quality at-bat is an at-bat that makes a positive contribution towards …

Taking an inside look at Cal State Fullerton’s pregame preparation process

From DailyTitan.com – Written by Harrison Faigen – February 7, 2017 For Cal State Fullerton baseball, pregame preparation starts on a player’s walk from class to Goodwin Field. On that walk, players in the program listen to an individualized recording of sports psychologist Brian Cain reading messages to help relax or motivate them, dubbed over one of their favorite …

BC106: Alan McDougal | Coaching The Mental Game of Baseball & Program Building | Championship Culture #Pillar2

This week’s guest is Alan McDougal, head baseball coach at Colleyville Heritage High School in Colleyville, TX.  Alan is widely regarded as one of the top coaches in the game when it comes to developing a mindset and a championship culture.  He has coached multiple Major League players and routinely puts players into Division One …

5×5 Box Breathing Exercise

We are now on our 4th Daily Mental Practice Exercise.  We’ve already covered the 5-4-3-2-1 Exercise, the 6-2-8 Breathing Exercise, and the Triangular Tactical Breathing.  If you’ve missed any of those and want to catch up now, click here to view the full Daily Mental Practice Series playlist on YouTube. This week features 5×5 Box Breathing that I …

BC34: Wayne Rickman – Fair to Fabulous in 15 minutes

Wayne Rickman is the author of the book Fair To Fabulous in Fifteen Minutes: Your Personal Journey To A More Inspirational Life and is vice president of sales/marketing for Wyndham Vacation Ownership in Myrtle Beach, SC. He has served as a VP for Starwood Vacation Ownership and VP for Santera Resorts. During his career, his …

9 Decisions You Must Make Every Day

Every day you are faced with many decisions to make. Most of those decisions may seem inconsequential and minor at the moment. Then decisions you make shape who you are, reveal your character and determine your destiny.   As we keep rolling into the spring athletic season, you will be faced with these 9 decisions …