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Words for Building the Mental Game <!-- [Weekly Hitting Tips to Print] -->
Words for Building the Mental Game <!-- [Weekly Hitting Tips to Print] -->
Words for Building the Mental Game <!-- [Weekly Hitting Tips to Print] -->

Building the Mental game

Hitting is such a difficult task and more players than not will struggle with it. Hitting coaches who know the right words to use can help players before, during and after games for building the mental game of hitting. Mental toughness brings the resiliency and perseverance necessary to overcome the hitting slumps and until success returns. Coaches are also part-timepsychologists, always helping ballplayers to remain positive and optimistic that things will turn around. Players who go up to the plate with at least some hope, have a good chance at success. Those with no hope are usually "out" before they even get in the batter's box. The best coaches do most of their teaching at practices, before and after baseball games. Those who insist on teaching kids too much in games, actually hurt players concentration, especiallywhen trying to hita baseball.

Following are ideas for coaches to help players with their hitting outlooks until the time that confidence comes. Of course, the tone of voice and body language that coaches use are just as important as what is said. Coaches should practice positive body language as well as the following words, which all help for building the mental game of hitting.

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Jack Perconte has dedicated his post-major league baseball career to helping youth. He has taught baseball and softball for the past 27 years.His playing, coaching and parenting storiescreate betterexperiences forathletes andparents.Jack has writtenover a thousand articles on coaching baseball and youth sports.Jack is the author of "The Making of a Hitter" now $5 and "Raising an Athlete." His third book "Creating a Season to Remember" is now available. Jack is a featured writer for Baseball the Magazine. You can also findJack Perconte on YouTube withover 120 fun and innovative baseball instructional videos.

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After playing major league baseball, Jack Perconte has taught baseball and softball since 1988 and offered valuable coaching training too. He has helped numerous youth players reach their potential, as well as having helped parents and coaches navigate their way through the challenging world of youth sports. Jack is one of the leading authorities in the areas of youth baseball training and coaching training advice.

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