… This isn’t to say that coaches don’t teach the mental part of the game—coaches tend to do a great job of creating a culture that helps build character, discipline, focus and teamwork. But the question to ask is, “am I doing something each day with my players to work on the mental side of their game through some type of practice?”
Baseball has the ability to wear and tear on a player’s mind, no matter their skill level. When this happens, which it will at many times throughout your career, it is important to be prepared to handle it properly.
“Most good high school athletes will have the ability to develop their physical skills and be able to play at that level. What do we need to emphasize mentally to players before and during the time they are in high school?”
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