The Mental ABC's of Pitching: A Handbook for Performance Enhancement

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The Mental ABC's of Pitching: A Handbook for Performance Enhancement

Format:  Paperback,

272 pages

Publisher: Natl Book Network

Publish Date: Jan 2000

ISBN-13: 9781888698299

ISBN-10: 1888698292

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Author H.A. Dorfman brings his years of expertise as instructor/counselor with the A's, Marlins, and Devil Rays to provide an easy-to-use, A-to-Z handbook which will give insight and instruction on how to pitch to peak performance at every level of the game. Perfect for pitchers who need that extra edge or hitters who want to better understand the mental moves on the mound.

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Publisher: Natl Book Network
Publish Date: Jan 2000
ISBN-13: 9781888698299
ISBN-10: 1888698292
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 272
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.95
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 6.0 x 9.25 x 0.75

Chapter outline

Introductionp. ix
Adjustmentsp. 1
Adversityp. 3
Aggressivenessp. 5
Analysisp. 10
Angerp. 14
Anxietyp. 16
Approachp. 18
Arousalp. 21
Attitudep. 24
Balancep. 27
Behaviorp. 30
Beliefp. 32
Big Inningp. 35
Body Languagep. 38
Breathingp. 42
Catchersp. 45
Characterp. 48
Closersp. 51
Coaching Selfp. 54
Competitorp. 57
Concentrationp. 61
Confidencep. 66
Consistencyp. 71
Contactp. 74
Controlp. 77
Countp. 80
Couragep. 82
Dedicationp. 85
Disciplinep. 89
Emotionsp. 93
Excusesp. 96
Executionp. 100
Fear of Failurep. 103
Fifth Inningp. 110
Finishing Hittersp. 113
First Inningp. 116
Gatheringp. 119
Giving Inp. 122
Goalsp. 125
Habitsp. 129
Hittersp. 131
Intelligencep. 133
Intensityp. 137
Joyp. 140
K'sp. 144
Learningp. 146
Mantrap. 150
Negativismp. 152
Nice Guysp. 157
Outsp. 160
Perspectivep. 163
Poisep. 168
Positivismp. 170
Preparationp. 173
Pressurep. 177
Quittingp. 181
Relaxationp. 185
Relentlessnessp. 189
Responsep. 191
Responsibilityp. 194
Resultsp. 199
Rubberp. 203
Selectionp. 205
Self-esteemp. 208
Self-fulfilling Prophecyp. 212
Self-talkp. 214
Shut-down Inningsp. 218
Simplicityp. 220
Strikesp. 222
Targetp. 225
Task at Handp. 228
Tempop. 231
Umpiresp. 234
Urgencyp. 237
Visualizationp. 240
Warriorp. 244
Willp. 248
Xp. 251
Yesterdayp. 254
Zerosp. 257
Appendix Ap. 259
Appendix Bp. 260
About the Authorp. 263

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