When one of your players doesn't feel confident on a particular day—or even throughout a particular season—what do you do? When a kid isn't having the results he wishes he had, what do you do? When you are looking for team leaders, what do you do? Brian Cain, a #1 international best-selling author, speaker and coach, helps answer some of these mental game questions and many others to help you give your team the edge.
In this 44-minute episode, you'll learn:
- whether there are cons to playing multiple sports
- two questions parents can ask to determine whether their kids benefit from playing certain sports
- what does it mean for sports to be an extension of life
- why you should memorize the slogan "E + R = O"
- how to help kids better handle poor results in baseball
- what "reframing" is and why it's massive
- a tip to field grounders more consistently
- how the mental game of baseball is like an onion
- what the three P's are
- why belief and confidence are overrated—and what two things are underrated
- how to project confidence
- whether confidence can be coached
- two key aspects of leadership
- the three components of trust
- intangibles vs controllables
- what constitutes a leader
- what constitutes a great teammate
Resources and links mentioned in this episode:
- Heads Up Baseball 2.0 book by Ken Ravizza and Tom Hanson
- why sleep is LeBron James's secret to elite recovery
- Smart Coach Radar smartphone-enhanced radar gun
- Write a rating and review on iTunes
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