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The Mental Game of Baseball: A Guide to Peak Performance

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In this book, authors H.A. Dorfman and Karl Kuehl present their practical and proven strategy for developing the mental skills needed to achieve peak performance at every level of the game.The theory and applications are illustrated by anecdotes and insights from major and minor league players, who at some point discovered the importance of mastering the inner game in orde ...more
Paperback, 360 pages
Published March 1st 2017 by Lyons Press (first published March 1st 2016)
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Kristine
May 15, 2019 rated it liked it
This book was recommended to me by a sports psychologist that worked with the Baltimore Orioles in preparation for the "Mindset of a Champion" final project I did with the TC Williams boys baseball team for my Positive Psychology certification. The topics aligned nicely with the program I put together, great applicable stories and overall a valuable resource to the importance training the mind like we train the body. The best athletes get this and practice it regularly, it's a natural part of th ...more
Adam Krajewski
Sep 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Bible for ballplayers... Great insight into goal-setting, visualization, attitudes and approaches in both practice/game scenarios. Filled with applicable exercises and tid-bits to assist in the greatest game inside of the game--learning and controlling your own mind.
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Jan 02, 2018 rated it liked it
This book certainly taught me lots, but it wasn't the most interesting or engaging read. I'm gonna try some of H.A.'s advice and tips and implant them into my regular playing. Hope they work! ...more
Andy
Mar 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I have been playing baseball my whole life, and this book opened up a whole new world to me. A must read for anyone who wants to get the most out his ability.
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