Ehrlich's Mental Edge - You've Got To Be Present To Win

If you have ever been at any sort of raffle, you've no doubt heard the statement, "You've got to be present to win." Winning ticket numbers or names are read, and you see everyone looking around hoping nobody gets up so that another ticket is picked.  I am still bitter about not getting a gas card from a faculty meeting two years ago!  I was at baseball practice instead of the meeting.  What made it worse is the meeting...

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Team Spotlight: North Florida Storm

Name: North Florida Storm Manager: Shelly Hall Since: 1999 Just about every club and travel team will tell parents their goal is to help their players prepare and move on to the next level, college baseball. For the North Florida Storm, however, it's not so much a goal as a promise. In the 15 years since its inception, the Storm has a 100 percent record of sending players to collegiate or professional baseball. One hundred percent. As in,...

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Pro Ball Suits Guillorme Just Fine

With fall approaching and minor league baseball seasons coming to an end at every level, most players would be excused if they wanted a break from the daily routine of playing and working out and travelling on buses and just relaxed for a bit. But for Luis Guillorme, a Florida native playing in the New York Mets organization, the season ended just as it was getting interesting. Guillorme, a shortstop, had spent most of the season batting...

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"Walk-Through" of Mental Toughness Activity

Earlier in the week I told you some of my thoughts on mental toughness.  There were two major points.  The first is that mental toughness is learned, not inherited.  It can be taught and improved upon.  This isn't to say every athlete would be equal.  There are a lot of environmental factors to consider.  The second major point is that to improve mental toughness in yourself or on your team you need to define...

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Recent Commits in Florida

**Commitments listed as they come in from college coaches & pro scouts** Griffin Conine  2015 Pinecrest: 1B Duke

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