Ehrlich's Mental Edge - The F Word

The F Word "Focus!"  It's another one of the coaching commands we say or hear all the time like, "Relax!" or "Throw strikes!"  Like both of the other commands, we demand this of our players but rarely address how or what to focus on.  I've never heard of a player who did not want to focus.  Telling them to do so is meaningless without them knowing how and what to focus on.  That being said, focus is a weakness of...

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2015 All Star Classic Throwing Velocities

14U Red Name Velo Luis Tuero 79 Colton Olasin 64 Mike Machin 80 Devin Roche C 68 Yordani Carmona Angel Diaz Luis Diaz C 70 Roly Leyva 78 Austin Pfeiffer 68 Michael Carpentier C 69 Tyler Kehoe 74 Anthony Volpe 72 Matthew Allen Jake Holland C 70 14U Blue...

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2015 All Star Classic 60 Times

14U Red Name 60 Time Luis Tuero 7.14 Colton Olasin 7.31 Mike Machin 7.59 Devin Roche 8.05 Yordani Carmona 8.08 Angel Diaz 7.31 Luis Diaz 7.71 Roly Leyva 7.82 Austin Pfeiffer 7.72 Michael Carpentier 7.88 Tyler Kehoe 7.58 Anthony Volpe 7.39 Matthew Allen 7.52...

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Standout 2016 Catcher: Herbert Iser

Herbert Iser is a standout member of one of the most sought after baseball teams in Miami-Dade County, the Miami Killian Cougars. Outside of the fact that he posses a left-handed power bat, a good arm and excellent catching skills, he admits he likes to bring a positive vibe and good attitude into the Cougars clubhouse. Herbert installs the previously mentioned intangibles into the FTB Chandler program during the summer. His upside has struck...

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Ehrlich's Mental Edge - The Inverted U

It's all about The U...Inverted What is the correct level of arousal for me to perform my best?  After you snicker like a 7th grader in Sex Ed class, that is what the concept of the Inverted U looks to answer.  Here is a graph displaying the concept of the Inverted U before we discuss it further: As you can see, the concept of the Inverted U is shown through the use of a parabola (that's the curvy line).  On the X-Axis is...

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