How to Finally WIN!!!
- Winning is just that. Scoring one more run than the other team. It shouldn’t be that difficult.
- Create positive habits where success is more likely
- Practice doing what winners do
- Keep a positive mindset to always get better
- Never settle after a win
- Set individual game goals
More so winning isn’t everything, but it is something. Winning athletic competitions is in our spirit as humans. The strive to succeed is ingrained in all of us, so I felt a guide to winning could be a good start for someone that hasn’t achieved success lately. I like to look at winning as a reward for all the practice and preparation done with the goal of becoming a better baseball player. The above strategies are key assets to making winning more of a likelihood than a challenge. Write these down on a note pad and put them in your baseball bag and remind yourself often that winning is just a result of preparation, practice and hard work. Only those who do the work to win and practice the right way will be the most successful at their position and most valuable player to their team. If you aren’t a winner as a team, you can almost certainly know that you tried your best and have succeeded personally even if as a team it was a losing effort. One last reminder is that as you progress to different teams, some may win and some may lose but to win more often you as an athlete must improve and meet and exceed personal goals. By excelling in personal accomplishments you’ll be attracting yourself to winners and other team’s will look to recruit you to join them and their winning team.
“When we lost I couldn’t sleep at night. When we win I can’t sleep at night. But when you win, you wake up feeling better” -Joe Torre (Mets, Braves, Cardinals, Yankees Manager 1977 – 1984, 1990 to Present)