Professional Baseball Strength & Conditioning

Psychology

Sports Psychology: Dealing with the Perfectionist Dave Yukelson, Ph. D. I deal with high achieving perfectionists all the time, telling a perfectionist to relax or chill is usually not the best approach, it is not the way they are wired. I like to talk with athletes about Adaptive vs. Maladaptive perfectionism. One...

Youth Sports Five Simple Guidelines for Positive Coaching By Alan Goldberg, Ph. D. In an attempt to better serve the coaches, players and parents involved in youth and high school baseball, the PBSCCS periodically publishes information on factors that can affect conditioning and performance at these levels. Topics are...

Six Simple Reasons Why Athletes Fail to Meet Their Goals Why your athlete is struggling with their goals and how to find success Daniel Gould, Ph. D. – Michigan State University If your young athlete tends to lose focus partway through a season or fails to achieve their goals by the end of the season, they aren’t...

YOUTH BASEBALL In an attempt to better serve the coaches, players and parents involved in youth baseball, the PBSCCS periodically publishes information on factors that can affect conditioning and performance in at this level. Topics are selected from questions submitted by participants, coaches and parents involved in...

YOUTH BASEBALL In an attempt to better serve the coaches, players and parents involved in youth baseball, the PBSCCS periodically publishes information on factors that can affect conditioning and performance in at this level. Topics are selected from questions submitted by participants, coaches and parents involved in...

Being a Well-trained Athlete Isn’t Enough By Jim Taylor, Ph. D. One of the questions I’m asked most frequently from athletes, coaches, and parents is: “What does it take to be a successful athlete?” For any athlete who wants to be their best, this is no easy question, yet one that is worth asking and worth even...

Too often I see players that have an unrealistic view on how a true development process works.  Instead, they are looking for a shortcut, a hack, or the easy button. They think there is always a quick, fast or simple way to get better. This thought process is not all their fault, it is how our society works these...