Why Do Ball Players Struggle With Easier Throws? Trevor wrote me this week to say that the fear of the yips on the mound is not allowing him to enjoy the game... What’s interesting is that his pitching is fine during the game, but he struggles with warmup toss, bullpens, and the warmup between innings. "I don’t have this problem on the mound, but there is a constant fear that … [Read more...] about Why Short Toss is the Hardest
Baseball Throwing Problem
How to Make Throwing Problems Worse What have you tried to improve your throwing? This is one question I ask my readers after they get my free report... Anthony said: "I’ve tried throwing it softly because when I throw it hard, the ball goes everywhere. I can’t seem to control the ball when throwing hard. I over think and get scared that I’ll make a bad throw." This is a … [Read more...] about Ball Players Who Resort to a Safe Throw
How Can Players Overcome The Yips? Baseball is a relatively simple game that players can complicate at times... Overthinking, over-analyzing and trying too hard can get in the way of doing certain skills that you have done since you were a little kid. Think about the act of throwing a ball... You probably started throwing objects when you were two years old. In no time … [Read more...] about Is Missing Throws a Mental or Physical Problem?
Throwing Problems in Baseball In our new baseball and softball mental game video, Dr. Cohn discusses why some ball players go to a safe throw in games but throw freely in practice. If you think you have the yips or know someone who may be struggling with the yips, contact us today to learn more about our mental coaching programs for baseball yips. Here’s the question Dr. … [Read more...] about Catchers Who Alter Throwing Mechanics
Where Do The Yips Come From? In our new video series, Dr. Patrick Cohn talks about his philosophy about the yips cycle. If you think you have the yips or know someone who may be struggling with the yips, contact us today to learn more about our mental coaching programs for baseball yips. Here’s the question Dr. Patrick Cohn answers this week: How do the yips start in … [Read more...] about How Do The Yips Start in Baseball?