Overcoming Fear From The Yips The throwing yips is no doubt the biggest fear of any baseball players and the most frustrating experience for players who can’t seem to break free of the yips. The yips doesn’t just affect your throws, it messes with your head. Many questions circulate in your mind when you have a case of the yips: “What has happened to me?” “What is … [Read more...] about Throwing Yips Put Bard’s Career On Hold
MLB Pro Players Yips
How Rick Ankiel Beat The Yips One of the most common issues faced by major league baseball players is the yips. The yips is a condition in which talented athletes fail to perform to the best of their abilities under pressure. Although this issue can be extremely frustrating for athletes, it does not have to be career ending. With the right mental training, athletes can … [Read more...] about How The Yips Have Affected MLB Careers
What is EFT "Tapping?" Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) works by releasing blockages within the energy system which are the source of emotional intensity and discomfort. An EFT treatment involves the use of fingertips rather than needles to tap on the end points of energy that are situated just beneath the surface of the skin. EFT often works when nothing else seems to. It … [Read more...] about Does “Tapping” or EFT Help With The Throwing Yips?
Ankiel's Loss Of Control Throwing Cardinals pitcher Rick Ankiel throws five wild pitches in the bottom of the third inning against the Braves in 2000. Ankiel was a pitcher with the Cardinals from 1999 until 2004, until he lost his ability to throw strikes without a problem. In 2001 he walked 25 batters and threw five wild pitches in just 24 innings... They compared his … [Read more...] about Rick Ankiel’s Throwing Yips
Strategies to Overcome The Pitching Yips The yips can often be the toughest opponent a baseball player can face. With the yips, you never know exactly what to expect every time you throw the ball. At least when you face an opposing team, you can scout them so you have some idea what to expect when the game starts. You know the opposing team’s starter’s pitching … [Read more...] about Two Strategies to Beat The Pitching Yips