How to Throw Intuitively One challenge for ball players with the throwing yips is getting caught up in a cycle of over thinking. I think it starts the yips cycle. Ball plays will: Overthink what their arm is doing… Overthink their mechanics… Overthink what others might think… And overthink the outcome of a bad throw. All this over thinking starts the yips … [Read more...] about Why Over Thinking Leads to Throwing Problems
Overcome the Yips
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?
Overcoming the Throwing Yips in Baseball What do you do when one errant throw leads to another… then another… then another? More importantly, what do you think about when you make a string of throwing errors? Most likely, it gets in your head and you start thinking about what might happen on your next throw or you try to talk yourself through the mechanics of the … [Read more...] about Ankiel And The Throwing Yips
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
Moving Past Mistakes in Baseball There are so many baseball players affected by the yips (even though you may feel that you are the only one who can’t consistently make accurate throws). If you were to google the “yips,” you will find that it affects many different athletes and games-men: dart throwers baseball players golfers cricket tennis players … [Read more...] about Tuning Out Mental Interference