Motivational / Psychological
Relentless Positivity Chapter 2 of Positive Coaching by Jim Thompson
Cheers for their Team
Cheers for your Team
Cheers for their Pitcher
Cheers for Your Pitcher
Cheers for Their Fielders
Cheers for your Batters
Even More Cheers
80 Ways to say "Very Good"
Prevent your Athletes from Dropping Out - Maintaining a Positive Team Environment by Dr. Richard K. Stratton
You Can Take A Horse To Water...
Motivation: Continuing to Participate / Drop-out by Dr. Richard K. Stratton
The Mental Game Plan
We Want What We Want
Motivation for Fastpitch Softball
Stepping into The Zone by Rick Siekmann
Preparation - Bringing it With You to the Game by Rick Siekmann
A True Story by Rick Siekmann
Visualization - Imagine It!
Self-Esteem by Barbara T. Waite, Ph. D.
Self-Acceptance by Barbara T. Waite, Ph. D.
Twelve Rules for Motivation
Freedom To Trust
A Good Cross
As A Coach I Am ....
You Know You're a Soccer Coach When ...
The Michelle Akers Story
Other Quotes from Coach Pitsick's Website
Dealing with Slumps Adapted from Chapter 14 of Winning the Mental Way by Karlene Sugarman, M.A.
Visualization - A Brief Guide to In- and Out-of-Season Preparation by Rick Siekmann
Relaxation - The Key to Enhanced Performance by Rick Siekmann
Confidence Is A Choice
Using Visualization for Confidence
Having Fun To Enhance Confidence
Better Softball/Baseball- A Three Step Approach- Successful Softball/Baseball
Motivation of Young Athletes - Why Kids want to participate in sports by Dr. Richard K. Stratton
Motivating Your Athletes and Yourself by Dr. Richard K. Stratton
Guidelines for Setting Goals by Dr. Richard K. Stratton
Goal Setting: The Concept by Dr. Richard K. Stratton
Sports Psychology - extensive articles on the mental side of sports. A "FOUR SOFTBALL" site.
Sports Psychology - articles are slanted toward tennis, but clearly applicable to any athlete
Its How You Play the Game That Counts
Self-Esteem, Sport and Physical Activity (Girls)by Peggy Edwards
I've Learned (Poem)
Dreaming and Achieving
If You Can Dream
Growing and Dreaming
I Have A Dream
Women Don't Play Hockey
Team Work Stories